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" The cold sweat melted from their limbs, Nor rot nor reek did they: The look with which they looked on me Had never passed away. An orphan's curse would drag to hell A spirit from on high; But oh! more horrible than that Is the curse in a dead man's eye!... "
American Monthly Knickerbocker - Page 434
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Gleanings from Popular Authors, Grave and Gay, Volume 1

Gleanings - 1882 - 792 pages
...orphan's curse would drag to hell A spirit from on high ; But oh ! more horrible than that Is the curse in a dead man's eye ! Seven days, seven nights, I saw that curse, And yet I could not die. The moving moon went up the sky, And nowhere did abide : Softly she was going up, And a star or two...
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The Sixth Reader of the Popular Series

Marcius Willson - Readers (Elementary) - 1882 - 558 pages
...orphan's curse would drag to hell A spirit from on high ; But oh ! more horrible than that Is a curse in a dead man's eye! Seven days, seven nights, I saw that curse, And yet I could not die. 12. " The moving moon went up the sky, And nowhere did abide: Softly she was going up, And a star or...
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The Waste Land: A Critical Study

Vikramaditya Rai - 1970 - 210 pages
...the Rime the mariner lives actually among the dead, whose eyes convey the implacable sense of curse: Seven days, seven nights, I saw that curse, And yet I could not die. Then he becomes the victim of Life-in-Death and his remaining life is a prolonged purgatory. Part of...
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The Unknown O'Neill: Unpublished Or Unfamiliar Writings of Eugene O'Neill

Eugene O'Neill - Drama - 1988 - 458 pages
...orphan's curse would drag to Hell A spirit from on high; But oh! more horrible than that Is the curse in a dead man's eye! Seven days, seven nights, I saw that curse, And yet I could not die. In pantomime. He pleads with God for death to end his torture. The Moon rises. Exhausted he lies over...
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Coleridge and Textual Instability: The Multiple Versions of the Major Poems

Jack Stillinger - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 272 pages
...curse would drag to hell A spirit from on high; But oh! more horrible than that 260 Is the curse in a dead man's eye! Seven days, seven nights, I saw that curse, And yet I could not die. The moving Moon went up the sky, In his loneliness and And no where did abide: fixedness he yearneth...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 936 pages
...orphan's curse would drag to hell A spirit from on high; But oh! more horrible than that Is the curse in a dead man's eye! Seven days, seven nights, I saw that curse, And vet I could not die. 260 The moving Moon went up the sky, And no where did abide: Softly she was going...
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Poetic Designs: An Introduction to Meters, Verse Forms, and Figures of Speech

Stephen Adams - Poetry - 1997 - 260 pages
...orphan's curse would drag to hell A spirit from on high; But oh! more horrible than that Is the curse in a dead man's eye! Seven days, seven nights, I saw that curse, And yet I could not die. The rhyme is satisfied as before, but the stanza unexpectedly plunges ahead, adding yet a third rhyme....
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Doctor Leeds' Selection of Popular Epic Recitations for Minstrel and Stage Use

Robert X. Leeds - Poetry - 1999 - 366 pages
...orphan's curse would drag to hell A spirit from on high; But oh! More horrible than that Is the curse in a dead man's eye! Seven days, seven nights, I saw that curse, And and yet I could not die. The moving Moon went up the sky And nowhere did abide; Softly she was going...
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La ballata del vecchio marinaio Kubla Khan

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Poetry - 2002 - 92 pages
...curse would drag to hell A spirit from on high; But oh! more horrible than that a6o Is the curse in a dead man's eye! Seven days, seven nights, I saw that curse, And yet I could not die. In his loneliness and fixedness he yearneth towards the journeying Moon, and the stars that still sojourn,...
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Selected Poetry

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Poetry - 2002 - 260 pages
...curse would drag to hell A spirit from on high; But oh! more horrible than that 295 Is the curse in a dead man's eye! Seven days, seven nights, I saw that curse, And yet I could not die. The moving Moon went up the sky, And no where did abide: 3 Softly she was going up, And a star...
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