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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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Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics, Volume 1

John Henry Fowler - English poetry - 1903 - 161 pages
...represented as drawing her chariot. Cp. No. 74. 63. So also Praed in The Belle of the Ball-Room: " Her every look, her every smile, Shot right and left...arrows ; I thought 'twas Venus from her isle, And wondered where she'd left her sparrows." 7. On's, on his. 8. crystal, 'fairness' (FTP). But this explanation...
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Voice, Speech and Gesture a Practical Handbook to the Elocutionary Art ...

Robert D. Blackman - American literature - 1904 - 1196 pages
...romancing : She was our queen, our rose, our star ; And then she danced — 0 heaven, her dancing ! Dark was her hair, her hand was white ; Her voice was exquisitely...arrows ; I thought 'twas Venus from her isle, And wondered where sho'd left her sparrows. She talked of politics or prayers, Of Southey's prose or Wordsworth's...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - English poetry - 1904
...romancing: She was our queen, our rose, our star; And then she danced, — O Heaven ! her dancing. 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, And wondered where she 'd left her sparrows. She talked of politics or...
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Notes to Palgrave's Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics, Books I-IV

John Henry Fowler - English poetry - 1904 - 250 pages
...represented as drawing her chariot. Cp. No. 74. 63. So also Praed in The Belle of the Ball-Room : " Her every look, her every smile, Shot right and left...arrows ; I thought 'twas Venus from her isle, And wondered where she'd left her sparrows." 7. On's, on his. 8. crystal, 'fairness' (FTP). But this explanation...
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A Vers de Société Anthology

American poetry - 1907 - 357 pages
...romancing, She was our queen, our rose, our star; And then 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,• — Or Southey's prose, or Wordsworth's sonnets, — Of...
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English Poetry (1170-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1907 - 580 pages
...romancing; She was our queen, our rose, our star; And then she danced — О Heaven, her danc 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 sparro* • » She talked, — of politics or prayers, — Of Southey's...
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English Poetry (1170-1892).

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1907 - 580 pages
...romancing; She was our queen, our rose, our star; 15 And then 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, 23 And wondered where she'd left her sparrows. She talked, — of polities or prayers, — Of Southey's...
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The Poems of Winthrop Mackworth Praed

Winthrop Mackworth Praed - 1909 - 242 pages
...romancing ; 15 She was our queen, our rose, our star ; And then she danced — O Heaven, her dancing ! 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, And wondered where she'd left her sparrows. She talked, — of politics...
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Poems

Winthrop Mackworth Praed - 1909 - 242 pages
...romancing; She was our queen, our rose, our star; And then she danced — O Heaven, her dancing ! 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, And wondered where she'd left her sparrows. She talked, — of politics...
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Century Readings for a Course in English Literature

John William Cunliffe, James Francis Augustine Pyre, Karl Young - English literature - 1910 - 1025 pages
...romancing; She was our queen, our rose, our star; !5 And then she danced — O Heaven, her dancing! Dark out; 3>5 't was Venus from her isle, And wondered .where she 'd left her sparrows. She talked, — of politics...
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