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" How calmly, gliding through the dark-blue sky, The midnight Moon ascends ! Her placid beams, Through thinly scattered leaves and boughs grotesque, Mottle with mazy shades the orchard slope : Here, o'er the chestnut's fretted foliage, gray And massy, motionless... "
The Poetical Works of Robert Southey, Esq. ...: Roderick, the last of the Goths - Page 9
by Robert Southey - 1818
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 57

Edmund Burke - 1816
...mountains rise, Bounding the land beloved, their native land. How calmly gliding through the dark blue sky The midnight moon ascends ; her placid beams,...Through' thinly scattered leaves and boughs grotesque, I Mottle with mazy shades the orchard slope ; Here, o'er the chesnut's fretted foliage grey And massy,-...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 3

1815
...associations of natural imagery with moral sentiment, which constitute the essence of the purest poetry. ' How calmly gliding through the dark-blue sky The midnight Moon ascends! Her placid beams, Through thinly scatter'd leaves and boughs grotesque, Mottle with mazy shades the orchard slepe ; Here, o'er the chesnut's...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 3; Volume 21

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1815
...associations of natural imagery with moral sentiment, which constitute the essence of the purest poetry. ' How calmly gliding through the dark-blue sky The midnight Moon ascends! Her placid beams, Through thinly scatter'd leaves and boughs grotesque, Mottle with mazy shades the orchard slope ; Here, o'er the chesnut's...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 3

1815
...such passages as bore on the action, we the rather indulge ourselves in citing the foilowiii" Juies, " How calmly gliding through the dark-blue sky • The midnight moon ascends. Her placid beams Through thinly-scattered leaves, and boughs grotesque Mottle with mazy shades the orchard slope : Here o'er...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1816
...the following Unes ;— " How i-almly gliding through the darkblue sky The midnight moon aicends ! Her placid beams Through thinly scattered leaves and...orchard slope ; Here, o'er the chesnut's fretted foliage grty And massy, motionless they spread; here shine Upon the drag», deepening with blacker night Their...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 2

William Hone - 1830
...is adverted t in a beautiful passage of " Don Roderick. How calmly gliding through the dark blue sly The midnight moon ascends ! Her placid beams, Through...and boughs grotesque, Mottle with mazy shades the orchar4 slope ; Here, o'er the chesmit's fretted foliage grey And massy, motionless they Spread ; here...
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The Young Lady's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the ...

Author of The young man's own book - 1836 - 320 pages
...perchance the dead — anew, The mourn'd, the loved, the lost— -too many ! yet how few! BYRoN. MIDNIGHT. How calmly gliding through the dark-blue sky The midnight moon ascends ! Her placid beams, Through thinly scatter' d leaves and boughs grotesque, Mottle with mazy shades the orchard slope ; Here o'er the chestnut's...
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The every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of ..., Volume 2

William Hone - 1837
...worship, is adverted t in a beautiful passage of " Don Rcdtriok How calmly gliding through the dark blue sky The midnight moon ascends ! Her placid beams,...grey And massy, motionless they spread ; here shine I'pon the crags, deepening with blacker nicht Their chasms ; and there the glittering argentiy Ripplts...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...gliding through the dark blue sky, The midnight moon ascends ! Her placid beams, Through thinly-scattered on his sail, Strong against tide the enormous whale Emerges as he goes. But stronger s chestnut's fretted foliage, gray And massy, motionless they spread ; here .shine Upon the crags, deepening...
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The Modern Poetical Speaker; Or, a Collection of Pieces Adapted for ...

Modern poetical speaker, Fanny Bury PALLISER - 1845
...feelings that may pilot years To glory, spring from out a minute's gloom ! R. MONTGOMERY. MOONLIGHT. How calmly gliding through the dark-blue sky The midnight moon ascends ! Her placid beams, Through thinly scatter'd leaves, and boughs grotesque, Mottle with mazy shades the orchard slope ; Here, o'er the...
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