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" Mysterious Night ! when our first Parent knew Thee from report divine, and heard thy name, Did he not tremble for this lovely frame, This glorious canopy of light and blue ? Yet 'neath a curtain of translucent dew, Bathed in the rays of the great setting... "
The Atlantic Monthly - Page 469
1863
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Tracts of the American Unitarian Association

Tracts - 1847
...Coleridge (Vol. I., p. 439) calls "the finest and most grandly conceived in the English language." "Mysterious Night ! when our first parent knew Thee,...This glorious canopy of light and blue ? Yet, "'neath a curtain of translucent dew, Bathed in the rays of the great setting flame, Hesperus with the host...
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The Bijou: An Annual of Literature and the Arts, Volume 1

Gift books - 1828
...friend, Joseph Blanco White. MYSTERIOUS night, when the first man but knew Thee by report, unseen, and heard thy name, Did he not tremble for this lovely...This glorious canopy of light and blue ? Yet 'neath a curtain of translucent dew Bathed in the rays of the great setting flame, Hesperus, with the host...
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The Bijou; or, Annual of literature and the arts

English literature - 1828
...friend, Joseph Blauco White. MYSTERIOUS night, when the first man but knew Thee by report, unseen, and heard thy name, Did he not tremble for this lovely...This glorious canopy of light and blue ? Yet 'neath a curtain of translucent dew Bathed in the rays of the great setting flame, Hesperu.^, with the host...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 157

English essays - 1835
...again. SONNET. NIGHT AND DEATH. Mysterious Night, when the first man but knew Thee by report, unseen, and heard thy name. Did he not tremble for this lovely...This glorious canopy of light and blue ? Yet 'neath a curtain of translucent dew, Bathed in the rays of the great setting flame, Hesperus with the Host...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 20

United States - 1847
...the finest and most grandly conceived in our language: — " Mysterions Night! when our first parents knew Thee, from report divine, and heard thy name,...lovely frame—- This glorious canopy of light and blue J Yet 'ueath a cnrreni of translucent dew, Bathed in the rays of the great setting flame, Hesperus...
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The Christian Teacher, Volume 3

England - 1841
...and the tears of mortal grief for ever wiped away. SONNET. By JOSEPH BLANCO WHITS. Night and Death. Mysterious Night ! when our first Parent knew Thee,...This glorious Canopy of Light and Blue ? Yet 'neath a Curtain of translucent Dew, Bathed in the rays of the great setting Flame, Hesperus with the Host...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volume 21; Volume 43

Methodist Church - 1861
...White. For beauty and sublimity, whether of imagery, language, or thought, what sonnet is its superior ? Mysterious night ! when our first parent knew Thee...This glorious canopy of light and blue ? Yet 'neath a curtain of translucent dew, Bathed in the rays of the great setting flame, Hesperus, with the host...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 214

1897
...language." and apparently It was the only moment of poetic inspiration in his life. The sonnet is called Mysterious Night! when our first parent knew Thee...This glorious canopy of light and blue? Yet 'neath a curtain of translucent dew, Bathed in the rays of the great setting flame, Hesperus with the host...
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The Christian Teacher, Volume 3

Christianity - 1841
...and the tears of mortal grief for ever wiped away. SONNET. BY JOSBPH BLANCO WHITS. Night and Death. Mysterious Night ! when our first Parent knew Thee,...This glorious Canopy of Light and Blue ? Yet 'neath a Curtain of translucent Dew, Bathed in the rays of the great setting Flame, Hesperus with the Host...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 42

1854
...Sonnet on Night and Death" for a friend, I have made Eomc corrections. It is now as follow! : MysArious Night ! when our first parent knew Thee from report...This glorious canopy of light and blue ? Yet 'neath a curtain of translucent dew, Bathed in the rays of the great setting flame, Hesperus with the Host...
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