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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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American Literature, 1607-1885: American poetry and fiction

Charles Francis Richardson - 1888
...golden stream of the broad and swift Mississippi. Day after day they glided adown the turbulent river. Over their heads the towering and tenebrous boughs...cypress Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid-air Waved like banners hung on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Then in his place, at the prow...
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The World and Its People, Book 3

Larkin Dunton - 1890
...the main stream. When Evangeline and the people with her rowed out upon one of these bayous, — " Over their heads the towering and tenebrous boughs...cypress Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid-air Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Lovely the moonlight was,...
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American Poems: Longfellow: Whittier: Bryant: Holmes: Lowell: Emerson

Horace Elisha Scudder - 1892 - 453 pages
...Coast, and groves of orange and citron, Sweeps with majestic curve the river away to the eastward. 768 They, too, swerved from their course ; and, entering...cypress Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in midair 770 Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Deathlike the silence seemed,...
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Epikur: Physiologie des schönen, Volume 2

Paolo Mantegazza - 1892
...living cypress glooms, And withers not, though branch and leaf Are stamp'd with an eternal grief. Byron. Over their heads the towering and tenebrous boughs...Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid air Wawed like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Longfellow. Au milieu, deux cyprès...
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Evangeline, a Tale of Acadie

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1893 - 181 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 midair Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Deathlike the silence seemed,...
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Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1893 - 157 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...like a network of steel, extended in every direction. Day after day they glided adown the turbulent river J THT. KKW YORK PUBLIC LIBEAEY Over their heads...
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Evangeline, a Tale of Acadie

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1893 - 181 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...were lost in a maze of sluggish and devious waters, 9o And o'er their spirits there came a feeling of wonder and sadness, — Strange forebodings of ill,...
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The Midland Monthly Magazine, Volumes 1-2

1894
...eyes and, leaning back in her chair with hands folded upon the open book, murmured half inaudibly : " Over their heads the towering and tenebrous boughs...cypress Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid-air Waved like banuers that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Death-like the silence reigned,...
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Our Own Country

Minna Caroline Smith - 1894 - 217 pages
...from the main stream. When Evangeline and the people with her rowed out upon one of these bayous, — "Over their heads the towering and tenebrous boughs...cypress Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid-air Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Lovely the moonlight was,...
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Select Poems of Coleridge, Wordsworth, Campbell Longfellow

Frederick Henry Sykes - 1895 - 360 pages
...and groves of orange and citron, Sweeps with majestic curve the river away to the et.st- 765 ward. They, too, swerved from their course; and, entering...direction. Over their heads the towering and tenebrous houghs of the cypress Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid- 770 air Waved like banners that...
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