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" ... face of heaven, which, from afar, Comes down upon the waters ; all its hues, From the rich sunset to the rising star, Their magical variety diffuse : And now they change ; a paler shadow strews Its mantle o'er the mountains ; parting day Dies like... "
COMPARATIVE PSHYCHOLOGY AND UNIVERSAL ANALOGY - Page 104
by M. EDGEWORTH LAZARUS, M.D. - 1851
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The Indicator: A Literary Periodical Conducted by Students of ..., Volumes 1-3

1848
..."poet-peer." "A paler shadow strews Its mantle o'er the mountains ; parting dayDies like the dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new color as it gasps away, The latt still loveliest— till— 'tis gone— and all is gray." RALPH. 80 STRIFB. [August, STRIFE. 0...
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An Essay on Elocution: with Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1850 - 294 pages
...mantle o'er the mountains; parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new colour as it gasps away, The last still loveliest, till — 'tis gone, and all ii gray. ROME. OH Rome ! my country ! city of the soul ! The orphans of the heart must turn to these,...
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The Old Red Sandstone: Or, New Walks in an Old Field

Hugh Miller - Geology - 1851 - 264 pages
...minutely the sailor poet must have observed. Byron tells us how " Parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new color, as it gasps away,...last still loveliest, till — tis gone, and all is gray." Falconer, in anticipating, reversed the simile. The huge animal, struck by the " unerring barb...
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The Young Ladies' Reader: Containing Rules, Observations, and Exercises and ...

William Draper Swan - Readers - 1851 - 428 pages
...change ; a paler shadow strews Its mantle o'er the mountains ; parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new color as it gasps away,...last still loveliest, till — 'tis gone — and all La gray. LESSON LXXXIV. Approach of Age. CBABBE. Six years had passed, and forty ere the six, When...
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Cooper's Novels, Volume 5

James Fenimore Cooper - 1852
...mantle o'er the mountains; parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new colour as it gasps away, The last still loveliest, till — 'tis gone — and all is grey." Childe Harold. THE charms of the Tyrrhenian Sea have been sung since the days of Homer. That...
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Discourses on Various Subjects: Read Before Literary and Philosophical Societies

Samuel Bailey - Calendar reform - 1852 - 276 pages
...mantle o'er the mountains ; parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new colour as it gasps away, The last still loveliest, 'till — 'tis gone — and all is gray"* The comparison here is quite equal in point of ingenuity to that in Hudibras, but it strikes...
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Love Vs. Marriage, Volume 1

M. Edgeworth Lazarus - Love - 1852 - 12 pages
...it appeared suspended upon the tremulous waves of a sea of fire. Meanwhile, the parting day, " Died like the dolphin, which each pang imbues With a new color, as it passed away ; The last still loveliest, till 'tis gone, and all is gray." And this glowing scenery...
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THE WING-AND-WING;

A CALE. - 1853
...change : a paler shadow strews Its mantle o'er the mountains ; parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new color as it gasps away,...last still loveliest, till— 'tis gone— and all is grey." CHILDK HAROLD. THE charms of the Tyrrhenian Sea have been sung since the days of Homer. That...
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Deacon Giles's Distillery: And Other Miscellanies

George Barrell Cheever - Temperance - 1853 - 383 pages
...change ; a paler shadow strews Its mantle o'er the mountains ; parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new color as it gasps away, The last still loveliest, till 't is gone — and all is gray. Combined with the beauty of this scene, you have, in returning from...
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The Poetry of the Sentiments

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - English poetry - 1853 - 320 pages
...mantle o'er the mountains ; parting day Dies like the Dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new colour as it gasps away, The last still loveliest till — 'tis gone — and all is gray. FLORIZEL'S PRAISE OF PERDITA. J!Y SHAKESl'EAH. WHAT you do Still betters what is done. When you...
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