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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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Bancroft's Fifth Reader

John Swett, Charles H. Allen, Josiah Royce - 1883 - 366 pages
...Fatherland," "The Vision of Sir Launfal," "The Commemoration Od8." 57. THE FIRST SNOW-FALL. 1. The snow had begun in the gloaming, And busily all the night,...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...
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Hill's Manual of Social and Business Forms: A Guide to Correct Writing ...

Thomas Edie Hill - 1883 - 542 pages
...•—!-•*--!—« BY JAME» RUSSELL LOWELL. /HE snow had begun in tbu gloaming, And busily, all tbu night. Had been heaping field and highway With a silence deep and white. Every pine and fir und hemlock Wore ermine too denr for an ear), And the poorest twig on the elm-tree Was ridded inch-deep...
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Word Lessons: A Complete Speller Adapted for Use in the Higher Primary ...

Alonzo Reed - 1884 - 206 pages
...Sau'ger ties* 8Worcester Direction. — Copy the following, and study the italicized words. The snow had begun in the gloaming, And busily, all the night,...too dear for an earl; And the poorest twig on the elm tree Was ridged inch-deep with pearl.— Lowell. Boughs are daily rifled By the gusty thieves,...
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Word Lessons: A Complete Speller Adapted for Use in the Higher Primary ...

Alonzo Reed - 1884 - 204 pages
...Sau'ger ties* 8 Worcester Direction.—Copy the following, and study the italicized words. The snow had begun in the gloaming, And busily, all the night,...too dear for an earl; And the poorest twig on the elm tree Was ridged inch-deep with pearl.—Lowett. Bought are daily rifted By the gusty thieves, And...
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The New England Magazine, Volume 41; Volume 47

1910 - 906 pages
...of winter perhaps the prettiest glimpse to be found in Lowell is in "The First Snow Fall": The snow had begun in the gloaming, And busily all the night...too dear for an earl, And the poorest twig on the elm tree Was ridged inch deep with pearl. Another fragment from Lowell, in less cheerful vein, but...
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The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet: Combining 100 Choice ..., Volume 4

1884 - 780 pages
...fit to roast or bile or fry, I couldn't find it in this sty! THE FIRST SNOW-FALL.-JR LOWELL. The snow had begun in the gloaming, And busily all the night...pine and fir and hemlock Wore ermine too dear for au earl ; And the poorest twig on the elm-tree Was ridged inch deep with pearl. From sheds new roofed...
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A Hand-book of English and American Literature: Historical and Critical ...

Esther J. Trimble Lippincott - 1884 - 536 pages
...nature, not wholly deserving A name either English or Yankee—just Irving. THE FIRST SNOW-FALL. The snow had begun in the gloaming, And busily all the night...deep and white. Every pine, and fir, and hemlock, Bore ermine too dear for an earl, And the poorest twig on the elm-tree From sheds new-roofed with Carrara...
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Home Spun Yarns

Mary Abbott Rand - 1884 - 224 pages
...wings were busy enough, the day before Christmas, to make perfect weather; and so, when morning came, " Every pine and fir and hemlock Wore ermine too dear...; And the poorest twig on the elm-tree Was ridged inch deep in pearl." enough indoors, the day before Christmas, to make perfect happiness for fathers...
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Three Visits to America

Emily Faithfull - 1884 - 434 pages
...The Ice King had set his seal on land and water, the snow deep on the ground at Poughkeepsie, and " Every pine and fir and hemlock Wore ermine too dear...earl, And the poorest twig on the elm-tree Was ridged inch deep with pearl.'' When I revisited Vassar in 1883 the spring was far Advanced, the atmosphere...
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Hill's Manual of Social and Business Forms

Thomas Edie Hill - 1884
...With a silence deep and white. Every pine find flr and hemlock Wore eriniiu' too dear for an curl. And the poorest twig on the elm-tree Was ridged Inch-deep with pearl. From sheds new-roofed with carrnra Came chanticleer's muffled crow; The stiff rails were softened to swan's-down;...
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