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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 Female Poets of America - Seite 329
von Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1853 - 400 Seiten
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The Southern literary messenger

1841
...little children wild with glee They linked their dimpled hands. They linked their hands — but ere 1 caught Their sprinkled drops of dew, They kissed my...; 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...
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Robert Merry's Museum, Bände 1-2

Samuel Griswold Goodrich, Stephen T. Allen - 1842
...with glee, They linked their dimpled hands. They linked their hands — but ere I caught Their mingled drops of dew, They kissed my feet, and, quick as thought,...; Ten thousand stars were in the sky, Ten thousand in the sea ; For every wave with dimpled cheek That leaped upon the air, Had caught a star in its embrace,...
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Crystal Fount and Rechabite Recorder, Bände 5-6

1845
...with a cotemporary that Moore never conceived a more exquisite fancy than the following by " Amelia." The twilight hours like birds flew by As lightly and...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...
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Arthur's Magazine

Timothy Shay Arthur - 1845
...can^lit Their sprinkled drops of dew, They kissed my feet, and quick as thought, Away the ripples Hew. The twilight hours, like birds, flew by, As lightly...; 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...
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A System of Intellectual Philosophy

Asa Mahan - 1845 - 330 Seiten
...conceptions, the more striking the figure, under such circumstances. I will give one other example : . " The twilight hours like birds flew by, As lightly...; Ten thousand stars were in the sky, Ten thousand in the sea; For every wave with dimpled cheek That leaped upon the air, Had caught a star in its embrace...
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Poems

Amelia - 1846 - 200 Seiten
...wandered out one summer-night, 'T was when my years were few, The wind was singing in the light, And I was singing too ; The sunshine lay upon the hill,...and as free ; Ten thousand stars were in the sky, • M Ten thousand on the sea ; For every wave with dimpled face, That leaped upon the air, Had caught...
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The American Whig Review, Band 3

1846
...conception, unless, perhaps, the following, from a piece of her own, entitled, (if we remember,) MUSINGS : " The twilight hours, like birds, flew by, As lightly...every wave with dimpled face, That LEAPED UPON THE AIH, Had caught a star in its embrace, Jlnd held it TREMBLING there." In the same poem : " I heard...
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Poems

Amelia - 1847 - 258 Seiten
...As from her lips a plaintive lullaby Stirred the bright tresses on her infant's cheek ; MUSINGS. 29 I clapped my hands and warbled wild, As here and there...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, Bände 1-3

1847
...which we think there is also a correspondence of sound and idea : The waves came dancing o'er the seu In bright and glittering bands: Like little children,...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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Ship and Shore: Or, Pencil Sketches on a Recent Voyage To, and a Tour In ...

John Spence (jr.), Young physician - 1847 - 148 Seiten
...hours like birds flow by, As lightly and as free ; Ten thousand stare were in the sky, Ten thousand in the sea. For every wave with dimpled face, That leaped...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...
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