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" Beyond the shadow of the ship, I watched the water-snakes: They moved in tracks of shining white, And when they reared, the elfish light Fell off in hoary flakes. Within the shadow of the ship I watched their rich attire: Blue, glossy green, and velvet... "
The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With a Life of ... - Page 94
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1836 - 403 pages
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The British poets of the nineteenth century, including the select works of ...

British poets - 1828 - 788 pages
...water burnt alway A still and awful red. \ Beyond the Hhadow of the ship, I watch'd the water-snakes: They moved in tracks of shining white, And when they...off in hoary flakes. Within the shadow of the ship I watch'd their rich attire : Blue, glossy green, and velvet black, They coiled and swam ; and every...
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Spirit of the English Magazines

1828
...which the charm begins to break ! — " Beyond the shadow of the ship, I watched the Water-snakes ; They moved in tracks of shining white, And when they...off in hoary flakes. Within the shadow of the ship 1 watched their rich attire : Blue, glossy green, and velvet black, They coiled and swam, and every...
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Four Years in Southern Africa

Cowper Rose - Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) - 1829 - 308 pages
...surface of the water was illumed by their ever-radiant colours. Within the shadow of the ship, I watch 'd their rich attire, Blue, glossy green, and velvet...swam, and every track Was a flash of golden fire." A ship is the reverse of poetical, notwithstanding all that Cowper or Campbell can say about it. The...
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The Westminster Review, Volume 12

English literature - 1829
...the ship, I watch'd the water-snakes : They mov'd in tracks of shining white. And when they rear'd, the elfish light, Fell off in hoary flakes. Within the shadow of the ship I watch'd their rich attire ; Blue, glossy green, and velvet black, They coiled and swam ; and every...
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The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in ..., Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1829 - 575 pages
...the ship 1 walch'tl the water-snakes : They moved in tracks of shining white. And when they rear'd, nd W. Galignani watch'd their rich attire: Blue, glossy green, and velvet black, They coil'd and swam; and ev'ry track...
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Four Years in Southern Africa

Cowper Rose - Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) - 1829 - 308 pages
...colours. " Within the shadow of the ship, I watch'd their rich attire, Blue, glossy green, and velret black ; They coiled and swam, and every track Was a flash of golden fire." A ship is the reverse of poetical, notwithstanding all that Cowper or Campbell can say about it. The...
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The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in One Volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1831 - 607 pages
...the ship I wateh'd the water-snakes : They moved in tracks of sliining white, And when they reor'd, o the rough woods far aloof, In a basket, of grasses and wild flowers full wateh'd their rich attire : Blue, glossy green, and velvet black. They coil'd and swam ; and every...
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Scientific Tracts and Family Lyceum: Designed for Instruction and ..., Volume 1

1834
...' The Rime of the Ancient Marinere :' * Beyond the shadow of the ship, I watched tho water snakea ; They moved in tracks of shining white, And when they...elfish light Fell off in hoary flakes. ' Within the slmdow of the ship, I watched their gay attire ; Blue, glossy green and velvet hlack, They coiled and...
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Narrative of a Voyage Round the World

Thomas Braidwood Wilson - Aboriginal Australians - 1835 - 349 pages
...movements, especially during the night, were exceedingly beautiful. " Within the shadow of the boat, I watched their rich attire ; Blue, glossy green, and velvet black, They coiled, they swam, and every track Was a flash of golden fire." No untoward event occurred during the night,...
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The Ancient Mariner: And Other Poems

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Poetry, Modern - 1836 - 142 pages
...water burnt alway A still and awful red. Beyond the shadow of the ship7, I watched the water-snakes : They moved in tracks of shining white, And when they...golden fire. O happy living things ! no tongue " Their boauty might declare : A spring of love gushed from my heart, And I blessed them unaware 9 : Sure my...
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