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" THE snow had begun in the gloaming, And busily all the night Had been heaping field and highway With a silence deep and white. Every pine and fir and hemlock Wore ermine too dear for an earl, And the poorest twig on the elm-tree Was ridged inch deep with... "
Littell's Living Age - Page 258
1850
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Analytical Fourth [-sixth] Reader: Containing Practical Directions for ...

Richard Edwards - 1867 - 274 pages
...delightful hour among the ice-cutters. XXXVIII.— THE FIRST SNOW-FALL. JAMES R. LOWELL. 1. The snow had begun in the gloaming, And busily, all the night,...heaping field and highway With a silence deep and white. 2c Every pine and fir and hemlock Wore ermine too dear for an earl, And the poorest twig on the elm-tree...
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St. Nicholas: Scribner's Illustrated Magazine for Girls and Boys, Volume 4

Mary Mapes Dodge, William Fayal Clarke, Albert Gallatin Lanier, Maurice R. Robinson - 1877 - 992 pages
...Of Pisa's leaning miracle;" or as it is given in Lowell's lovely poem. First Snow-fall": " The snow had begun in the gloaming, And busily all the night...heaping field and highway With a silence deep and white. ;The beauty of the summer woods, shows them to us in their wintry whiteness : " Hut winter has yet...
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Child life, poems, ed. by J.G. Whittier

Child life - 1874 - 300 pages
...live alone To hallow this unstudied song ! — Oliver Wendell Holmes. THE FIRST SNOW-FALL. THE snow had begun in the gloaming, And busily all the night...earl, And the poorest twig on the elm-tree Was ridged inch deep with pearl. From sheds new-roofed with Carrara Came Chanticleer's muffled crow ; The stiff...
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Alice L'Estrange's Motto, and how it Gained the Victory. [With Plates.]

Raby Hume - 1874 - 220 pages
...STUDBURT WITH THE VIOLETS, . . . 1 88 ALICE L'ESTRANGE'S MOTTO. CHAPTER I. THE BEAUTIFUL SNOW. '* The snow had begun in the gloaming, And busily all the night...ermine too dear for an earl ; And the poorest twig in the elm-tree Was ridged inch deep with pearl." J|T 'S beautiful ! is it not, mamma ? " said Alice...
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The Canadian Methodist Magazine, Volume 9

1879 - 624 pages
...every season, is exquisitely described by Lowell in the following lines : Voi. IX.— No. 2. "The snow had begun in the gloaming. And busily all the night...the elm-tree Was ridged inch-deep with pearl. "From sheda new-roofed with Carrara Came chanticleer's muffled crow ; The stiff rails were softened to swan's-down,...
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The Guardian, Volumes 26-27

1875 - 780 pages
...blessing to the Church as well as the community in which it is placed. The First Snowfall. The snow had begun in the gloaming, And busily all the night...white. Every pine, and fir, and hemlock Wore ermine too deep for an earl, And the poorest twig on the elm tree Was ridged inch-deep with pearl. From sheds,...
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The First[-fifth] Reader ...

Edward Austin Sheldon - 1875 - 444 pages
...the emptiness of life. — Ik Marvel {Donald Cr. Mitchell.) X. — THE FIRST SNOW-FALL. r I iIIE snow had begun in the gloaming, -'- And busily, all the...field and highway With a silence, deep and white. 2. Every pine and fir and hemlock THE FIRST SNOW-FALL. 3. From sheds, new-roofed with Carrara,1 Came...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1875 - 794 pages
...sky grows clear, When thy merry step draws near. LONGFELLOW : Renouveau : From the French. The snow had begun in the gloaming, And busily all the night...heaping field and highway With a silence deep and white. Kvery pine and fir and hemlock Wore ermine too dear for an earl, And the poorest twig on the elm-tree...
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The Franklin Fourth Reader for the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - 1875 - 248 pages
...LOWELL. bu|'i-ly high-way' hemlock heaping silence whirling 1. r I ^HE snow had begun in the gloaming, -L And busily all the night Had been heaping field and highway With a silence deep and white. 2. Every pine and fir and hemlock Wore ermine too dear for an earl, And the poorest twig on the elm-tree...
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The poetical works of James Russell Lowell. Household ed

James Russell Lowell - 1876 - 434 pages
...throbbing lids ; before 't was night Two added provinces blest Dara's sway. THE FIRST SNOW-PALL. THE snow had begun in the gloaming, And busily all the night...earl, And the poorest twig on the elm-tree Was ridged inch deep with pearl. From sheds new-roofed with Carrara Came Chanticleer's muffled crow, The stiff...
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