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" Blest above; So when the last and dreadful hour This crumbling pageant shall devour, The trumpet shall be heard on high, The dead shall live, the living die, And Music shall untune the sky! "
The Lives of the English Poets - Page 272
by Samuel Johnson - 1826 - 420 pages
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800 - 714 pages
...image so aivful in ;;<elf, that it can owe little t& poetry ; and 1 could wish the antithesis of musick -untuning had found some other place. As from the...power of sacred lays The spheres began to move, And sung the great Creator's praise To all the bless'd above : So when the last and dreadful hour This...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804 - 716 pages
...notes it ran, The diapason closing-full in man. The conclusion is likewise striking, but it includes an image so awful in itself, that it can owe little to poetry ; and 1 could wish the antithesis of miiiick untuning had found some other place. As from the power of sacred...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808 - 506 pages
...And while that the organes mad™ melodic. To God alone thus in her heart sung she." GRAND CHORUS. As from the power of sacred lays The spheres began to move, And sung the great Creator's praise To all the blessed above ; So when the last and dreadful hour This...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 476 pages
...notes it ran, The diapason closing full in man. The conclusion is likewise striking; but it includes an image so awful in itself, that it can owe little to poetry ; and I could wish the antithesis of musick untuning had found some other place. As from the power of sacred lays The spheres began to move,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810 - 654 pages
...notes it ran, The diapason closing full in man. The conclusion is likewise striking ; but it includes mutio untuning had found some other place. As from the power of sacred lays The spheres began to move,...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 314 pages
...vocal breath was given, an angel heard and straight appear'd mistaking earth for heaven. GRAND CHORUS. As from the power of sacred lays, the spheres began to move, and sung the great Creator's praise .to all the bless' d above; so when the last and dreadful hour , ....
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810 - 312 pages
...vocal breath was given, an, angel heard and straight appear'd mistaking earth for heaven. GRAND CHORUS. As from the power of sacred lays, the spheres began to move, and sung the great Creator's praise to all the bless'd above; so when the last and dreadful hour this crumbling...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1811 - 420 pages
...notes it ran, The diapason closing full in man. The conclusion is likewise striking ; but it includes an image so awful in itself, that it can owe little to poetry ; and I could wish the antithesis of musick untuning had found some other place. As from the power of sacred lays The spheres began to move,...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1811 - 420 pages
...notes it ran, The diapason closing full in man. The conclusion is likewise striking ; but it includes an image so awful in itself, that it can owe little to poetry ; and I could wish the antithesis of musick untunin g had found some olher place. As from the power of sacred lays The spheres began to...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816 - 486 pages
...notes it ran, The diapason closing full in man. The conclusion is likewise striking j but it ineludes an image so awful in itself, that it can owe little to poetry ; and I could wish the antithesis of musick untuning had found some other place. As from the power of sacred lays The spheres began to move,...
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