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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... "
Aeneidea, or Critical, exegetical, and aesthetical remarks on the Aeneis [ed ... - Page 388
by James Henry - 1881
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors. To ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1845 - 492 pages
...and temples, Ye ! Whose agonies are evils of a day — A world is at our feet as fragile as our clay. The Niobe of nations! there she stands, Childless...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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Letters from Italy

J. T. Headley - 1845 - 240 pages
...paused, and turning toward the city, now dim in the smoky distance, bade it a long, last farewell. • " There she stands, Childless and crownless, in her...withered hands Whose holy dust was scattered long ago." Stopping to breakfast, about 12 o'clock, at a small inn, I wandered off in the fields. On returning,...
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The Army and Navy of America: Containing a View of the Heroic Adventures ...

Jacob K. Neff - 1845 - 642 pages
...and temples, ye, Whose agonies are evils of a day — A world is at our feet as fragile as our clay. The Niobe of nations ! there she stands, Childless...crownless, in her voiceless woe, An empty urn within her wither'd hands, Whose holy dust was scatter'd long ago ; The Scipios' tomb contains no ashes now ;...
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The Modern Poetical Speaker; Or, a Collection of Pieces Adapted for ...

Modern poetical speaker, Fanny Bury PALLISER - 1845 - 540 pages
...be), This heart, my own dear mother, bends, With love's true instinct, back to thee ! MOOBE. ROME. THE Niobe of nations ! there she stands, Childless...crownless, in her voiceless woe ; An empty urn within her wither'd hands, Whose holy dust was scatter'd long ago ; The Scipios' tomb contains no ashes now ;...
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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
...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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Pulpit Elocution: Comprising Suggestions on the Importance of Study; Remarks ...

William Russell - 1846 - 420 pages
...temples, Ye ! Whose agonies are evils of a day : — A world is at our feet as fragile as our clay. ' The Niobe of nations ! there she stands, Childless...withered hands, Whose holy dust was scattered long ago ; — The Scipios' tomb contains no ashes now ; The very sepulchres lie tenantless * Pathos, repose,...
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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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