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" When the blast is loud ; When the waters fill The traveller's tread in the sands ; When the pouring shower Streams adown the roof; When the door-curtain hangs in heavier folds ; When the out-strain'd tent flags loosely : Within there is the embers' cheerful... "
Thalaba the Destroyer - Page 117
by Robert Southey - 1814
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey, Esq. ...: Thalaba

Robert Southey - 1821 - 296 pages
...door-curtain hangs in heavier folds, When the out-strain'd tent flags loosely, Within there is the embers' chearful glow, The sound of the familiar voice, The...patiently the Old Man Entwines the strong palm-fibres ; by the hearth The Damsel shakes the coffee-grains, That with warm fragrance fill the tent ; And while,...
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The Congregational magazine [formerly The London Christian ..., Volume 1

874 pages
...beds." Southey, already quoted, thus describes the uses of the palm-tree in Arab domestic life : " Under the common shelter, on dry sand, The quiet camels...cord, As patiently the old man Entwines the strong palm fibres; by the hearth The damsel shakes the coffee grains That with warm fragrance fill the tent...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey: Complete in One Volume

Robert Southey - 1829 - 806 pages
...hangs in heavier folds, When the oul-strain'd tent flags loosely, Within there is tlie embers' cheerful glow, The sound of the familiar voice, The song that lightens toil, . . Domestic Peace • ».i Comfort are within. Under the common shelter, on dry sand, The quiet Camels ruminate their...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1830 - 516 pages
...hangs in heavier folds, When the outstrain'd tent flags loosely, Within there is the embers' cheerful glow, The sound of the familiar voice, The song that...patiently the old man Entwines the strong palm-fibres ; by the hearth The damsel shakes the coffee-grains, That with warm fragrance fill the tent; And while,...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey: Collected by Himself, Volume 4

Robert Southey - 1838 - 476 pages
...door-curtain hangs in heavier folds : When the out-strain'd tent flags loosely : Within there is the embers' chearful glow, The sound of the familiar voice, The...on dry sand, The quiet Camels ruminate their food ; The lengthening cord from Moath falls, As patiently the Old Man Entwines the strong palm-fibres ;...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey

Robert Southey - 1838 - 696 pages
...door-curtain hangs in heavier folds: When the out-strain'd tent flags loosely : Within there is the embers' chearful glow, The sound of the familiar voice, The...on dry sand, The quiet Camels ruminate their food; The lengthening cord from Moath falls, As patiently the Old Man Entwines the strong palm-fibres ; by...
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The Quarterly Journal of Agricult

Wiliam adn Sons - 1838 - 624 pages
...of the Arabian family, immortalized in Southey's Thalaba. " Comfort is within, The embers' cheerful glow, The sound of the familiar voice, The song that lightens toil Under the common shelter on dry sand The quiet camels ruminate their food ; From Moath falls the lengthening...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey

Robert Southey - 1839 - 840 pages
...in heavier folds : When the out-strain'd tent flags loosely : Within there is the embers' cheerful glow, The sound of the familiar voice, The song that...on dry sand, The quiet Camels ruminate their food ; The lengthening cord from Moath falls, As patiently the Old Man Entwines the strong palm-fibres ;...
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The book of the farm, Volume 3

Henry Stephens - 1844 - 748 pages
...OF THE CONVENIENCES OF THE COTTAGES OF FARM-SERVANTS. •• Comfort it within, The embers' cheerful glow, The sound of the familiar voice. The song that lightens toil." SOUTBEY. There may be no necessity of your building cottages for farm-servants on the farm you have...
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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 1808

Robert Aris Willmott - 1857 - 436 pages
...in heavier folds ; When the out-strain'd tent flags loosely : Within there is the embers' cheerful glow, The sound of the familiar voice, The song that...on dry sand, The quiet camels ruminate their food ; The lengthening cord from Moath falls, As patiently the old man Entwines the strong palm-fibres ;...
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