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" The soul of music slumbers in the shell, Till waked and kindled by the master's spell ; And feeling hearts — touch them but rightly — pour A thousand melodies unheard before... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 545
1819
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...dividing ! How oft her eyes read his : her gentle mind, To all his wishes, all his thoughts inclin'd ; Still subject — ever on the watch to borrow Mirth of his mirth, and sorrow of his sorrow." — p. 02, 3:5. Beautiful as this is, we think it much inferior to what follows ; when Parental affection...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review by Francis Jeffrey, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...dividing ! How oft her eyes read his : her gentle mind, To all his wishes, all his thoughts inclin'd : Still subject — ever on the watch to borrow Mirth of his mirth, fmd sorrow of his sorrow." — p. 32, 3:V Beautiful as this is, we think it much inferior to what follows...
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The Poems of Samuel Rogers: With a Memoir

Samuel Rogers - 1851 - 340 pages
...happiness, to hours of ease, Blest with that charm, the certainty to please. How oft her eyes read his ; her gentle mind To all his wishes, all his thoughts...The soul of music slumbers in the shell, Till waked and kindled by the master's spell; And feeling hearts — touch them but rightly— pour A thousand...
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The Monthly Christian spectator, Volume 9

1859
...of Rogers. It is a picture of woman's love for the chosen of her heart. ' How oft her eyes read his; her gentle mind To all his wishes, all his thoughts...subject, ever on the watch to borrow Mirth of his mirth, sorrow of his sorrow. The soul of music slumbers in the shell, Till waked and kindled by the Master's...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1851 - 305 pages
...happiness, and hours of ease Blest with that charm, the certainty to please. How oft her eyes read his; her gentle mind To all his wishes, all his thoughts inclined; Still subject—ever on the watch to borrow Mirth of his mirth, and sorrow of his sorrow. The soul of music...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers - 1852 - 451 pages
...happiness, to hours of ease, Blest with that charm, the certainty to please. How oft her eyes read his ; her gentle mind To all his wishes, all his thoughts...The soul of music slumbers in the shell, Till waked and kindled by the master's spell; And feeling hearts — touch them but rightly — pour A thousand...
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The life of a collegian, Volume 2

Life - 1853
...remember the very beautiful epigram — The soul of music slumbered in its shell, Tfll waked and kindled by the master's spell: And feeling hearts — touch...rightly — pour A thousand melodies, unheard before. And I believe that more misery is produced by an absence of sympathy between persons closely united,...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 19

1854
...expression is suited to the mood of mind. " The soul of music slumbers in its shell, Till waked and kindled by the Master's spell; And feeling hearts, touch them...rightly, pour A thousand melodies unheard before." — ROGERS. A person's taste for music varies with the nation, the cultivation and the formation of...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers: With a Biographical Sketch ...

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1854 - 460 pages
...happiness, and hours of ease Blest with that charm, the certainty to please. How oft her eyes read his ! her gentle mind To all his wishes, all his thoughts inclined ; Still subject — 7 ever on the watch to borrow Mirth of his mirth, and sorrow of his sorrow. The soul of music slumbers...
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The Guardian, Volumes 6-7

Conduct of life - 1855
...o'er his life presiding, Doubling his pleasures, and his cares dividing. How oft her eye reads his — her gentle mind — To all his wishes, all his thoughts inclined, Still subject ever, on the watch to-morrow, Mirth of his mirth, and sorrow of his sorrow. THE UNITED STATES. THE FIEST OK OCTOBER, 1855,...
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