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" Dark was her hair, her hand was white ; Her voice was exquisitely tender ; Her eyes were full of liquid light ; I never saw a waist so slender ! Her every look, her every smile, Shot right and left a score of arrows ; I thought 'twas Venus from her isle,... "
The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism and Belles ... - Page 288
1830
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The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the ..., Volume 4

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley - Wit and humor - 1894
...romancing ; She was our queen, our rose, our star ; And then she danced — Oh Heaven, her dancing I Dark was her hair, her hand was white ; Her voice was exquisitely...arrows ; I thought 'twas Venus from her isle, And wondered where she'd left her sparrows. She talked, — of politics or prayers, — Of Soutbey's prose,...
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Favorite Poems from the Best Authors: Humorous Poems

Children's poetry - 1894 - 245 pages
...She was our queen, our rose, our star ; And when she danced — oh, heaven, her danc • ing! Dark was her hair, her hand was white ; Her voice was exquisitely...score of arrows ; I thought 'twas Venus from her isle, I wondered where she'd left her sparrows. She talked of politics or prayers, Of Southey's prose or...
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The Classic and the Beautiful from the Literature of Three ..., Volume 2

Henry Coppée - Literature - 1895
...romancing; She was our queen, our rose, our star ; And when she danced — 0 Heaven ! her dancing ! Dark was her hair ; her hand was white ; Her voice was...arrows : I thought 'twas Venus from her isle, And wondered where she left her sparrows. She talked of politics or prayers, Of Southey's prose or Wordsworth's...
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Every-day Characters

Winthrop Mackworth Praed - 1896 - 72 pages
...romancing ; She was our queen, our rose, our star ; And then she danced—O Heaven, her dancing! ARK was her hair, her hand was white ; Her voice was exquisitely...of arrows; I thought 'twas Venus from her isle, And wondered where she'd left her sparrows. 37 'HE talked,—of politics or prayers,— Of Southey's prose...
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Library of the World's Best Literature: A-Z

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H. Warner, Edward Cornelius Towne - Literature - 1897
...romancing; She was our queen, our rose, our star, And when she danced — O heaven, her dancing! Dark was her hair, her hand was white, Her voice was exquisitely...of arrows: I thought 'twas Venus from her isle, And wondered where she'd left her sparrows. She talked of politics or prayers, Of Southey's prose or Wordsworth's...
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Gems of Genius in Poetry and Art: From the Kings and Queens of Thought : and ...

Frederick Saunders, Minnie K. Davis - American poetry - 1899 - 743 pages
...romancing: She was our queen, our rose, our star ; And then she danced— oh, heaven, her dancing I Dark was her hair, her hand was white ; Her voice was exquisitely...arrows ; I thought 'twas Venus from her isle, And wondered where she'd left her sparrows. She talked of politics or prayers — Of Southey's prose, or...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science, Philosophy ...

Harry Thurston Peck - Literature - 1901
...romancing : She was our queen, our rose, our star; And when she danced — oh, Heaven, her dancing I Dark was her hair, her hand was white ; Her voice was exquisitely...Shot right and left a score of arrows ; I thought 't was Venus from her isle, I wondered where she 'd left her sparrows. She talk'd of politics or prayers...
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A Treasury of Humorous Poetry: Being a Compilation of Witty, Facetious, and ...

Frederic Lawrence Knowles - American poetry - 1902 - 407 pages
...romancing : She was our queen, our rose, our star ; And when she danced — O Heaven, her dancing! Dark was her hair, her hand was white ; Her voice was exquisitely...isle, And wonder'd where she'd left her sparrows. She talk'd, — of politics or prayers ; Of Southey's prose, or Wordsworth's sonnets ; Of daggers or...
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A Treasury of Humorous Poetry: Being a Compilation of Witty, Facetious, and ...

Frederic Lawrence Knowles - American poetry - 1902 - 407 pages
...romancing : She was our queen, our rose, our star; And when she danced — O Heaven, her dancing ! Dark was her hair, her hand was white ; Her voice was exquisitely...score of arrows ; I thought 'twas Venus from her isle, She talk'd, — of politics or prayers ; Of Southey's prose, or Wordsworth's sonnets; Of daggers or...
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A Treasury of Humorous Poetry: Being a Compilation of Witty, Facetious, and ...

Frederic Lawrence Knowles - American poetry - 1902 - 407 pages
...romancing : She was our queen, our rose, our star; And when she danced — O Heaven, her dancing! Dark was her hair, her hand was white ; Her voice was exquisitely...score of arrows ; I thought 'twas Venus from her isle, She talk'd, — of politics or prayers ; Of Southey's prose, or Wordsworth's sonnets; Of daggers or...
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