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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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Poems of Henry W. Longfellow: Including Evangeline, The Song of Hiawatha and ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Henry Ketcham - 1901 - 347 pages
...away to the eastward. They, too, swerved from their course ; and, entering the Bayou of Plaquemine,1 Soon were lost in a maze of sluggish and devious waters,...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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The Bird Book

Fannie Hardy Eckstorm - 1901 - 281 pages
...less fortunate than ours have foundered and sunk with all on board." A CYPRESS SWAMP. THE ANHINGA. " Over their heads the towering and tenebrous boughs of the cypress Met in a dusky arch, and the trailing mosses in mid-air Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Deathlike...
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The Bird Book

Fannie Hardy Eckstorm - 1901 - 281 pages
...less fortunate than ours have foundered and sunk with all on board." A CYPEESS SWAMP. THE ANHINGA. "Over their heads the towering and tenebrous boughs of the cypress Met in a dusky arch, and the trailing mosses in mid-air Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Deathlike...
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Evangeline

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1902 - 137 pages
...region where reigns perpetual summer, Where through the Golden Coast, and groves of orange and citron, 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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The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1893 - 879 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 J7 o Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Deathlike the silence...
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H. W. Longfellow and W. C. Bryant

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1902 - 714 pages
...away to the eastward. They, too, swerved from their course ; and, entering the Bayou of Plaquemine,1 Soon were lost in a maze of sluggish and devious waters,...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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The Third Massachusetts Cavalry in the War for the Union

James Kendall Ewer - 1903 - 452 pages
...beautifully to this charming country, and the bayous by which it is watered. He speaks of these streams as a " maze of sluggish and devious waters, which like a network of steel extended in every direction." As the army marched through this " Eden of Louisiana," they saw over their heads the towering and tenebrous...
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Practical Grammar, Based Upon the Text of Longfellow's "Evangeline" and a ...

William Christopher Sayrs - 1903 - 361 pages
...entered the Bayou of Plaquemine. 3. The waters, which extended in every direction, were sluggish. 4. Over their heads the towering and tenebrous boughs of the cypress met in a dusky arch. 5. The trailing mosses resembled banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. 6. At sunset...
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Poetical Works: Evangeline, The song of Hiawatha and The courtship of Miles ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1904
...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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Literay Masterpieces: Franklin: Irving: Bryant: Webster: Everett: Longfellow ...

1904 - 433 pages
...Coast, and groves of orange and citron, Sweeps with majestic curve the river away to the eastward. 769 They, too, swerved from their course ; and, entering...cypress Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in midair rm Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Deathlike the silence seemed,...
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