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The following 19 texts (sorted by results) match your query "was" (50 results):

  1. The Bard. A Pindaric Ode  (8 results)
              P    The Hauberk was a texture of steel ringlets, or rings interwoven, forming a coat
              P    Snowdon was a name given by the Saxons to that mountainous tract, which
              P    The image was taken from a well-known picture of Raphael, representing the Supreme Being
              P    in their manifesto, by Thomas of Walsingham, and all the older Writers)[,] was starved
              P    The silver Boar was the badge of Richard the Third; whence he was usually known in
              P    It was the common belief of the Welch nation, that King Arthur was still alive in Fairy-Land,

  2. A Long Story  (7 results)
            77    Short was his joy. He little knew
            78    The power of magic was no fable.
            85    So cunning was the apparatus,
            97    The court was sate, the culprit there,
          121    Yet something he was heard to mutter,
          128    'He ne'er was for a conjurer taken.'
              P    N:B: the House was built by the Earls of Huntingdon, & came from them to

  3. The Progress of Poesy. A Pindaric Ode  (7 results)
            84    In thy green lap was Nature's darling laid,
              P    To compensate the real and imaginary ills of life, the Muse was given to Mankind by the
              P    Progress of Poetry from Greece to Italy, and from Italy to England. Chaucer was not
              P    For the spirit of the living creature was in the wheels - And above the firmament,
              P    that was over their heads, was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a
              P    saphire-stone. - This was the appearance [of the likeness] of the glory of the Lord.

  4. Agrippina, a Tragedy  (6 results)
              P    interview was obtained thro' the treachery of Anicetus, is
            47    The noble quarry. Gods! then was the time
            60    I well remember too (for I was present)
            66    Impending o'er your son: their answer was,
          176    He was the cause. My love, my fears for him,
          190    So her white neck reclined, so was she borne

  5. Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard  (3 results)
          112    'Nor up the lawn, nor at the wood was he;
          121    Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere,
              P    [(It was already the hour which turns back the desire

  6. [Translation from Dante, Inferno Canto xxxiii 1-78]  (3 results)
            16    'That I did trust him, that I was betrayed
            54    Within was stone. They wept, unhappy boys,
            68    Take back what once was yours.' I swallowed down

  7. The Descent of Odin. An Ode  (2 results)
            19    Where long of yore to sleep was laid
              P    [steed] Sleipner was the Horse of Odin, wch had eight legs.

  8. The Fatal Sisters. An Ode  (2 results)
              P    who was then making war on his father-in-law Brian, King of
              P    Sictryg was in danger of a total defeat; but the enemy had a

  9. [Hymn to Ignorance. A Fragment]  (2 results)
            30    And all was Ignorance, and all was Night.

  10. [Imitated] From Propertius. Lib: 2: Eleg: 1.  (1 result)
          108    He lived while she was kind, and, when she frowned, he died.

  11. Imitated from Propertius, Lib: 3: Eleg: 5:  (1 result)
              1    Love, gentle power, to peace was e'er a friend:

  12. [Lines Spoken by the Ghost of John Dennis at the Devil Tavern]  (1 result)
            38    Believe that never was so faithful found

  13. [Ode on the Pleasure Arising from Vicissitude]  (1 result)
            19    Mute was the music of the air,

  14. Ode to Adversity  (1 result)
            15    What sorrow was, thou bad'st her know,

  15. [Sketch of his Own Character]  (1 result)
              3    Could love and could hate, so was thought somewhat odd;

  16. [Tophet]  (1 result)
              1    Such Tophet was; so looked the grinning fiend

  17. [Translation] From Tasso [Gerusalemme Liberata] Canto 14, Stanza 32-9.  (1 result)
            55    The Po was there to see, Danubius' bed,

  18. The Triumphs of Owen. A Fragment  (1 result)
              P    North-Wales, A. D. 1120. This battle was fought near forty

  19. William Shakespeare to Mrs Anne, Regular Servant to the Revd Mr Precentor of York  (1 result)
            10    Was fashioned fair in meek and dovelike guise;

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