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" The Niobe of nations ! there she stands, Childless and crownless, in her voiceless woe; An empty urn within her withered hands, Whose holy dust was scattered long ago; The Scipios... "
Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack - Page 45
1821
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors. To ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1845 - 312 pages
...our feet as fragile as our clay. The Niobe of nations ! there she stands, Childless and cro wnless, in her voiceless woe ; An empty urn within her withered hands, Whose holy dust was scatter'd long ago ; The Scipio's tomb contains no ashes now; The very sepulchres lie tenantless Of...
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Orthophony: Or, Vocal Culture in Elocution: A Manual of Elementary Exercises ...

James Edward Murdoch, William Russell - 1845 - 374 pages
...shout, shout aloud for joy ! " Fear: — "With noiseless foot she treads the marble floor." Grief: — " The Niobe of nations ! there she stands Childless and crownless, in her voiceless woe/ " " Oh ! pardon me, thou bleeding piece of earth, That I am meek and gentle with these butchers ! "...
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The American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - 1845 - 458 pages
...roll, A sigh, a tear, so sweet, he wish'd not to control. 212 THE AMERICAN SPEAKER. 82. DESCRIPTION OF ROME. THE Niobe of nations ! there she stands, Childless and crownless, in her voiceless wo ; An empty urn within her wither'd hands, Whose holy dust was scatter'd long ago : The Scipios'...
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The Works of Lord Byron, Including the Suppressed Poems: Also a Sketch of ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1846 - 848 pages
...Whose agonies are cvili of a day— A world is at our feet as fragile as our clay. LXXIX. Ilie Niobo b withcr'd hands, Whose huly dust was scatter' d long ago ; Tne Scipios1 I omb contains no ashes now;41...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1846 - 312 pages
...our feet as fragile as our clay. The Niobe of nations! there she stands, Childless and crovvnless, in her voiceless woe; An empty urn within her withered hands, Whose holy dust was scatter'd long ago ; The Scipio's tomb contains no ashes now; The very sepulchres lie tenantlcss Of...
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Sermons & Addresses ...

D. L. Carroll - 1846 - 386 pages
...which are deaf to every cry save that of an inexorable and fiendish cupidity! Poor, bleeding Africa! ! "The Niobe of nations— there she stands, Childless and crownless in her voiceless wo." Her weeds of mourning have never been laid aside for centuries. Her cheeks have never been free...
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Sermons & Addresses ...

D. L. Carroll - 1846 - 384 pages
...are deaf to every cry save that of an inexorable and fiendish cupidity! Poor, bleeding Africa !! " The Niobe of nations — there she stands, Childless and crownless in her voiceless wo." Her weeds of mourning have never been laid aside for centuries. Her cheeks have never been free...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1847 - 880 pages
...temples, Ye ! Whose agonies are evils of a day— A world is at our feet as fragile as our clay. LXXIX. rosit video ingenium ; alterius sic Altera posc wither'd hands, Whose holy dust was scatter'd long ago; The Scipios' tomb contains no ashes now; *...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

1847 - 540 pages
...Will add to theirs a name of fear, That tyranny will quake to hear ! BYRON'S Giaour. 18. The Niohe of Nations ! there she stands, Childless and crownless in her voiceless woe ; An empty urn within her wither'd hands, Whose holy dust was scatter'd long ago. BYRON'S Childe Harold. 19. — While the tree...
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Orthophony; Or, The Cultivation of the Voice, in Elocution: A Manual of ...

1847 - 312 pages
...shout aloud for ]oy ! " Fear : — " With noiseless foot she treads the marble floor." Grief: — " The Niobe of nations! there she stands Childless and crownless, in her voiceless woe .' " " Oh ! pardon me, thou bleeding piece of earth, That I am meek and gentle with these butchers...
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