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" Full on this casement shone the wintry moon, And threw warm gules on Madeline's fair breast, As down she knelt for Heaven's grace and boon; Rose-bloom fell on her hands, together prest, And on her silver cross soft amethyst, And on her hair a glory, like... "
Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ... - Page 239
by Leigh Hunt - 1851 - 255 pages
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London Saturday Journal..., Volume 3

1840
...Madeline's fair breast, As down she knelt for Heaven's grace and boon ; Rose bloom fell on her band), together prest, And on her silver cross soft amethyst. And on her hair a glory like a saint: She seemed a splendid angel, newly drest, Cave wings, for heaven :—Porphyro* grew faint: She knelt, so...
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The poetical works of John Keats

John Keats - 1841 - 340 pages
...twilight saints, and dim emblazonings, A shielded scutcheon blush'd with blood of queens and kings. Full on this casement shone the wintry moon, And threw...drest, Save wings, for heaven : — Porphyro grew faint : She knelt, so pure a tiling, so free from mortal taint. Anon his heart revives : her vespers done,...
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Essays

Leigh Hunt - 1841 - 79 pages
...the reader :— Full on this casement shone the wintry moon, And threw warm gules on Madeline's fab? breast, As down she knelt for heaven's grace and boon;...amethyst; And on her hair a glory like a saint: She seemed a splendid angel, newly drest. Save wings, for heaven:—Porphyro grew faint, She knelt, so...
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The Music of Nature

William Gadiner - 1841
...youthful fair, kneeling to ask heaven's grace, — so beautifully expressed by the poet, — Rose bloom fell on her hands together prest, And on her silver...soft amethyst, And on her hair a glory like a saint.* How the heavenly tones in solemn grandeur roll along ! It is only upon the continent that we can enjoy...
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Domestic architecture: containing a history of the science, and the ...

Richard Brown (architect.) - Architecture - 1841 - 342 pages
...paste. — (A.) " Full on this casement shone the wintry moon, And threw warm gules on Madeline's fine breast, As down she knelt for heaven's grace and boon...her hands, together prest, And on her silver cross pale amethyst ; And on her hair a glory like a saint : She seemed a splendid angel, newly drest, Save...
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the music of nature

william gardiner - 1841
...heaven's grace, — so beautifully expressed by the poet, — Rose bloom fell on her hands together prcst, And on her silver cross soft amethyst, And on her hair a glory like a saint.* How the heavenly tones in solemn grandeur roll along ! It is only upon the continent that we can enjoy...
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The Southern literary messenger

1842
...of St. Agnes. VOL. VIII— 6 a stained glass-window, is acknowledged to be uni vailed : Full on the casement shone the wintry moon. And threw warm gules...glory, like a saint : She seem'da splendid angel, newly drcst, Save wings, for heaven. What poet ever described a maiden unrobing in erms of such delicate...
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The Christian Remembrancer, Volume 6

Christianity - 1843
...twilight saints, and dim emblazonings, A shielded scutcheon blush'd with blood of queens and kings. xxv. " Full on this casement shone the wintry moon, And threw...seem'da splendid angel, newly drest, Save wings, for heaven:—Porphyro grew faint: She knelt, so pure a thing, so free from mortal taint. XXVI. " Soon,...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 1

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1843
...Heaven's grace, so beautifully expressed by the poet :"| " Rose bloom fell on her hands together press'd, And on her silver cross soft amethyst, And on her hair a glory like a saint." KEAT'S Eve of St. Agnes. Sorrowfully, but truly, may the learned Digby say, " Gothic * Rob Roy. t Gardiner,...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...twilight saints, and dim emblazonings, Л shielded scutcheon blushed with blood of queens and kings. iles ; And every sen seemed a splendid angel newly drest, Save wings, for heaven ; Porphyro grew faint : She knelt, so pure...
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