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" Is thy face like thy mother's, my fair child ! Ada ! sole daughter of my house and heart ? When last I saw thy young blue eyes they smiled, And then we parted, — not as now we part, * But with a hope. "
The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th] - Page 290
1817
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 99

American literature - 1907
...is not disappointing if examined too closely. And yet, somehow, we are sustained and swept onward. Awaking with a start, The waters heave around me and on high The winds lift up their voices. . . . Once more upon the waters ! Tet once more ! And the waves bound heneath me as a steed That knows...
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Childe Byron: A Play in Two Acts

Romulus Linney - Drama - 1981 - 66 pages
...small glass on a silver tray, with a colored liquid inside it. VOICE OF BYRON. (Unemotional, cool.) Is thy face like thy mother's, my fair child? Ada,...thy young blue eyes They smiled, and then we parted. (The music fades into another sound: the noise of modem electronic computers.) *A music chart for this...
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Charles Babbage: Pioneer of the Computer

Anthony Hyman - Biography & Autobiography - 1985 - 287 pages
...Much romance attached to Ada as Byron's daughter. The lines from Childe Harold were very well known : Is thy face like thy mother's, my fair child ! Ada! sole daughter of my house and of my heart? When last I saw thy young blue eyes they smiled, And then we parted, — not as now we...
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Six Plays

Romulus Linney - Drama - 1993 - 318 pages
...small glass on a silver tray, with a colored liquid inside it. VOICE OF BYRON (Unemotional, cool): Is thy face like thy mother's, my fair child? Ada,...thy young blue eyes They smiled, and then we parted. The music fades into another sound: the noise of modern electronic computers. VOICE OF ADA (Fierce,...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With an Introduction and Bibliography

George Gordon Byron - Poetry - 1994 - 860 pages
...du Bai at Г пик Л D'Alembtrt, Sept. T, 17TP Is thy face like thy mother's, my fair child! ADI ! sole daughter of my house and heart ? When last I saw thy young blue eyei they smiled, And then we parted,— not as now we part, But with a hope.— Awaking with a start,...
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1996 - 830 pages
...verite de remede que celui-la et le temps.' - Lettre du Roi de Prusse a D'Alembert, Sept. 7, 1776. Is thy face like thy mother's, my fair child! ADA!...When last I saw thy young blue eyes they smiled, And when we parted, - not as now we part, 5 But with a hope. Awaking with a start, The waters heave around...
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Ethics and the Subject

Karl Simms - History - 1997 - 286 pages
...place in the poem. Byron addresses the first seven stanzas of Canto the Third to his daughter. Ada: Is thy face like thy mother's, my fair child! Ada!...thy young blue eyes they smiled, And then we parted ... (Byron l980: 79). The identification of the daughter with the mother is important here (and the...
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Werke

Dionysios Solōmos, Hans-Christian GŁnther - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 304 pages
...Childe Harold 's Pilgrimage (III l f.) um; dort sehnt sich der Vater nach der fernen Tochter: Is thyface like thy mother's, my fair child!/ Ada! sole daughter of my house and heart?/ When last l saw thy young blue eyes they smiled/And then we parted,- not as now we part,/ But with a hope. —...
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From Enlightenment to Romanticism: Anthology II

Ian L. Donnachie, Ian Donnachie, Carmen Lavin - History - 2004 - 376 pages
...this work will force you to think of something else. Truly, that and time are the only remedies'. 260 Is thy face like thy mother's, my fair child! Ada! sole daughter of my house and heart?2 When last I saw thy young blue eyes they smiled, And then we parted, — not as now we part,...
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Haunted Museum: Longing, Travel, and the Art-romance Tradition

Jonah Siegel - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 285 pages
...of the poem while standing outside it, lanthe at the outset and Ada at the (re)beginning of canto 3. "Is thy face like thy mother's, my fair child! / Ada! sole daughter of my house and heart?" (3.1-2). One way or another, a young woman stands at the door of Italy, one whose role is at once erotic...
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