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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 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 - 636 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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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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Peace,War and Friendships

Kenneth Chapman - Sailors - 2006 - 256 pages
...Antipodean Adventure, Part 2 Fill'd with the face of heaven, which, from afar, Comes down upon the waters; all its hues, From the rich sunset to the...Their magical variety diffuse; And now they change; paler shadow strews Its mantle o'er the mountains; parting day Dies like the dolphin. Whom each pang...
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Performing National Identity: Anglo-Italian Cultural Transactions

Manfred Pfister, Ralf Hertel - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 328 pages
...He was Professor of Poetry at Oxford 1885-95. 11. Atkinson, 'The International Exhibition', p. 213. dolphin, whom each pang imbues/ With a new colour...still loveliest, till — 'tis gone — and all is grey'), to the physical shape of the city as it appeared in maps, appearing in and out of the waves;...
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