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" Night primeval and of Chaos old ! Before her, fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying rainbows die away. Wit shoots in vain its momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flash expires. As one by one, at dread Medea's strain, The sick'ning stars... "
The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures - Page 185
by William Makepeace Thackeray - 1854 - 297 pages
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The National quarterly review, ed. by E.I. Sears, Volumes 10-11

Edward Isidore Sears - 1865
...concludes ? " She conies, she conies ! the sable throne behold 1 Of night primeval and of Chaos old ; Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its...rainbows die away , Wit shoots in vain its momentary tires, The meteor drops, and in a flash expires. Aa one by one, at dread Medea's strain, The sick'ning...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope. ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1866
...obeys the power. She comes ! she comes ! the sable throne behold Of Night primeval, and of Chaos old ! Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying rainbows die away. SVit shoots in vain its momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flash expires. As one by one, at...
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The English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1867 - 309 pages
...concludes:* — " She comes, she comes! the sable throne behold! Of night primeval and of Chaos old; Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its...sick'ning stars fade off the ethereal plain; As Argus' eyes, by Hermes' wand oppress'd, Closed one by one to everlasting rest; — Thus. at her fell approach...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, with life of the author and notes by J ...

Alexander Pope - 1867 - 526 pages
...the power. She comes ! she comes! the sable throne behold Of Night primeval, and of Chaos old ! 630 Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its...expires. As one by one, at dread Medea's strain, The sickening stars fade off the ethereal plain ; As Argus' eyes, by Hermes' wand oppress'd, Closed one...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

1867
...comes ! sue comes ! the sable throne behold Of Night primeval, and of Chaos old ! Before her, Fancy 's gilded clouds- decay, And all its varying rainbows die away. Wit. shoots in vain &s momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flash expires. As one by one, at dread Medea's strain,...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 6

Henry Allon - Christianity - 1847
...obeys the power. She comes! she comes! the sable throne behold Of Night primeval, and of Chaos old! Before her, fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its...expires. As, one by one, at dread Medea's strain, The sickening stars fade off the ethereal plain; As Argus' eyes, by Hermes' wand oppressed, Closed one...
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The works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 19

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1869
...concludes : — * " She comes, she comes ! the sable throne behold Of Night primeval and of Chaos old ; Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its...sick'ning stars fade off the ethereal plain ; As Argus' eyes, by Hermes' wand oppress'd, Closed, one by one, to everlasting rest ; — Thus, at her fell approach...
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The Four Georges: The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1869 - 362 pages
...concludes : — * " She comes, she comes ! the sable throne behold Of Night primeval and of Chaos old ; Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its...sick'ning stars fade off the ethereal plain ; As Argus' eyes, by Hermes' wand oppress'd, Closed, one by one, to everlasting rest ;— Thus, at her felt approach...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 19

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1869
...concludes : — * " She comes, she comes ! the sable throne behold Of Night primeval and of Chaos old ; Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its...sick'ning stars fade off the ethereal plain ; As Argus' eyes, by Hermes' wand oppress'd, Closed, one by one, to everlasting rest ; — Thus, at her fell approach...
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The Four Georges: The English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace Thackeray - England - 1869 - 362 pages
...concludes :— * " She comes, she comes ! the sable throne behold Of Night primeval and of Chaos old ; Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its...sick'ning stars fade off the ethereal plain ; As Argus' eyes, by Hermes' wand oppress'd, Closed, one by one, to everlasting rest ;— Thus, at her felt approach...
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