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" Though Somnus in Homer be sent to rouse up Agamemnon, I find no such effects in these drowsy approaches of sleep. To keep our eyes open longer were but to act our antipodes. The huntsmen are up in America, and they are already past their first sleep in... "
Poems - Page 113
by Samuel Rogers - 1834 - 295 pages
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The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers: With a Biographical Sketch and ...

Samuel Rogers - 1860 - 460 pages
...he was willing to spare himself the recollection." (55) An old writer breaks off in a very li vely manner at a later hour of the night. " But the Hyades...they are already past their first sleep In Persia." * It ia introduced also, and very happily, by two great masters ; by Virgil in the Sack of Troy, '1...
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Religio Medici ; A Letter to a Friend ; Christian Morals ; Urn-burial and ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1862 - 440 pages
...I find no such effects in these drowsy approaches of sleep. To keep our eyes open longer, were but to act our Antipodes. The huntsmen are up in America,...they are already past their first sleep in Persia. But who can be drowsy at that hour which freed us from everlasting sleep? or have slumbering thoughts...
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Miscellaneous Prose Works, Volume 1

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1868
...into the phantasms of sleep—that to keep our eyes open longer were but to act our antipodes—that the huntsmen are up in America, and they are already past their first sleep in Persia." On this Coleridge exclaims, "Was there ever such a reason given before for going to bed at midnight...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1869 - 453 pages
...willing to spare himself the recollection." P. 165, L 2.—And stars are kindling in the firmament.—An old writer breaks off in a very lively manner at a...they are already past their first sleep in Persia." BEFORE I conclude, I would say something in favour of the old-fashioned triplet which* I have here...
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Lord Lytton's Miscellaneous Works, Volume 9

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1875
...the phantasms of sleep — that to keep our eyes open longer were but to act our antipodes — that the huntsmen are up in America, and they are already past their first sleep in Persia." On this Coleridge exclaims, " Was there ever such a reason given before for going to bed at midnight...
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Quarterly Essays

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - English essays - 1875 - 389 pages
...into the phantasms of sleep—that to keep our eyes open longer were but to act our antipodes— that the huntsmen are up in America, and they are already past their first sleep in Persia." On this Coleridge exclaims, " Was there ever such a reason given before for going to bed at midnight...
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Lectures on the Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: And Characters of ...

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1878 - 515 pages
...precogitations, making cables of cobwebs, and wildernesses of handsome groves. To keep our eyes open longer, were to act our antipodes ! The huntsmen are up in America ; and they have already passed their first sleep in Persia.' Think you, my dear friend, that there ever was such...
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Massachusetts in the Woman Suffrage Movement: A General, Political, Legal ...

Harriet Jane Hanson Robinson - Women - 1883 - 279 pages
...nations, are getting ready to work for their own emancipation from the bondage of centuries. The women are "up in America, and they are already past their first sleep in Persia." For them the hour has indeed struck, the morning light has dawned, and they are forever awakened to...
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English Language and Literary Criticism: English prose

James Baldwin - English language - 1883
...Mystically Considered. drowsy approaches of night. To keep our eyes open longer, were but to act with our antipodes. The huntsmen are up in America, and...they are already past their first sleep in Persia. But who can be drowsy at that hour which rouses us from our everlasting sleep ? Or have slumbering...
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Massachusetts in the Woman Suffrage Movement: A General, Political, Legal ...

Harriet Jane Hanson Robinson - Electronic book - 1883 - 265 pages
...nations, are getting ready to work for their own emancipation from the bondage of centuries. The women are "up in America, and they are already past their first sleep in Persia." For them the hour has indeed struck, the morning light has dawned, and they are forever awakened to...
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