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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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Red-letter Poems by English Men and Women

English poetry - 1885 - 648 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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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: With Memoir and the Original Explanatory ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1891 - 720 pages
...above, Was she— the daughter of thut 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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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

Quotations, English - 1891 - 527 pages
...heaven's unspeakable and holy joy, Where all perfectiou makes the sum of bliss. Mrs. Hale. MAJESTY OF. Who hath not proved how feebly words essay, To fix one spark of beauty's heavenly ray? Who doth not feel, until bis failing sight Faints into dimness with its own delight, Uis changing...
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Oak openings. Satanstoe. Mercedes of Castile

James Fenimore Cooper - American fiction - 1892
...belongs rather to general liistory than to the particular and private incidents of our tale. CHAPTER V. " Who hath not proved how feebly words essay To fix one spark of beimty's heavenly ray ? Who doth not feel, until his failing .sight Faints into dimness with Its own...
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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...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 n; ; Who doth not feel, until his failing sight Faints into dimness with its own delight, His changing...
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The Cyclopedia of Oratory: A Handbook of Authorities on Oratory as an Art ...

W. V. Byars - 1901 - 557 pages
...bright, That birds would sing, and think it were not night. — Shakespeare: * Romeo and Juliet, 'Act II. 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 Handbook of Oratory: A Cyclopedia of Authorities on Oratory as an Art ...

William Vincent Byars - Oratory - 1901 - 533 pages
...That birds would sing, and think it were not night. — Shakespeare: • Romeo and Juliet, • Act II. 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 Paints into dimness with its own delight, His changing...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

Quotations - 1903 - 1158 pages
...Where the virgins are soft as the roses they twine, And all save the spirit of man is divine ? nod, Who hath not proved how feebly words essay To fix one spark of beanty's heavenly ray ? Who doth not feel, until his failing sight Faints into dimness with its own...
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Guide to New Zealand: The Most Wonderful Scenic Paradise in the World. The ...

C. N. Baeyertz - New Zealand - 1903 - 160 pages
..."words that burn," he is painfully conscious of the truth of Byron's lines from the Uride of Abydos : Who hath not proved how feebly words essay To fix one spark of beauty's heavenly ray ? Fully recognising the impotence of mere words to convey any idea of the splendid magnificence...
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British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Selections from Wordsworth ...

Curtis Hidden Page - English poetry - 1904 - 923 pages
...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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