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" And, ever and anon, he beat The doubling drum, with furious heat ; And though sometimes, each dreary pause between, Dejected Pity, at his side, Her soul-subduing voice applied, Yet still he kept his wild unaltered mien, While each strained ball of sight... "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 252
1819
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas, Sir Egerton Brydges, John Langhorne - 1830 - 150 pages
...look, "'• The war-denouncing trumpet took, VARIATION. Ver. 30. What was thy delightful measure ? And blew a blast so loud and dread, ^ Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of woe !' 45 And, ever and anon, he beat''1 The doubling drum, with furious heat ; •' And though sometimes,...
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Classical Examinations: Or, A Selection of University Scholarship ..., Volume 1

University of Cambridge - 1830 - 610 pages
...bis blood-stain'd sword in thunder down ; And with a withering look The war-denouncing trumpet took, And blew a blast so loud and dread, Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of woe. And ever and anon he beat The doubling drum with furious heat ; And though sometimes, each dreary pause...
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 6

1831
...whole musical strength of the company, applying their instruments to their lips at onoe, have blown a blast so loud and dread, " Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of woe !" His majesty, however, still lingers rather unaccountably behind the scenes ; the audience begins...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - 1832 - 295 pages
...blood-stain'd sword in thunder down ; And, with a withering look, * The war-denouncing trumpet took, And blew a blast so loud and dread, Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of wo : And, ever and anon, he beat, The doubling drum with furious heat : And though, sometimes, each...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...blood-stained sword in thunder down ; And, with a withering look, The war-denouncing trumpet took, And blew a blast, so loud and dread, Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of wo : And, ever and anon, he beat The doubling drum with furious heat. And though, sometimes, each dreary...
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The Academical Reader: Comprising Selections from the Most Admired Authors ...

John J. Harrod - 1832 - 324 pages
...his blood-stained sword in thunder down: And, with a withering look, The war-denouncing trumpet took, And blew a blast, so loud and dread, Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of wo: And, ever and anon, he beat The doubling drum, with furious heat. 7. And though, sometimes, each...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 240 pages
...his blood-stain'd sword in thunder down, And with a withering look The war-denouncing trumpet took, And blew a blast so loud and dread, Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of woe ; And ever and anon he beat The doubling drum with furious heat ; And though sometimes, each dreary...
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Progressive Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: Particularly Designed to ...

Richard Green Parker - 1835 - 144 pages
...his blood-stained sword in thunder down ; and with a withering look, the war denouncing trumpet took, and blew a blast so loud and dread, were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of woe. And ever and anon he beat the doubling drum with furious heat: [Low key, very slowly] and though sometimes,...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - 1836 - 504 pages
...his blood-stained sword in thunder down, And, with a withering look, The war-denouncing trumpet took, And blew a blast, so loud and dread, Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of wo ; And ever and anon, he beat The doubling drum with furious heat ; And though, sometimes, each dreary...
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Principles of elocution

William Graham (teacher of elocution.) - 1837
...blood-stained sword in thunder down ;'' And, with a withering look, The war-denouncing trumpet took, And blew a blast, so loud and dread, Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of woe : And, ever and anon, he beat The doubling drum, with furious heat ; And though, sometimes, each dreary...
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