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" Fill'd with the face of heaven, which, from afar Comes down upon the waters, all its hues, From the rich sunset to the rising star, Their magical variety diffuse ; And now they change ; a paler shadow strews Its mantle o'er the mountains; parting day... "
Beauties of the Country: Or, Descriptions of Rural Customs, Objects, Scenery ... - Page 283
by Thomas Miller - 1837 - 425 pages
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The Works of Lord Byron: With an Introduction and Bibliography

George Gordon Byron - Poetry - 1994 - 860 pages
...glass'd within it glows, xxrx. Fill'd with the face of heaven, which, from afar, Comes down upon the lory of their line. CXLVni. He went to mosque in etate, and said his prayers tUl— 'tis gone — and all is gray. XXX. There is a tomb in Arqua ; — rear'd in air, Pillar'd in...
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1996 - 830 pages
...glows, Fill'd with the face of heaven, which, from afar, Comes down upon the waters; all its hues, 255 From the rich sunset to the rising star, Their magical variety diffuse: XXIX And now they change; a paler shadow strews Its mantle o'er the mountains; parting day Dies like...
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The Wing-and-Wing

James Fenimore Cooper - Fiction - 1998 - 470 pages
...down upon the waters; all its hues, From the eich sunset to the rising star, Their mngical oarieiy diffuse; And now they change; a paler shadow strews Its mantle o'er the mountains; parting day Dies tike the dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new color as it gasps away, The last still looetiest,...
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Venetian Views, Venetian Blinds: English Fantasies of Venice

Manfred Pfister, Barbara Schaff - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 255 pages
...earth: "the icy earth/Swung blind and blackening in the moonless air" (Byron 1980-1993, vol. 4, 40)1' 1 parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang...still loveliest, till - 'tis gone - and all is gray. (IV, 29) 3. "Cette Palmyre de la mer" The fata morgana-\iAat quality of Venice rising like an exotic...
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Fish, the Basics: An Illustrated Guide to Selecting and Cooking Fresh Seafood

Shirley King - Cooking - 1999 - 383 pages
...however, as they die: Their skin turns a silvery gray the longer they are out of water. Lord Byron wrote: Parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang...still loveliest, till — 'tis gone — and all is grey The bodies of dolphinfish are very compressed, and the males have high foreheads. l HI content...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 672 pages
...the mischievous gargoyle (imitative base garg; whence also gargle and gurgle), imbricate. Seeandho. Parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang...last still loveliest, till 'tis gone and all is gray. -Byron, Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, iv om(s): shoulder. Gk omos. omodynia. omoplate, omophore: in Hindu,...
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The Past, the Present, and the Future

Henry C. Carey - 2001 - 477 pages
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Wordsworth Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - Reference - 2001 - 1180 pages
...MASTERS. Dolphin. Cp. DAUPHIN. The dolphin is noted for its changes of colour when taken out of the water. Parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang Imbues With a new colour as It gaaps away. The last still loveliest. liyrtm : Child, ПагоЫ, iv, 29. In mediaeval art, it symbolizes...
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