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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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Evangeline: a tale [in verse].

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1849
...the village, and nearer the Basin of Minas, Benedict Bellefontaine, the wealthiest farmer Grand-Pre, Dwelt on his goodly acres; and with him, directing...White as the snow were his locks, and his cheeks as hrown as the oak leaves. Fair was she to behold, that maiden of seventeen nummers ; Black were her...
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The Benares Magazine, Volume 3

1850
...farmer of Grandpre." " Stalworth and stately in form was that man of seventy winters, Hearty and bale was he, an oak that is covered with snow-flakes ; White as the snow were his locks, and bis cheeks as brown as the oakleaves. Firmly builded with rafters of oak, the house of the farmer Stood...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1850
...village, and nearer the Basin of Minas, Benedict Bellefontaine, the wealthiest farmer of Grand-Pre, 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 way-side,...
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The Living Authors of America: 1st ser

Thomas Powell - 1850 - 365 pages
...as brother and sister. Her father, the old farmer, is thus graphically described in a few lines : " Stalworth and stately in form was the man of seventy...locks, and his cheeks as brown as the oak-leaves." Nor is the picture of Gabriel's sire unworthy to be placed by its side : " Thus as they sat, Were footsteps...
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The Living Authors of America: 1st ser

Thomas Powell - 1850 - 365 pages
...child, through long generations." " Stalworth and stately in fbrm Was the man of seventy winters J Hearty and hale was he, an oak that is covered with...snow were his locks, and his cheeks as brown as the oak'leavesi" Nor is the picture of Gabriel's sire Unworthy to be placed by its side : " Thus as they...
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The Living Authors of America: 1st ser

Thomas Powell - 1850 - 365 pages
...HfiNttY WADSWORTH 1 ONG f KLL 0 W . 139 " Stalwofth and stately in form Was the man of seventy winters J Hearty and hale was he, an oak that is covered with snow-flakes j White as the snow were his locks, and his cheeks as brown as the oak4eaves." Nor is the picture of...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1851 - 546 pages
...and the poorest lived in abundance. Somewhat apart from the village, and nearer the Basin of Minas, Dwelt on his goodly acres; and with him, directing...Evangeline lived, his child, and the pride of the village. Stalwart and stately in form was the man of seventy winters ; Hearty and hale was he, an oak that is...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1853
...village, and nearer the Basin of Minas, Benedict Bellefontaine, the wealthiest farmer of Grand-Pre, 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 way-side,...
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Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1854 - 163 pages
...village, and nearer the Basin of Minas, Benedict Bellefontaine, the wealthiest farmer of Grand-Pre, Dwelt on his goodly acres ; and with him, directing...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 way-side,...
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Handbuch der nordamericanischen National-Literatur: Sammlung von ...

Ludwig Herrig - 1854 - 119 pages
...Benedict Bellefonlaine, the wealthiest farmer of Grand Pre, Dwelt on his goodly acres; and with h im. directing his household, Gentle Evangeline lived,...hale was he, an oak that is covered with snow-flakes; AYhite äs the snow were his locks, and his cheeks äs brown äs the oak-leaves. Fair was she to behold,...
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