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" There was a listening fear in her regard, As if calamity had but begun; As if the vanward clouds of evil days Had spent their malice, and the sullen rear Was with its stored thunder labouring up. "
The Indicator - Page 347
edited by - 1820
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Appletons' Journal, Volume 7

Art - 1879
...to repeat that sentiment in Ecclesiastes ; it speaks of an expression in a man's face : " As though the vanward clouds of evil days Had spent their malice, and the sullen rear Was with its storied thunder laboring up." This is why poor paterfamilias, sitting in the family pew, is not so...
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A Manual of psychological medicine

Sir John Charles Bucknill - Insanity (Law) - 1879 - 815 pages
...difference intervenes between the commencement of Melancholia, in which it may be said of the patient, " There was a listening fear in her regard, As if calamity had but begun," and the extreme of mental agony, which produces reaction, either in the form of the most painful and...
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The English Poets: Wordsworth to Dobell

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...palace-court, When sages look'd to Egypt for their lore. But oh ! how unlike marble was that face : How beautiful, if sorrow had not made Sorrow more...sullen rear Was with its stored thunder labouring up. One hand she pressed upon that aching spot Where beats the human heart, as if just there, Though an...
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Wordsworth to Dobell

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...palace-court, When sages look'd to Egypt for their lore. But oh ! how unlike marble was that face : How beautiful, if sorrow had not made Sorrow more...sullen rear Was with its stored thunder labouring up. One hand she pressed upon that aching spot Where beats the human heart, as if just there, Though an...
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The wreckers, by the author of 'Smugglers and foresters'. by R.M. Kettle

Mary Rosa Stuart Kettle - 1880 - 402 pages
...in Miss I^ockwood's service. CHAPTER XV. " BEATRICE I" " But oh ! how unlike marble was that face ! There was a listening fear in her regard, As if calamity...sullen rear Was with its stored thunder labouring up." KEATS'S HYPERIOX. IT was just at the hour of noon, when most of the workmen were absent from their...
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The English Poets: Wordsworth to Tennyson

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...palace-court, When sages look'd to Egypt for their lore. But oh ! how unlike marble was that face : How beautiful, if sorrow had not made Sorrow more...her regard, As if calamity had but begun ; As if the yanward clouds of evil days Had spent their malice, and the sullen rear Was with its stored thunder...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1880
...marble wan that face I How beautiful, if sorrow had not mado Sorrow more beauliful than Beauty's self I There was a listening fear in her regard, As if calamity...of evil days Had spent their malice, and the sullen roar Was, with its stored thunder, labouring up. One hand she pressed upon that aching spot Where beats...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1880
...Egypt for their lore. But uh I now unlike marble was that face 1 How beautiful, it sorrow had not mnde Sorrow more beautiful than Beauty's self! There was...her regard, As if calamity had but begun.; As If the van ward clouds of evil days Had spent their malice, and the sullen roar Was, with its stored thunder,...
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The Quiver

1880
...shone forth like the sun from behind the clouds, and imparted a heaveiily brightness to That face, How beautiful, if sorrow had not made Sorrow more beautiful than beauty's self. The fact, however, remains the same — that God has not thought fit to gratify man's natural curiosity...
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John Keats: A Study

Frances Mary Owen - English poetry - 1880 - 183 pages
...comes his sister Thea, ' a goddess of the infant ' world,' and the ' tender spouse of gold Hy' perion," How beautiful if sorrow had not made Sorrow more beautiful than Beauty's self; for in her face there is a ' listening fear.' She seems to see the darkness of the time to come, with...
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