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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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Breakers ahead: or, Uncle Jack's stories of great shipwrecks of recent times ...

Jessie Margaret Edmonston Saxby - Shipwrecks - 1882 - 143 pages
...RECENT TIMES: 1869 to 188O. BT MRS. SAXBY, AUTHOR OF "ROCK-BOUND," "HTORIES OF SHETLAND.' ETC, ETC. " 'Tis pleasant by the cheerful hearth to hear Of tempests...of the deep. And pause at times, and feel that we arc safe, Then listen to the perilous tale again." T. NELSON AND SONS, PATERNOSTER ROW. EDINBURGH ;...
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Sea Song and River Rhyme from Chaucer to Tennyson

Estelle Davenport Adams - Poetry of places - 1887 - 324 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 roaring of the raging elements, . . . To know all human skill, all human strength,...
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Choice Selections: Being about Six Hundred Extracts from More Than Two ...

Charles Northend - Maxims - 1890 - 216 pages
...willow! Work with a stout heart and resolute will! Frances S. Osyood, Mass., 1813-1850. 19. The Tempest. Tis pleasant, by the cheerful hearth, to hear Of tempests,...an 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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Historic Storms of New England: Its Gales, Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Showers ...

Sidney Perley - New England - 1891 - 341 pages
...Yellow Day of 1 88 1, .... 336 LXXVIII. Cyclone at Lawrence, Mass., in 189o, . . 338 INTRODUCTION. "Tis pleasant, by the cheerful hearth, to hear Of...eager and suspended soul, Woo terror to delight us." SOME of the readers of this volume after they have finished its perusal will probably pronounce it...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 47

Science - 1895
...hideous and prosaic with all the colors of the rainbow, so that we are able to take pleasure in tragedy, "And with an eager and suspended soul Woo terror, to delight us." If we survey the faces of a crowd of people at a concert, we find that they offer scarcely a hint of...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 157

Scotland - 1895
...and prosaic with all the colours of the rainbow, so that we are able to take pleasure in tragedy, " And with an eager and suspended soul Woo terror, to delight us." If we survey the faces of a crowd of people at a concert, we find that they offer scarcely a hint of...
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Elements and Science of English Versification

William Caswell Jones - English language - 1897 - 339 pages
...rain overhead. Coates Kinney — " Rain on the Roof." (7)'Tis pleasant, by the cheerful hearth, t6 hear Of tempests and the dangers of the deep ; And...times and feel that we are safe, Then listen to the perilofis tale again. Southey — " Modoc." (8). Mother, thy child is blessed ; And though his presence...
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Pleasures of Literature

Robert Aris Willmott - Books and reading - 1907 - 243 pages
...hearth to hear Of tempests and the dangers of the deep, And pause at times, and feel that we are safe; And with an eager and suspended soul, Woo terror to delight us." The sobs of the storm are musical chimes for a ghost story, or one of those fearful tales with which...
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England in 1815 as Seen by a Young Boston Merchant

Joseph Ballard - England - 1913 - 180 pages
...my sensations upon this day and better descriptive of them than any observations of my own : " "Tin pleasant by the cheerful hearth to hear Of tempests,...safe, Then — listen to the perilous tale again, Ami with an eager and suspended soul : Woo terror to delight us. But to hear The warring of the raging...
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The Victorian Visitors: Culture Shock in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Rupert Christiansen - History - 2002 - 288 pages
...the painting, probably executed by Charlet. A tellingly inappropriate quotation from Robert Southey Tis pleasant by the cheerful hearth to hear Of tempests and the dangers of the deep was printed as an epigraph. 'Nothing is to be done in this town without great names,' complained the...
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