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" She was a Phantom of delight When first she gleamed upon my sight; A lovely Apparition , sent To be a moment's ornament; Her eyes as stars of Twilight fair; Like Twilight's, too, her dusky hair; But all things else about her drawn From May-time and the... "
The World's Best Poetry: Love; introductory essay: The future of poetry, by ... - Page 422
1904
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 3

John Wilson - 1842 - 360 pages
...delight When first she gleam'd upon my sight; A lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament; Her eyes as stars of twilight fair; Like twilight's...gay, To haunt, to startle, and waylay. " I saw her on a nearer view, A spirit yet a woman too! Her household motions light and free, And steps of virgin...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

John Wilson - 1842 - 426 pages
...delight, When first she gleam'd upon my sight ; A lovely apparition sent To be a moment's ornament ; Her eyes as stars of twilight fair, Like twilight's...about her drawn From May-time and the cheerful dawn." Who does not see the beautiful girl moving in the light of poetry and youth ; and bringing gladness...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

John Wilson - 1842 - 414 pages
...delight, When first she gleam'd upon my sight; A lovely apparition sent To be a moment's ornament; Her eyes as stars of twilight fair, Like twilight's...about her drawn From May-time and the cheerful dawn." Who does not see the beautiful girl moving in the light of poetry and youth; and bringing gladness...
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Poetical Remains of the Late Lucy Hooper

Lucy Hooper - 1842 - 304 pages
...practical example of her life, how does it realize to us the exquisite picture of Wordsworth ; We see her upon nearer view, A spirit, yet a woman too ! Her household motions light and free And step of virgin liberty ; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet ; A creature...
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Perennial Flowers

1843 - 184 pages
...delight When first she gleamed upon my sight ; A lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament ; Her eyes as stars of twilight fair, Like twilight's...Her household motions light and free, And steps of virgin liberty ; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet ; A creature not...
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Miss Pen and her niece; or, The old maid and the young one

Elizabeth Stone - 1843 - 884 pages
...then drove off, and Granville returned, without farther interruption, to his residence. CHAPTER IV. I saw her upon nearer view, A Spirit, yet a Woman...Her household motions light and free. And steps of virgin liberty ; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet ; A creature not...
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The American Review, and Metropolitan Magazine, Volume 1

1843 - 600 pages
...this — her mission upon earth is a holy and important one. The sweetest of living poets has said, I saw her, upon nearer view, A spirit, yet a woman too : Her household motions light and free And Ptep of viigin iiberty ; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet ; A creature...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 738 pages
...twilight's, too, her dusky huir ; But all things else about her drawn From May-time and the cheerful d»wn ; the incidents are too few. Sir P. Good God ! Believe...no person for whose judgment I have a more implicit virgin liberty ; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet ; A creature not...
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Life, by ***.

Life - 1844 - 308 pages
...crowd. IS CHAPTER X. THE INTERVIEW. " She was a phantom of delight When first she gleamed upon my sight, A dancing shape an image gay, To haunt, to startle,...her upon nearer view, A spirit, yet, a woman too! A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food ; For transient sorrows, simple wiles,...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844 - 92 pages
...delight When first she gleamed upon my sight; A lovely Apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament; Her eyes as stars of Twilight fair; Like Twilight's,...dusky hair; But all things else about her drawn From May-time's brightest, liveliest dawn; A dancing Shape, an Image gay, To haunt, to startle, and way-lay....
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