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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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Memoirs and Correspondence of the Most Noble Richard Marquess ..., Volume 1

Robert Rouiere Pearce, Marquess Richard Wellesley Wellesley - 1846
...ceiba's erimson pomp displayed O'er the broad plantain's humbler shade, And dusk anana's prickly glade ; While o'er the brake, so wild and fair, The betel waves his erest in air ; With pendant train and rushing wings, Aloft the gorgeous peacock springs : And he the...
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Memoirs of the Most Noble Richard Marquess Wellesley: Comprising ..., Volume 1

Robert Rouiere Pearce - 1847
...displayed O'er the broad plantain's humbler shade, And dusk anana's prickly glade ; While o'er the brakoj so wild and fair, The betel waves his crest in air...shade, so green a sod, Our English fairies never trod ! Yet who in Indian bowers has stood, But thought of England's good ' green wood ;' And blessed, beneath...
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The Parochial missionary magazine, ed. by G. Trevor

George Trevor - 1849
...ceiba's crimson pomp display'd O'erthebroad plantain's humbler shade, And dusk anana's prickly blade ; While o'er the brake, so wild and fair, The betel...gorgeous peacock springs ; And he, the bird of hundred dyes.f Whose plumes the dames of Ava prize. So rich a shade, so green a sod, Our English fairies never...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 36

1850
...Cciba'e gtiuily pomp displayed O'er the broad plantain's humbler shade, And dusk anana's pri( kly blade ! While o'er the brake so wild and fair The betel waves his crest in air." of "Mademoiselle deChnzeuil." She is the daughter of a distinguished French nobleman, who had married...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, 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 creóles, into the company...
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The Natural Productions of Burmah: Or, Notes on the Fauna, Flora, and ...

Francis Mason - 1850 - 712 pages
...under our tropic sky. " Thus winds our path through many a bower Of fragrant tree and giant flowerWhile o'er the brake so wild and fair The betel waves his crest in air ; Yet who in Indian bowers has stood But thought on England's ' good greenwood ; ' And blessed beneath...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1851
...humbler shade, And dusk anana's prickly glade ; While o'er the brake, so wild and fair, The betel wares you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it...early, had been kind ; but it has been delayed till dyes,2 Whose plumes the dames of Aya prize. So rich a shade, so green a sod, Our English fairies never...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF CRABBE, HEBER, AND POLLOK

1852
...crimson pomp displayed O'er the broad -plain tain'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,(7)...
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The Poetical Works of Reginald Heber

Reginald Heber - 1853 - 324 pages
...Ceiba's crimson pomp display'd O'er the broad plantain's humbler shade, And dusk anana's prickly glade ; 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 dyesf,...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF REGINALD HEBER

REGINALD HEBER - 1853
...Ceiba's crimson pomp display'd O'er the broad plantain's humbler shade, And dusk anana's prickly glade ; 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 dyesf,...
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