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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 Monthly review. New and improved ser. New and improved ser, Volume 1

1836
...sea-snakes, whose movements during the nigh t 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.' When the Sunday came:— " In the forenoon,...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1836
...sea-snakes, whose movements during the nigh t 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.' When the Sunday came : — " In the forenoon,...
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The Greenwich Pensioners

Hatchway (lieut, R.N., pseud.) - 1838
...to break The silence of the see. » * » 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. COLERIDGE'S Ancient Manner. " DID you ever hear my story about the timber ship?" ask Dick Slender of...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volumes 14-15

1839
...poem, The Rime of the Ancient Marinere. Beyond the shadow of the ship, I watched the water snakes ; They moved in tracks of shining white, And when they...flakes. Within the shadow of the ship, I watched their gay attire ; Blue, glossy green, and velvet black, They coiled and swam, and every track Was a flash...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 14

Periodicals - 1839
...poem, The Rime of the Ancient Marinere. Beyond tho 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 iu hoary flakes. Within the shadow of the ship, I watched their gay attire ; Blue, glossy green, and...
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Prose and Verse: Complete in One Volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1840 - 546 pages
...watch'd the water-snakes : They moved in tracks of shining while, And when they rear'd, the elfish ligh rowded with new watch'd their rich attire : Blue, glossy green, and velvet black They coil'd and swam ; and ever track...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...water burnt alway A still and awful red. Beyond the shadow of the ship I watched the water snakes : g care : No children run to lisp their sire's return,...sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe 0 happy living things ! no tongue Their beauty might declare : A spring of love gushed from my heart....
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...water burnt alway A rtill and awful red. Beyond the shadow of the ship I watched the water snakes : dreary pr $ \Vas a Hash of golden fire. 0 happy living things ! no tongue Their beauty might declare : A spring...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 22

1849
...surf which menaced him with destruction, and revelled in the luxuries of a capital fishing station — They moved in tracks of shining white ; And when they...reared, the elfish light Fell off in hoary flakes. Perhaps, Irke the Ancient Mariner, he " blessed them unaware ;" but thus he writes of them : — Among...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art - 1845
...there is a silent joy at their arrival. 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. By the light of the moon he bcholdeth God's creatures of the great calm; Within the shadow of the ship...
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