Lightly, o lightly we bear her along.
She sways like a flower in the wind of our song;
She skims like a bird on the foam of a stream,
She floats like a laugh from the lips of a dream.
Gaily, o gaily we glide and we sing,
We bear her along like a pearl on a string.
Softly, o softly we bear her along
She hangs like a star in dew of our song;
She springs like a beam on the brow of the tide,
She falls like a tear from the eyes of a bride
Lightly, o lightly we glide and we sing,
we bear her along like a pearl on a string.
Sways, skims, floats, glide, bear, hangs, springs, and falls.. . . which words indicate the movements of palanquin?
"She falls like a tear from the eyes of a bride". They are tears of joy, and tears fall in the shape of a tear-drop, which describes the shape of the paranquin, not her state of being.Falls means getting down from palanquin?
The shape of her falls (i.e., hangs down) like the shape of a tear-drop.She floats like a laugh but in line 10 she falls like a tear. Why are laugh and tear used along with?