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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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Poetry for Home and School ...

1846 - 436 pages
...by the virtue of that simple shield. THE DEATH OF THE FLOWERS. — Bryant. THE melancholy days have 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 withered leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying...
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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - 1846 - 276 pages
...Augustus defeated Anthony.* Ambition often drives men to do the meanest actions. The melancholy days have 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 withered leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying...
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1847 - 206 pages
...life with all its dreams shall be but as that passing bell. E. CARRINGTON. THE DEATH OF THE FLOWERS. 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 gnst...
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The Book of Poetry

Bennett George Johns - 1847 - 216 pages
...life with all its dreams shall be but as that passing bell. E. HARRINGTON. THE DEATH OF THE FLOWERS. 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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Poems

William Cullen Bryant - 1847 - 520 pages
...heaven's wide-open gates did flow Health and refreshment on the world below. 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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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1847 - 490 pages
...the wind, and strew the grave of the dead." To use the words of Bryant : "The melancholy days have come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere ; He ip'd in the hollows of the grove, the wither'd leaves He dead, They rustle in the eddying gust,...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

1847 - 540 pages
...beams, Sheds gently down a mild and grateful warmth. CARLOS WILCOX. 17. The melancholy days are o'er, The saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, And meadows brown and sear. 18. The dead leaves strew the forest walk, And wither'd are the pale wild flowers ; The frost...
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The Poets of America: With Occasional Notes

George Barrell Cheever - 1847 - 456 pages
...no hope above ! The Death of the Flowers.— BRYA.NT. THE melancholy days are come, the saddest cf the year, Of wailing 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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Flora's Interpreter, Or The American Book of Flowers and Sentiments

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1848 - 284 pages
...mine image before thee. L. Bancroft. — (Translated from the German.) DEATH OF THE FLOWERS. Til.-* melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year,...naked woods, and meadows brown and sere. Heaped In the hollow of the grove, the withered leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying gust and to the rabbit's...
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Memoir of Mrs. Mary E. Van Lennep: Only Daughter of the Rev. Joel Hawes, D.D ...

Louisa Fisher Hawes - 1848 - 396 pages
...chill night wind whistling against the casement. I thought continually of Bryant's words on autumn, " The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year,...winds and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere." But I thank God, that a year has taught me better lessons. How quickly this summer has passed! Let...
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