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" So quickly do his baleful sighs Quench all the sweet light of her eyes. One struggle — and his pain is past — Her lover is no longer living ! One kiss the maiden gives, one last, Long kiss, which she expires in giving! "Sleep... "
The Pocket magazine of classic and polite literature. [Continued as] The ... - Page 215
1819
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Little Classics, Volumes 13-14

Rossiter Johnson - Literature - 1875
...cavern-damp, So quickly do his baleful sighs Quench all the sweet light of her eyes. One struggle, — and his pain is past, — Her lover is no longer living...gives, one last, Long kiss, which she expires in giving ! " Sleep," said the Peri, as softly she stole The farewell sigh of that vanishing soul, As true as...
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The Musical World, Volume 53

Music - 1875
...immortal works. His epitaph should be in the words of the poet he has so beautifully illustrated : — " ' Sleep,' said the Peri, as softly she stole The farewell sigh of that vanishing soul, As true as e'er warmed the human breast ; ' Sleep on, in visions of odour rest ! In balmier airs than ever yet stirr'd...
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The Tide of Even, and Other Poems, with Tales and Songs

John Swain (Writer of Verse.) - 1877
...cavern-damp, So quickly do his baleful sighs Quench all the sweet light of her eyes ! One struggle — and his pain is past — Her lover is no longer living...gives, one last, Long kiss, which she expires in giving ! " Sleep," said the Peri, as softly she sto!e The farewell sigh of that vanishing soul, As true as...
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Geikie's school books. 1st (-6th) reading book, Volume 5

John Cunningham Geikie - 1877
...cavern-damp, So quickly do his baleful sighs Quench all the sweet light of her eyes I One struggle—and his pain is past— Her lover is no longer living...gives, one last Long kiss, which she expires in giving! " Sleep," said the Peri, as softly she stole The farewell sigh of that vanishing soul, As true as e'er...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore: With the Life of the Author

Thomas Moore, John Francis Waller - Irish poetry - 1879 - 552 pages
...cavern-damp, So quickly do his baleful sighs Quench all the sweet light of her eyes. One struggle — and his pain is past — Her lover is no longer living!...gives, one last, Long kiss, which she expires in giving ! " Sleep," said the PERI, as softly she stole The farewell sigh of that vanishing soul, As true as...
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The modern reader and speaker

David Charles Bell - 1879 - 544 pages
...living ! one prayer the maiden breathes — one last deep prayer — which she expires in giving ! " Sleep ! " said the Peri, as softly she stole the farewell sigh of that vanishing soul, with morn still blushing in the sky : again the Peri soars above, bearing to heaven that precious sigh...
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The poetical works of Thomas Moore, with notes &c

Thomas Moore - 1881
...cavern-chimp, So quickly do his baleful sighs Quench all the sweet light of her eyes ! One struggle— and his pain is past — Her lover is no longer living...kiss the maiden gives, one last, Long kiss, which she expire* in giving ! 'Sleep,' said the Peri, as softly she stole The farewell sigh of that vanishing...
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Gleanings from popular authors, grave and gay, Volume 2

Gleanings - 1882
...cavern-damp, So quickly do his baleful sighs Quench all the sweet light of her eyes : One struggle,— and his pain is past. — Her lover is no longer living...gives, one last Long kiss, which she expires in giving; " Sleep !" said the Peri, as softly she stole The farewell sigh of that vanishing soul. As true as...
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The poetical works of Thomas Moore, ed. with a memoir by W.M. Rossetti

Thomas Moore - 1882
...cavern-damp, So quickly do his baleful sighs Quench all the sweet light of her eyes. I One struggle — and his pain is past — Her lover is no longer living ! One kiss the maiden gives, one last Long lens, which she expires in giving I " Sleep," said the Peri, as softly she stole The farewell sigh...
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The Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Quotations, English - 1882 - 899 pages
...That there should come a time of bliss, When she would mock my hopes no more. ;'. MOORE— The Kiss. One kiss the maiden gives, one last, Long kiss, which she expires in giving! fc. MOORE — LaV.il Rookh. Paradise uml the Peri Come hither sweet maiden, come hither I • me, And...
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