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" Insatiate Archer! could not one suffice? Thy shaft flew thrice ; and thrice my peace was slain ; And thrice, ere thrice yon moon had fill'd her horn. "
The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ... - Page 636
by Great Britain - 1804
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Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1798 - 386 pages
...Mr. CROFT says, to LYONS, in the South of FRANCE, at which place she died soon after her arrival. " Insatiate archer ! could not one suffice .' " Thy...was slain ; " And thrice, ere thrice yon moon had fill'd her horn." These lines have been universally understood of the above deaths; but this supposition...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...to Young's daughter-in-law. At what short intervals the poet tells us he was wounded by the deatksof the three persons particularly lamented, none that...shaft flew thrice ; and thrice my peace was slain j And thrice, ere thrice yon moon had fill'd her horn. Yet how is it possible that Mr. and Mrs. Temple...
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1802
...plunder, why exhaust Thy partial quiver on a mark so mean ? Why thy peculiar rancour wreak'd on me ? Insatiate archer ! could not one suffice ? Thy shaft...peace was slain ; And thrice, ere thrice yon moon had fill'd her horn. O Cynthia ! why so pale ? Dost thou lament Thy wretched neighbour ? Grieve to see...
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1802 - 361 pages
...plunder, why exhaust Thy partial quiver on a mark so mean ? Why thy peculiar rancour wreak'd on me ? Insatiate archer ! could not one suffice ? Thy shaft...peace was slain ; And thrice, ere thrice yon moon had fill'd her horn. O Cynthia ! why so pale ? Dost thou lament Thy wretched neighbour ? Grieve to see...
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1802 - 361 pages
...dear Narcissa. I was walking in a place called Iii this celebrated poem he thus addresses Death : " Insatiate archer ! could not one suffice ' " Thy shaft...was slain ; " And thrice, ere thrice yon moon had fill'd her horn. These lines have been universally understood of the above deaths ; but this supposition...
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The Works of the Author of the Night - Thoughts. In Three Volumes ..., Volume 2

Edward Young - 1802
...plunder, why exhaust Thy partial quiver on a mark so mean ? Why thy peculiar rancour wreak'd on me ? Insatiate archer ! could not one suffice ? Thy shaft...peace was slain ; And thrice, ere thrice yon moon had fill'd her horn. O Cynthia 1 why so pale ? Dost thou lament Thy wretched neighbour ? Grieve to see...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 6

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - 1805
...her much-lamented relatives: how neatly together their deaths occurred the poet himself informs us. Insatiate archer ! could not one suffice ? Thy shaft...peace was slain ! And thrice, ere thrice yon moon had fill'd her horn ! To the sorrow Young felt at his losses, the world is indebted for the Night noughts....
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young: With the Life of ..., Volume 1

Edward Young - 1805
...plunder, why exhaust Thy partial quiver on a mark so mean ? Why thy peculiar rancour wreak'd on me ? Insatiate archer! could not one suffice ? Thy shaft...peace was slain ; And thrice, ere thrice yon moon had fill'd her horn. O Cynthia ! why so pale ? dost thou lament Thy wretched neighbour ? grieve to see...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...plunder, why eshanst Thy partial quiver on a mark so mean ? Why thy peculiar rancour wreak'd on me ? Insatiate archer ! could not one suffice ? Thy shaft...peace was slain ; And thrice, ere thrice yon moon had fill'd her horn. O Cynthia! why.so pale? dost thou lament Thy wretched neighbour ? grieve to see thy...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...Young was known to be connected or acquainted, while all the circumstances relating to Narcissa cissa have been constantly found applicable to Young's daughter.in-law....peace was slain ; And thrice, ere thrice yon moon had fill'd her horn. Yet how is it possible that Mr. and Mrs. Temple and Lady Elizabeth Young could be...
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