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" Then the pied wind-flowers and the tulip tall, And narcissi, the fairest among them all, Who gaze on their eyes in the stream's recess, Till they die of their own dear loveliness... "
Time's Telescope - Page 205
1824
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1864
...believed this flower to be the mythological one. Narcissi, the fairest among them all, Who gaze at their eyes in the stream's recess, Till they die of their own dear loveliness. We must go into some deserted garden for the trun one — the Fiitellary (meleagris), the April Fritellary,...
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The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1865 - 705 pages
...turf, like the voice and the instrument. Then the pied wind-flowers and the tulip tall, And narcissi, the fairest among them all. Who gaze on their eyes...loveliness. And the Naiad-like lily of the vale, Whom yonth makes so fair and passion SO pale, That the light of its tremulous bells is seen Through their...
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1866
...turf, like the voice and the instrument. Then the pied wind-flowers and the tulip tall, and narcissi, the fairest among them all, who gaze on their eyes...pale, that the light of its tremulous bells is seen through their pavilions of tender green; and the hyacinth purple, and white, and blue, which flung...
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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - English poetry - 1866 - 546 pages
...turf, like the voice and the instrument. Then the pied wind-flowers and the tulip tall, And narcissi, the fairest among them all, Who gaze on their eyes...pale, That the light of its tremulous bells is seen Through their pavilions of tender green ; And the hyacinth purple, and white, and blue, Which flung...
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The Standard poetry book, selected from the best authors

Standard poetry book - 1866 - 274 pages
...turf, like the voice and the instrument. Then the pied wind-flowers and the tulip tall, And Narcissi, the fairest among them all, Who gaze on their eyes...and passion so pale, That the light of its tremulous bell is seen Through their pavilions of tender green ; And the jessamine faint, and the sweet tuberose,...
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Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter, Volume 7

Penny readings - 1866
...turf, like the voice and the instrument. Then the pied wind-flowers and the tulip tall, And narcissi, the fairest among them all, Who gaze on their eyes...and passion so pale, That the light of its tremulous bella is seen Through the pavilions of tender green ; And the hyacinth purple, and white, and blue,...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 4

Taine - English literature - 1866
...instrument. Then the pied wind-flowers and the tulip tall, And narcissi, the fairest among I hem ail, Who gaze on their eyes in the stream's recess, Till...pale, That the light of its tremulous bells is seen Through their pavillons of tender green ; And the hyacinth purple, and white, and blue, Which flung...
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Acrostics in prose and verse, a sequel to Double acrostics by various ...

Double acrostics - 1867
...veil." 0. " Its golden tip Twice touched the monarch's manly lip, And twice his hand withdrew." 10. " The fairest among them all, Who gaze on their eyes...recess, Till they die of their own dear loveliness." T 11. " As their great grey masses Closed our lines of red, The rush, the roar, the wrestling, The...
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English Literature of Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1869 - 798 pages
...turf, like the voice and the instrument. Then the pied wind-flowers, and the tulip tall, And narcissi, the fairest among them all, Who gaze on their eyes...recess, Till they die of their own dear loveliness ; 1 "I am aware that quoting a few stanzas I place as a specimen of the building he had fol TO TV Sfiitifirf...
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The Language of Flowers, Or, Floral Emblems of Thoughts, Feelings, and ...

Robert Tyas - Flower language - 1869 - 223 pages
...tale Of young Narcissus, and sad Echo's vale." Shelley, admiring the flower, wrote, " And Narcissi, the fairest among them all— Who gaze on their eyes...recess, Till they die of their own dear loveliness !" THE POLIANTHES (P. tubcrosa).—VOLUPTUOUSNESS. THIS beautiful and most odoriferous flower, commonly...
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