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" Beyond the shadow of the ship, I watched the water-snakes : They moved in tracks of shining white, And when they reared, the elfish light Fell off in hoary flakes. Within the shadow of the ship I watched their rich attire; Blue, glossy green, and velvet... "
Spirit of the English Magazines - Page 113
1828
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1849 - 546 pages
...lay. The charmed water burnt alway A still and awful red. Beyond the shadow Úl" the ship I watch'd the water-snakes : They moved in tracks of shining white, And when they rcar'd, the elfish light Fell off in hoary flakes. Within the shadow of the ship I watch'd their rich...
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Chambers's Papers for the People, Volume 6

Arts - 1850
...animals sporting on the wave. Coleridge well describes this phenomenon in his ' Ancient Mariner :' ' Beyond the shadow of the ship I watched the water-snakes...off in hoary flakes. Within the shadow of the ship I watched their rich attire : Blue, glossy-green, and velvet-black, They coiled and swam ; and every...
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Chambers's papers for the people, Parts 7-12

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1850
...animals sporting on the wave. Coleridge well describes this phenomenon in his ' Ancient Marnaer :' ' Beyond the shadow of the ship I watched the water-snakes...off in hoary flakes. Within the shadow of the ship I watched their rich attire : Blue, glossy-green, and velvet-black, They coiled and swam ; and every...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1850 - 760 pages
...TiT"^'!**™! They moved in tracks of shining tune of the creel white, """• And when they rear'd, ll around, Then eyed our cottage, I watch'd their rich attire; Blue, glossy green..and velvet black, They coil'd and swam; and every...
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The Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction, Volume 3

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1853
...creature's path." To this the words of Coleridge may well be applied : — " I watched the water snakes ; They moved in tracks of shining white, And when they...reared, the elfish light Fell off in hoary flakes. * * * ╗ And every track Was a flash of golden fire." In this genera, too, is included the matchless...
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Prose and Verse

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1853 - 546 pages
...the ship I watch'd the water-snakes : They moved in tracks of shining white, And when they rear'd, . whose education and rank admit him to the mansion of the rich land-holde watch'd their rich attire : Blue, glossy green, and velvet black They coil'd and swam ; and every track...
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Romance of Travel: From Brest to the Isle of Bourbon, Brazil, &c

Melchior Yvan - Voyages and travels - 1854 - 1 pages
...spread ; But where the ship's huge shadow lay, The charmed water burnt alway A still and awful red. Beyond the shadow of the ship *, I watched the water-snakes...off in hoary flakes. Within the shadow of the ship I watched their rich attire ; Blue, glossy green, and velvet black, They coiled and swam : and every...
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The Boy's Second Help to Reading: A Selection of Choice Passages from ...

Theodore Alors W. Buckley - Children's literature, English - 1854 - 312 pages
...Beyond the shadow of the ship I watched the water-snakes ; THE EHr&DB OF THE ANCIENT MAEI1TEE. 173 They moved in tracks of shining white, And when they...off in hoary flakes. Within the shadow of the ship I watched their rich attire: Blue, glossy green, and velvet black, They coiled and swam ; and every...
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The sea-side book; an introduction to the natural history of the British ...

William Henry Harvey - 1854
...notion of their singular beauty : — " Beyond the shadow of the ship I watched the water snakes : They moved in tracks of shining white, And when they reared, the elfish light Fell off in hoary Hakes. " Within the shadow of the ship I watched their rich attire : Blue, glossy-green, and velvet...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

Poetry - 1854 - 430 pages
...c/t'he'moon I watched the water-snakes ; e'h'Sod'-e' They moved in tracks of shining white, the"™""' And when they reared, the elfish light "''"' Fell off in hoary flakes. Within the shadow of the ship I watched their rich attire ; Blue, glossy green, and velvet black, They coiled and swam , and every...
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