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" While gay saloons appeared on either side In splendid vista opening to her sight; And all with precious gems so beautified, And furnished with such exquisite delight, That scarce the beams of heaven emit such lustre bright. The amethyst was there of violet... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 476
1811
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The British Female Poets

George Washington Bethune - 1848 - 490 pages
...amorous glances play ; The snow-white jasper, and the opal's name, The blushing ruby, and the agate gray, And there the gem which bears his luckless name Whose death by Phoebus mourned ensured him deathless fame. There the green emerald, there cornelians glow, And rich carbuncles...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1851
...delight, That scarce the beams of heaven em it such lustre bright. The amethyst was there of violet hue, And there the topaz shed its golden ray, The chrysoberyl,...the mild eyes where amorous glances play ; « The snow-white jasper, and the opal's flame, The blushing ruby, and the agate gray, And there the gem which...
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The Works of Apuleius: Containing the Metamorphoses, Or Golden Ass, the God ...

Apuleius, Mary Tighe - 1853 - 533 pages
...delight, That scarce the beams of heaven emit such lustre bright. The amethyst was there of violet hue, And there the topaz shed its golden ray, The chrysoberyl,...sunny day, Or the mild eyes where amorous glances pky; The snow-white jasper, and the opal's flame, The blushing ruby, and the agate grey, And there...
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The British Female Poets

George Washington Bethune - 1865 - 490 pages
...delight, That scarce the beams of heaven emit such lustre bright. The amethyst was there of violet hue, And there the topaz shed its golden ray, The chrysoberyl, and the sapphire blue ™ the clear azure of a sunny day, Or the mild eyes where amorous glances play ; The snow-white jasper,...
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The Works of Apuleius: Comprising the Metamorphoses, Or Golden Ass, the God ...

Apuleius - 1866 - 533 pages
...bright. The amethyst was there of violet hue, And there the topaz shed its golden ray, The chrysoheryl, and the sapphire blue As the clear azure of a sunny...Or the mild eyes where amorous glances play ; The snow-white jasper, and the opal's flame, The blushing ruby, and the agate grey, And there the gem which...
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Golden leaves from the works of poets and painters, ed. by R. Bell

Robert Bell - 1872
...bright. The amethyst was there of violet hue, And there the topaz shed its golden ray, The chrysobcryl, and the sapphire blue As the clear azure of a sunny...day, Or the mild eyes where amorous glances play; The snow-white jasper, and the opal's flame, The blushing ruby, and the agate gray, And the gem that bears...
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Encyclopaedia of English & American Poetry from Caedmon & King Alfred's ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1873
...delight, That scarce the beams of heaven emit ench lustre bright. The amethyst was there of violet hue on earth, And that was shining on him ; he had look'd Upon it till it snow-white jasper, and the opal's flame. The blushing ruby, and the agate gray, And there the gem which...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876
...delight, That scarce the beams of heaven emit such lustre bright The amethyst was there of violet hue, snow-white jasper, and the opal's flame, The blushing ruby, and the agate gray, And there the gem which...
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The Works of Apuleius: Comprising the Metamorphoses, Or Golden Ass, the God ...

Apuleius - 1878 - 533 pages
...delight, That scarce the beams of heaven emit such lustre bright. The amethyst was there of violet hue, And there the topaz shed its golden ray, The chrysoberyl,...Or the mild eyes where amorous glances play ; The snow-white jasper, and the opal's flame, The blushing ruby, and the agate grey, And there the gem which...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 5

Robert Chambers - 1879
...glances play ; The snow-white jasper, and the opal's flame, The blushing ruby, and the agate gray, And there the gem which bears his luckless name "Whose death, by Ph(elms mourned, insured him deatbless famo. There the green emerald, there cornelians glow And rich...
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