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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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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1875 - 332 pages
...sweetly and so well. What passion cannot Music raise and quell ? The trumpet's loud clangor Kxcites us to arms, With shrill notes of anger And mortal...drum Cries ' Hark ! the foes come ; Charge, charge, 'tis too late to retreat 1' The woes of hopeless lovers, Whose dirge is whisper'd by the warbling lute....
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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...The double double double beat Of the thundering drum The soft complaining flute In dying notes discovers The woes of hopeless lovers, Whose dirge is whispered...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...the signal made, Which roused the Grecians from their ambuscade. DRYDEN. The trumpet's loud clangour Excites us to arms, With shrill notes of anger, And mortal alarms. DRYDEN. Thousands there are, in darker fame that dwell, Whose names some nobler poem shall adorn ;...
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Chaucer to Burns

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876
...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...drum Cries, hark ! the foes come ; Charge, charge, 'tis too late too retreat. The soft complaining flute In dying notes discovers The woes of hopeless...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1876
...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...The double double double beat Of the thundering drum The soft complaining flute In dying notes discovers The woes of hopeless lovers, Whose dirge is whtspered...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1877 - 934 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...The double double double beat Of the thundering drum The soft complaining flute In dying notes discovers The woes of hopeless lovers, Whose dirge is whispered...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1877
...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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Favorite Odes and Poems: By Collins, Dryden and Marvell

William Collins - 1877
...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...double double double beat Of the thundering drum Cries, " Kark ! the foes come ; Charge, charge, 't is too late to retreat ! " The soft complaining flute In...
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Longer English Poems: With Notes, Philological and Explanatory, and an ...

John Wesley Hales - Authors, English - 1878 - 427 pages
...shell, That spoke so sweetly, and so well. What passion cannot Music raise and quell? 3The trumpets loud clangor Excites us to arms With shrill notes...alarms. The double double double beat Of the thundering dram Cries, heark : the foes come ! Charge, charge, 'tis too late to retreat ! 4The soft complaining...
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The Bagford Ballads: Illustrating the Last Years ..., Volumes 14-15; Volume 20

Ballads, English - 1878
...heark ! the Foes come ; Charge, Charge, 'tis too late to retreat. 32 IV. The soft complaining FJ.UTE In dying Notes discovers The Woes of hopeless Lovers, Whose Dirge is whisper'd by the warbling LUTE. 36 V. Sharp VIOLINS proclaim Their jealous Pangs, and Desperation, Fury, frantick Indignation, Depth...
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