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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
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English Language and Literary Criticism: English poetry

James Baldwin - 1882
...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...breath as the breath of kine that feed in the meadows. Compare this with what the Swedish poet Runeberg writes of one of his characters: Blushing she stood...
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The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1886 - 698 pages
...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 her breath as the breath otliine that feed in the meadows. When in the harvest heat she bore to the reapers at noontide Flagons...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: With Numerous ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1883 - 348 pages
...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...ah ! fair in sooth was the maiden. Fairer was she when, on Sunday mom, while the heil from its turret Sprinkled with holy sounds the air, as the priest...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1883
...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...ale, ah! 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...
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Longfellow's poetical works. Author's complete copyr. ed

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1883
...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...ah ! 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...
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Fair Words about Fair Woman

Oliver Bell Bunce - 1883 - 320 pages
...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...Ah ! 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...
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Poetical Works

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1886
...the thorn by the wayside, Black, yet how softly they gleamed beneath the brown shade of her tresses i Sweet was her breath as the breath of kine that feed...ah ! 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...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ; with Illustrations

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1894 - 677 pages
...the thorn by the wayside, Black, yet how softly they gleamed beneath the brown shade of her tressee ? Sweet was her breath as the breath of kine that feed...reapers at noontide Flagons of home-brewed ale, ah I fair in sooth was the maiden, Fairer was she when, on Sunday morn, while the bell from its turret...
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Longfellow's Poetical Works: With 83 Illustrations by Sir John Gilbert, R.A ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1883 - 564 pages
...gleamed beneath the brown shade of her tresses I Sweet was her breath as the breath of kine that fe^d in the meadows. When in the harvest heat she bore...ah ! 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...
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The Maritime Provinces: A Handbook for Travellers : a Guide to the Chief ...

1883 - 386 pages
...eyes as the herry that grows on the thorn by the wayside, Black, yet how softly they gleamed heneath the brown shade of her tresses ! Sweet was her breath...feed in the meadows. When in the harvest heat she hore to the reapers at noontide Flagons of home-brewed ale, ah ! fair in sooth was the maiden. Fairer...
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