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" ... mine, The aim of their existence was not mine ; My joys, my griefs, my passions, and my powers, Made me a stranger; though I wore the form, I had no sympathy with breathing flesh, Nor midst the creatures of clay that girded me Was there but one who... "
The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature - Page 625
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Last London Ed ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1846
...breathing flesh, Nor 'midst the creatures of clay that girded me Was there but one who but of her anon. 1 said with men, and with the thoughts of men, I held...to breathe The difficult air of the iced mountain's lop, Where the birds dare not build, nor insect's wing Flit o'er the herbless granite ; or to plunge...
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter, Volume 1

1846
...object of whom he was jealous. On the morning in which the accident happened, an Alpine yager, -' Whose joy was in the wilderness, to breathe The difficult air of the iced mountain's top," had been watching near an eagle's nest, under the hope of shooting the bird upon her return to her...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals and His Life, Volume 11

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1847
...breathing flesh, Nor midst the creatures of clay that girded me Was there but one who but of her anon. I said with men, and with the thoughts of men, I held...instead, My joy was in the Wilderness, to breathe (1) [There is something exquisitely beautiful in all this passage; and both the apparition and the...
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The Servants' magazine, or Female domestics' instructor, Volumes 12-14

1849
...contrary to human expectation. That very morning an hunter of the Alps, one of those brave men, " Whose joy was in the wilderness, to breathe The difficult air of the iced mountain top," had been watching near an eagle's nest, under the hope of shooting the bird upon her...
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Mental Hygiene; Or an Examination of the Intellect and Passions, Designed to ...

William Sweetser - Emotions - 1850 - 60 pages
...and my powers, Made me a stranger. Though I wore the form, I had no sympathy with breathing flesh. My joy was in the wilderness — to breathe The difficult...insect's wing Flit o'er the herbless granite ; or To follow through the night the moving moon, The stars, and their development ; or catch The dazzling...
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The Religion of Geology and Its Connected Sciences

Edward Hitchcock - Bible and geology - 1851 - 408 pages
...point of Europe, and behold a scene which but few eyes ever have, or ever will, rest upon. We should " breathe The difficult air of the iced mountain's top,...birds dare not build, nor insect's wing Flit o'er the herbloss granite." We should, in fact, have reached the climax of the sublime in natural scenery. Thus...
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The Children's friend [ed.] by W.C. Wilson [and others].

William Carus Wilson - 1852
...object of which he was jealous. On the morning on which the accident happened, an Alpine hunter, " Whose joy was in the wilderness, to breathe The difficult air of the iced mountain-top," had been watching near an eagle's nest, under the hope of shooting the bird upon her...
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A Year of Country Life; Or, The Chronicle of the Young Naturalists

Year - 1853 - 247 pages
...of whom he was jealous. " On the morning in which the accident happened, an Alpine yager, " ' Whose joy was in the wilderness to breathe The difficult air of the iced mountain tops,' had been watching near an eagle's nest, under the hope of shooting the bird upon her...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Embracing His Suppressed Poems, and a Sketch of His ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1854 - 1071 pages
...breathing flesh, Nor midst the creatures of clay that girded me Was there but one who but of her anon. I said with men, and with the thoughts of men, I held...Flit o'er the herbless granite ; or to plunge Into tae torrent, and to roll along On the swift whirl of the new breaking wave Of river-stream, or ocean,...
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The Religion of Geology and Its Connected Sciences

Edward Hitchcock - Bible and geology - 1854 - 511 pages
...scene which but few eyes ever have, or ever will, rest upon. We should " breathe The difficult ail of the iced mountain's top, Where the birds dare not...nor insect's wing Flit o'er the herbless granite." We should, in fact, have reached the climax of the sublime in natural scenery. Thus far I have described,...
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