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" Less than a god they thought there could not dwell Within the hollow of that shell, That spoke so sweetly, and so well. What passion cannot Music raise and quell? "
Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret - Page 20
by Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 220 pages
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...the'hollow of that shell, That spoke so sweetly and so well. What passion cannot Music raise and quell ? it with tears, I 've embalmed it with sighs. 'T is bound by a thous auger, And mortal alarms, The double double double beat Of the thundering drum Cries, hark ! the foes...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1872 - 789 pages
...hollow of that shell, That spoke so sweetly and so well. What passion cannot Music raise and quell ? е, And then dreams he of smelling oat a suit ; And...Tickling a parson's nose as 'a lies asleep, Then dreams Ч is too late to retreat. The soft complaining flute In dying notes discovers The woes of hopeless...
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The School board readers. Standard i(iii-vi), ed. by a former H.M ..., Volume 6

School board readers - 1872
...cannot Music raise and quell ? Whatpassion cannot Music raise and quell ? The trumpet's loud clangour Excites us to arms, With shrill notes of anger, And...thundering drum Cries, Hark ! the foes come; Charge, charge ! 'tis too late to retreat. The soft complaining flute In dying notes, discovers The woes of hopeless...
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Bible Music: Being Variations, in Many Keys, on Musical Themes from Scripture

Francis Jacox - Music - 1872 - 330 pages
...no disgust is felt by the general ear. t Dryden is not careful to favour any such superstition : " The trumpet's loud clangor Excites us to arms, With...double double double beat Of the thundering drum," etc. we have seen him fain to keep asunder : " Sneereth* the trumpet, and stampeth the drum." In his...
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The Sixth Reader

Lewis Baxter Monroe - Readers - 1872 - 408 pages
...trumpets ; some are sweet as children's talk ; others rich as a mother's answering back. 2. A DRUM. The double, double, double beat Of the thundering...come : Charge, charge ! 't is too late to retreat. 3. WAR AND PEACE. The brazen throat of war had ceased to roar, All now was turned to jollity and game....
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Longer English poems, with notes, ed. by J.W. Hales

John Wesley Hales - 1872
...so sweetly, and so well. What passion cannot Music raise and quell? 3. The trumpets loud clangor 2c, Excites us to arms With shrill notes of anger And...The double double double beat Of the thundering drum -o Cries, heark : the foes come ! Charge, charge, 'tis too late to retreat ! 4The soft complaining...
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The Sixth Reader

Lewis Baxter Monroe - Readers - 1872 - 408 pages
...trumpets ; some are sweet as children's talk ; others rich as a mother's answering back. 2. A DRUM. The double, double, double beat Of the thundering drum Cries, Hark ! the foes come : Charge, charge! 'tis too late to retreat. 3. WAR AND PEACE. The bra/.en throat of war had ceased to roar, All now was...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1873 - 789 pages
...hollow of that shell, That spoke so sweetly and so well. What passion cannot Music raise and quell ? }4 dram Cries, hark ! the foes come ; Charge, charge, Ч is too late to retreat. The soft complaining...
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The poetical works of John Dryden, ed. by C.C. Clarke

John Dryden - 1874
...spoke so sweetly and so well. What passion cannot Music raise and quell ? 3 The trumpet's loud clangour Excites us to arms, With shrill notes of anger, And...drum Cries, hark ! the foes come ; Charge, charge ! 'tis too late to retreat. 4 The soft complaining flute In dying notes discovers The woes of hopeless...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1875 - 352 pages
...hollow of that shell That spoke so sweetly and so well. What passion cannot music raise and quell? The trumpet's loud clangor Excites us to arms. With...discovers The woes of hopeless lovers, Whose dirge is whispered by the warbling lute. Sharp violins proclaim Their jealous pangs, and desperation, Fury,...
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