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" WHO has not heard of the Vale of Cashmere, With its roses the brightest that earth ever gave, Its temples, and grottos, and fountains as clear As the love-lighted eyes that hang over their wave... "
Lalla Rookh: An Oriental Romance - Page 295
by Thomas Moore - 1817 - 405 pages
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Calcutta Review

1845
...women," says Bernier, " are very handsome," and later travellers have confirmed his opinion : — "Who has not heard of the vale of Cashmere, "With its roses,...temples and grottos, and fountains as clear As the love-lifjhted eyes that hang over their wave. But, I believe on the whole that the Cashmerian women...
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The Romance of Travel: The East. In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Charles MacFarlane - Mythology, Classical - 1846 - 448 pages
...: the natives are of a dark complexion, but by no means black, and the women are very comely : Who has not heard of the vale of Cashmere, With its roses...As the love-lighted eyes that hang over their wave ? Their food is flesh, with rice and other grains ; yet they are in general of a spare habit. Besides...
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A Universal Pronouncing Gazetteer: Containing Topographical, Statistical ...

Thomas Baldwin - Geography - 1846 - 648 pages
...the usage of the poet«, «ill, we believe, be found to justify the pronunciation above given. " Who has not heard of the Vale of CASHMERE, With its roses the brightest that earth ever gave Î Its temples, and grottos, and fountains as clear A* the love-lighted eyes that hang over their wave...
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The Rose: Its History, Poetry, Culture, and Classification

Samuel Bowne Parsons - 1847 - 280 pages
...Soothed by the rose-blossom's fragrance, Charmed by the nightingale's song. THE FEAST OF ROSES, Who has not heard of the Vale of Cashmere, With its Roses,...ever gave, Its temples and grottos, and fountains an clear As the love-lighted eyes that hang over their wave 1 ******* But never yet, by night or day....
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The Rose: Its History, Poetry, Culture, and Classification

Samuel Bowne Parsons - Flowers in literature - 1847 - 280 pages
...of Cashmere has been long celebrated in the East, for its brilliancy and delicacy of odor — " Who has not heard of the Vale of Cashmere, With its Roses, the brightest, that earth ever gavel" Throughout the whole season during which the roses remained in bloom in this beautiful valley,...
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Calcutta Review, Volume 8

India - 1847
...searched for beauty to adorn his harem. What \vonder then that when he came to the vale of Kashmir With its roses the brightest that earth ever gave, Its temples and grottoes and fountains as clear, As the love-lighted eyes that hang over its wave," his expansive heart...
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The Calcutta Review, Volume 4

India - 1848
...are very handsome," and later travellers have confirmed his opinion : — Who 1ms not heard of tbe vale of Cashmere, With its roses, the brightest that...temples and grottos, and fountains as clear As the U>ve-lighted eyes that hong over their wave. But, I believe on the whole that the Cashmeriau women...
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The victories of the Sutlej, a prize poem. Together with The sailor's ...

Henry F. Brooks - 1848
...rose of Cashmere blows. Cf. Moore's Italia Rookh, in the commencement of the story of Nourmahal: " Who has not heard of the Vale of Cashmere, With its roses, the brightest that earth ever gave," &c. The rose was at all times a favourite in and around Persia; hence the name in Vathek, " Gulchenrouz,"...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 15

Henry Allon - Christianity - 1852
...of flowers, and fire-flies, and harems, and all elegant possibilities of costume and colour. ' Who has not heard of the vale of Cashmere, With its roses...fountains as clear As the love-lighted eyes that hang over the wave? Here the music of prayer from a minaret swells, Here the Magian his urn, full of perfume,...
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A Universal Pronouncing Gazetteer

Thomas Baldwin - 1852
...the usage of the poets, will, we believe, be found to justify the pronunciation above given. " Who has not heard of the Vale of CASHMERE, With its roses the brightestthat earth ever gave ? Its temples, and grottos, and fountains as clear As the love-lighted...
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