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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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Fair Words about Fair Woman

Oliver Bell Bunce - 1884 - 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...the harvest heat she bore to the reapers at noontide Fairer was she when on Sunday morn, while the bell from its turret Sprinkled with holy sounds the air,...
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The Maritime Provinces: A Handbook for Travellers. A Guide to the Chief ...

Moses Foster Sweetser - 1885 - 336 pages
...how softly they glean, ed heneath the hrown shade of her tresses! Sweet was her hreath as the hreath of kine that feed in the meadows. When in the harvest heat she hore to the reapers at noontide Flagons of home-hrewed ale, ah ! fair in sooth was the maiden. Fairer...
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The Aeneid of Vergil, Books 1-6

Virgile, Charles Knapp - 1900 - 763 pages
...Evangeline. Cf., for instance, these: List to the mournful tradition || still sung by the pines of the forest When in the harvest heat || she bore to the reapers at noontide 1 Caesura is frequently defined as the break made In the rhythm of a verse when A word ends within...
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Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1901 - 371 pages
...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...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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Poems of Henry W. Longfellow: Including Evangeline, The Song of Hiawatha and ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Henry Ketcham - 1901 - 347 pages
...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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Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1901 - 371 pages
...were her eyes as the berry thst grows on the thorn by the wayside, 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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An American Anthology, 1787-1900

Edmund Clarence Stedman - 1901 - 878 pages
...were her eyes as the berry that grows on the thorn by the wayside, Black, yet how softly they gleamed ll" flower of his beloved land, The nation's flag...pour Their lives for glory too. Full many a norther' iu sooth was the maiden. Fairer was she when, on Sunday morn, while the bell from its turret Sprinkled...
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Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1901 - 443 pages
...were her eyes as the berry th;t 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 166 167 When in the harvest heat she bore to the reapers at noontide "lagons of home-brewed ale, ah...
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New York Education: Devoted to New York State Educational Work and ..., Volume 4

1901
...Bellefontaine, the wealthiest farmer of Grand-Pré, Dwelt on his goodly acres. d Hearty and hale was he. e Sweet was her breath as the breath of kine that feed in the meadows. / Thus to the Gaspereau's mouth moved on that mournful procession. 13. Describe the departure of the...
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H. W. Longfellow and W. C. Bryant

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1902 - 714 pages
...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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