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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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Evangeline, a Tale of Acadie

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1896 - 102 pages
...Coast, and groves of orange and citron, Sweeps with majestic curve the river away to the eastward. 76S 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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English Poetry..: With Introduction, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 3

1896
...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. Deathlike the silence seemed,...
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St. Nicholas, Volume 23, Part 2

Mary Mapes Dodge - 1896
...Longfellow. All lovers of " Evangeline " will understand the reference. It was right at this place that They, too, swerved from their course, and, entering...every direction. Over their heads the towering and tenehrous boughs of the cypress Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid-air Waved like banners...
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St. Nicholas, Volume 23, Part 2

Mary Mapes Dodge - 1896
...this place that They, too, swerved from their course, and, entering ihe Bayou of Ptaqueminc, S'ton were lost in a maze of sluggish and devious waters,...net-work of steel, extended in every direction. Over tSeir heads the towering and tenebrous boughs of the cypress Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses...
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Poetical Works, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1897
...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, AVhich, like a network of steel, extended in every direction. Over their heads the towering and tenebrous...
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The American Word Book: Graded Lessons in Spelling, Defining, Punctuation ...

Calvin Patterson - 1897 - 192 pages
...brous lithe rus' tic ca the' drals an' cient se' crets la' dy like mys' ter y Pa' tience mur' mur ing 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. — Longfellow. The Birch,...
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The Fourteenth Regiment Rhode Island Heavy Artillery (colored) in the War to ...

William H. Chenery - 1898 - 343 pages
...is intersected, that I quote it in this connection : 'They . . . entering the Bayou of Plaquemine2 Soon were lost in a maze of sluggish and devious waters,...heads the towering and tenebrous boughs of the cypress Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Deathlike the silence seemed, and...
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Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1901 - 371 pages
...curve the river away to the eastward. They, too, swerved from their course ' and, entering the Bayou 0, Plaquemine, Soon were lost in a maze of sluggish and...cypress Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid-air, Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Deathlike the silence seemed,...
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Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1901 - 443 pages
...the river away to the eastward. They, too, swerved from their course -| and, entering the Bayou 01 Plaquemine, Soon were lost in a maze of sluggish and...cypress Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid-air, Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Deathlike the silence seemed,...
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Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1901 - 371 pages
...the river away to the eastward. They, too, swerved from their course • and, entering the Bayou 01 Plaquemine, Soon were lost in a maze of sluggish and...cypress Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid-air, Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Deathlike the silence seemed,...
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