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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
1857
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

1882 - 899 pages
...pierced our solitudes, I found the fresh Rhodora in the woods, Spreading its leafless blooms in <idamp 1S * Y} 6D 1 l H䫭 8K 1Kl # Ʈe bP J R : M l 7ͻE , * GPm mJ B y wnt^r with their beauty gay; Here might the red-bird come his plumes to cool, And court the flower...
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - 1882 - 862 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 sluggish brook : Tho purple petals fallen in the pool Made the black waters with their beauty gay — Here might the...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Jehiel Keeler Hoyt - 1882 - 899 pages
...when sea-winds pierced our solitudes, I found the fresh Rhodora in the woods. Spreading its leafless y. p. POPE --Summer. Line 45. 0 love! for Sylvia let me gain brouk. The purple petals, fallen in the pool, Made the black water with their beauty gay; Here might...
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The Royal Readers: Special Canadian Series ..., Book 5

1883
...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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Poems, Volume 9

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 315 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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Emerson's Complete Works: Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...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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Complete Works, Volume 9

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...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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A Natural History Reader for School and Home

1883 - 414 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...purple petals, fallen in the pool, Made the black waters with their beauty gay : Here might the red-bird come his plumes to cool, And court the flower...
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Southwestern Journal of Education, Volume 8

1890
...sea-winds pierce our solitudes, We find the fresh Rhodora in the woods, Spreading its leafless blossoms in a damp nook, To please the desert and the sluggish brook. The purple petals, fallen in the pool, Make the dark water with the beauty gay; Here might the red-bird come his plumes to cool, And court...
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The New England Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly, Volume 40

1909
...rhodora. There it is, covering the ground with the low bushes of pinkish purple; " spreading its leafless blooms in a damp nook to please the desert and the sluggish brook." Never was a botanical description more exact and definite than Emerson's lines " To the Rhodora," with...
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