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" And they were enemies; they met beside The dying embers of an altar-place Where had been heap'da mass of holy things For an unholy usage; they raked up, And shivering scraped with their cold skeleton hands The feeble ashes, and their feeble breath Blew... "
The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature - Pagina 578
geredigeerd door - 1816
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The Offering of Friendship; Or, Tales of the Five Senses

Gerald Griffin - 1854 - 243 pagina’s
...with the surrounding misery, reminded hirn of the lines in the magnificent poem of " Darkness:"— " They raked up And shivering scraped with their cold...feeble ashes, and their feeble breath Blew for a little life—and made a flame Which was a mockery; then they lifted up Their eyes as it grew lighter, and...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - 1855 - 381 pagina’s
...famish'd by degrees* ; | but two Of an enormous cit-y, I did survive, ; | And they were enemies. I They met beside The dying embers of an altar-place,...mass of holy things | For an unholy u'sage : \ they rak'd up, \ And, shivering, scrap'd with their cold skeleton hands, | The* feeble aslves, I and their...
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The Book of Oratory: A New Collection of Extracts in Prose, Poetry and ...

1856 - 500 pagina’s
...licking the hand Which answered not with a caress — he died. The crowd was famished by degrees ; but two Of an enormous city did survive, And they...The dying embers of an altar-place, Where had been heaped a mass of holy things, For an unholy usage : they raked up, And, shivering, scraped, with their...
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Recollections of a Lifetime: Or Men and Things I Have Seen ; in a ..., Volume 1

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1856 - 542 pagina’s
...iey earth Swung, blind and black'ning, in the moonless air. ***** The crowd was famish'd by degrecs ; but two Of an enormous city did survive, And they were enemies : they met bosido The (lying embers of an altar-place, Where had becn heap'da mass of holy things, For an unholy...
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Recollections of a Lifetime: Or Men and Things I Have Seen: in a ..., Volume 1

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1857 - 542 pagina’s
...icy earth Swung, blind and black'ning, in the moonless air. ***** The crowd was famish'd by degrees ; but two Of an enormous city did survive, And they...made a flame, Which was a mockery : then they lifted ftp Their eyes, as it grew brighter, and beheld Each other's aspects — saw and shriek'd and died...
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Recollections of Life Time, Or Men and Things I Have Seen: In a Series of ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich (pseud. Peter Parley) - 1857
...icy earth Swung, blind and black'ning, in the moonless air. ***** The crowd was famish'd by degrees ; but two Of an enormous city did survive, And they...usage : they raked up, And shivering, scraped with thcir cold, skeleton hands, The feeble ashes, and then- feeble breath Blew for a little life, and made...
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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, with ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1857 - 448 pagina’s
...answer'd not with a '•'caress, he died. 6. The crowd was famish'd by degrees: but two Of an tenormous city did survive, And they were enemies ; they met...heap'da mass of holy things For an unholy usage: they rak'd up, And, shivering, scrap'd with their cold, skeleton hands, The feeble ashes, and they made...
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The book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...licking the hand Which answered not with a caress — he died. The crowd was famished by degrees ; but two Of an enormous city did survive, And they...The dying embers of an altar-place Where had been heaped a mass of holy things For an unholy usage ; they raked up, And shivering scraped with their...
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The Science and Art of Elocution and Oratory: Containing Specimens of the ...

Worthy Putnam - 1858 - 407 pagina’s
...licking the hand Which answered not with a caress — he died. 4. The crowd was famished by degrees ; but two Of an enormous city did survive, And they...The dying embers of an altar-place, Where had been heaped a mass of holy things, For an unholy usage ; they raked up And, shivering, scraped, with their...
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Poems

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1859
...licking the hand Which answer'd not with a caress — he died. The crowd was famish'd by degrees ; but two Of an enormous city did survive, And they...met beside The dying embers of an altar-place Where bad been heap'da mass of holy things For an unholy usage ; they raked up, And shivering scraped with...
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