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" ... spirits, an elasticity of frame, which render mere existence happiness. But when moonlight is added to all this, the effect is like enchantment. Under its plastic sway the Alhambra seems to regain its pristine glories. Every rent and chasm of time;... "
Entwickelungsphysiologie der Tiere - Page 425
by Hans Driesch - 1860
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The Alhambra: Being a Brief Record of the Arabian Conquest of the Peninsula ...

Albert Frederick Calvert - Architecture, Islamic - 1906 - 464 pages
...existence enjoyment. The effect of moonlight, too, on the Alhambra, has something like enchantment. Every rent and chasm of time, every mouldering tint and weather-stain disappears ; the marble 8 resumes its original whiteness ; the long colonnades brighten in the moonbeams; the halls are illuminated...
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American Literature Through Illustrative Readings

Sarah Emma Simons - American literature - 1915 - 463 pages
...its pristine glories. Every rent and chasm of time; every mouldering tint and weatherstain is gone; the marble resumes its original whiteness; the long...the halls are illuminated with a softened radiance, — we tread the enchanted palace of an Arabian tale ! airy pavilion of the queen's toilet . . . which,...
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The Home and Country Readers: Book one-[four], Book 4

Mary Augusta Laselle - Readers - 1918
...too, on the Alhambra has something like enchantment. Every rent and chasm of time, every moldering tint and weather-stain disappears ; the marble resumes...moonbeams ; the halls are illuminated with a softened raoUance, until the whole edifice reminds one of the enchanted palace of an Arabian tale. At such time...
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Bracebridge Hall ; Tales of a Traveller ; The Alhambra

Washington Irving - Literary Collections - 1991 - 1104 pages
...its pristine glories. Every rent and chasm of time, every mouldering tint and weather-stain is gone; the marble resumes its original whiteness; the long...moonbeams; the halls are illuminated with a softened radiance—we tread the enchanted palace of an Arabian tale! What a delight, at such a time, to ascend...
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Geography of the Gaze: Urban and Rural Vision in Early Modern Europe

Renzo Dubbini - Art - 2002 - 251 pages
...its pristine glories. Every rent and chasm of time, every mouldering tint and weather-stain is gone; the marble resumes its original whiteness; the long...the halls are illuminated with a softened radiance." By the light of day Irving surveys the landscape from the upper rooms of the Alhambra, identifying...
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