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" Music around her, and sunshine on high — Pauses to think, amid glitter and glow, Oh ! there be hearts that are breaking, below ! Night on the waves ! — and the moon is on high, Hung, like a gem, on the brow of the sky ; Treading its depths, in the... "
The Poetical Sketch-book: Including a Third Edition of Australia - Page 9
by Thomas Kibble Hervey - 1829 - 286 pages
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The moral and intellectual school book

William Martin - Readers - 18?? - 348 pages
...pageant sweeps by, Music around her, and sunshine on high — Pauses to think, amid glitter and show, Oh ! there be hearts that are breaking below ! Night...rest ? Bright and alone on the shadowy main, Like a heart cherish'd home on some desolate plain ! Who, as she smiles in the silvery light, Spreading her...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1838
...And turning the clouds, as they pass her, to light ! Look to the waters, — asleep on their hreast, Seems not the ship like an island of rest ? Bright...on the shadowy main, Like a heart-cherished home on some desolate plain ! Who — as she smiles in the silvery light, Spreading her wings on the bosom...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1838
...And turning the clouds, as they pass her, to light Look to the waters, — asleep on their hreast, Seems not the ship like an island of rest ? Bright...on the shadowy main, Like a heart-cherished home on some desolate plain ! Who — as she smiles in the silvery light. Spreading her wings on the hosom...
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The juvenaile poetical library; selected from the works of modern British ...

Priscilla Maden Watts - 1839
...anticipations vain ! Age ! view their frolics — and be young again. THE CONVICT SHIP. BY IK HERVEY. MORN on the waters ! and purple and bright, Bursts...on the shadowy main, Like a heart-cherished home on some desolate plain ; Who — as she smiles in the silvery light, Spreading her wings on the bosom...
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Culled Flowers

M. S. - English poetry - 1839 - 175 pages
...on the waves ! and the moon is on high, Hung like a gem on the brow of the sky, Treading its steps, in the power of her might, And turning the clouds,...on the shadowy main, Like a heart-cherished home on some desolate plain ! Who as she smiles in the silvery light, Spreading her wings on the bosom of night,...
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Waking Dreams

English poetry - 1839 - 270 pages
...For this account of Sir John De Courcy, see Doctor Hanmer's " Chronicles of Ireland." THE COMET. " Look to the waters ! asleep on their breast, Seems...on the shadowy main, Like a heart-cherished home on some desolate plain. Who deems that he watches afloat on the wave The death-bed of hope, or the young...
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Waking dreams, by C.M.J.

C M. J - Poetry (English) - 1839 - 270 pages
..." I balance thy rude words against The service thou'st done mee." THE COMET. " Look to the waters 1 asleep on their breast, Seems not the ship like an...on the shadowy main, Like a heart-cherished home on some desolate plain. Who deems that he watches afloat on the wave The death-bed of hope, or the young...
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The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Nineteenth Century

Lyre - English poetry - 1841 - 344 pages
...golden- edged clouds, And the sailor sings gaily aloft in the shrouds : THE CONVICT SHIP. 20l Onward she glides, amid ripple and spray, Over the waters,...on the shadowy main, Like a heart-cherished home on some desolate plain ! Who — as she smiles in the silvery light, Spreading her wings on the bosom...
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The First-class Reader

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Readers (Elementary) - 1841 - 276 pages
...Treading its depths in the power of her might, And turning the clouds, ns they pass her, to light! I-ook to the waters! — asleep on their breast, Seems not...on the shadowy main, Like a heart-cherished home on some desolate plain! Who — as she smiles in the silvery light, Spreading her wings on the bosom of...
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The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Nineteenth Century

Lyre - English poetry - 1841 - 344 pages
...light ! Look to the waters ! — asleep on their breast, Seems not the ship like an island of restl Bright and alone on the shadowy main, Like a heart-cherished home on some desolate plain ! Who — as she smiles in the silvery light, Spreading her wings on the bosom...
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