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" To move away the ringlet curl From the lovely lady's cheek — There is not wind enough to twirl The one red leaf, the last of its clan, That dances as often as dance it can, Hanging so light, and hanging so high, On the topmost twig that looks up at... "
Christabel: Kubla Khan, a Vision ; The Pains of Sleep - Page 6
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1816 - 64 pages
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Literary curiosities and eccentricities, in prose and verse, ed. by W.A ...

Literary curiosities - 1876 - 334 pages
...The one red leaf, the last of its clan, That dances as often as dance it can, Hanging so light and hanging so high, On the topmost twig that looks up...heart of Christabel ! Jesu Maria shield her well ! She foldeth her arms beneath her cloak, And stole to the other side of the oak. What sees she there ? There...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876 - 870 pages
...that looks up at the sky. Hush, beating heart of Christabel ! Jesu Maria shield her well ! She foldeth ' I pray thee, then, Write me as one that loves his...angel wrote, and vanished. The next night It came ag Dressed in a silken robe of white, That shadowy in the moonlight shone : The neck that made that white...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876 - 860 pages
...The one red leaf, the last of its clan, That dances as often as dance it can, Hanging so light, and o, my struggles Are vain, for priestcraft never owns its juggles. Perchance that very hand, foldeth lier arms beneath her cloak, And stole to the other side of the oak. What sees she there ?...
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The Life, Letters, and Writings of Charles Lamb: A sketch of the life of ...

Charles Lamb - 1876 - 466 pages
...lines between — "The lady leaps up suddenly, The lovely Lady Christabel ;" and the lines, — •' She folded her arms beneath her cloak, And stole to the other side of the oak." The trouble to you will be small, and the benefit to us very great. A pretty antithesis ! A figure...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1876 - 562 pages
...The one red leaf, the last of its clan, That dances as often as dance it can, Hanging so light, and hanging so high, On the topmost twig that looks up at the skyHush, beating heart of Christabel ! .Iesu Maria, shield her well I She folded her arms beneath her...
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Coleridge, Biographia Literaria: Chapters I-IV, XIV-XXII. Wordsworth ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1920 - 388 pages
...The one red leaf, the last of its clan, That dances as often as dance it can, Hanging so light, and hanging so high, On the topmost twig that looks up at the sky. c. BL • e Coleridge, we see, goes to Germany with the poem of Christabel in his mind and a part of...
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Wordsworth

Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh, Walter Raleigh - 1903 - 248 pages
...The one red leaf, the last of its clan, That dances as often as dance it can, Hanging so light, and hanging so high, On the topmost twig that looks up at the sky, before ever it was hung over the steps of Christabel, danced in the woods of Alfoxden, and was seen...
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Selected Writings of Walter Pater

Walter Pater - 1982 - 304 pages
...The one red leaf, the last of its clan, That dances as often as dance it can, Hanging so light, and hanging so high, On the topmost twig that looks up at the sky:" or this, with a weirdness, again, like that of some wild French etcher — Lol the new-moon winter-bright!...
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The Legacy of Kenneth Burke

Herbert W. Simons, Trevor Melia - 1989 - 348 pages
...The one red, leaf, the last of its clan That dances as often as dance it can, Hanging so light, and hanging so high On the topmost twig that looks up...to the other side of the oak. What sees she there? 34 But it does not take us long to realize what is concealed beneath "the small revelations which every...
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Coleridge and Textual Instability: The Multiple Versions of the Major Poems

Jack Stillinger - 1994 - 268 pages
...one red leaf, the last of its clan, so That dances as often as dance it can, Hanging so light, and hanging so high, On the topmost twig that looks up...heart of Christabel! Jesu, Maria, shield her well! 55 She folded her arms beneath her cloak, And stole to the other side of the oak. What sees she there?...
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