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" Oh, what a pure and sacred thing Is beauty, curtain'd from the sight Of the gross world, illumining One only mansion with her light ! Unseen by man's disturbing eye, — The flower, that blooms beneath the sea Too deep for sunbeams, doth not lie Hid in... "
The governess in Egypt. Harem life in Egypt and Constantinople - Page 216
by Emmeline Lott - 1865
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Lalla Rookh: an oriental romance

Thomas Moore - Irish poetry - 1817 - 335 pages
...fairy Fountain Springing in a desolate mountain!* Oh what a pure and sacred thing Is Beauty, curtain'd from the sight Of the gross world, illumining One only mansion with her light! Unseen by man's disturbing eye,— The flower, that blooms beneath the sea Too deep for sunbeams, doth...
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The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 79

English literature - 1817
...Fountain Springing in в desolate mountain Í Ok Ob what a pure and sacred thing Is Beanty, curtain'd from the sight Of the gross world, illumining One only mansion with her light I Unseen by man's disturbing eye, — The flower, tbat bloom» beneath the se« Too deep for sunbeams!...
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The works of Thomas Moore, comprehending all his melodies, ballads ..., Volume 1

Thomas Moore - Literary Criticism - 1823
...side, as a badge of sovereignty." — HANWAY. Oh, what a pure and sacred thing Is Beauty, curtain'd from the sight Of the gross world, illumining One only mansion with her light ! Unseen by man's disturbing eye, — The flower, that blooms beneath the sea Too deep for sunbeams,...
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The Works of Thomas Moore: Lalla Rookh

Thomas Moore - 1823
...some dark region of the East."— RICHARDSON. Oh , what a pure and sacred thing Is Beauty, curtain'd from the sight Of the gross world, illumining One only mansion with her light ! Unseen by man's disturbing eye, — The flower, that blooms beneath the sea Too deep for sunbeams,...
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The Oriental herald and colonial review [ed. by J.S. Buckingham].

James Silk Buckingham - 1825
...feelings alone ? The poet's imagination was for once chaste who exclaimed, Oh ! what a pure and holy thing Is Beauty, curtained from the sight Of the gross...world, illumining One only mansion with her light ! That heart must be exceedingly corrupt which, when a Turkish father retires to the peaceful fire-side...
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The Oriental Herald, Volume 4

Christianity - 1825
...The poet's imagination was for once chaste who exclaimed, Oh ! what a pure and holy thing Is Beaut}', curtained from the sight Of the gross world, illumining One only mansion with her light ! That heart must be exceedingly corrupt which, when a Turkish father retires to the peaceful fire-side...
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The Oriental Herald and Journal of General Literature, Volume 14

James Silk Buckingham - Great Britain - 1827
...to reflect upon the propriety of this Oriental custom, and to imagine, with a mortified curiosity, What a pure and sacred thing Is Beauty, curtained...world ; illumining One only mansion with her light — The drawing-room, however, it is understood, went off capitally ; the Indian ladies were delighted...
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The Oriental herald and colonial review [ed. by J.S. Buckingham].

James Silk Buckingham - 1827
...to reflect upon the propriety of this Oriental custom, and to imagine, with a mortified curiosity, What a pure and sacred thing Is Beauty, curtained...world ; illumining , One only mansion with her light — The drawing-room, however, it is understood, went off capitally ; the Indian ladies were delighted...
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The Quarterly Oriental magazine, review and register

History - 1827
...the propriety of this Oriental . custom, and to imagine, with a «uortified cariosity. What a pare and sacred thing Is Beauty, curtained from the .<...world; illumining One only mansion with her light— The Drawing Room, however it is understood, went off capitally : the Indian ladies were delighted with...
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The poetical works of Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore - 1829
...Fountain Springing in a desolate mountain!1 Oh ! what a pure and sacred thing Is Beauty, curtain'd from the sight Of the gross world, illumining One only mansion with her light! Unseen by man's disturbing eye, — The flower, that blooms beneath the eca Too deep for sunbeams,...
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