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" There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, That raised emotions both of rage and fear; And where his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled, and Mercy sigh'd farewell! "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 204
1814
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The corsair, a tale [in verse.].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1818 - 152 pages
...scrutiny, Lest he to Conrad rather should betray Some secret thought, than drag that chiefs to day. There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, That raised...hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled — and Mercy sigh'd farewell ! X. Slight are the outward signs of evil thought, Within — within — 'twas there...
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The works of ... lord Byron, Volumes 3-4

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1818 - 336 pages
...scrutiny , Lest he to Conrad rather should betray Some secret thought, than drag that chief 's to day. There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, That raised emotions both of rage nnd fear; And where his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled — and Merry sighed farewell!...
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The works of lord Byron, Volume 2

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1820 - 308 pages
...betray Some secret thought, than drag that chief's to day. There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, 225 That raised emotions both of rage and fear ; And where...hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled — and Mercy sigh'd farewell ! X. Slight are the outward signs of evil thought, Within — within — 'twas there...
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Lord Byron's Works, Volumes 1-2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English literature - 1821 - 486 pages
...scrutiny, Lest he to Conrad rather should betray Some secret thought, than drag that chief's to day. There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, That raised...Hope withering fled — and Mercy sighed farewell I X. Slight are the outward signs of evil thought, Within — within — 'twas there the spirit wrought...
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The Drama: Or, Theatrical Pocket Magazine, Volume 1

Theater - 1821 - 436 pages
...powers he is so eminently gifted with. Lord Byron's words are not inupplicable in this place— . " There was a laughing devil in his sneer That raised...And where his frown of hatred darkly fell — Hope with'ring fled — and Mercy sighed — farewell." Indeed there is something in the contour of his...
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The feuds of Luna and Perollo; or, The fortunes of the house of ..., Volumes 3-4

Luna (fict.name.) - 1821 - 634 pages
...determined to do, in a confidential communication to the baron and baroness Pandolfina. CHAPTER II. There was a laughing devil in his sneer, That raised...both of rage and fear; And where his frown of hatred dark'y fell, Hope withering fled, and mercy sighed farewell. BY HON. AFTER his interview with the countess,...
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The Works of Lord Byron: The giaour. The bride of Abydos. The corsair

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1821 - 256 pages
...betray Some secret thought, than drag that chief's to day. There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, 225 That raised emotions both of rage and fear; And where his frown of hatred darkly fell, X. Slight are the outward signs of evil thought, Within—within—'twas there the spirit wrought!...
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An Historical and Critical Memoir of the Life and Writings of the Right ...

John Watkins - 1822 - 452 pages
...scrutiny ; Lest he to Conrad rather should betray Some secret thought, than drag that chief's to day. There was a laughing devil in his sneer, That raised...hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled — and mercy sigh'd farewell." Yet with all these demoniacal qualities, — enough, one would suppose, to drive...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Right Honourable Lord Byron: With ...

John Watkins - Poets, English - 1822 - 476 pages
...scrutiny ; Lest he to Conrad rather should betray Some secret thought, than drag that chief's to day. There was a laughing devil in his sneer, That raised...hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled — and mercy sigh'd farewell." Yet with all these demoniacal qualities, — enough, one would suppose, to drive...
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The Pirate, Volume 2

Walter Scott - English fiction - 1822 - 254 pages
...as the herd of deer follows the leading stag, with all manner of respectful observance. CHAPTER II. There was a laughing devil in his sneer, That raised...where his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled—and Mercy sigh'd farewell. THE CoRSAIR, Canto I. THE ling or white fishery is the principal...
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