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The prose works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Page 139
by Henry Wadsworth [prose] Longfellow - 1861
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Colburn's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 163

1878
...effective descriptions of female beauty ! Are they when the lady is seated ? When did she, who was " Fairer than the evening air, Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars," Whose face " Launched a thousand ships, And burnt the topmost towers of Ilium," The immortal, white-armed...
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The New Monthly Magazine

William Francis Ainsworth - 1878
...effective descriptions of female beauty ! Are they when the lady is seated ? When did she, who was " Fairer than the evening air, Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars," Whose face ' Launch ail a thousand ships, And burnt the topmost towers of Ilium," The immortal, white-armed...
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The New Monthly Magazine

William Francis Ainsworth - 1878
...effective descriptions of female beauty ! Are they when the lady is seated ? When did she, who was " Fairer than the evening air, Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars," Whose face ' Launch ail a thousand ships, And burnt the topmost towers of Ilium," The immortal, white-armed...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes : Authors ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1878 - 788 pages
...beaux, 'tis vain to be a belle. LORD LYTTELTON : Soliloquy on a Beauty in I/if Country. Oh, she is fairer than the evening air, Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars. MARLOWE: faustus. While in the dark on thy soft hand I hung, And heard the tempting siren in thy tongue,...
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The Monitor, Volume 2

English literature - 1879
...appears : " Is this the face that launched a thousand ships And burnt the topless towers of Ilion? Oh ! thou art fairer than the evening air Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars." Equally good is the portrait of his Tamerlane : " Thirsting for sovereignty and high command, His...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 42

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1880
...colours on my plumed crest Yea, I will wound Achilles in the heel, And then return to Helen for a kiss. Oh ! thou art fairer than the evening air Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars ; Brighter art thou than flaming Jupiter When he appeared to hapless Semele; More lovely than the...
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An Empire of Information: Uniting Four Regions of Thought ...

John McGovern - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1880 - 700 pages
...thee. iv AFTERMATH. 697 OLD Marlow also composed a beautiful figure of speech using a common opening: O thou art fairer than the evening air, Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars. THE language of despondency is well handled in these lines, by James Franklin Fitts: Oh ! my darling,...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

James Grant Wilson - English poetry - 1880 - 1065 pages
...many, though he loved but one. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Catii. L BYRON. COMPLIMENTS FROM NATURE. O, lson Fauitm. MARLOWE. When he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the...
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Forward: A Series of Essays on Metaphysical Subjects

Aristos Philadelphus - Metaphysics - 1880 - 239 pages
...mind has invested with every charm and with angelic goodness, exclaiming in rapturous delight : " O thou art fairer than the evening air, Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars !" (Marlon?s Faust.) this youth walks no longer the earth. He is carried away out of every-day...
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Papers of the Manchester Literary Club, Volume 6

English literature - 1880
...thousand ships, And burnt the topmost towers of Ilium ? Sweet Helen make me immortal with a kiss O, thou art fairer than the evening air, Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars ; Brighter art thou than flaming Jupiter, When he appeared to hapless Semele ; More lovely than the...
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