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" She was a Phantom of delight When first she gleamed upon my sight; A lovely Apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament; Her eyes as stars of Twilight fair; Like Twilight's, too, her dusky hair; But all things else about her drawn From May-time and the... "
Poems - Page 312
by William Wordsworth - 1815
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Works: With a Memoir by Her Sister, and an Essay on Her Genius, Volume 1

Mrs. Hemans - 1840
...was at that time, irresistibly suggests a quotation from Wordsworth's graceful poetic picture : — " She was a phantom of delight, When first she gleamed...lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament. ***** A dancing shape, an image gay, To haunt, to startle, and waylay." That so fair a being should...
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The Works of Mrs. Hemans, with a Memoir by Her Sister, and an Essay on Her ...

Mrs. Hemans - 1840
...was at that time, irresistibly suggests a quotation from Wordsworth's graceful poetic picture : — " She was a phantom of delight, When first she gleamed...lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament. ***** A dancing shape, an image gay, To haunt, to startle, and waylay." That so fair a being should...
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The Works of Mrs. Hemans, with a Memoir by Her Sister, and an Essay on Her ...

Mrs. Hemans - 1840
...was at that time, irresistibly suggests a quotation from Wordsworth's graceful poetic picture : — " She was a phantom of delight, When first she gleamed...lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament. * * * * * A dancing shape, an image gay, To haunt, to startle, and waylay." That so fair a being should...
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Memoir of the Life and Writings of Mrs. Hemans

Harriet Mary Browne - 1840 - 317 pages
...was at that time, irresistibly suggests a quotation from Wordsworth's graceful poetic picture : — " She was a phantom of delight, When first she gleamed...lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament. * * * * * A dancing shape, an image gay, To haunt, to startle, and waylay." That so fair a being should...
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The Abbey: And Other Tales, Volumes 1-2

Mrs. Gore (Catherine Grace Frances) - 1840
...sight, a woman, — * and at third, an angel ! — A lovely apparition sent To be a moment's ornament ; A dancing shape, an image gay To haunt, to startle and waylay ! Long light tresses escaped from a black velvet cap, lay upon the green vest and skirting, in which...
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Love's Progress

Caroline Howard Gilman - 1840 - 171 pages
...human kindness bred, And seemliness complete, that sways Thy courtesies, about thee plays." A maiden. " A dancing shape, an image gay, To haunt, to startle and way-lay." Childhood. " Her eyee were fair and very fair, Her beauty made me glad." Early Infancy. " On thy face...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1869
...element was home. Her loving and admiring husband has drawn her features in the following lines : — "She was a phantom of delight When first she gleamed...apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament ; Her eyes are stars of twilight fair; Like twilight's, too, her dusky hair; But all things else about her drawn...
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The Christian magazine

...am, dear Sir,your obdt.Servt. AW 72 THE OLD CHURCH CLOCK. ( Concluded from page 59. ) CHAPTER XIV. SHE was a phantom of delight When first she gleamed...lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament I saw her, upon nearer view, A Spirit, yet a Woman too ! Her household motions light and free, And...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

John Wilson - 1842
...following fresh picture of life and loveliness : " She was a phantom of delight, When first she gleam'd upon my sight; A lovely apparition sent To be a moment's...about her drawn From May-time and the cheerful dawn." Who does not see the beautiful girl moving in the light of poetry and youth; and bringing gladness...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

John Wilson - 1842
...following fresh picture of life and loveliness : " She was a phantom of delight, When first she gleam'd upon my sight ; A lovely apparition sent To be a moment's...about her drawn From May-time and the cheerful dawn." Who does not see the beautiful girl moving in the light of poetry and youth ; and bringing gladness...
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