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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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Labours of Love: A Tale for the Young

Winifred Taylor - 1870 - 270 pages
...her husband, with a remorseful sigh, consented to part with his sunbeam for a whole year. CHAPTER IX. Standing with reluctant feet, Where the brook and river meet, Womanhood and childhood fleet ! j|HE preparations for Lucy's departure had already begun. Mrs. Mason had been one •whole day shopping...
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The Unkind Word: And Other Stories, Volume 1

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik - 1870 - 432 pages
...yet to go through it all. For, let poets talk as they will of that charming time in which a girl is " Standing with reluctant feet Where the brook and river meet — * Womanhood and childhood sweet," the years between twelve and twenty are, to most, a season any thing but pleasant ; a crisis...
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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

1871 - 476 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...brooklet's swift advance, On the river's broad expanse ! MAIDENHOOD. 195 Deep and still that gliding stream Beautiful to thee must seem As the river of a...
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The poetical works of Henry W. Longfellow, ed. with a critical memoir by W.M ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1871 - 656 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 I Standing, with reluctant feet, Where the brook and river meet, Womanhood and childhood fleet ! Gazing,...
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Acrostics in prose and verse, a sequel to Double acrostics by various ...

Acrostics - 1871 - 312 pages
...as a wall, or stretch Far o'er the water, hung with groves of beech." 3. " Thou whose locks outshine the sun, Golden tresses wreathed in one, As the braided streamlets run." 4. " What lit your eyes with tearful power, Like moonlight, or a falling shower ?" 0. " Now 'gan the...
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

1872 - 660 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...broad expanse ! Deep and still, that gliding stream Beantiful to thee must seem As the river of a dream. Then why pause with indecision, When bright angels...
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The Treasury of Literature and Art: a Selection from the Best Writers

Treasury - 1872 - 166 pages
...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...brooklet's swift advance, On the river's broad expanse ! Deep-and still, that gliding stream Beautiful to thee must seem, As the river of a dream. Then why...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

1872 - 900 pages
...brown eyes, In whose orbs a shadow lies Like the dusk in evening skies I Thou whose locks outshine llen" I Gazing, with a timid glance, On the brooklet's swift advance, On the river's broad expanse ! Deep...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Author's ..., Issue 347

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1872 - 730 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...brook and river meet, Womanhood and childhood fleet 1 Gazing, with a timid glance, On the brooklet's swift advance, On the river's broad expanse ! Deep...
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The Truth about Love: A Proposed Sexual Morality Based Upon the Doctrine of ...

1872 - 278 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...brook and river meet ! Womanhood and childhood fleet ! — do you speak of such a one as practicing this thing ? A. My dear sir, have you read Shakspeare's...
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