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" The twilight hours, like birds, flew by, As lightly and as free ; Ten thousand stars were in the sky, Ten thousand on the sea ; For every wave with dimpled face, That leaped upon the air, Had caught a star in its embrace, And held it trembling there. "
The Williams Quarterly - Page 292
1857
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 7

1841
...; Ten thousand stars were in the sky, Ten thousand in the sea ; For every wave with dimpled check, That leaped upon the air, Had caught a star in its embrace, And held it trembling there. The young moon, too, wilh upturned sides, Her mirror'd beauty gave ; Acd as a bark at anchor rides,...
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Robert Merry's Museum, Volumes 1-2

Samuel Griswold Goodrich, Stephen T. Allen - 1842
...birds flew by, As lightly and as free ; Ten thousand stars were in the sky, Ten thousand in the sea ; For every wave with dimpled cheek That leaped upon...star in its embrace, And held it trembling there. The young moon too, with upturned sides, Her mirrored beauty gave ; And as a bark at anchor rides,...
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A System of Intellectual Philosophy

Asa Mahan - 1845 - 330 pages
...birds flew by, As lightly and as free ; Ten thousand stars were in the sky, Ten thousand in the sea; For every wave with dimpled cheek That leaped upon...star in its embrace And held it trembling there." Who is insensible to the exquisite beauty of the thought here ? Yet the wave of the sea or lake, reflecting...
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Arthur's Magazine

Timothy Shay Arthur - 1845
...free ; Ten thousand stars were in the sky, Ten thousand in the sea ; For every wave with dimpled face, That leaped upon the air, Had caught a star in its embrace And held it trembling there. Our limits will not allow us to insprt more of this poem, which we consider one of the most chaste...
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Poems

Amelia - 1845 - 259 pages
...; Ten thousand stars were in the sky, Ten thousand on the sea : , For every wave with dimpled face, That leaped upon the air, Had caught a star in its embrace And held it trembling there. The young moon too with upturned sides Her mirrored beauty gave, And, as a bark at anchor rides, She...
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Crystal Fount and Rechabite Recorder, Volumes 5-6

1845
...stars were in the sky, Ten thousand on the sea ; For every wave with dimpled face, That leaped up in the air, Had caught a star in its embrace And held it trembling there. Too much gravity argues a shallow mind. Happy is the man who has not the tooth-ache, who shaketh...
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Ship and Shore: Or, Pencil Sketches on a Recent Voyage To, and a Tour In ...

John Spence (jr.), Young physician - 1847 - 148 pages
...free ; Ten thousand stars were in the sky, Ten thousand in the sea. For every wave with dimpled face, That leaped upon the air, Had caught a star in its embrace, And held it trembling there." It was early morn, and swelling sails told that the ship sailed on. A light mist floated in the morning air...
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Poems

Amelia - 1847 - 258 pages
...free ; Ten thousand stars were in the sky, Ten thousand on the sea ; For every wave with dimpled face, That leaped upon the air, Had caught a star in its embrace, And held it trembling there. 30 MUSINGS. The young moon too with upturned sides Her mirrored beauty gave, And, as a bark at anchor...
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American Literary Magazine, Volumes 1-3

1847
...: Ten thousand stars were in the sky, Ten thousand on the sea : For every wave with dimpled face , That leaped upon the air, Had caught a star in its embrace And held it trembling there. We quote in conclusion a single stanza from the address to " Time." We think it will compare in stately...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

1847 - 506 pages
...heaven was arch'd and glass'd below. JG PERCIVAL. 12. For every wave, with dimpled face, That leap'd upon the air, Had caught a star in its embrace, And held it trembling there! MRS. AMELIA B. WELBY. OFFENCE. 1. In such a time as this, it is not meet That every nice oflence should...
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