No breath of scepticism dims their complacency, although events steadily prove their theories wrong.
Love scorns control, and prompts the labouring sigh, Pales the red lip, and dims the lucid eye; His look alarmed the stern Túránian Chief, Closely he mark'd his heart-corroding grief;
The picture of that circle of ragged children comes before me now and dims my eyes with its pathetic suggestions. Such dolls!
All the winged orders hovered round, watching when the new-born should open its yet closed eyes; which, when it did, first one, and then the otherwith a solicitude and apprehension, yet not such as, stained with fear, dims the expanding eye-lids of mortal infants, but as if to explore its path in those its unhereditary palaceswhat an inextinguishable titter that time spared not celestial visages!
That spoils all the romance and dims the beauty of the diamond.
Thou sat'st with Thrasybulus and his train, Couldst thou forebode the dismal hour which now Dims the green beauties of thine Attic plain?
Thereof as every earthly thing partakes Or more or lesse, by influence divine, So it more faire accordingly it makes, 45 And the grosse matter of this earthly myne Which closeth it thereafter doth refyne, Doing away the drosse which dims the light Of that faire beame which therein is empight*.
It is not because the sentiment of present pleasure dims the memory of the past, but the true reason is, your mind is becoming stronger and more fortified every day.
He is nature's fresh picture newly drawn in oil, which time, and much handling, dims and defaces.
The odor of the velvety weed of Shiraz meets my nostrils; a dark-eyed son of Pan places the narghileh at my feet; and, bubbling more sweetly than the streams of Jordan, the incense most dear to the god dims the crystal censer, and floats from my lips in rhythmic ejaculations.
Dispel the mist that dims my eyes, that I may first plainly read the secrets of my wretched heart, and then give me, O Almighty God, the sincere will to root out all therein that beareth not good fruit....
A sister calls the western gale To waft her soul-expressive tear; 'Tis Asgill claims that piercing sigh, That drop which dims the beauteous eye, While on the rack of Doubt Affection proves How strong the force which binds the ties she loves.
But now a tremor breaks the spell, And stirs to life the languid air, It is the convent's vesper-bell, The plaintive call to evening prayer; That prayer which rises like a sigh From every sorrow-laden breast, When twilight dims the garish sky, And day is dying in the west.
For the sky Dims thine eye, Or for the stars so calmly shining; Like thee let this soul of mine Take hue from that
The glass resounds, with gracious power possessed; It dims, grows clear; living it needs must be!
Then the quaint old parlor organ with the quaver in its tongue, Seemed to tremble in its fervor as the sacred songs were sung, As we sang the homely anthems, sang the glad revival hymns Of the glory of the story and the light no sorrow dims.
So I, by lonely contemplation led To muse awhile amid the silent dead Turn me from all around I hear or see From all of Shakspeare and of great to thee: And think on all thy wrongson all the shame That dims for ever thine oppressor's name; On all thy faults, nor few nor far between, But then thou werta woman and a queen.
There is a land beyond the sky, Where all is fair and bright, No tear there dims the sparkling eye, No cloud obscures the light.
The golden-hued shadow dims in the dawn of his married life, dulled with content, and the shadow vanishes.
This thickness much dims the blue; with a still greater thickness the blue has almost gone.
161.), and runs as follows: "Now that the gloomy shadow of the night, Longing to view Orion's drisling looks, Leaps from th' Antarctic world unto the sky, And dims the welkin with her pitchy breath;" the second is from Doctor Faustus (Marlowe's Works, vol.
In glancing along the leaves of a collection like this, one's heart is touched with something of the same vague pathos that dims the eye in a graveyard.
The loss of a star dims not the splendor of the constellations.
Distance dims the panorama; haze obscures the ragged gaps in the pageant until the long lines of victorious armies move smoothly across the horizon, with never an abyss to check their triumph.
say, do churls Know the worth of Oman's pearls? Give the gem which dims the moon To the noblest, or to none.