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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 Life of Lord Byron

John Galt - Poets, English - 1830 - 404 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 and fear ; I " And where his frown of hatred darkly fell , ii Hope withering fled, and mercy sigh'd, farewell....
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Sketches, by a Traveller

Silas Pinckney Holbrook - Voyages and travels - 1830 - 396 pages
...from behind a rock in the Pyrenees, I should have little hope of safety in appealing to his mercy. ' There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, That raised emotions both of rage and fear, Anil where his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope, withering fled, and mercy bid farewell.' Perhaps...
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The Life of Lord Byron

John Galt - Poets, English - 1830 - 352 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-and fear ; And where his frown of hatred darkly fell Hope withering fled, and mercy sigh'd, farewell....
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The Unique: Or Biography of Many Distinguished Characters: with Fine Portraits

George Smeeton - Biography - 1830 - 278 pages
...countenance is strongly marked, and forcibly brings to mind the lines of Byron when describing his Corsair : There was a laughing devil in his sneer That raised emotions both of hate and fear ; And where his glance of* apprehension' fell, Hope withering fled, and mercy sighed,...
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Lord Byron [a poem] with remarks on his genius and character

Edward Bagnall - 1831 - 148 pages
...Conrad (Corsair, ix.) here suggest themselves : " There was a laughing devil in his sneer That rais'd emotions both of rage and fear; And where his frown...of hatred darkly fell Hope withering fled and mercy sigh'd farewell 1" Page 27, note 12.] " And madness laughing in his ireful mood—" Dryden. Page 28,...
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Tales of Venezuela, pt. 1: The earthquake of Caraccas

Richard Longeville Vowell - Chile - 1831 - 346 pages
...into furrows, of that peculiar horse-shoe form, described as the brand of the Redgauntlet family. " And where his frown of hatred darkly fell, " Hope withering fled — and Mercy sigh'd farewell !" NOTE 39, p. 236, Chicha de pina, cider made of pine-apples, a common beverage in...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His ..., Volume 9

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - Poets, English - 1832 - 384 pages
...SCOTT.] 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! (') x. Slight are the outward signs of evil thought, Within — within — 'twas there...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 11

Periodicals - 1833 - 460 pages
...OP ENTERTAINMENT« -Vo XXlll.—Val Kl. Saturday, JvlySO, íHuátratrtí article. THE COURT MARTIAL. There was a laughing devil in his sneer, That raised emotions both of rage and fear; Anil where his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled—and Mercy sigh'd farewell. ' . EYRON....
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Crayon Sketches, Volume 1

William Cox - American literature - 1833 - 330 pages
...countenance is strongly marked. and forcibly brings to inind the lines of Byron when describing his Corsair : There was a laughing devil in his sneer That raised emotions both of hate and fear ; And where his glance of " apprehension," fell, Hope withering fled, and mercy sighed,...
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The Atlantic Club-book: Being Sketches in Prose and Verse, Volume 2

American literature - 1834 - 320 pages
...countenance is strongly marked, and forcibly brings to mind the lines of Bycon when describing his Corsair : There was a laughing devil in his sneer That raised emotions both of hate and fear ; And where his glance of " apprehension" fell, Hope withering fled, and mercy sighed,...
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