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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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Works of Washington Irving: Life and letters

Washington Irving - 1869
...again. You recollect" (turning to me) " the scene among the tombs, in ' The Mourning Bride : ' — ' Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice ; Nay,...hear Thy voice. My own affrights me with its echoes.' " Nothing could exceed the expressive manner in which he repeated this exclamation of Almeria to Leonora,...
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Folia silvulae: sive, Eclogae poetarum Anglicorum in Latinum et ..., Volume 2

Hubert Ashton Holden - English poetry - 1870
...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;...thy voice; — my own affrights me with its echoes. W. CONGREVE ¡427 Rome, Rome, thou now resemblest a ship at random wandering in a boisterous sea, when...
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At Nightfall and Midnight: Musings After Dark

Francis Jacox - Death in literature - 1873 - 466 pages
...again. You recollect [turning to his nephew] the scene among the tombs in The Mourning Bride — ' Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice ; Nay,...Thy voice. My own affrights me with its echoes.'" 268 AN OLD MAN'S DISTRESS IN THE DARK. Nothing, we are told, could exceed the expressive manner in...
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A Record of My Artistic Life, Volume 1

John Burley Waring - Architecture - 1873 - 311 pages
...weight made stedfast and immoveftble. * * It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight. * * 0 ive me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice, Nay, quickly...hear Thy voice, my own affrights me with its echoes." Though much of the sublime and shadowy dread which characterises this passage, arises from the feeling...
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A history of English literature for junior classes

Frederick A. Laing - English literature - 1873 - 253 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;...me, and let me hear Thy voice — my own affrights mo with its echoes." The Mournlng Bride. Other Dramatists. — Those were chiefly writers of comedies....
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First Impressions of England and Its People

Hugh Miller - England - 1873 - 368 pages
...aching sight : tbn tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chillness to the trembling heart. Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice...to me, and let me hear Thy voice : my own affrights mv» with its echoes." But though I felt the poetry of the edifice, so little had my Presbyterian education...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1874 - 534 pages
...aching sight; the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a clullness to my trembling heart. Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice;...Thy voice; —my own affrights me with its echoes. WILLIAM CONGREVE. SONNET. OH how much more doth beauty beauteous seem By that sweet ornament which...
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The Might and Mirth of Literature: A Treatise on Figurative Language. In ...

John Walker Vilant Macbeth - English language - 1875 - 542 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. Nay, quickly speak to me, and let me hear — My own affrights me with its echoes." " Ye sons of France, awake to glory I ' Hark ! Hark ! What...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1875 - 534 pages
...of death look cold, And shoot a dullness to my trembling heart. Give me thy hand, and let me healthy voice ; Nay, quickly speak to me, and let me hear...Thy voice: — my own affrights me with its echoes. WILLIAM CONGREVE. SONNET. On how much more doth beanty beanteous seem liy that sweet ornament which...
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The Dramatic Works of Wycherley, Congreve, Vanbrugh, and Farquhar: With ...

William Wycherley - English drama - 1875 - 668 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 ; Nay, quickly speak to me, and let me bear Thy voice—my own affrights me with its echoes. Leon. Let us return ; the horror of this place,...
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