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" A damsel with a dulcimer In a vision once I saw: It was an Abyssinian maid, And on her dulcimer she play'd Singing of Mount Abora. "
Journal of the conversations of lord Byron ... in the years 1821 and 1822 - Page 262
by Thomas Medwin - 1824
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Contest for Cultural Authority: Hazlitt, Coleridge, and the Distresses of ...

Robert Keith Lapp - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 205 pages
...England. It is not a poem, but a musical composition. "A damsel with a dulcimer In a vision once I saw: It was an Abyssinian maid, And on her dulcimer she play'd, Singing of Mount Abora." We could repeat these lines to ourselves not the less often for not knowing the meaning of them. (19:...
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Poetry: The Basics

Jeffrey Wainwright - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 223 pages
...it changes once more with another memorable image: A damsel with a dulcimer In a vision once I saw: It was an Abyssinian maid, And on her dulcimer she play'd, Singing of Mount Abora. With the dulcet connotations of the instrument the lines speak of a wondrous softness and ease. Now...
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New Writings of William Hazlitt

Duncan Wu - Literary Collections - 2007 - 672 pages
...most irritable of critics to a state of inaction. A damsel with a dulcimer In a vision once I saw: It was an Abyssinian maid And on her dulcimer she play'd, Singing of Mount Abora. Could I revive within me Her symphony and song, To such a deep delight 'twould win That with music...
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Lyrical Forms in English

...caves of ice! SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE and T. HOOD A damsel with a dulcimer In a vision once I saw: It was an Abyssinian maid, And on her dulcimer she play'd, Singing of Mount Abora. Could I revive within me Her symphony and song, To such a deep delight 'twould win me, That with music...
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Poems for Pleasure

...rare device, A sunny pleasure-dome with caves of ice! A damsel with a dulcimer In a vision once I saw: It was an Abyssinian maid, And on her dulcimer she play'd, Singing of Mount Abora. Could I revive within me Her symphony and song, To such a deep delight 'twould win me That with music...
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A Second Book of English Poetry

...device, A sunny pleasure-dome with caves of ice ! A damsel with a dulcimer In a vision once I saw : It was an Abyssinian maid, And on her dulcimer she play'd, Singing of Mount Abora. Could I revive within me Her symphony and song, To such a deep delight 'twould win me That with music...
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The Bombay University Calendar, Volume 2

University of Bombay - 1906
...within, around, Deep sacristy and altar's pale j (i) A damsel with a dulcimer In a vision once I saw : It was an Abyssinian maid, And on her dulcimer she play'd. Singing of Mount Abora. (c) Chillón ! thy prison is a holy place And thy sad floor an altar, (d) I made a garland for her...
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