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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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Whitman's & Dickinson's Contemporaries: An Anthology of Their Verse

Robert A. Bain - 1996 - 600 pages
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Emerson Among the Eccentrics: A Group Portrait

Carlos Baker - 1996 - 608 pages
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Emerson's Philosophic Path to a Vocation

Kenneth Walter Cameron - 1996 - 324 pages
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One Hundred and One Famous Poems: With a Prose Supplement : an Anthology

Roy Jay Cook - 1958 - 185 pages
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淡江學報: 文, 商, 理, 工, Volume 33

1994 - 686 pages
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Rules for the Dance: A Handbook for Writing and Reading Metrical Verse

Mary Oliver - 1998 - 194 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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Three Centuries of American Poetry, 1620-1923

Allen Mandelbaum, Robert D. Richardson - 1999 - 733 pages
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A Contemplation Upon Flowers: Garden Plants in Myth and Literature

Bobby J. Ward - 1999 - 446 pages
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The Cambridge History of American Literature: Volume 4, Nineteenth-Century ...

Sacvan Bercovitch, Cyrus R. K. Patell - 1994 - 562 pages
...to celebrate. "The Rhodora" describes the sudden meeting of poet and wildflower in a damp nook where "The purple petals, fallen in the pool, / Made the black water with their beauty gay." If the rhodora should be asked to explain why she wastes her beauty on a spot where few can see it,...
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Poems of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2000 - 326 pages
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