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" In the white curtain, to and fro, She saw the gusty shadow sway. But when the moon was very low, And wild winds bound within their cell, The shadow of the poplar fell Upon her bed, across her brow. She only said, " The night is dreary, He cometh not,"... "
Nugae Criticae: Occasional Papers Written at the Seaside - Page 286
by Sir John Skelton - 1862 - 492 pages
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 21

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1832
...shrill wind,, were up an' away In the white curtain, to and fro, She saw the gusty shadow sway Uul when the moon was very low And wild winds bound within their cell, The shadow of the poplar fell I pon her bed, across her brow «bo only said, ' The night is dreary, He cometh not,' she said»he...
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The Republic of Letters: A Selection, in Poetry and Prose, from ..., Volume 4

Alexander Whitelaw - 1835
...is dreary, He eometh not," she said : She said, " I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead !" And ever when the moon was low, And the shrill winds were up an' away, In the white curtain, to and fro. She saw the gusty shadow sway. But when the moon was very...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - 1838
...is dreary, He cometh not," she said ; She said, " I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead !" And ever when the moon was low, And the shrill winds were up an' away. In the white curtain, to and fro, She saw the gusty shadow sway. But when the moon was very...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - 1838
...is dreary, He cometh not," she said ; She said, " I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead !" And ever when the moon was low, And the shrill winds were up an' away. In the white curtain, to and fro. She saw the gusty shadow sway. But when the moon was very...
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The moral and intellectual school book

William Martin - 18?? - 348 pages
...is dreary. He cometh not," she said ; She said, " I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead !" And ever when the moon was low, And the shrill winds were up an' away. In the white curtain, to and fro, She saw the gusty shadow sway. But when the moon was very...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

1840
...aweary, I would that I were dead !" And ever, when the moon was low, And the shrill winds were up an' away, In the white curtain, to and fro, She saw the...of the poplar fell Upon her bed, across her brow. She only said, " The night is dreary, He cometh not," she said ; She said, " I am aweary, aweary, I...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - 1840
...is dreary, He cometh not," she said ; She said, " I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead !" And ever, when the moon was low, And the shrill winds were up an' away, In the white curtain, to and fro, She saw the gusty shadow sway. But when the moon was very...
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The New Englander

1850
...Hard by a poplar shook alway, All silver green with gnarled bark For leagues no other tree did dark The level waste, the rounding gray. " And ever when...of the poplar fell Upon her bed, across her brow." This descriptive power is beautifully illustrated in the following passage from the " Lotos- Eaters."...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 8

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1850
...Hard by a poplar shook alway, All silver green with gnarled bark For leagues no other tree did dark The level waste, the rounding gray. " And ever when...of the poplar fell Upon her bed, across her brow." This descriptive power is beautifully illustrated in the following passage from the " Lotos-Eaters."...
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Poems, Volume 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1843 - 231 pages
...dreary, He cometh not," she said ; She said, " I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead ! " ». And ever when the moon was low, And the shrill winds...of the poplar fell Upon her bed, across her brow. She only said, " The night is dreary, He cometh not," she said ; She said, " I am aweary, aweary, I...
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