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" THE CHAMBERED NAUTILUS.* This is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign, Sails the unshadowed main, — The venturous bark that flings On the sweet summer wind its purpled wings In gulfs enchanted, where the siren sings, And coral reefs lie bare, Where... "
The Autocrat of the breakfast table - Page 104
by Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1858 - 373 pages
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The Young Wrecker of the Florida Reef, Or, The Trials and Adventures of Fred ...

Richard Meade Bache - 1865 - 381 pages
...animals. The pearly-nautilus is the one of which Dr. Holmes wrote the beautiful verses, commencing, M This is the ship of pearl which poets feign Sails the unshadowed main The venturous bark that flings On the sweet summer winds its purpled wmg» In gulfs enchanted, where the siren sings...
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Standard Fifth Reader, Part 2

Epes Sargent - 1867
...that delicacy and vigor of diction for which he It celebrated. See in Index, SIREN, TRITON, HOLMES. I. THIS is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign, Sails the unshadowed main,— The venturous bark that flings On the sweet summer wind its purpled wings In gulfs enchanted, where the siren sings,...
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The autocrat of the breakfast table, with an intr. by G.A. Sala

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1870
...one of these shells, and a section of it. The last will show you the series of enlarging compartments successively dwelt in by the animal that inhabits...NAUTILUS. This is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign, f Sails the unshadowed main, — The venturous bark that flings 1 On the sweet summer wind its purpled...
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Sketches of Creation: A Popular View of Some of the Grand Conclusions of the ...

Alexander Winchell - 1870 - 459 pages
...supposing it was this species of nautilus to which the Aristotelian fable of the fairy sailor applied. " This is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign, Sails the unshadowed main — The venturous bark that flings On the sweet summer wind its purple wings, In gulfs enchanted, where the siren sings,...
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The Standard Fifth Reader: With a New Treatise on Elocution and an ..., Part 2

Epes Sargent - 1870 - 528 pages
...that delicacy and vigor of diction for which ha ii celebrated. See in Index, SIBEH, TRITON, HOLMES. THIS is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign, Sails the unshadowed main, — The venturous bark that flings On the sweet summer wind its purpled wings In gulfs enchanted, where the siren sings,...
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Sketches of Creation

Alexander Winchell - 1870
...supposing it was this species of nautilus to which the Aristotelian fable of the fairy sailor applied. " This is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign, Sails the unshadowed main — The venturous bark that flings Fig. 51. Fragment of Straight- chambered Shell (Baculite8f ovatus) of Mesozoic Time,...
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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

Asahel Clark Kendrick - 1871 - 449 pages
...Martha still in deed, and good endeavor, In faith like Mary — at his feet forever. HARTLEY COLERIDGE. The Chambered Nautilus. THIS is the ship of pearl...feign, Sails the unshadowed main— The venturous bark that flings On the sweet summer wind its purple wings In gulfs enchanted, where the syren sings,...
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The Whispers of a Shell, Or, Stories from the Sea

Frances Freeling Broderip - 1871 - 244 pages
...certainly, in childhood it conveyed in some strange manner much of the beautiful meaning of the poet : ' This is the ship of pearl which, poets feign, Sails the unshadowed main — The venturous bark that flings On the sweet summer wind its purpled wings, In gulfs enchanted, where the siren sings,...
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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

Asahel Clark Kendrick - 1871 - 449 pages
...Martha still in deed, and good endeavor, In faith like Mary — at his feet forever. HARTLEY COLERIDGE. The Chambered Nautilus. 'T'HIS is the ship of pearl which, poets feign, J- Sails the unshadowed main — The venturous bark that flings On the sweet summer wind its purple...
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - 1872 - 640 pages
...one of these shells, and a section of it. The last will show you the series of enlarging compartments successively dwelt in by the animal that inhabits...feign, Sails the unshadowed main, — The venturous bark that flings On the sweet summer-wind its purpled wings In gulfs enchanted, where the siren sings,...
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