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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 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 Entwickelung dargestellt ...

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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Fifth Reading Book

William T. Vlymen - 1904 - 512 pages
...village, and nearer the Basin of Minas, Benedict Bellefontaine, the wealthiest farmer of GrandPre, 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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Poetical Works: Evangeline, The song of Hiawatha and The courtship of Miles ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1904
...village, and nearer the Basin of Minas, Benedict Bellefontaine, the wealthiest farmer of GrandPre, Dwelt on his goodly acres ; and with him, directing...the snow were his locks, and his cheeks as brown as 'he oak-leaves. Fair was she to behold, that maiden of seventeen summers. Black were her eyes as the...
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Literay Masterpieces: Franklin: Irving: Bryant: Webster: Everett: Longfellow ...

1904 - 433 pages
...wealthiest farmer of Grand-Pre", Dwelt on his goodly acres ; and with him, directing his household, eo Gentle Evangeline lived, his child, and the pride...locks, and his cheeks as brown as the oak-leaves. Ifair was she to behold, that maiden of seventeen summers ; . 69 Black were her eyes as the berry that...
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Evangeline, a Tale of Acadie

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1904 - 116 pages
...farmer of GrandPre, EVANGELINE 27 Dwelt on his goodly acres; and with him, directing his household, 6° Gentle Evangeline lived, his child, and the pride...hale was he, an oak that is covered with snowflakes ; Whit© as the snow were his locks, and his cheeks as brown as the oak-leaves. Fair was she to behold,...
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English Grammar for Grammar Schools

Larkin Dunton, Augustus Hill Kelley - 1904 - 269 pages
...village, and nearer the Basin of Minas, Benedict Bellefontaine, the wealthiest farmer of GrandPre, Dwelt on his goodly acres ; and with him, directing...Evangeline lived, his child and the pride of the village. 54. I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a...
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Select Poems: Being the Literature Prescribed for the Junior Matriculation ...

John Marshall, Orlando John Stevenson - 1904 - 239 pages
...wealthiest farmer of Grand- Pr^, Dwelt on his goodly acres ; and with him, directing his household, eo Gentle Evangeline lived, his child, and the pride...as brown as the oak-leaves. Fair was she to behold, that maiden of seventeen summers. 65 Black were her eyes as the berry that grows on the thorn by the...
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