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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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Gems of national poetry. Compiled and ed. by mrs. Valentine

Laura Valentine - 1880
...in the power of her might, [to light. And turning the clouds as they pass her Look to the waters I asleep on their breast, Seems not the ship like an...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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Gems from the English Poets: Chaucer to Tennyson ; with Biographical Notices ...

English poets - English poetry - 1889 - 503 pages
...! 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 ! Who — as she smiles in the silvery light, Spreading her wings on the bosom...
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Paisley Poets: With Brief Memoirs of Them, and Selections from ..., Volume 1

English poetry - 1889
...pageant sweeps by, Music around her, and sunshine on high — 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...
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Paisley Poets: With Brief Memoirs of Them, and Selections from ..., Volume 1

English poetry - 1889
...glow, O, there be hearts that are breaking below? Night on the waves ! and the moon is on high, Hunp, like a gem, on the brow of the sky ; Treading its...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 Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 13

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...! Bright as the visions of youth, ere they part, Passing away, like a dream of the heart ! Who—as the beautiful pageant sweeps by, Music around her,...rest ? Bright and alone on the shadowy main, Like a heart-cl.erished home on some desolate plain ! Who—as she smiles in the silvery light, Spreading...
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Gems of Genius in Poetry and Art: From the Kings and Queens of Thought : and ...

Frederick Saunders, Minnie K. Davis - American poetry - 1888 - 743 pages
...on the waves ! and the moon is on high, Hung like a gem-on the brow of the sky, Treading its deaths 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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The Sea's Anthology: From the Earliest Times Down to the Middle of the ...

John Edward Patterson - English poetry - 1913 - 383 pages
...clouds ; And the sailor sings gaily aloft in the shrouds : Onward she glides amidst ripple and sprayOver the waters, away and away ! Bright as the visions...rest? Bright and alone on the shadowy main, Like a heart cherished home on some desolate plain ! Alone on the deep, as the moon in the sky, A phantom...
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Keats to Morris

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876
...clouds, And the sailor sings gayly, aloft in the shrouds ! Onward she glides, amid ripple and spray, Orer arp-smitten with the dint of armed heels — And on...Beneath them ; and descending they were 'ware That some desolate plain ! Who — as she smiles in the silvery light, Spreading her wings on the bosom...
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Victorian Poetry, Selected and Arranged

1879
...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...rest? Bright and alone on the shadowy main , Like a heart-cherished-home on some desolate plain! Who — as she smiles in her silvery light, Spreading...
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