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" Fill'd with the face of heaven, which, from afar, Comes down upon the waters; all its hues, From the rich sunset to the rising star, Their magical variety diffuse: And now they change ; a paler shadow strews Its mantle o'er the mountains; parting day... "
The Travels of a Hindoo to Various Parts of Bengal and Upper India - Page 214
by Bholanauth Chunder - 1869
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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: A Romaunt

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1851 - 287 pages
...magical variety diffuse : And now they change ; a paler shadow strews Its mantle o'er the mountains ; parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang...colour as it gasps away, The last still loveliest, till — 't is gone — and all is gray. -" XXX. There is a tomb in Arqua ; — rear'd in air, Pillar'd...
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The Old Red Sandstone: Or, New Walks in an Old Field

Hugh Miller - 1851 - 264 pages
...cannot resist quoting it. It shows how minutely the sailor poet must have observed. Byron tells us how " Parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new color, as it gasps away, The last still loveliest, till — tis gone, and all is gray." Falconer, in...
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The Young Ladies' Reader: Containing Rules, Observations, and Exercises and ...

William Draper Swan - 1851 - 428 pages
...magical variety diffuse : And now they change ; a paler shadow strews Its mantle o'er the mountains ; parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new color as it gasps away, The last still loveliest, till — 'tis gone — and all La gray. LESSON LXXXIV....
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The Old Red Sandstone

Hugh Miller - 1852
...cannot resist quoting it. It shows how minutely the sailor poet must have observed. Byron tells us how " Parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang...colour, as it gasps away, The last still loveliest, till — 'tis gone, and all is grey." Falconer, in anticipating, reversed the simile. The huge animal....
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Discourses on Various Subjects: Read Before Literary and Philosophical Societies

Samuel Bailey - 1852 - 276 pages
...magical variety diffuse : And now they change ; a paler shadow strews Its mantle o'er the mountains ; parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang...colour as it gasps away, The last still loveliest, 'till — 'tis gone — and all is gray."* The comparison here is quite equal in point of ingenuity...
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Cooper's Novels, Volume 5

James Fenimore Cooper - 1852
...magical variety diffuse: And now they change; a paler shadow strews Its mantle o'er the mountains; parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang...colour as it gasps away, The last still loveliest, till — 'tis gone — and all is grey." Childe Harold. THE charms of the Tyrrhenian Sea have been...
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Four Days in Connemara

Neave (Sir Digby i.e. Richard Digby), sir Richard Digby Neave (3rd bart.) - 1852 - 305 pages
...magical variety diffuse ; ' And now they change, a paler shadow strews A mantle o'er the mountains ; parting day Dies, like the dolphin, whom each pang...With a new colour, as it gasps away, The last still lovelier, till — 'tis gone — and all is gray." CHAPTER III. MAUM TURC. — A OAIRN. — BED Of...
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Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints ..., Volume 26

Reuben Gold Thwaites - 1906
...scenery of our land, to hymn its praise in breathing thoughts and glowing words; yet here as there, " Parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang...colour as it gasps away: The last still loveliest, till — 'tis gone — and all is gray! " I cannot tell of the beauties of climes I have never seen;...
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With Byron in Italy: Being a Selection of the Poems and Letter of Lord Byron ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1906 - 327 pages
...magical variety diffuse. And now they change ; a paler shadow strews Its mantle o'er the mountains ; parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang...colour as it gasps away, The last still loveliest, till — 't is gone — and all is gray. XXX There is a tomb in Arqua ; rear'd in air, Pillar'd in...
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Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art with Special Reference to Their Use ...

John Vinycomb - 1906 - 276 pages
...lies on deck has awakened the enthusiasm of many a writer. Byron tells us in a beautiful simile : " Parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new lustre, as it gasps away, The last still loveliest, till 'tis gone — and all is grey." It is needless...
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