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" Full on this casement shone the wintry moon, And threw warm gules on Madeline's fair breast, As down she knelt for heaven's grace and boon; Rose-bloom fell on her hands, together prest, And on her silver cross soft amethyst, And on her hair a glory, like... "
The World's Best Poetry: Love; introductory essay: The future of poetry, by ... - Page 318
1904
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The Miscellaneous Works, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1854 - 980 pages
...nl<rr cr<~» ».fi >i.>. id tit, Aad an brr hair a cl-rr likr a um So* •mu .1 a .(JrnJ*) anjd, new IT Save wings, for heaven : — Porphyro grew faint :...taint. " Anon his heart revives : her vespers done, Of aJl its wreathed pearls her hair she free* ; Unclasps her warmed jewels one by one ; Loosens her fragrant...
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The Poetical Works of John Keats

John Keats - 1855 - 416 pages
...threw warm gules on Madeline's fair breast, As down she knelt for heaven's grace and boon ; Rose-bloom fell on her hands, together prest And on her silver...knelt, so pure a thing, so free from mortal taint. XXVI. Anon his heart revives : her vespers done, Of all its wreathed pearls her hair she frees ; Unclasps...
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Sketches of the Poetical Literature of the Past Half-century

David Macbeth Moir - 1856 - 360 pages
...threw warm gules on Madeline's fair breast, As down she knelt in Heaven's grace and boon; Rose-bloom fell on her hands, together prest, And on her silver...wings, for heaven; Porphyro grew faint, She knelt BO pure a thing, so free from mortal taint." We have here a specimen of descriptive power luxuriously...
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The Eve of St. Agnes

John Keats - 1856 - 70 pages
...threw warm gules on Madeline's fair breast ; As down she fcnelt for heaven's grace and boon Rose-bloom fell on her hands, together prest, And on her silver...amethyst, And on her hair a glory, like a saint : She seem'da splendid angel, newly drest, Save wings, for heaven : — Porphyro grew faint : She knelt,...
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The Poetical Works of John Keats

John Keats - 1856 - 326 pages
...breast, As down she knelt for heaven's grace and boon ; Rose-bloom fell on her hands, together prcst, And on her silver cross soft amethyst, And on her hair a glory ^ like a saint : She seem'da splendid angel, newly drest, Save wings, for heaven : — Porphyro grew faint : She knelt,...
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Daisy's Necklace: and what Came of it: (a Literary Episode.)

Thomas Bailey Aldrich - 1857 - 252 pages
...breast, As down she knelt for heaven's grace and boon : Rose-bloom fell on her hands, together pressed, And on her silver cross soft amethyst. And on her...like a saint : She seemed a splendid angel, newly dressed, Save wings, for heaven!" '' Is it not exquisite ?" asked Mortimer, looking in Daisy's face....
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The Spirit of the Age: Or, Contemporary Portraits

William Hazlitt - 1858 - 446 pages
...midst, 'mong thousand heraldries, And twilight saints and dim emblazonings, A shielded scutcheon blush'd with blood of queens and kings. " Full on this casement...amethyst, And on her hair a glory, like a saint : She seem'da splendid angel, newly drest, Save wings, for heaven : — Porphyro grew faint : She knelt,...
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Elements of Rhetoric: Designed as a Manual of Instruction

Henry Coppée - 1859 - 380 pages
...things of life, and makes them radiant and lovely ; as upon Keats's kneeling maiden : — "Eose blooms fell on her hands together prest, And on her silver...splendid angel newly drest, Save wings, for heaven." And if such, in general, be the sphere and power of poetry, what is it to be a poet ? To be a poet...
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The every-day book: or The guide to the year, Volume 1

William Hone - 1859 - 882 pages
...threw warm gules on Madeline's fair breast, As down she knelt for Heaven's grace and boon , Rose-bloom fell on her hands, together prest, And on her silver...amethyst, And on her hair a glory, like a saint : She seem'da splendid angel, newly drest, Save wings, for Heaven : — — — —————— — Her...
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The Poetical Works of John Keats: With a Life

John Keats - 1859 - 524 pages
...together prest, And on her silver cross soft amethyst, And on her hair a glory, like a saint: She seem'da splendid angel, newly drest, Save wings, for heaven...knelt, so pure a thing, so free from mortal taint. XXVI. Anon his heart revives : her vespers done, Of all its wreathed pearls her hair she frees ; Unclasps...
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