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" From coral rocks the sea-plants lift Their boughs, where the tides and billows flow : The water is calm and still below, For the winds and waves are absent there, And the sands are bright as the stars that glow In the motionless fields of upper air. "
ILLUSTRATED NATURAL HISTORY OF THE ANIMAL KINGDOM - Page 623
by S.G. GOODRICH - 1859
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Thoughts on a pebble, or, A first lesson in geology

Gideon Algernon Mantell - Science - 1849 - 102 pages
...the pearl-shells spangle the flinty snow ; From coral rocks the sea-plants lift Their boughs, where the tides and billows flow ; The water is calm and still below, For the winds and the waves are absent there, And the sands are bright as the stars that glow In the motionless fields...
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Chapters on the Common Things of the Sea-side

Anne Pratt - Botany - 1850 - 345 pages
...And the pearl-shells spangle the flinty snow, From coral rocks the sea-plants lift Their boughs where the tides and billows flow ; The water is calm and...as the stars that glow In the motionless fields of the upper air. There, with its waving blade of green, The sea-flag streams through the silent water...
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The Penny post

...closely together. It is used to sleep upon. MESSAGES FOR THE CHILDREN. EAUBLES ON THE No. 2. SEA-SHORE, The water is calm and still below, For the winds and waves are absent there, And the >;n,ds are bright as the stars that Blow In the motionless fields of the upper air ; And life, in rare...
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The naturalist's poetical companion, with notes, selected by E. Wilson

Naturalist pseud - 1852
...the pearl-shells spangle the flinty snow ; From coral rocks the sea-plants lift Their boughs, where the tides and billows flow : The water is calm and...leaf of the dulse* is seen To blush, like a banner bath'd in slaughter : There, with a slight and easy motion, The fan-coral sweeps through the clear...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: To the Middle of the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1852 - 550 pages
...the pearl-shells spangle the flinty snow; From coral rocks the sea-plants lift Their boughs, where the tides and billows flow ; The water is calm and...there, And the sands are bright as the stars that glow FT the motionless fields of upper air : There, with its waving blade of green, The fea-flag streams...
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Thalatta: a book for the sea-side [verse, compiled by S. Longfellow].

Thalatta - 1853
...the pearl-shells spangle the flinty snow ; From coral rocks the sea-plants lift Their boughs, where the tides and billows flow ; The water is calm and still below, For the winds and the waves are absent there, And the sands are bright as the stars that glow In the motionless fields...
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Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends

Society of Friends. Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting - Religion - 1858
...sea, go down not many rods, " The water ia calm and still below, For the winds and waves are noiseless there, And the sands are bright as the stars that glow In the motionless field of upper air. And life, in rare and beautiful forms, Is sporting amid those bowers of etone,...
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Alone [signed Marion Harland].

Mary Virginia Terhune - 1854
...is constant in nothing except change," Ida. " That is the surface !" she spoke exultingly — ' '' The water is calm and still below; For the winds and...that glow In the motionless fields of upper air." . " Those are fine lines !" said Ida. They were recited with a purity of tone and emphasis that lent...
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Handbuch der nordamericanischen National-Literatur: Sammlung von ...

Ludwig Herrig - American literature - 1854
...And the peaii-shells spangle the flinty snow; From coral-rocks the sea-plants lift Their boughs,where the tides and billows flow; The water is calm and...and waves are absent there, And the sands are bright äs the stars that glo w In the motionless fields of upper air: There with its waving blade of green,...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

Poetry - 1854 - 430 pages
...the pearl-shells spangle the flinty snow ; From coral rocks the sea-plants lift Their boughs, where the tides and billows flow ; The water is calm and still below, For the winds and the waves are absent there, And the sands are bright as the stars that glow In the motionless fields...
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