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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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The Rover, Volume 2

Seba Smith, Lawrence Labree - 1844 - 498 pages
...application to the season adds to its interest at the pre«ent time. AUTUMN. BY WILLlAM CULLKN BBYANT. The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year,...wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and Heaped in the hollows of the grove, the summer leaves lie dead; They rustle to the eddying wind, and...
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Gems from the American Poets: With Brief Biographical Notices

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1844 - 136 pages
...here. Another hand thy sword shall wield, Another hand the standard wave, 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. Heap'd in the hollows of the grove, The wither'd leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying...
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Merry's Museum, Volumes 5-6

1844 - 400 pages
...their soothing influence ? rates as a string to tie the earth to the 8un and keep it in its orbit. 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 withered leaves lie dead. The robin and the wren are...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1845 - 846 pages
...support forbear, Who thus provides for thine. -Field Naturalisfs Magazine. THE DEATH OF THE FLOWERS. 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. The robin and...
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The American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - 1845 - 458 pages
...fast thy buried isles, thy towers o'erthrown, — But all is not thine own ! 109. THK CLOSE OF AUTUMN. THE melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year,...winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere. Heap'd in the hollows of the grove, the wither' d leaves lie dead, They rustle to the eddying gust...
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The Reader's Guide: Containing a Notice of the Elementary Sounds in the ...

John Hall - 1845 - 354 pages
...lines of four and three feet are employed. The above lines might have been written in this manner : — The melancholy days are come, The saddest of the year,...winds, and naked woods, And meadows brown and sere. Trochaic verse. Our shortest trochaic verse has one trochee, with a long syllable. EXAMPLE. Dreadful...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - 1845 - 456 pages
...song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. Semi Iambuses. The melancholy days have come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere. The robin and the wren have flown, and from the shrub the jay, And from the wood top caws * the crow,...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - 1845 - 454 pages
...That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. tieven Iambuses. The melancholy, days have come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows'brown and sere. The robin and the wren have flown, and from the shrub the jay, And from the...
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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - 1846 - 268 pages
...winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sear. 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 the wren arc flown, and from the shrubs the jay, And from the wood-top calls the. crow, through all the gloomy...
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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - 1846 - 272 pages
...naked woods, and meadows brown and sear. Heaped in the hollows of the grove, the withered leaves Ho dead ; They rustle to the eddying gust, and to the rabbit's tread. The robin and the wren are llown, and from the shrubs the jay, And from the wood-top ealls the crow, through' all the gloomy day....
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