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" The rivers, lakes, and ocean all stood still, And nothing stirred within their silent depths; Ships sailorless lay rotting on the sea, And their masts fell down piecemeal; as they... "
The Monthly Review - Pagina 437
1816
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A Book of British and American Verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig, Asa Don Dickinson - 1922 - 1908 pagina’s
...sea, And their masts fell down piecemeal : as they dropp'd They slept on the abyss without a surge — The waves were dead ; the tides were in their grave,...their mistress, had expired before; The winds were wither'd in the stagnant air, 8o And the clouds perish'd ; Darkness had no need Of aid from them —...
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Journeys to the Ends of the Universe: A guided tour of the beginnings and ...

C.R. Kitchin - 1990 - 198 pagina’s
...was written in 1816, it still seems true today, and is likely to be even more true in 101()0 years: The waves were dead; the tides were in their grave,...their mistress, had expired before; The winds were wither' d in the stagnant air. And the clouds perish 'd; Darkness had no need Of aid from them - She...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With an Introduction and Bibliography

George Gordon Byron - 1994 - 860 pagina’s
...sea, And their masts fell down piecemeal : as they dropp'd They slept on the abyss without a surge — wither'd in the stagnant air, And the clouds perish 'd; Darkness had no need Of aid from them — She...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 1995 - 891 pagina’s
...sea. And their masts fell down piecemeal: as they dropp'd They slept on the abyss without a surge — The waves were dead; the tides were in their grave....their mistress, had expired before; The winds were wither'd in the stagnant air, 80 And the clouds perish 'd; Darkness had no need Of aid from them —...
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Byron: Selected Poetry and Prose

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1995 - 400 pagina’s
...grave, The Moon, their mistress, had expired before; The winds were withered in the stagnant air, 80 And the clouds perished; Darkness had no need Of aid from them - She was the Universe. 1816 1817 VERSES SENT IN A LETTER FROM VENICE TO THOMAS MOORE What are you doing now, Oh Thomas Moore?...
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The Last Man

Mary Shelley - 1996 - 425 pagina’s
...sea, And their masts fell down piecemeal; as they dropp'd They slept on the abyss without a surge— The waves were dead; the tides were in their grave,...were withered in the stagnant air, And the clouds perish'd; Darkness had no need Of aid from them—She was the universe. 2. Thomas Campbell, "The Last...
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1996 - 830 pagina’s
...the sea, And their masts fell down piecemeal; as they dropp'd They slept on the abyss without a surge The waves were dead; the tides were in their grave, The Moon, their mistress, had expired before; So The winds were wither'd in the stagnant air, And the clouds perish'd; Darkness had no need Of aid...
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Poèmes

2000 - 120 pagina’s
...the sea, And their masts fell down piecemeal; as they dropp'd They slept on the abyss without a surge The waves were dead; the tides were in their grave,...their mistress, had expired before; The winds were wither 'd in the stagnant air, And the clouds perish 'd; Darkness had no need Of aid from them - She...
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Peace

Tore Fr ngsmyr, Irwin Abrams - 1997 - 292 pagina’s
...lump, Seasonless, herbless, treeless, manless, lifeless — A lump of death — a chaos of hard clay... And the clouds perished; Darkness had no need Of aid from them — She was the Universe!" Byron composed this poem in 1816, known as the "year without a summer". Mt Tambora in the East Indies...
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Apocalypse and Millennium in English Romantic Poetry

Morton D. Paley - 1999 - 334 pagina’s
...pronouncing inanimate natural forces and objects 'dead' — tides, moon, winds, clouds — and concluding 'Darkness had no need /Of aid from them — She was the universe' (81-2). This culminating personification owes something to the last line of Pope's Dunciad ('And Universal...
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