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" MAIDENHOOD. mAIDEN ! with the meek brown eyes, In whose orbs a shadow lies, Like the dusk in evening skies ! Thou whose locks outshine the sun, Golden tresses, wreathed in one, As the braided streamlets run ! Standing, with reluctant feet, Where the brook... "
The Southern literary messenger - Page 57
1842
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 16

1851 - 408 pages
...maturity, than every true Yalensian, as he sees our dear Maga putting on the first year of maidenhood — " Standing, with reluctant feet. Where the brook and river meet, Womanhood and childhood fleet." It ia really something to boast of, that we have reared our favorite to such an age ; and we can now...
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Merkland, a story of Scottish life, by the author of 'Passages in the life ...

Margaret Oliphant Oliphant - 1851 - 942 pages
...unrestrained gaiety, into those sensitive, imaginative years, which form the threshold of graver life — " Standing with reluctant feet, Where the brook and river meet, Womanhood and childhood sweet." " But, mother," exclaimed Alice Aytoun, suddenly, " Miss Douglas will see at once that Bessie...
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Notes for Latin Lyrics

Rev.H. Musgrave Wilkins,M.A. - 1851 - 300 pages
...mock, brown eyes, In whose orb a shadow lies Like the dusk in evening skies ! Thou whose looks outshine the sun, Golden tresses, wreathed in one, As the braided streamlets run ! Gazing, with a timid glance, On the brooklet's swift advance, On the river's broad expanse. Deep...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: To the Middle of the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1852 - 588 pages
...brown eyes, In whose orbs a shadow lies. Like the dusk in evening skies '. Thou, whose locks outshine the sun. Golden tresses, wreathed in one, As the braided...! Deep and still, that gliding stream Beautiful to thec must seem, As the river of a dream. Then, why pause with indecision, When bright angels in thy...
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Voices of the Night, and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1852 - 256 pages
...struggle, — the relief, — Then sleep we side by side. 176 MAIDENHOOD. 177 Thou whose locks outshine the sun, Golden tresses, wreathed in one, As the braided...with reluctant feet, Where the brook and river meet, AV'omanhood and childhood fleet ! Gazing, with a timid glance, On the brooklet's swift advance, On...
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Glen Luna

Anna Bartlett Warner - 1852 - 494 pages
...: Had I not Four or five women once that tended me ? " TEMPEST. I WAS but a young thing, not yet " Standing with reluctant feet Where the brook and river meet, Womanhood and childhood fleet " — when there came a change in our outward circumstances. During my first years, we had enjoyed...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist

1852 - 524 pages
...unrestrained gaiety into those sensitive, imaginative years, which form the threshhold of graver life— Standing with reluctant feet Where the brook and river meet, Womanhood and childhood sweet; and a touching chapter in her history is that wherein she is told that Lewis—her Lewis—is...
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New Monthly Magazine, and Universal Register, Volume 96

1852 - 516 pages
...unrestrained gaiety into those sensitive, imaginative years, which form the threshhold of graver life — Standing with reluctant feet Where the brook and river meet, Womanhood and childhood sweet ; till now so gay and high in its beatings, and she wanders up-stairs to her own room, and thinks...
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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

1853 - 560 pages
...brown eyes, In whose orb a shadow lies, Like the dusk in evening skies ! Thou whose locks outshine the sun, Golden tresses wreathed in one, As the braided...brooklet's swift advance, On the river's broad expanse ! LONGFELLOW. 1 1!) Deep and still, that gliding stream Beautiful to thee must seem, As the river of...
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Poems, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1853 - 496 pages
...brown eyes, In whose orbs a shadow lies Like the dusk in evening skies ! Thou whose locks outshine the sun, Golden tresses, wreathed in one, As the braided streamlets run ! Gazing, with a timid glance, On the brooklet's swift advance, On the river's broad expanse ! Deep...
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