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" Startled at the stillness broken by reply so aptly spoken, "Doubtless," said I, "what it utters is its only stock and store, Caught from some unhappy master whom unmerciful disaster Followed fast and followed faster till his songs one burden bore: Till... "
New National Fifth Reader - Page 456
by Charles Joseph Barnes, J. Marshall Hawkes - 1884 - 480 pages
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Great Short Works of Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe - 2009 - 576 pages
...— On the morrow he will leave me, as my Hopes have flown before." Then the bird said "Nevermore." Startled at the stillness broken by reply so aptly...whom unmerciful Disaster Followed fast and followed raster till his songs one burden bore — Till the dirges of his Hope that melancholy burden bore Of...
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Reading Africa Into American Literature: Epics, Fables, and Gothic Tales

Keith Cartwright
...send "back into the tempest." The ravens one repeated word appears at first to be slavish parrotry, "Caught from some unhappy master whom unmerciful disaster...and followed faster till his songs one burden bore" (944). But for Poe, inhabiting a South haunted by the shadow of Haiti, Nat Turner, and sectional conflict,...
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The Giant Book of Poetry

William Roetzheim - 2006 - 748 pages
...— on the morrow he will leave me, as my hopes have flown before." Then the bird said "Nevermore." Startled at the stillness broken by reply so aptly...the dirges of his Hope that melancholy burden bore of "Never — nevermore." But the raven still beguiling all my sad soul into smiling, straight I wheeled...
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Edgar Allen Poe - "The Philosophy of Composition"

Babette Lippmann - 2007 - 72 pages
...wandering from the Nightly shoreStanza 11, throughout the whole stanza the letter s is highlighted: Startled at the stillness broken by reply so aptly...said I, "what it utters is its only stock and store, And also the letter f is named often: Followed fast and followed faster till his songs one burden bore--...
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