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" Fair was she to behold, that maiden of seventeen summers. Black were her eyes as the berry that grows on the thorn by the wayside, Black, yet how softly they gleamed beneath the brown shade of her tresses ! Sweet was her breath as the breath of kine that... "
Essentials of English Grammar: For the Use of Schools - Page 11
by William Dwight Whitney - 1877 - 276 pages
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 54

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - 1859
...let us end by remembering pretty Evangeline — gentle, black eyed Evangeline — fair, in sooth, ' WHEN in the harvest heat she bore to the reapers at...home-brewed ale, ah ! fair in sooth was the maiden.' But it is time to rise from our humble repast. 'Nunc est bibendum I ' This glass only to dear memories...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 54

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - 1859
...let us end by remembering pretty Evangeline — gentle, black eyed Evangeline — fair, in sooth, ' WHEN in the harvest heat she bore to the reapers at...noon-tide Flagons of home-brewed ale, ah ! fair in gooth was the maiden.' But it is time to rise from our humble repast. 'N'unc est bibendum ! ' This...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 11; Volume 19; Volume 41

1859
...simplicity, his muse stoops to the absurd; as, when speaking of Evangeline, a delicate maiden, he says: " Sweet was her breath as the breath of kine (!) that feed in the meadows." We might quote very many more, but these few will amply suffice ; a " like," or an " as," or a metaphor...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Gilbert - 1860 - 417 pages
...her eyes as the berry that grows on the thorn by the way -side, Block, yet how softly they gleamed beneath the brown shade of her tresses ! Sweet was her breath as the breath of kino that feed in the meadows. When in the harvest heat she bore to the reapers at noontide Flagons...
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POEMS]

HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW - 1863
...were her eyes as the berry that grows on the thorn by the way-side, Black, yet how softly they gleamed beneath the brown shade of her tresses ! Sweet was...noontide Flagons of home-brewed ale, ah ! fair in sooth wag the maiden. Fairer was she when, on Sunday morn, while the bell from its turret Sprinkled with...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1864
...were her eyes as the berry that grows on the thorn by the way-side, Black, yet how softly they gleamed beneath the brown shade of her tresses ! Sweet was...fair in sooth was the maiden. Fairer was she when, on Sunday morn, while the bell from its turret Sprinkled with holy sounds the air, as the priest with...
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The complete poetical works [&c.].

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1864
...were her eyes as the berry that grows on the thorn by the wayside, Black, yet how softly they gleamed beneath the brown shade of her tresses ! Sweet was...fair in sooth was the maiden. Fairer was she when, on Sunday morn, while the bell from its turret Sprinkled with holy sounds the air, as the priest with...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1864
...were her eyes as the berry that grows on the thorn by the way-side, Black, yet how softly they gleamed beneath the brown shade of her tresses '. Sweet was...noontide Flagons of home-brewed ale, ah ! fair in sooth wa« the maiden. Fairer was she when, on Sunday morn, while the bell from its turret Sprinkles the...
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Chambers's readings in English poetry

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...her eyes as the berry that grows on the thorn by the wayside — Black, yet how softly they gleamed beneath the brown shade of her tresses ! -Sweet was...the harvest heat she bore to the reapers at noontide JFlagons of home-brewed ale, ah ! fair in sooth was the maiden. Fairer was she when, on Sunday morn,...
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English into German, stories and anecdotes, with notes and explanations, for ...

A V. Rose - 1865
...as the berry that grows on the thorn ' sby the way-side, Black, yet how softly' 9 they gleamed2 ° beneath the brown shade of her tresses ! Sweet was...When in the harvest heat she bore to the reapers at noon tide Flagons of home-brewed ale, ah ! fair in sooth was the maiden. Fairer was she when, on Sunday...
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