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" EVE. DEEP on the convent-roof the snows Are sparkling to the moon: My breath to heaven like vapour goes : May my soul follow soon ! The shadows of the convent-towers Slant down the snowy sward, Still creeping with the creeping hours That lead me to my... "
The Christian Remembrancer - Page 57
1842
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The Keepsake for ....

1837
...moon, My breath to Heaven like vapour goes, May my soul follow soon. The shadows of the convent towers Slant down the snowy sward, Still creeping with the...frosty skies, Or this first snowdrop of the year, That on my bosom lies. As these white robes are soiled and dark To yonder shining ground, As this pale taper's...
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The Keepsake

Frederic Mansel Reynolds, Marguerite Countess of Blessington, Caroline Sheridan Norton, Marguerite A. Power, Lady Emmeline Stuart-Wortley - 1837
...moon, My breath to Heaven like vapour goes, May my soul follow soon. The shadows of the convent towers Slant down the snowy sward, Still creeping with the...frosty skies, Or this first snowdrop of the year, That on my bosom lies. As these white robes are soiled and dark To yonder shining ground, As this pale taper's...
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Flowers and their associations

Anne Pratt - 1840 - 409 pages
...of the laurustinus and the crocus? And who is not willing to say with the poet, to its Maker — '* Make Thou my spirit pure and clear As are the frosty skies, Or this first snowdrop of the year, That on my bosom lies." This flower is often in bloom from the month of January until spring has quite taken...
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Poems, Volume 2

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1842
...My breath to heaven like vapour goes : May my soul follow soon ! The shadows of the convent-towers Slant down the snowy sward, Still creeping with the...the frosty skies, Or this first snowdrop of the year II. As these white robes are soiled and dark, To yonder shining ground ; As this pale taper's earthly...
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Magazine for the young, Volumes 1-3

1862
...vapour goes; May my soul follow soon ! The shadows of the minster-towers Slant down the snowy sward, That lead me to my Lord. Make Thou my spirit pure...year, That in my bosom lies. As these white robes are soiled and dark To yonder shining ground, As this pale taper's earthly spark To yonder argent round...
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Poems, Volume 2

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1843 - 231 pages
...My breath to heaven like vapour goes : May my soul follow soon ! The shadows of the convent-towers Slant down the snowy sward, Still creeping with the...first snowdrop of the year That in my bosom lies. II. As these white robes are soiled and dark, To yonder shining ground ; As this pale taper's earthly...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 16

1844
...The true character of the nun is caught at a single glance:— " The shadows of the convent-towers Slant down the snowy sward, Still creeping with the creeping hours That lead me to my Lord. Make llmu my spirit pure and clear As are the frosty skies, Or this first snowdrop of the year That in my...
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Poems

Alfred Tennyson (1st baron.) - 1845
...My breath to heaven like vapour goes : May my soul follow soon ! The shadows of the convent-towers Slant down the snowy sward, Still creeping with the...first snowdrop of the year That in my bosom lies. II. As these white robes are soiled and dark, To yonder shining ground ; As this pale taper's earthly...
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Poems, Volume 2

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1846 - 235 pages
...My breath to heaven like vapour goes : May my soul follow soon ! The shadows of the convent-towers Slant down the snowy sward, Still creeping with the...the frosty skies, Or this first snowdrop of the year II. As these white robes are soiled and dark, To yonder shining ground ; As this pale taper's earthly...
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The Englishwoman's magazine and Christian mother's miscellany ..., Volume 2

Mary Milner - 1847
...of consolation ; but it is more popularly associated with purity. Both signs are very appropriate. " Make thou my spirit pure and clear, As are the frosty...skies ; Or this first snow-drop of the year, That on my bosom lies." It may also be viewed as a symbol of the resurrection, rising from amidst the death...
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