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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 Southern Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

Australian periodicals - 1864
...watched the water-snakes : She moved on tracks of shining white. And, when they reared, the elvish 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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The Progressive English reading books, Volume 4

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1866
...nowhere did abide : Softly she was going up, And a star or two beside Beyond the shadow of the ship, 1 watched the water-snakes : They moved in tracks of...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 Emergence of Romanticism

Nicholas V. Riasanovsky - History - 1995
...silent sky, And tell the stars, and tell yon rising sun Earth, with her thousand voices, praises God.42 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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Imagining the Pacific: In the Wake of the Cook Voyages

Bernard Smith - Art - 1992 - 262 pages
...all possible haste to fly from the danger.90 Forster's account should be compared with the stanza: Beyond the shadow of the ship, I watched the water-snakes:...reared, the elfish light Fell off in hoary flakes. Forster's graphic description compares well with the descriptions from Bourzes91 and from Cook's third...
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Poetry Then and Now: Approaches to Pre-twentieth Century Poetry

Sheila Hales - English poetry - 1994 - 160 pages
...joy did grin, And all at once their breath drew in, As they were drinking all. Poetry Then and Now 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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Coleridge and Textual Instability: The Multiple Versions of the Major Poems

Jack Stillinger - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 272 pages
...load] cloud 1817u (corrected to load in 1817c and by hand in 1817 Copies A, B, C, E, F, H, J, L, M) 275 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, 280 They coiled and swam; and every...
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Coleridge's Submerged Politics: The Ancient Mariner and Robinson Crusoe

Patrick J. Keane - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 419 pages
...111*1 fillip I watch'd the water-snakes: They mov'd in tracks of shining white: And when they rear'd, the elfish light Fell off in hoary flakes. Within the shadow of the ship I watch'd their rich attire: Blue, glossy green, and velvet black They coil'd and swam; and every track...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...alway A still and awful red, By the light of the Moon he beholdeth God's creatures of the great calm. 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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Between Pets and People: The Importance of Animal Companionship

Alan M. Beck, Aaron Honori Katcher - Medical - 1996 - 316 pages
...in the water about his ship, love for the beauty of animals he would never touch or tend in any way. 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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Poets Teaching Poets: Self and the World

Gregory Orr, Ellen Bryant Voigt - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 282 pages
...visibly into his ship's own shadow, the upside-down redemptive vision of Coleridge's mariner takes shape: 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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