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" Now, upon SYRIA'S land of roses Softly the light of eve reposes, And, like a glory, the broad sun Hangs over sainted LEBANON ; Whose head in wintry grandeur towers, And whitens with eternal sleet, While summer, in a vale of flowers, Is sleeping rosy at... "
Sketch-book of Popular Geology - Page 149
by Hugh Miller - 1872 - 356 pages
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The Cities of the Past

Frances Power Cobbe - Middle East - 1864 - 216 pages
...found myself constantly repeating Now over Syria's land of roses Softly the light of eve reposes, And like a glory the broad sun Hangs over sainted Lebanon,...in a vale of flowers, Is sleeping rosy at his feet. Alas ! nothing could be much less like a vale of flowers than it was at the moment of my visit. The...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1864
...noble cone of Hermon rising majestically over them in the distance. All honour, still, to the mighty Lebanon — " Whose head in wintry grandeur towers,...eternal sleet ; While summer, in a vale of flowers, Is deeping rosy at his feet." the south is the Sea of Galilee in its deep bed, and the chasm of the Jordan...
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Works: Popular geology

1865
...ee-ferns ; that the colossal Iguanodon and gigantic Hylaeosaurus browsed on the succulent equisetaceae of the low meadows ; that the minute Amphitherium,...and un-ideaed; and yet the existences which their arbitrary signs represent are the vital marvels of creation, — the noble forests, fair shrubs, and...
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The British Poets, Volume 6

1865
...Gates of Heav'n for thee." Now, upon SYRIA'S land of roses * Softly the light of Eve reposes, And, like a glory, the broad sun Hangs over sainted LEBANON...in a vale of flowers, Is sleeping rosy at his feet. To one, who look'd from upper air O'er all the' enchanted regions there, How beauteous must have been...
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Days and Nights in the East; or, Illustrations of Bible scenes. [Abridged ...

Horatius Bonar - Bible - 1866 - 347 pages
...while winter sits up yonder ! "Now upon Syria's land of roses Softly the light of eve reposes, And, like a glory, the broad sun Hangs over sainted Lebanon...a vale of flowers, Is sleeping rosy at his feet." In the course of the evening we had under consideration the passages which record our Lord's visit...
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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - English poetry - 1866 - 546 pages
...the Gates of Heaven for thee." Now, upon Syria's land of roses Softly the light of Eve reposes, And, like a glory, the broad sun Hangs over sainted Lebanon...in a vale of flowers, Is sleeping rosy at his feet. To one, who looked from upper air O'er all th' enchanted regions there, How beauteous must have been...
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Arrows from My Quiver: Pointed with the Steel of Truth and Winged by Faith ...

James Caughey - Evangelicalism - 1868 - 464 pages
...would have been numerous — perhaps, as a shrewd brother observed, Mont Blanc had been substituted for Lebanon! "Whose head in wintry grandeur towers, And...eternal sleet ; While summer, in a vale of flowers, la sleeping rosy at his feet." But the truthfulness of its topography is one of its proofs, as well...
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Guide to English spelling

John Russell (F.E.I.S.) - English language - 1869
...(M.) " As shepherd's cur that in dark evening's shade hath tracked forth some savage beast." (Sp.) " Summer in a vale of flowers is sleeping rosy at his feet." (Moore.) " Moves in her virgin veil the gentle bride." (Rog.) " What vails the vain knight-errant's...
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Peoples of the world, by B. Parkes-Belloc

1870
...describes it in Lallah Rookh : — " Now upon Syria's land of roses Softly the light of eve reposes, And like a glory, the broad sun Hangs over sainted Lebanon ; Whose head in misty grandeur towers, And whitens with eternal sleet, While summer, in a vale of flowers, Is sleeping...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...ШОМ "PARADISE AND THE PERI." Now, upon Syria's land of roses Softly the light of eve reposes, And, nce ! THE MURDER. It is the cause, it is the cause,...not shed her blood ; Nor scar that whiter skin of To one who looked from upper air O'er all the enchanted regions there, How beauteous must have been...
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