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" The stars of midnight shall be dear To her; and she shall lean her ear In many a secret place Where rivulets dance their wayward round, And beauty born of murmuring sound Shall pass into her face. "
The American Whig Review - Page 76
1851
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Critical and Miscellaneous Writings: With Additional Articles Never Before ...

Sir James Stephen, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - English essays - 1848 - 354 pages
...in the motions of the slorm Grace that shall mould the maiden's form By silent sympathy. The stars of midnight shall be dear TO her ; and she shall lean...born of murmuring sound, Shall pass into her face !" But we must break off to give a passage in a bolder and most passionate strain, which represents...
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Politics for the People, Issues 1-17

Frederick Denison Maurice, John Malcolm Forbes Ludlow - Great Britain - 1848 - 284 pages
...silent sympathy. **'*•• And she shall beud her ear In many a secret place Where rivulets dniice their wayward round, And beauty, born of murmuring sound, Shall pass into her face.' Those who live in towns should carefully remember this, for their own sakes, for their wives' sakes,...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Writings

Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1848 - 360 pages
...midnight shall be dear To her ; and she shall lean on air In many a secret place Where rivulets danoe their wayward round, And beauty, born of murmuring sound, Shall pass into her face :" But we must break off to give a passage in a bolder and most passionate strain, which represents...
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Letters from New York: 2d. Ser

Lydia Maria Child - 1849
...thus describes the young maiden, towhomNature was "both law and impulse": " She shall lean her ear In many a secret place, Where rivulets dance their...of murmuring sound, Shall pass into her face." The engraved likeness of Ole Bui often reminds me of these lines. It seems listening to one of his own...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp]., Volume 4

Robert Kemp Philp - 436 pages
...form, By silent sympathy. ' The stars of midnight shall be dear To her ; and she shall lean her ear In many a secret place, Where rivulets dance their...born of murmuring sound Shall pass into her face. " And vital feelings of delight Shall rear her form to stately height. Her virgin bosom swell ; Such...
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The Prospective Review: A Quarterly Journal of Theology and Literature, Volume 6

Literature - 1850 - 550 pages
...intellectual nature : — " The Stars of midnight shall be dear To her ; and she shall lean her ear In many a secret place, Where rivulets dance their...of murmuring sound Shall pass into her face." The mere fine expression of a single sentiment or sensation is not yet poetry, it is only beginning to...
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The Optimist

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - 1850 - 298 pages
...beautiful poem of that name : — " The stars of midnight shall be dear To her ; and she shall lean her ear In many a secret place, Where rivulets dance their...born of murmuring sound Shall pass into her face." Keats speaks of " music yearning like a god in pain," and in the Eve of St. Agnes, alluding to the...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851 - 362 pages
...maiden's form By silent sympathy. The stars of midnight shall be dear To her ; and she shall lean her ear, In many a secret place, Where rivulets dance their...born of murmuring sound, Shall pass into her face. And vital feelings of delight Shall rear her form to stately height, Her virgin bosom swell ; Such...
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The Works of Shakespeare: the Text Carefully Restored According to the First ...

William Shakespeare - 1851 - 500 pages
...form By silent sympathy. " The stars of midnight shall be dear To her ; and she shall lean her ear In many a secret place Where rivulets dance their...born of murmuring sound Shall pass into her face." Yet for all this Miranda not a whit the less touches us as a creature of flesh and blood, " a being...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 780 pages
...maiden's form By silent sympathy. " The stars of midnight shall be dear To her; and she shall lean her ear In many a secret place, Where rivulets dance their...born of murmuring sound Shall pass into her face. " And vital feelings of delight Shall rear her form to stately height, Her virgin bosom swell ; Such...
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