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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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A Memoir of S. S. Prentiss, Volume 1

George Lewis Prentiss - Lawyers - 1861
...us those beautiful lines from Byron about " parting day."* * Parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang imbues, With a new color, as it gasps away, The last still 'iveliest, till — 'tis gone — and all is gray. —CMlde ffarold, canto IV, itanza 2. Well, at...
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The Autobiography of a Stage-coachman, Volume 1

Thomas Cross - Coach drivers - 1861
...nicety of the simile : — "Parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang embuea With a new colour, as it gasps away The last still loveliest — till 'tis gone, and all is gray." YARNS 77 At the captain's and ward-room officer's tables I listened with eager attention when...
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The Works of John Ruskin: Modern painters, v.1-5

John Ruskin - 1889
...evening color farther certifies the hues of Dante's twilight, — it " Dies like the dolphin, when it gasps away — The last still loveliest ; till 'tis gone, and all is grey. " 12. Let not, however, the reader confuse the use of brown, as an expression of a natural...
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Travel: A Series of Narratives of Personal Visits to Places ..., Issues 1-60

William Maccrillis Griswold - 1890
...— " 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 gray." WHB 'From the St. James Magazine (abridged), September, 1865. THE ENGLISH LAKES,1 1. We have...
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Echoes of Life: Or, Beautiful Gems of Poetry & Song. A Choice Collection of ...

Mrs. Grace Townsend - English poetry - 1890 - 557 pages
...shadow strews Its mantle o'er the mountains; parting t!.-.y Dies like the dolphin, whom each par.y imbues With a new color as it gasps away, The last still loveliest, till 'tis gone — and all is gray. Sunset. IF solitude hath ever led thy steps To the wild ocean's echoing shore, And thou hast...
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Echoes of Life Or, Beautiful Gems of Poetry and Song: A Choice Collection of ...

Grace Townsend - English poetry - 1891 - 556 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 is gray. 270 271 Sunset. IF solitude hath ever led thy steps To the wild ocean's echoing shore, And thou...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: With Memoir and the Original Explanatory ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1891 - 720 pages
...mantle o'er the mountains ; parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new colour e *0 *0 4*0 grey. XXX. ^i 1 There is a tomb in Arqua ; — rear'd in air, "V -). iPillar'd in their sarcophagus,...
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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

Quotations, English - 1891 - 527 pages
...mantle o'er the mountains; parting day Dies like a dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new colour as it gasps away The last still loveliest 'till — 'tis gone— and all is grey. Byron. Fairest of all that earth beholds, the hues That live among the clouds, and flush the...
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Living Thoughts in Words that Burn, from Poet, Sage and Humorist

Charles F. Beezley - Literature - 1891 - 382 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. GOING HOME. JOHN CRAWFORD WILSON. " I must go Home to-day ! " A golden beam Of dazzling sunlight...
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The Complete Works of John Ruskin, Volume 22

John Ruskin - 1891
...evening color farther certifies the hues of Dante's twilight, — it " Dies like the dolphin, when it gasps away — The last still loveliest ; till 'tis gone, and all is gray." 12. Let not, however, the reader confuse the use of brown, as an expression of a natural...
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