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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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Lives of sacred poets, Volume 2

Robert Eldridge Aris Willmott - 1838 - 363 pages
...ceiba's crimson pomp displayed O'er the broad plantain's humble 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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Sacred Harmony: The Best Poetical Pieces of the Most Eminent Christian Poets ...

1838 - 304 pages
...prickly hlade; While o'er the hrake, so wild and fair, The hetel waves his erest in air. With pendent train and rushing wings, Aloft the gorgeous peacock springs; And he, the hird of hundred dyes, Whose plumes the dames of Ava prize. 60 rich a shade, so green a sod, Our English...
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The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Nineteenth Century

Lyre - 1841 - 344 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 Nineteenth Century

Lyre - 1841 - 344 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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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...humbler shade, And dusk anana's prickly glade ; While o'er the brake, so wild and fair, The betel waTes strength, y Yet who in Indian bowers has stood, But thought on England's ' good greenwood ;' And blessed, beneath...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...pomp displayed O'er the broad plantain's humbler shade, And dusk anana's prickly glade ; While u'er rt Chambers dyes,1* Whose plumes the dames of Ava prize. So rich a shade, so green a sod, Our Knglish fairies never...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 21

1850
...Ceiba's gaudy 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." We follow her among the Negro population, and the supple, indolent, passionate creoles, into the company...
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The Modern Poetical Speaker; Or, a Collection of Pieces Adapted for ...

Modern poetical speaker, Fanny Bury PALLISER - 1845
...2 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...
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The Poetical Works of Crabbe, Heber, and Pollok: Complete in One Volume

George Crabbe - 1845 - 518 pages
...ceiba's crimson pomp displayed O'er the broad plaintnin's humbler shade, And dusk anana's prickly blade ; While o'er the brake, so wild and fair, The betel waves his créât in air. With pendent train and rushing wings, Aloft the gorgeous peacock springs ; 4nd he,...
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The Englishwoman's magazine and Christian mother's miscellany ..., Volume 3

Mary Milner - 1848
...tree and giant flower ; The ceiba's crimson pomp display'd O'er the broad plantain's humbler shade ; 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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