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" A snake's small eye blinks dull and shy, And the lady's eyes they shrunk in her head, Each shrunk up to a serpent's eye, And with somewhat of malice, and more of dread, At Christabel she looked askance! "
The Eclectic Review - Page 562
edited by - 1816
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - 1881 - 1002 pages
...arms across her chest, And couched her head upon her breast, And looked askance at Christabel — Jesu 4 I—- One moment — and the sight was fled ! But Christabel, in dizzy trance Stumbling on the unsteady...
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Text-book of Poetry: From Wordsworth, Coleridge, Burns, Beattie, Goldsmith ...

Henry Norman Hudson - 1882 - 694 pages
...aeross her chest. And eouch'd her head upon her breast, And look'd askance at Christabel, — Jesu, Maria, shield her well ! A snake's small eye blinks...eye, And with somewhat of malice, and more of dread, AtChristalicl she look'd askance! — One moment, — and the sight was fled! But Christabel in dizzy...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and arranged by H. Morley

Cassell, ltd - 1883
...across her chest, 570 And crouched her head upon her breast, And looked askance at Christabel Jesu, Maria, shield her well ! A snake's small eye blinks...somewhat of malice, and more of dread, At Christabel she looked askance ! — One moment — and the sight was fled ! But Christabel in dizzy trance 580 Stumbling...
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SONGS OF THREE CENTURIES

1883
...couched her head upon her breast, And looked askance at Christabel— Jesu Maria, shield her well! song, A snake's small eye blinks dull and shy, And the lady's...somewhat of malice, and more of dread, At Christabel she looked askance ! — One moment—and the sight was fled! But Christabel, in dizzy trance Stumbling...
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Oliver Wendell Holmes: Poet, Littérateur, Scientist

William Sloane Kennedy - 1883 - 356 pages
...lovely Lady Geraldine exercises over the fair Christabel a fascination like that of a serpent: — " A snake's small eye blinks dull and shy, And the lady's...somewhat of malice, and more of dread, At Christabel she looked askance !" The Lamiae of antiquity were fabulous monsters with the head and breast of a woman...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Volume 2

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1883
...'A snake's small eye blinks dull and shy, And the lady's eyes they shrank in her head, Each shrank up to a serpent's eye; And with somewhat of malice...and more of dread At Christabel she look'd askance. . . . The maid, devoid of guile and sin, I know not how, in fearful wise, So deeply had she drunken...
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The Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With a Prefatory Notice, Biographical ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Joseph Skipsey - 1884 - 294 pages
...arms across her chest, And couched her head upon her breast, And looked askance at Christabel Jesu Maria, shield her well ! A snake's small eye blinks...somewhat of malice, and more of dread, At Christabel she looked askance ! — One moment— and the sight was fled ! But Christabel in dizzy trance Stumbling...
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The poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, with a prefatory notice, by J. Skipsey

Samuel Taylor [poetical works] Coleridge - 1884
...arms across her chest, And couched her head upon her breast, And looked askance at Christabel Jesu Maria, shield her well ! A snake's small eye blinks...somewhat of malice, and more of dread, At Christabel she looked askance ! — One moment — and the sight was fled ! But Christabel in dizzy trance Stumbling...
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Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: And the Rime of the Ancient Mariner ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1884 - 298 pages
...arms across her chest, And crouched her head upon her breast, And looked askance at Christabel Jesu, Maria, shield her well! A snake's small eye blinks...And the lady's eyes they shrunk in her head, Each shrank up to a serpent's eye, And with somewhat of malice, and more of dread, At Christabel she looked...
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Chris and Otho; the Pansies and Orange-blossoms They Found in Roaring River ...

Julie P. Smith - 1885 - 528 pages
...curls ; the melodious tone of her voice jarred on her sense. "A snake's small eye blinks dull and sly ; And the lady's eyes they shrunk in her head ; Each shrunk up to a serpent's eye, With something of malice, and more of dread." The words so possessed her that she could hardly refrain...
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