having lost all moisture
And soon I heard a roaring wind:
It did not come anear;
But with its sound it shook the sails,
That were so thin and
separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
The thick black cloud was
cleft, and still
The Moon was at its side
shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
They raised their limbs like lifeless tools—
We were a
detect with the senses
But ere my living life returned,
I heard and in my soul
Two voices in the air.
voluntary self-punishment in order to atone for something
Quoth he, 'The man hath
penance more will do.'
become less in amount or intensity
For slow and slow that ship will go,
When the Mariner's trance is
a submerged ridge in a river or along a shore
We drifted o'er the harbour-
And I with sobs did pray
be dispersed over
The harbour-bay was clear as glass,
So smoothly it was
an angel of the first order
seraph-band, each waved his hand:
It was a heavenly sight!
transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
This seraph-band, each waved his hand,
No voice did they
a small boat propelled by oars or by sails or by a motor
The skiff-boat neared: I heard them talk,
'Why, this is strange, I trow!
Where are those lights so many and fair,
That signal made but now?'
inflict a heavy blow on, with the hand, a tool, or a weapon
Stunned by that loud and dreadful sound,
Which sky and ocean
Like one that hath been seven days drowned
My body lay afloat;
But swift as dreams, myself I found
Within the Pilot's boat.
twist or pull violently or suddenly
Forthwith this frame of mine was
With a woful agony
listen; used mostly in the imperative
hark the little vesper bell,
Which biddeth me to prayer!