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" And shoot a chilness to my .trembling heart. Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice; Nay, quickly speak to me, and let me hear Thy voice — my own affrights me with its echoes. "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay - Page 635
by Samuel Johnson - 1825
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Familiar Talks on English Literature: A Manual Embracing the Great Epochs of ...

Abby Sage Richardson - English literature - 1884 - 454 pages
...aching sight. The tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chillness to my trembling heart. Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice;...let me hear Thy voice, my own affrights me with its echo. Let me say, after reading this, that I know of no subject on which I would not rather take Dr....
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Landmarks of English Literature

Henry James Nicoll - English literature - 1886 - 460 pages
...aching sight ; the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chillness to my trembling heart. Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice...Thy voice — my own affrights me with its echoes." In 1700 Congreve produced what is perhaps his best play, the " Way of the World ;" it failed, for some...
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An Old Shropshire Oak, Volume 1

John Wood Warter - Great Britain - 1886
...aching sight. The tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chillness to my trembling heart. Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice...Nay, quickly ! speak to me, and let me hear Thy voice ; mine own affrights me with its echoes. Leonora. Let us return ; the horror of this place And silence...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life (v.l, 1709-1765; v.2 1765-1776; v.3, 1776 ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1887
...aching sight ; the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chillness to my trembling heart. Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice...Thy voice — my own affrights me with its echoes. Act ii. sc. I. 7 ' Swear by thy gracious self, Which is the god of my idolatry.' Romeo and Juliet,...
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Literary Epochs: Chapters on Noted Periods of Intellectual Activity

George Frederick Underhill - Literature - 1887 - 216 pages
...aching sight ; the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chillness to my trembling heart. Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice...Thy voice — my own affrights me with its echoes." But there were many other aspirants to dramatic fame besides Congreve. Gay introduced the ballad opera,...
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THE MERMAID SERIES

WILLIAM CONGREVE - 1887
...aching sight; the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chillness to my trembling heart. Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice; Nay, quickly speak to me, and let me hear Thy voice—my own affrights me with its echoes. i Leon. Let us return ; the horrors of this place, And...
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William Congreve

William Congreve - English drama - 1888 - 486 pages
...aching sight ; the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chillness to my trembling heart. Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice...me hear Thy voice — my own affrights me with its echoes.i Leon. Let us return ; the horrors of this place, And silence, will increase your melancholy....
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The Plots of Some of the Most Famous Old English Plays: With Index of the ...

Henry Grey - English drama - 1888 - 117 pages
...fancy some one is coming, and retire. Almeria enters cautiously with her attendant, and says, — ' Nay, quickly speak to me, and let me hear Thy voice — my own affrights me with its echoes." Leonora would return, but the princess insists upon being taken to Anselmo's tomb, and they go. Heli...
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Memoirs of Mrs. Siddons: Interspersed with Anecdotes of Authors and Actors

James Boaden - Actors - 1893 - 471 pages
...aching sight : the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a dullness to my trembling heart. Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice...hear Thy voice. My own affrights me with its echoes.' But Congreve, as a poet, has a seat the proudest that a poet can occupy; nor should we be indifferent...
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Memoirs of Mrs. Siddons: Interspersed with Anecdotes of Authors and Actors

James Boaden - Actors - 1893 - 471 pages
...aching sight : the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chillness to my trembling heart. Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice...hear Thy voice. My own affrights me with its echoes.' But Congreve, as a poet, has a seat the proudest that a poet can occupy ; nor should we be indifferent...
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