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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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Selections from Byron: Childe Harold, Canto IV, The Prisoner of Chillon ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1911 - 185 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 — 't is gone — and all is gray. There...
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Byron's Childe Harold (canto IV): Prisoner of Chillon and Other Selections

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1911 - 170 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, 260 The last still loveliest, — till — 'tis gone — and all is gray. XXX....
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Poems, Narrative and Lyrical: Required for College Entrance

Robert Porter St. John - 1911 - 232 pages
...change ; a paler shadow strews Its mantle o'er the mountains ; parting day Dies like the dolphin,0 whom each pang imbues With a new colour as it gasps away, 260 The last still loveliest, till — 'tis gone — and all is gray. XXX There is a tomb in Arqua...
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A Dictionary of Similes

Frank Jenners Wilstach - 1916 - 488 pages
...ANON. The fresh roses on your cheeks shall die, Like flowers that wither in the shade. — APHRA BEHN. 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. — BYRON. Dies like cookery with the day that brought it forth....
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - 1916 - 1432 pages
...magical variety diffuse : And now they change; a paler shadow ' strews Its mantle o'er the mountains; arn, by n mortal yearning, to ascend— Seeking a higher object. Lo color as it gasps away, The last still loveliest,— till— 'tis gone— and all is gray. 95 78 Oh...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp].

Robert Kemp Philp - 1860
...during the rainy season, when a reddish kind of earth is washed into the river. Evening approaches, and the — - parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom...colour as it gasps away, The last still loveliest, till — 'tis gone — and all is gray 1" We are approaching Djebail or Gebail, the supposed land of...
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Adventures in Angling: A Book of Salt Water Fishing

Van Campen Heilner - 1922 - 229 pages
...help but think of that verse of Byron's: "Parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang embues With a new colour, as it gasps away. The last still loveliest, till — 'tis gone — and all is gray." Our experience with the dolphin practically ended our fishing...
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English Poetry of the Nineteenth Century: A Connected Representation of ...

George Roy Elliott, Norman Foerster - 1923 - 825 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, 260 The last still loveliest, — till — 'tis gone — and all is gray. Rome...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - 1925 - 1100 pages
...onward, mantled o'er with sober gray ; Nature in silence bid the world repose. The Hermit. T. PARNE1.U 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. Childe Harold,...
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The Young Woman's Journal, Volume 20

1909
...delicate rosepink merging into violet and lavender. "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 is gray." Then...
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