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" 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 cold sea-maids... "
The Indiana School Journal - Page 710
1896
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The Autocrat of the Breakfast-table

Oliver Wendell Holmes - Satire, American - 1858 - 279 pages
...spiral. Can you find no lesson in this? THE CHAMBERED NAUTILUS. This is the ship of pearl, which, poeta 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 cold sea-maids...
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The Autocrat of the breakfast table

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1858 - 373 pages
...shell, which is built in a widening spiral. Can you find no lesson in this? THE CHAMBERED NAUTILUS. This is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign, Sails the unshadowed main, — The venturous dark that flings On the swet summer wind its purpled wings In g,ll fs enchanted, where the siren...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1859 - 784 pages
...I can. THE CHAMBERED NAUTILUS. This is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign, Sails the unshadow'd 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 cold sea-maids...
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Songs in Many Keys

Oliver Wendell Holmes - Literature, Modern - 1862 - 308 pages
...stand by the rudder that governs the bark, Nor ask how we look from the shore I THE CHAMBEEED NAUTILUS. THIS is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign, Sails...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 cold sea-maids...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1862 - 776 pages
...1 can. THE CHAMBERED NAUTILUS. This is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign, Sails the unshadow'd main, — The venturous bark that flings On the sweet summer wind its purpled wings In gulfs enchanted, where the siren sings, And coral reefs lic bure, Where the cold sea-maids...
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A compendium of American literature, arranged by C.D. Cleveland. Stereotyped ed

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1862
...I can. THE CHAMBERED NAUTILUS. This is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign, Sails the unshadow'd 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 cold sea-maids...
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The Illustrated Natural History: Reptiles, fishes, molluscs, etc

John George Wood - Vertebrates - 1863 - 2396 pages
...inserting the exquisite little poem by Dr. Holmes, on a broken shell of the Chambered Nautilus : — " This is the ship of pearl, which poets feign Sails...venturous bark that flings On the sweet summer wind ita purpled wings, In gulfa enchanted, where the siren sings And coral reefs lie bare, Where the cold...
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The Illustrated Natural History

John George Wood - Natural history - 1863 - 810 pages
...the exquisite little poem by Dr. Holmes, on a broken shell of the Chambered Nautilus : — "This in the ship of pearl, which poets feign Sails the unshadowed main — The venturous bark that !l;n;>: ; On the sweet Bummer wind its purpled wings, In gulfs enchanted, where the siren singa And...
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A Compendium of American Literature Chronologically Arranged: With ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1865 - 784 pages
...Sails the unshadow'd 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 cold sea-maids rise to sun their streaming hair. Its webs of living gauze no more unfurl ; Wreck'd is the...
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The Young Wrecker of the Florida Reef, Or, The Trials and Adventures of Fred ...

Richard Meade Bache - Adventure stories - 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 venturous bark that flings On the sweet summer winds its purpled wmg In gulfs enchanted, where the siren sings And coral reefs lie bare, Where the...
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