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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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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...light ! Look to the waters ! — asleep on their breast, Seems not the ship like an island of rest 1 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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Playtime with the poets: a selection of the best English poetry for the use ...

Playtime - 1863
...! she looks up to the golden-edged clouds, And the sailor sings gaily aloft in the shrouds : Onward she glides, amid ripple and -spray, Over the waters...on the shadowy main, Like a heart-cherished home on some desolate plain ! THE CONVICT SHIP. 177 Who — as she smiles in the silvery light, Spreading her...
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The School Reader: Designed as a Sequel to Sanders' Fourth Reader : Part ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers (Secondary) - 1864 - 456 pages
...Treading its depths in the power of her might, And turning the clouds, as they pass her, to light I Look to the waters ! — asleep on their breast, Seems...on the shadowy main, Like a heart-cherished home on some desolate plain I 4. Who, — as she smiles in the silvery light, Spreading her wings on the bosom...
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The Poems of Thomas Kibble Hervey

Thomas Kibble Hervey - 1866 - 437 pages
...too warm and wild ! Thy lightest thoughts and wishes wore Pauses to think, amid glitter and glow, O, there be hearts that are breaking, below! Night on...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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Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter, Volume 7

Penny readings - 1866
...Night on the waves ! — and the moon is on high, Hung like a gem on the brow of the sky, Treading in depths, in the power of her might, And turning the...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 School Reader: Fifth Book : Designed as a Sequel to Sanders' Fourth ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers - 1866 - 456 pages
...power of her might, And turning the clouds, as they pass her, to light! Look to the waters!—asleep on their breast, Seems not the ship like an island...on the shadowy main, Like a heart-cherished home on some desolate plain f 4. Who,—as she smiles in the silvery light, Spreading her wings on the bosom...
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Words from the poets. Selected [by C.M. Vaughan] for the use of parochial ...

Words - 1866
...to light ! Look to the waters ! asleep on their breast, Seems not the ship like an island of rest 1 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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The National quarterly review, ed. by E.I. Sears, Volume 14

Edward Isidore Sears - 1867
...the power of her might, And turning the clouds, as they pass her, to light I Look to the waters 1 — asleep on their breast, Seems not the ship like an...the shadowy main, . Like a heart-cherished home on some desolate plain I Who — as she smiles in the silvery light, Spreading her wings on the bosom...
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Gems of English poetry from Chaucer to the present times, selected and ...

Mary Anne Marzials - English poetry - 1867 - 295 pages
...power of her might, And turning the clouds as they pass her to light! Look to the waters!—asleep on their breast, Seems not the ship like an island of rest t Bright and alone on the shadowy main, Like a heart-cherish'd home on some desolate plain ! Who—as...
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The National Quarterly Review, Volume 14

Edward Isidore Sears, David Allyn Gorton, Charles H. Woodman - 1867
...power of her migbt, And turning the clouds, as they pass her, to light I Look to the waters l—asleep on their breast, Seems not the ship like an island of rest f Bright and alone on the shadowy main, Like a heart-cherished bome on some desolate plain I Who—as...
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