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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
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What Men Have Said about Woman: A Collection of Choice Sentences

1865 - 380 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. Keats. Devotedness of. There is one in...
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Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets

Frederick Saunders - 1866 - 412 pages
...on Madeline's fair breast, As down she knelt for heaven's grace and boon : 1 JR Lowell. Rose-bloom fell on her hands, together prest, And on her silver...splendid angel, newly drest, Save wings for heaven. * * * A casement high and triple-arched it was, All garlanded with carven imageries Of fruits, and...
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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - 1866 - 574 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 : — Porphyro grew faint — She knelt so pure a thing, so free from...
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The Visionary Company: A Reading of English Romantic Poetry

Harold Bloom - 1971 - 516 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: — Porphyro grew faint: She knelt, so...
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Lord Byron and Some of his Contemporaries

Edgar Mertner, Leigh Hunt, Leigh Hunt - 968 pages
...breast, As down she knelt for heaven's grace and boon ; Rose bloom fell on her hands, together press'd, And on her silver cross soft amethyst, And on her hair a glory, like a saint : She seem'da splendid angel, newly dress'd, Save wings, for heaven." The whole volume is worthy of this...
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John Keats

Walter Jackson Bate - 2009 - 784 pages
...but, as she kneels to pray, also serves to shake once again Porphyro's single-mindedness: Rose-bloom fell on her hands, together prest, And on her silver cross soft amethyst, And on her hair a glory . . . . . . Porphyro grew faint: She knelt, so pure a thing, so free from mortal taint. Now and in...
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A Choice of Poets: An Anthology of Poets from Wordsworth to the Present Day

R. P. Hewett - 1985 - 322 pages
...warm gules on Madeline's fair breast, 20 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, 25 Save wings, for heaven: — Porphyro grew faint: She knelt,...
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John Keats

John Barnard - 1987 - 192 pages
...ignores what the poem is at pains to stress, the awe that Porphyro feels before Madeline's beauty. And on her hair a glory, like a saint: She seemed a splendid angel, newly dressed, Save wings, for Heaven - Porphyro grew faint; She knelt, so pure a thing, so free from mortal...
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Pictures of Romance: Form Against Context in Painting and Literature

Wendy Steiner - 1988 - 242 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. (1l.218-24) Here Madeline becomes Agnes...
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The Argonaut, Volume 5

1875 - 398 pages
...in its right place, veiling the too dazzling splendour of the sun, or falling — " Rose bloom upon her hands, together prest, And on her silver cross soft amethyst, And on her hair a glory." But it is somewhat perilous to place one's heroine in such a light. A very little movement of her head...
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