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" IN May, when sea-winds pierced our solitudes, I found the fresh Rhodora in the woods, Spreading its leafless blooms in a damp nook, To please the desert and the sluggish brook. The purple petals fallen in the pool Made the black water with their beauty... "
The Ladies' Companion - Page 43
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Poetry in English: An Anthology

Macha Louis Rosenthal - 1987 - 1196 pages
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Geschichte der amerikanischen Verskunst bis 1900

Franz H. Link - 1988 - 284 pages
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Emily Dickinson: Woman Poet

Paula Bennett - 1990 - 223 pages
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The American Tradition in Literature

George B. Perkins, George Perkins - 1990 - 2077 pages
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American Literature and the Destruction of Knowledge: Innovative Writing in ...

Ronald E. Martin - 1991 - 391 pages
...when sea-winds pierced our solitudes, I found the fresh Rhodora in the woods, Spreading its leafless blooms in a damp nook, To please the desert and the...black water with their beauty gay; Here might the red-bird come his plumes to cool, And court the flower that cheapens his array. Rhodora! if the sages...
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The Top 500 Poems

William Harmon - 1992 - 1132 pages
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√úbersetzungsanthologien: eine Typologie und eine Untersuchung am Beispiel ...

Helga Essmann - 1992 - 398 pages
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The Regenerate Lyric: Theology and Innovation in American Poetry

Elisa New, New Elisa, Powell M Cabot Professor of American Literature Elisa New - 1993 - 294 pages
...because he looks. By the next line, though, the poem commences to sap itself. "Spreading" its "leafless blooms in a damp nook / To please the desert and the sluggish brook," the Rhodora loses its singularity: The very intimacy of its revelation is lost to the ubiquity of suitors....
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Prentice Hall Literature: The American Experience

1994 - 1211 pages
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Poetry of the American Renaissance: A Diverse Anthology from the Romantic Period

Paul Kane - 1995 - 383 pages
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