near in time or place or relationship
The day was well
range of what one can know or understand
And through the drifts the snowy clifts
Did send a dismal sheen:
Nor shapes of men nor beasts we
The ice was all between.
become of; happen to
How a Ship having passed the Line was driven by storms to the cold Country towards the South Pole; and how from thence she made her course to the tropical Latitude of the Great Pacific Ocean; and of the strange things that
befell; and in what manner the Ancyent Marinere came back to his own Country.
The moving Moon went up the sky,
And no where did
Softly she was going up,
And a star or two beside—
a person related to another or others
The Bridegroom's doors are opened wide,
And I am next of
The guests are met, the feast is set:
May'st hear the merry din.'
an established custom
The helmsman steered, the ship moved on;
Yet never a breeze up-blew;
The mariners all 'gan work the ropes,
Where they were
wont to do;
They raised their limbs like lifeless tools—
We were a ghastly crew.
a quick evasive movement
And still it neared and neared:
As if it
dodged a water-sprite,
It plunged and tacked and veered.
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.
someone who performs some wicked deed
wretch! said they, the bird to slay,
That made the breeze to blow!
the cause or intention underlying an action or situation
'By thy long grey beard and glittering eye,
wherefore stopp'st thou me?
detect with the senses
How long in that same fit I lay,
I have not to declare;
But ere my living life returned,
I heard and in my soul
Two voices in the air.
walk with long steps
The Sun's rim dips; the stars rush out;
stride comes the dark;
With far-heard whisper, o'er the sea,
Off shot the spectre-bark.
an article of clothing
My lips were wet, my throat was cold,
garments all were dank;
Sure I had drunken in my dreams,
And still my body drank.
harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance
If he may know which way to go;
For she guides him smooth or
a flash of light
The stars were dim, and thick the night,
The steersman's face by his lamp
From the sails the dew did drip—
Till clomb above the eastern bar
The hornèd Moon, with one bright star
Within the nether tip.
be all mixed up or jumbled together
It raised my hair, it fanned my cheek
Like a meadow-gale of spring—
mingled strangely with my fears,
Yet it felt like a welcoming.
an armed adversary
With sloping masts and dipping prow,
As who pursued with yell and blow
Still treads the shadow of his
And forward bends his head,
The ship drove fast, loud roared the blast,
And southward aye we fled.
exist in a changeless situation
Day after day, day after day,
We stuck, nor breath nor motion;
idle as a painted ship
Upon a painted ocean.
And every tongue, through
Was withered at the root;
We could not speak, no more than if
We had been choked with soot.
state emphatically and authoritatively
O happy living things! no tongue
Their beauty might
A spring of love gushed from my heart,
And I blessed them unaware:
Sure my kind saint took pity on me,
And I blessed them unaware.
see with attention
When looking westward, I
A something in the sky.
ask for or request earnestly
'Say quick,' quoth he, 'I
bid thee say—
What manner of man art thou?'
The Hermit stepped forth from the boat,
scarcely he could stand.
put an end to a state or an activity
ceased; yet still the sails made on
A pleasant noise till noon,
A noise like of a hidden brook
In the leafy month of June,
That to the sleeping woods all night
Singeth a quiet tune.
an orderly crowd
'Twas not those souls that fled in pain,
Which to their corses came again,
troop of spirits blest:
cause to feel confident
And some in dreams
Of the Spirit that plagued us so;
Nine fathom deep he had followed us
From the land of mist and snow.
confined by bonds
Then like a pawing horse let go,
She made a sudden
It flung the blood into my head,
And I fell down in a swound.