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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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History of Europe (from 1789 to 1815). 12 vols. [and] Index vol, Volume 7

sir Archibald Alison (1st bart.) - 1854
...dusk anana's prickly spade, * MACAULAY'S Critical and Mi-sccilanemti Бггщг, iii. 141, 142. er While o'er the brake, so wild and fair, The betel...shade, so green a sod, Our English fairies never trod. " t Wheat, barley, and oats, with noble forests of teak and oak, flourish on the cool slopes of the...
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Ainsworth's magazine: a miscellany of romance, general literature ..., Volume 25

1854
...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. — HEBEE. THE bad repute of Batavia for fever arises from three causes. Imprimis, the excessive heat...
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The Poetical Works of Reginald Heber

Reginald Heber - 1858 - 363 pages
...Cciba'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 dyes,*...
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The Baptist youth's magazine, with which the Baptist children's magazine is ...

Joseph Foulkes Winks - 1837
...ceiba's crimson pomp display'd O'er the broad plaintain'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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Encyclopaedia of English & American Poetry from Caedmon & King Alfred's ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1873
...ceiba's crimson pomp display'd O'er the broad plantain's humbler shade, And dusk anana's prickly glade ; iment all red ? And wherefore do your rout send forth...evil was the root, and bitter was the fruit, And Whoso plumes the dames of Ava prize. So rich a shade, so green a sod, Our English fairies never trod...
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Poems of Places Oceana 1 V.; England 4; Scotland 3 V: Iceland ..., Volume 23

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1878
...Ceiba's crimson 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 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 pictorial geographical reader, Volume 2

Pictorial geographical reader - 1882
...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 4bird of hundred dyes,...
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The Poets' Birds

Phil Robinson - 1883 - 490 pages
...within them, They bore their owners by such sweet enchantment. — Montgomery : Pelican Island. (6) The bird of hundred dyes, Whose plumes the dames of Ava prize. — Heber: Walk in Bengal. (7) Hail, bird of paradise I That name I bear, Though I am nothing but a...
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The poetical works of Reginald Heber

Reginald Heber (bp. of Calcutta.) - 1885
...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...shade, so green a sod, Our English fairies never trod ! Yet who in Indian bowers has stood, But thought on England's " good greenwood !" And bless'd, beneath...
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Soldiering in India

Robert George Hobbes - 1893
...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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