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" A dungeon horrible, on all sides round As one great furnace flamed, yet from those flames No light, but rather darkness visible Served only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell... "
Lives of illustrious ... Irishmen, ed. by J. Wills - Page 126
by Irishman - 1840
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The Works of the Rev. John Wesley, Volume 10

John Wesley - Methodism - 1811
...sentence, will instantly drag those forsaken of God into their own place of torment ! Into those " Regions of sorrow, doleful shades; where peace And rest can never dwell I Hope never comes, That comes to all," all the children of men who are on this side eternity. But...
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Literary life and select works of Benjamin Stillingfleet [ed. by W. Coxe].

Benjamin Stillingfleet, William Coxe - 1811
...we. seem to catch beyond them is only " Darkness visible,. That serves but to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell, hope never comes, That comes to all." MILTON. ** Metaphysicians say, Reason knows no guide, submits...
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The British Review, and London Critical Journal

English literature - 1812
...Even when treaties had suspended public war, well might the litigated confines deplore their lot, as Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell. It is with religious associations as it is with empires. The jarring parties in matters of faith are...
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The Works of the Rev. Isaac Watts D.D. in Nine Volumes, Volume 6

Isaac Watts - Dissenters, Religious - 1813
...For instance of this, take the description of hell in Miltoii's admirable poem, called Paradise lost. Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace ' And rest can never dwell : Hope never comes, That comes to all ; but torture without end Still urges ; aud a fiery deluge fed...
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Reflections on Death

William Dodd - Death - 1815 - 206 pages
...suffice to know, that the happiness we expect will be on all parts Serv'd only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades ; where peace And rest can never dwell : hope never comes That cornea to all; but torture without end Still urges, and a fiery deluge fed...
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Elements of criticism [by H. Home].

Henry Home (lord Kames.) - 1817
...; yet from those flames No light, but rather darkness visible Serv'd only to discover sights of wo, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell, hope never comes f That comes to all; but torture without end Still urges, and fiery deluge, fed With...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 1

1821
..." Realms of everlasting bliss ?" and who has succeeded in painting, in such vivii colours, those " Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell ; Hope never comes ;" to the reign of " Chaos and uld Night ;" to Ibis iu fanl world ; and, in short,...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 8

...around his dungeon, but they can neither warm his cell nor unbolt the door. By their rays we discover " Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell ;" but a liberation of the captive requires a power that human ethics never did possess. On this important...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...yet from those flames No light ; but rather darkness visible Serv'd only to discover sights of woe, of God in Heaven, air, earth, or sea, And all the riclws of this world ; hope never comes That comes to all : but torture without end Still urges, and a fiery deluge, fed...
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The Methodist Review

Methodist Church - 1821
...Truly, the human mind, unenlightened by the Word and the Spirit of Truth, is the just emblem of those " Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell ;" with this only exception, that hope is not finally excluded. — Piteous, thprefore, as is the plight...
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