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TALE OF ACADIE.
HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW.
TICKNOR AND FIELDS.
M DCCC LIV.
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1843, by
H. W. LONGFELLOW,
in the Clerk's office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.
PRINTERS TO THE UNIVERSITY.
THIS is the forest primeval. The murmuring
pines and the hemlocks,
Bearded with moss, and in garments green, indistinct in the twilight,
Stand like Druids of eld, with voices sad and
Stand like harpers hoar, with beards that rest on
Loud from its rocky caverns, the deep-voiced