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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 Book of Gems: The eighteenth and nineteenth century. Wordsworth to Tennyson

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1868
...gem, on the brow of the sky ; Treading its depths, in the power of her might, And tnrning the clonds, as they pass her, to light. Look to the waters, —...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...
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Readings from the Best Authors

Archibald Hamilton Bryce - English literature - 1869
...! she looks up to the golden-edged clouds, And the sailor sings gaily aloft in her shrouds; 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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Willson's Intermediate Fifth Reader: On the Original Plan of the School and ...

Marcius Willson - Readers and speakers - 1870 - 372 pages
...light. Look to the waters ! asleep on their breast, Seems not the ship like an island at rest'3 ? — Bright" and alone" on the shadowy main, Like a heart-cherished home on some desolate plain'1 ? 4. Who — as she smiles in the silvery light, - *'&;• Spreading her wings...
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The child's book of song and praise

Child - 1871
...aloft in the shrouds : Onward she glides, amid ripple and spray, Over the waters — away, and awray ! Bright as the visions of youth, ere they part, Passing...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, THE CONVICT...
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The Book of Oratory: Compiled for the Use of Colleges, Academies, and the ...

Mother Angela Gillespie, Member of the Order of the Holy Cross - Elocution - 1871 - 648 pages
...think, amid glitter and glow, Oh! there are hearts that are breaking below 1 3. Night on the waves I — and the moon is on high, Hung, like a gem, on the...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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Gems of poetry for those we love

Gems - 1871
...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,...rest ? Bright and alone on the shadowy main, Like a heart-cherish'd home on some desolate plain ! Who— as she smiles on the silvery light, Spreading...
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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

Asahel Clark Kendrick - English poetry - 1871 - 449 pages
...is on high, Hung like a gem on the brow of the sky ; Treading its depths in the power of her might, Turning the clouds as they pass her to light. —...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 School Reader: Designed as a Sequel to Sanders' Fourth Reader .... Fifth ...

Charles Walton Sanders - 1859
...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 I 4. Who,—as she smiles in the silvery light, Spreading her wings on the bosom...
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The Harp of Renfrewshire: A Collection of Songs and Other Poetical ..., Volume 2

English poetry - 1873 - 454 pages
...light ! Look to the waters ! — 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 home on some desolate plain ! Who — as she smiles in the silvery light, Spreading her wings on the bosom...
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The Sixth Reader of the United States Series: Embracing, in Brief, the ...

Marcius Willson - Indiana - 1872 - 372 pages
...light. Look to the waters ! asleep on their breast, Seems not the ship like an island at rest'3 ? — Bright" and alone" on the shadowy main, Like a heart-cherished home on some desolate plain'1 ? 4. Who — as she smiles in the silvery light, Spreading her wings on the bosom...
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