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" Tis pleasant, by the cheerful hearth, to hear Of tempests and the dangers of the deep, And pause at times, and feel that we are safe ; Then listen to the perilous tale again, And with an eager and suspended soul, Woo terror to delight us. "
The World: Or, First Lessons in Astronomy and Geology: In Connetion with the ... - Page 109
by Hamilton Lanphere Smith - 1848 - 324 pages
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On the Life, Writings, and Genius of Akenside:: With Some Account of His Friends

Charles Bucke - 1832 - 312 pages
...quell'd •.' BI 266. The original of this is in Addison. A modern poet has a transcendent passage : " 'Tis pleasant by the cheerful hearth to hear Of tempests...eager and suspended soul, Woo terror to delight us." Southey. There are few passages, even in Shakspeare, superior to this. Sir Walter Scott, also, has...
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On the Life, Writings, and Genius of Akenside: With Some Account of His Friends

Charles Bucke - Physicians - 1832 - 312 pages
...quell'd*.' BI 266. The original of this is in Addison. A modern poet has a transcendent passage : " "Tis pleasant by the cheerful hearth to hear Of tempests...an eager and suspended soul, Woo terror to delight vs." Southey. There are few passages, even in Shakspeare, superior to this. Sir Walter Scott, also,...
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The Court magazine and belle assemblée [afterw.] and monthly ..., Volume 21

Court magazine and monthly critic
...SPAIN, AND WIFE OF ALRERT, ARCHDUKE OF AUSTRIA. THE PROTEGEE: A TALE . BY MRS. TR EDMONDS. CHAPTER I. " 'Tis pleasant by the cheerful hearth to hear Of tempests...And pause at times and feel that we are safe ; Then, with an eager and suspended soul, woo terror to delight uc." THE traveller, whose love for the picturesque...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel Blackburn - 1833
...Vain, now, were all the seamen's homeward hopes, Vain all their skill ! — we drove before the storm ! "Tis pleasant, by the cheerful hearth, to hear Of...eager and suspended soul, Woo terror to delight us ; — but to hear The roaring of the raging elements, To know all human strength, all human skill,...
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The poetical works of Robert Southey: collected by himself, Volume 5

Robert Southey - Poetry - 1838
...now were all the seamen's homeward hopes, Vain all their skill! . . we drove before the storm. 'T is pleasant, by the cheerful hearth, to hear Of tempests...eager and suspended soul, Woo terror to delight us. ... But to hear The roaring of the raging elements, . . To know all human skill, all human strength,...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey

Robert Southey - 1839 - 810 pages
...Vain now were all the seamen's homeward hopes, Vain all their skill ! — we drove before the storm. 'Tis pleasant, by the cheerful hearth, to hear Of tempests and the dangers of the deep, 335 And pause at times, and feel that we are safe; Then listen to the perilous tale again, And with...
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Results of Reading

James Stamford Caldwell - Literature and morals - 1843 - 351 pages
...musty straw ? — alack! alack! 'Tis wonder that thy life and wits at once Had not concluded all. 3 'Tis pleasant, by the cheerful hearth, to hear Of...times, and feel that we are safe; Then listen to the pleasing tale again, And, with an eager and attentive ear, Woo sorrow to delight us. 4 Of genius—that...
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The novels and romances of A.E. Bray, Volume 6

1845
...that private happiness cannot hope for security during public dissensions and calamity. AEB CHAPTER I. "Tis pleasant, by the cheerful hearth, to hear Of...eager and suspended soul Woo terror to delight us. SOUTHEY'S "MADOC." THE Eddystone Light-house has long been celebrated, not only as the most remarkable...
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The rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 80 pages
...Vain, now, were all the seamen's homeward hopes Vain all their skill ! — we drove before the storm. 'Tis pleasant, by the cheerful hearth, to hear Of...eager and suspended soul, Woo terror to delight us ; — but, to hear The roar of raging elements, To know all human skill, all human strength, Avail...
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The modern poetical speaker; or, A collection of pieces adapted for ...

Fanny Bury Palliser - 1845
...call'd up sorrows in the eyes, Pierc'd the full heart, and forc'd them still to rise. CRABBK. A STORM. 'Tis pleasant, by the cheerful hearth, to hear Of...eager and suspended soul, Woo terror to delight us. ... But to hear The roaring of the raging elements. . . . To know all human skill, all human strength,...
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