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" O'er the broad plantain's humbler shade And dusk anana's prickly blade ; While o'er the brake, so wild and fair, The betel waves his crest in air. With pendant train and rushing wings, Aloft the gorgeous peacock springs ; And he, the bird of hundred dyes,... "
Narrative of a Journey Through the Upper Provinces of India: From Calcutta ... - Page 177
by Reginald Heber - 1828
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The Oriental Herald and Journal of General Literature, Volume 16

James Silk Buckingham - 1828
...ceiba's crimson pomp display 'd O'er the broad plantain's humbler shade, And dusk anana's prickly blade ; While o'er the brake so wild and fair, The betel waves his crest in air. With pendent train and rushing wings, Aloft the gorgeous peacock springs ; And he, the bird of hundred dyes,...
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Some Account of the Life of Reginald Heber

Reginald Heber - 1829 - 244 pages
...ceiba's crimson pomp display 'd O'er the broad plantain's humbler shade, And dusk anana's prickly blade ; While o'er the brake, so wild and fair, The betel waves his crest in air. With pendent train and rushing wings, Aloft the gorgeous peacock springs ; * A shrub whose deep scarlet...
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The Friend, Volume 1

Robert Smith - 1829
...Moslems' savoury supper steams, While all apart, beneath the wood, The Hindoo cooks his simpler food. While o'er the brake, so wild and fair, The betel waves his crest in air. Aloft the gorgeous peacock springs; With pendent train and rushing wings, And he, the bird of hundred...
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The Last Days of Bishop Heber

Thomas Robinson - 1830 - 355 pages
...ceiba's crimson pomp displayed O'er the broad plantain's humbler shade And dusk anana's prickly blade ; While o'er the brake, so wild and fair, The betel...shade, so green a sod, Our English Fairies never trod ! Yet who in Indian bower has stood, But thought on England's " good green wood ?" And bless'd, beneath...
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Sketches from nature; or, Hints to juvenile naturalists, by the author of ...

Agnes Strickland, Catharine Parr Traill - 1830 - 216 pages
...poem, entitled " An Evening Walk in Bengal," in Bishop Heber's Journal, the peacock is thus mentioned : With pendant train and rushing wings, Aloft the gorgeous...hundred dyes, Whose plumes the dames of Ava prize. In our climate the peacock does not come to perfection in size and colour under three years. The peahen...
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Poems

Reginald Heber - 1830 - 192 pages
...prickly blade ; While o'er the brake, so wild and fair, The betel waves his crest in air. With pendent train and rushing wings, Aloft the gorgeous peacock...springs ; And he, the bird of hundred dyes, Whose plumes (he dames of Ava prize. So rich a shade, so green a sod, Our English fairies never trod ; Yet who in...
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Poems

Reginald Heber - 1830 - 192 pages
...ceiba's crimson pomp displayed O'er the broad plantain's humbler shade, And dusk anana's prickly blade ; While o'er the brake, so wild and fair, The betel waves his crest in air. With pendent train and rushing win^s, Aloft the gorgeous peacock springs ; And he, the bird of hundred dyes,...
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Poe, s

Reginald Heber (bp. of Calcutta.) - 1830
...ceiba's crimson pomp displayed O'er the broad plantain's humbler shade, And dusk anana's prickly blade; While o'er the brake, so wild and fair, The betel waves his crest in air. With pendent train and rushing wings, Aloft the gorgeous peacock springs ; And he, the bird of hundred dyes,...
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Poems

Reginald Heber - 1830 - 192 pages
...ceiba's crimson pomp displayed O'er the broad plantain's humbler shade, And dusk anana's prickly blade; While o'er the brake, so wild and fair, The betel waves his crest in air. With pendent train and rushing wings, Aloft the gorgeous-peacock springs ; And he, the bird of hundred dyes,...
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The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Xixth Century

Lyre - 1830 - 360 pages
...ceiba's crimson pomp display'd O'er the broad plantain's humbler shade, And dusk anana's prickly blade ; While o'er the brake, so wild and fair, The betel waves his crest in air. With pendent train and rushing wings, Aloft the gorgeous peacock springs ; And he, the bird of hundred dyes,...
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