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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... "
A Physician's anthology of English and American poetry - Page 127
edited by - 1920 - 346 pages
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Memoir of the life and writings of Mrs. Hemans

Harriet Mary Browne Owen - History - 1839 - 336 pages
...When first she gleamed upon my sight; A lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament. * * * * * A dancing shape, an image gay, To haunt, to startle, and waylay." That so fair a being should excite the warmest admiration, was not surprising. Perhaps it was not more...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 9

Labor unions - 1839
...to give it the name of a song. " She was a phantom of delight When first she gleam'd upon my tight ; A lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament ; Her eyes as stare of twilight fair : Like twilight's, too, her dusky hair ; But all things else about her drawn...
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The poetical works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1827
...shades In gentleness of heart; with gentle hand Touch—for there is a spirit in the woods. VI. SHE was a Phantom of delight When first she gleamed upon...Shape, an Image gay, To haunt, to startle, and way-lay. 1799I saw her upon nearer view, A Spirit, yet a Woman too ! Her household motions light and free, And...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...soul Of all my moral being. SHE WAS A PHANTOH. SHE was a phantom of delight When first she gleam'd upon my sight ; A lovely apparition, sent To be a...her dusky hair ; But all things else about her drawn Prom May-time and the cheerful dawn ; A dancing shape, an image gay, To haunt, to startle, and waylay....
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Works: With a Memoir by Her Sister, and an Essay on Her Genius, Volume 1

Mrs. Hemans - 1840
...that time, irresistibly suggests a quotation from Wordsworth's graceful poetic picture : — " She was a phantom of delight, When first she gleamed upon...lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament. ***** A dancing shape, an image gay, To haunt, to startle, and waylay." That so fair a being should...
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The Works of Mrs. Hemans, with a Memoir by Her Sister, and an Essay on Her ...

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, Harriet Mary Browne Owen, Browne (Miss.) - 1840
...at that time, irresistibly suggests a quotation from Wordsworth's graceful poetic picture: — " She was a phantom of delight, When first she gleamed upon...lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament. ***** A dancing shape, an image gay, To haunt, to startle, and waylay." That so fair a being should...
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Memoir of the life and writings of Mrs. Hemans

Harriet Mary Browne - 1840 - 317 pages
...that time, irresistibly suggests a quotation from Wordsworth's graceful poetic picture : — " She was a phantom of delight, When first she gleamed upon...lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament. * * * * * A dancing shape, an image gay, To haunt, to startle, and waylay." That so fair a being should...
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The works of Mrs. Hemans, with a memoir by her sister, and an essay on her ...

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, Harriet Mary Browne Owen, Browne (Miss.) - 1840
...that time, irresistibly suggests a quotation from Wordsworth's graceful poetic picture : — " She was a phantom of delight, When first she gleamed upon...lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament. * * * * * A dancing shape, an image gay, To haunt, to startle, and waylay." That so fair a being should...
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The works of Mrs. Hemans, with a memoir by her sister, and an essay on her ...

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, Harriet Mary Browne Owen, Browne (Miss.) - 1840
...delight, When first she gleamed upon my sight; A lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament. ***** A dancing shape, an image gay, To haunt, to startle, and waylay." That so fair a being should excite the warmest admiration, was not surprising. Perhaps it was not more...
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The Abbey: And Other Tales, Volumes 1-2

Mrs. Gore (Catherine Grace Frances) - 1840
...sight, a woman, — * and at third, an angel ! — A lovely apparition sent To be a moment's ornament ; A dancing shape, an image gay To haunt, to startle and waylay ! Long light tresses escaped from a black velvet cap, lay upon the green vest and skirting, in which...
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