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" Who hath not proved how feebly words essay To fix one spark of Beauty's heavenly ray? Who doth not feel, until his failing sight Faints into dimness with its own delight, His changing cheek, his sinking heart confess The might — the majesty of Loveliness... "
THE DUBLIN PENNY JOURNAL - Page 286
by Philip Dixon Hardy - 1836
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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volume 5

James Comper Gray - 1879
...public morality, their very pleasures are likely to become poisoned fountains." — Oroüle Dewey. "Who hath not proved how feebly words essay to fix one spark of beauty's heavenly ray ? Who doth not feel, until his failing sight faints into dimness with its own deliglit, his changing...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1880 - 1065 pages
...haunt, I have observed, The air is delicate. MacbtOt. Act i. Sc. 6. SHAKT-SPEAKF PERSONAL APPEARANCE. any heart now share in my emotion ! Alas ! I have лог hope nor health, Nor pe ray ? Who doth not feel, until his failing sight Faints into dimness with its own delight, His changing...
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The Adventures of an Atom: It's Autobiography, by Itself

Angelo - Great Britain - 1880 - 416 pages
...hope, a fervent faith, a belief of heaven on earth. Byron's description of "Beauty" is very fine: — "Who hath not proved how feebly words essay To fix one spark of Beauty's heavenly ray? Who doth not feel, until his failing sight Faints into dimness with its own delight, His changing...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1881 - 715 pages
...away, and know not why, Dazzled and drunk with beauty, till the heart Reels with its fulness Byron. Who hath not proved how feebly words essay To fix one 'spark of beauty's heavenly ray ? Who doth not feel, until his failing sight Faints into dimness with its own delight, His changing...
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The poetical works of lord Byron. Repr. with life, notes &c. 'Albion' ed

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1881
...above, Was she— the daughter of that rude old Chief, Who met the maid with tears — but not of grief. ray ? Who doth not feel, until his failing sight Faints into dimness with its own delight, His changing...
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Fair Words about Fair Woman

Oliver Bell Bunce - Women in literature - 1883 - 320 pages
...Was she — the daughter of that rude old chief, Who met the maid with tears — but not of grief. Who hath not proved how feebly words essay To fix one spark of beauty's heavenly ray ? Who doth not feel, until his failing sight Faints into dimness with its own delight, His changing...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1883 - 761 pages
...beauty's cheek, Nor feel the heart can never all grow old? 350 Byron : Ch. Harold. Canto Hi. St. 11. Who hath not proved how feebly words essay To fix one spark of beauty's heavenly ray? Who doth not f eel , until his failing sight Faints into dimness with its own delight, His changing...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...Where the virgins are soft as the roses they twine, And all, save the spirit of man, is divine ? Ibid. Who hath not proved how feebly words essay To fix one spark of Beauty's heavenly ray ? Who doth not feel, until his failing sight Faints into dimness with its own delight, His changing...
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The Complete Poetical and Dramatic Works of Lord Byron: With a Comprehensive ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1883 - 662 pages
...love; Was she—the daughter of the rude old Chief, Who met the maid with tears—but not of grief. n Byron ray 'f Who doth not feel, until his failing sight Faints into dimness with its own delight, His changing...
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A Father's Curse ; And, A Daughter's Sacrifice

Anna Eliza Bray, Mrs. Bray (Anna Eliza) - 1884 - 300 pages
...tended and cultivated, in which she worked herself, and which was called Betsy's garden. CHAPTER XIII. Who hath not proved how feebly words essay To fix one spark of beauty's heavenly ray ? Who doth not feel, until his failing sight Faints into dimness with its own delight, His changing...
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