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" The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sear. Heaped in the hollows of the grove, the autumn leaves lie dead; They rustle to the eddying gust, and to the rabbit's tread... "
Common-school Literature, English and American: With Several Hundred ... - Page 158
by James Willis Westlake - 1898 - 192 pages
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A Book of British and American Verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig, Asa Don Dickinson - 1922 - 1920 pages
...look On all these living pages of God's book. 1845. James Russell Lctcell. THE DEATH OF THE FLOWERS THE melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year,...wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sear. Heaped in the hollows of the grove, the autumn leaves lie dead : They rustle to the eddying gust,...
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American Review, Volume 1

Vivian Trow Thayer - 1923 - 808 pages
...peculiar power to men, but not the same message. Many find it a season of poignant, though quiet sorrow. The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year,...winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere. They are reminded of what once was, but is no more ; that might have been, but was not so to be. The...
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Contribution to Education

1927 - 82 pages
...sensing of the mood of the poet and then expressing it in his own tongue. The first stanza of the poem : The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year,...and sere. Heaped in the hollows of the grove, the withered leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying gust, and to the rabbit's tread. The robin and...
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A Bibliography and Critique of the Spanish Translations from the Poetry of ...

Paul Thomas Manchester - 1927 - 76 pages
...sensing of the mood of the poet and then expressing it in his own tongue. The first stanza of the poem : The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year,...and sere. Heaped in the hollows of the grove, the withered leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying gust, and to the rabbit's tread. The robin and...
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The World's Best-loved Poems

1927 - 490 pages
...Titles 446 Index of Authors 453 The Death of the Flowers * THE melancholy days are come, the saddpsj. of the year — Of wailing winds and naked woods and meadows brown and sear. Heaped in the hollows of the grove, the autumn leaves lie dead; They rustle to the eddying gust,...
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A College Grammar

Mason Long - 1928 - 344 pages
...15. Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly Most musical, most melancholy. — JOHN MILTON 16. The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year,...brown and sere. Heaped in the hollows of the grove the withered leaves lie dead, They rustle to the eddying gust, and to the rabbit's tread. — WILLIAM CULLEN...
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The Criticism of Literature

Elizabeth Nitchie - 1928 - 422 pages
...fruitfulness" ; Shelley greets the "wild west wind, thou breath of autumn's being"; Bryant writes, The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year,...winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere. Again how much of the personality of the writer is to be seen in each interpretation: Keats' joy in...
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The Outlook, Volume 70

1901 - 1162 pages
...FLOWERS OF LATE AUTUMN WITCH-HAZEL BY J. HORACE McFARLAND ILLUSTRATED FROM PHOTOGRAPHS BY THE AUTHOR " The melancholy days are come, The saddest of .the...winds and naked woods And meadows brown and sere." [ESE oft-quoted lines I repeat here only to take issue with them. To the true nature-lover no outdoor...
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Monthly magazine of fiction [afterw.] The Magazine of fiction and Complete ...

420 pages
...the Pleasaunce as of her life it might be said — " The melancholy days are come, The saddest ojr the year, Of wailing winds and naked woods, And meadows brown and sere." moment as of old ; and then ? Then she must leave all — alone, friendless, despairing ; she must...
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Kindergarten Magazine and Pedagogical Digest, Volumes 23-24

Bertha Johnston, E. Lyell Earle - 1911 - 332 pages
...—Franklin. Care to our coffin adds a nail, no doubt, And every grin, so merry, draws them out. — Wolcot. The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year,...wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sear. — Bryant. Look for goodness, look for gladness. You will meet them all the while; If you bring...
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