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" Oh, thou art fairer than the evening air Clad in, the beauty of a thousand stars... "
The prose works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Page 139
by Henry Wadsworth [prose] Longfellow - 1861
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Love: 100 Readings in Celebration of Marriage and Love

Robert Atwell - Religion - 2005 - 122 pages
...on my plumed crest; Yea, I will wound Achilles in the heel, And then return to Helen for 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 appear'd to hapless Semele; More lovely than the monarch...
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Phantasmagoria: Spirit Visions, Metaphors, and Media Into the Twenty-first ...

Marina Warner - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2006 - 469 pages
...devils.4 In Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus, Faustus blazons the vision of Helen in celestial terms: Oh, thou art fairer than the evening air Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars; Brighter art thou than flaming Jupiter When he appear'd to hapless Semele; More lovely than the monarch...
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Writing Metrical Poetry: Contemporary Lessons for Mastering Traditional Forms

William Baer - Poetry - 2006 - 264 pages
...my plumed crest; 'Troy Yes, 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 monarch...
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Hauntings and Other Fantastic Tales (1890)

Vernon Lee - Fiction - 2006 - 352 pages
...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 monarch...
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Shakespeare's Friends

Kate Pogue - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 183 pages
...soul again. Here will I dwell, for Heaven is in these lips, And all is dross that is not Helena. . . Oh, thou art fairer than the evening air Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars.9 His portrait of Faustus as he faces death uses language to reveal psychological torment: Ah,...
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The Perfect Stranger

Anne Gracie - Fiction - 2006 - 344 pages
...The strains of it echoed down the valley and faded away into the mountains. (Chapter ^ixteen O, thau art fairer than the evening air Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars. CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE NlNE FULL DAYS OF MOURNING WERE REQUIRED AFTER THE death. It was the tradition...
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16th and 17th Century English Writers

Archana Srinivasan
...present in the ancients) and says to her, "Sweet Helen, make me immortal with a kiss. " And then, "O thou art fairer than the evening air clad in the beauty of a thousand stars. "He does not say "evening sky, " but "evening air. " All of Copernican space is present in that word air,...
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Riders

Jilly Cooper - Fiction - 2007 - 912 pages
...them with a knife and fork. You ought to cut down." He returned to the quote book. "This bit's better: 'Thou art fairer than the evening air, clad in the beauty of a thousand stars.' That's very pretty. Reminds me of Penscombe on a clear night." He wrote it down in his flamboyant royal...
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Smile When You're Lying: Confessions of a Rogue Travel Writer

Chuck Thompson - Travel - 2007 - 324 pages
...He'd had a line of it translated even before arriving in Japan to use on romance-starved local women: "Thou art fairer than the evening air, clad in the beauty of a thousand stars." In bars, on trains, over candlelit dinners, in noisy sushi shops, it didn't matter — Glasser's antique...
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Once A Rake

Rona Sharon - Fiction - 2007 - 448 pages
...her, and yet it didn't stop him from wanting her more than he ever wanted anything else in his life. ""Thou art fairer than the evening air clad in the beauty of a thousand stars,'" someone who sounded alarmingly like him murmured. Good God. Will must be laughing his head off on a...
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