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" THERE is not in the wide world a valley so sweet, As that vale in whose bosom the bright waters meet ; Oh ! the last rays of feeling and life must depart, Ere the bloom of that valley shall fade from my heart. "
The North British Review - Page 130
1853
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The Norwich Minstrel, Containing Several Hundred of the Most Admired and ...

1831 - 272 pages
...th-.ough the winter oflitVr. THE MEETING OF THE WATERS. T. Moore. Air—" The Old Head of Dennis." THEUE is not in the wide world a valley so sweet As that vale in whose bosom thr> bright water* meet ; Oh ! the last rays of feeling ai. - life raustjtiepart. Ere the bloom of...
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The Angling Excursions of Gregory Greendrake, Esq. [pseud., I.e. J. Coad] in ...

J. Coad - 1832 - 334 pages
...admiration and delight. It is this spot that furnished the inspiration to one of Moore's melodies:— ' There is not in the wide world a valley so sweet,...that vale in whose bosom the bright waters meet: Oh I the last rays of feeling and life must depart, Ere the bloom of that valley shall fade from my heart.'...
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The geography of the British Isles, Volume 2

Mary Martha Rodwell - 1834 - 360 pages
...Waters," which Mr. Moore makes the subject of his beautiful ballad commencing — "There is not in this wide world a valley so sweet As that vale in whose bosom the bright waters meet." Near this place is Castle Howard, and the road to the mansion is cut round a rock. The Avoca, after...
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Landscape Illustrations of Moore's Irish Melodies: With Comments for the ...

Thomas Crofton Croker - 1835 - 104 pages
...• v PRICE 3s. 6d LANDSCAPE ILLUSTRATIONS OF MOORE'S IRISH MELODIES; THE MEETING OF THE WATERS. ' There is not in the wide world a valley so sweet As...that vale in whose bosom the bright waters meet." INNISCATTEUY. ' Oh! luiste and leave this sacred Isle, Unholy bark, ere morning smile." ST. KEVIN'S...
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A Tour Round Ireland, Through the Sea-coast Counties, in the Autumn of 1835

John Barrow - 1836 - 454 pages
...aid of the association with which Mr. Moore qualifies his encomium, I should hardly say — " There's not in the wide world a valley so sweet As that vale in whose bosom the bright waters meet." As for the " meeting of the waters," as the Irish are pleased to call the confluence of two little...
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The Miseries and Beauties of Ireland, Volume 2

Jonathan Binns - 1837 - 496 pages
...revisited the Meeting of the Waters, rendered familiar to everybody by Moore's Melody, beginning, " There is not in the wide world a valley so sweet As that vale in whose bosom the bright waters meet ," The Avon and the Avonmore here meet, amidst the most delightful scenery — the side of the river...
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the miseries and beauties of ireland.

johnathan binns - 1837 - 496 pages
...revisited the Meeting of the Waters, rendered familiar to everybody by Moore's Melody, beginning, " There is not in the wide world a valley so sweet As...that vale in whose bosom the bright waters meet;" The Avon and the Avonmore here meet, amidst the most delightful scenery—the side of the river and...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 1

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1837 - 700 pages
...following imitation, or rather parody, of one of the most beautiful of them will sufficiently show. " There is not in the wide world a valley so sweet As that Mexican vale in whose bosom " lakes " meet. Oh 1 the last ray of feeling and life must depart, Ere...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volume 13

John William Carleton - 1845 - 498 pages
...with a slight variation, say of Berkeley Castle and its vale what the Irish bard wrote of Avoca: — " There is not in the wide world a valley so sweet As that vale in whose bosom the ' Berkeley hounds' meet ; Oh ! the last rays of feeling and life must depart Ere thc ' runs' from that...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 9

1839 - 878 pages
...though not of his most lofty style. Let UB examine it " There is not in the wide world a valley BO sweet, As that vale in whose bosom the bright waters meet ; Oh ! the last rays of feeling and life must depart. Ere the bloom of that valley shall fade from my heart. " Yet...
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