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" Where the dark scorpion gathers death around ; Where at each step the stranger fears to wake The rattling terrors of the vengeful snake ; Where crouching tigers wait their hapless prey. And savage men more murderous still than they; While oft in whirls... "
Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell - Pagina 38
door Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 68 pagina’s
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The Picturesque and the Sublime: A Poetics of the Canadian Landscape

Susan Glickman - 2000 - 212 pagina’s
..."pensive," since he inhabits a place Where at each step the stranger fears to wake The rattling terrors of the vengeful snake; Where crouching tigers wait...prey, And savage men more murderous still than they. (11.353-6)' As we have seen, Mackay too was influenced by Goldsmith. Indeed, he opens his account of...
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An American Cycling Odyssey, 1887

Kevin J. Hayes - 2002 - 200 pagina’s
...the weather changed quickly, and storms threatened. Having entered a part of the continent where ... oft in whirls the mad tornado flies, Mingling the ravaged landscape with the skies, he reached Marengo late that afternoon, "just in time to seek protection from a regular old Iowa tornado."...
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A Passionate Poet: Susanna Blamire, 1747-94 : a Biography

Christopher Maycock - 2003 - 193 pagina’s
...'Stoklewath', Susanna parts company from Oliver Goldsmith over his attitude to the American Indian: "Where crouching tigers wait their hapless prey, / And savage men more murderous still than they;" (The Deserted Village' w 355-6). Nor does she fall for the concept of the 'noble savage' to which Rousseau...
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The Cambridge Companion to English Literature, 1740-1830

Ita - 2004 - 308 pagina’s
...the landscape itself, in the opposition between, on the one hand, the narrator's fading memories of 'The cooling brook, the grassy-vested green, / The breezy covert of the warbling grove, / That only sheltered thefts of harmless love' (lines 36o-z), characteristic of the lost innocence of Auburn, and,...
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The Cambridge History of English Literature, 1660-1780

John Richetti - 2005 - 945 pagina’s
...dark scorpion gathers death around; Where at each step the stranger fears to wake The rattling terrors of the vengeful snake; Where crouching tigers wait...prey, And savage men more murderous still than they. Here ends transatlantic discourse in eighteenth-century English writing, on a note of abrupt disillusionment...
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Die Ordnung der Kulturen: zur Konstruktion ethnischer, nationaler und ...

Hansjörg Bay, Kai Merten - 2006 - 386 pagina’s
...selbst hineingelesen wird - in den Gegensatz zwischen den schwindenden Erinnerungen des Erzählers an „[t]he cooling brook, the grassy-vested green, /...The breezy covert of the warbling grove, / That only sheltered thefts of harmless love", die für die verlorene Unschuld Auburns charakteristisch sind,...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - 2006 - 486 pagina’s
...dark scorpion gathers death around; Where at each step the stranger fears to wake The rattling terrors of the vengeful snake; Where crouching tigers wait...The breezy covert of the warbling grove, That only sheltered thefts of harmless love. Good Heaven! what sorrows gloomed that parting day That called them...
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The Importance of Feeling English: American Literature and the British ...

Leonard Tennenhouse - 2009 - 176 pagina’s
...river in Georgia, as a wilderness, "Where at each step the stranger fears to wake/ The rattling terrors of the vengeful snake;/ Where crouching tigers wait...prey;/ And savage men more murderous still than they" (11. 353-56). Unlike his predecessor who laments westward migrations, Dwight celebrates the prospect...
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Fictive Domains: Body, Landscape, and Nostalgia, 1717-1770

Judith Broome - 2007 - 191 pagina’s
...dark scorpion gathers death around; Where at each step the stranger fears to wake The rattling terrors of the vengeful snake; Where crouching tigers wait their hapless prey, And savage men more murd'rous still than they; While oft in whirls the mad tornado flies, Mingling the ravaged landscape...
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