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" Soon were lost in a maze of sluggish and devious waters, Which, like a network of steel, extended in every direction. Over their heads the towering and tenebrous boughs of the cypress Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid-air Waved like banners... "
The Living Age - Page 390
1849
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Services of the Ninety-sixth Ohio Volunteers

Joseph Thatcher Woods - 1874 - 247 pages
...and on the sleeping islands, " the towering and tenebrous boughs of the cypress, Met in dusky arches, and trailing mosses, in mid air, Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals." Stern discipline, and still sterner duty, did not blind us to these delicious beauties, as, from day...
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Louisiana as it is: Its Topography and Material Resources; Its Cotton, Sugar ...

Daniel Dennett - 1876 - 288 pages
...Coast, and groves of orange and citron, Sweeps with majestic curve the river away to the eastward. They, too, swerved from their course, and entering...trailing mosses in mid air, Waved like banners that hung on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Deathlike the silence seemed and unbroken, save by the herons...
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Evangeline: a Tale of Acadia

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1878 - 95 pages
...orange and citron, Sweeps with majestic curve the river away to the eastward. They, too, swerved om their course ; and, entering the Bayou of Plaquemine,...cypress Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in midair Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Deathlike the silence seemed,...
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Poetical Works

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1878 - 656 pages
...Coast, and groves of orange and citron, Sweeps with majestic curve the river away to the eastward. They, too, swerved from their course ; and, entering the Bayou of Plaquemine, Soon were loot in a maze of sluggish and devious waters, Which, like a network of steel, extended in every direction....
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Landscape in American Poetry

Lucy Larcom - 1879 - 124 pages
...Coast, and groves of orange and citron, Sweeps with majestic curve the river away to the eastward. They, too, swerved from their course ; and, entering...cypress Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid-air Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. It is to be remembered that...
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Poems of Places: America

1879
...Coast, and groves of orange and citron, Sweeps with majestic curve the river away to the eastward. They, too, swerved from their course ; and, entering...tenebrous boughs of the cypress Met in a dusky arch, aud trailing mosses in mid-air Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Deathlike...
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American Poems: Longfellow, Whittier, Bryant, Holmes, Lowell, Emerson

Horace Elisha Scudder - 1879 - 455 pages
...Coast, and groves erf orange and citron, 765 Sweeps with majestic curve the river away to the eastward. They, too, swerved from their course; and, entering...heads the towering and tenebrous boughs of the cypress 770 Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in midair Waved like banners that hang on the walls of...
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American Poems: Longfellow: Whittier: Bryant: Holmes: Lowell: Emerson

Horace Elisha Scudder - 1879 - 453 pages
...Coast, and grovei of orange and citron, 765 Sweeps with majestic curve the river away to the eastward. They, too, swerved from their course; and, entering...heads the towering and tenebrous boughs of the cypress 770 Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in midair Waved like banners that hang on the walls of...
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Landscape in American Poetry

Lucy Larcom - 1879 - 124 pages
...of the silvery stream It smiles, a shining wonder, a fair dream, A matchless miracle to mortal eyes. "Soon were lost in a maze of sluggish and devious waters^ Which^ lihe a networh of steei ', extended in every direction" What whorls of dazzling color flash and rise...
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Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1880 - 417 pages
...away to the eastward. They, too, swerved from their course ; and, entering the Bayou of Plaquemirie, Soon were lost in a maze of sluggish and devious waters,...their heads the towering and tenebrous boughs of the сургезз Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid-air Waved like banners that hang on...
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