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" Hearty and hale was he, an oak that is covered with snow-flakes; White as the snow were his locks, and his cheeks as brown as the oak-leaves. "
Essentials of English Grammar: For the Use of Schools - Page 11
by William Dwight Whitney - 1877 - 276 pages
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Elements of English Composition: A Preparation for Rhetoric

Lucy A. Chittenden - 1884 - 174 pages
...him who was speeding before them blown by the blast of fate, like a dead leaf over the desert. 13. White as the snow were his locks, and his cheeks as brown as the oak-leaves. 14. Like an awakened conscience the sea was tossing and moaning. METAPHOR. If we say, He was a lion...
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Evangeline

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1884 - 104 pages
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Poetry as a Representative Art, Volume 3

George Lansing Raymond - 1886 - 346 pages
...'neath Woe's weeping willow. This combination is that which is found in the classic hexameter ; eg : Hearty and hale was he, an oak that is covered with...his locks, and his cheeks as brown as the oakleaves. — Evangeline : Longfellow. Terminal triple measure is usually joined with terminal double ; c . g....
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The Poetical Works, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1886
...village, and nearer the Basin of Minas, Benedict Bellefontaine, the wealthiest fanner of Grand-Pre", Dwelt on his goodly acres ; and with him, directing...Evangeline lived, his child, and the pride of the village. Stal worth and stately in form was the man of seventy winters ; Hearty and hale was he, an oak that...
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Evangeline

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1886 - 102 pages
...village, and nearer the Basin of Minas, Y Benedict Bellefontaine, the wealthiest farmer of Grand-Pre, t0 Dwelt on his goodly acres ; and with him, directing his household, Gentle Eyangeline lived, his child, and the pride of the village. Stalworth and stately in form was the man...
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Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Eric Sutherland Robertson - 1887 - 177 pages
...village, and nearer the Basin of Minas, Benedict Bcllefontaine, the wealthiest farmer of Grand-Fre, Dwelt on his goodly acres ; and with him, directing...as brown as the oak-leaves. Fair was she to behold, that maiden of seventeen summers. Black were her eyes as the berry that grows on the thorn by the wayside,...
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Elements of English Composition: A Preparation for Rhetoric

Lucy A. Chittenden - 1884 - 174 pages
...him who was speeding before them blown by the blast of fate, like a dead leaf over the desert. 13. White as the snow were his locks, and his cheeks as brown as the oak-leaves. 14. Like an awakened con-science the sea was tossing and moaning. METAPHOR. If we say, He teas a lion...
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Englische Metrik in historischer und systematischer ..., Volume 2, Part 1

Jakob Schipper - 1888
...einsilbigen Wörtern bestehen, sind keineswegs selten ; so citiert Elze aus Longfellows Evangeline : White as the snow were his locks, and his cheeks as brown as the oak leaves — And the great seal of the luw was set like a uin on a margin — Then the good Basil...
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Pearls of a Year: Short Stories from "the Xavier", 1888

1888 - 116 pages
...herds were returning from the pasture. Within the great oak built farmhouse sat Evangeline's father. " Hearty and hale was he, an oak that is covered with snow-flakes, White as snow were his locks, and his cheeks as blown as the oak leaves." Near by sat the ever-busy Evangeline...
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Everyday English, Book 1 ...

Jean Sherwood Rankin - 1903
...people, from henceforth even forever." Sometimes, the introductory word is omitted, as in the line, " Hearty and hale was he, an oak, that is covered with snowflakes." Sometimes, too, the simile makes its comparison thru the descriptive word itself, as in the line, "...
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