The Philosophy of the Human Voice: Embracing Its Physiological History; Together with a System of Principles, by which Criticism in the Art of Elocution May be Rendered Intelligible, and Instruction, Definite and Comprehensive. To which is Added A Brief Analysis of Song and Recitative

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J. Crissy, printer, 1845 - 499 páginas

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Página 188 - And shook a dreadful dart; what seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. Satan was now at hand; and from his seat The monster moving, onward came as fast With horrid strides ; Hell trembled as he strode.
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Página 360 - Nathless he so endured, till on the beach Of that inflamed sea he stood, and called His legions — angel forms, who lay entranced. Thick as autumnal leaves that strow the brooks In Vallombrosa, where the Etrurian shades High overarched embower; or scattered sedge Afloat, when...
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