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" In the white curtain, to and fro, She saw the gusty shadow sway. But when the moon was very low, And wild winds bound within their cell, The shadow of the poplar fell Upon her bed, across her brow. She only said, " The night is dreary, He cometh not,"... "
New Illustrations of the Life, Studies, and Writings of Shakespeare - Page 335
by Joseph Hunter - 1845
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The New Englander, Volume 8

1850 - 676 pages
...silver green with gnarled bark For leagues no other tree did dark The level waste, the rounding gray. " And ever when the moon was low, And the shrill winds...of the poplar fell Upon her bed, across her brow." This descriptive power is beautifully illustrated in the following passage from the " Lotos- Eaters."...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 8

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1850 - 678 pages
...silver green with gnarled bark For leagues no other tree did dark The level waste, the rounding gray. " And ever when the moon was low, And the shrill winds...of the poplar fell Upon her bed, across her brow." This descriptive power is beautifully illustrated in the following passage from the " Lotos-Eaters."...
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The Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1845 - 558 pages
...is dreary, He cometh not," she said ; She said, " I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead !" And ever when the moon was low, And the shrill winds...said, " The night is dreary, He cometh not," she said ; She said, " I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead !" All day within the dreamy house, The...
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Poems

Alfred Tennyson (1st baron.) - 1845 - 510 pages
...dreary, He cometh not," she said ; She said, " I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead ! " v. And ever when the moon was low, And the shrill winds...sway. But when the moon was very low, And wild winds hound within their cell, The shadow of the poplar fell Upon her hed, across her brow. She only said,...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1846 - 540 pages
...is dreary, He cometh not," she said ; She said, " I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead !" And ever when the moon was low, And the shrill winds...said, " The night is dreary, He cometh not," she said ; She said, " I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead !" All day within the dreamy house, The...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayley

Samuel Carter Hall - 1846 - 332 pages
...aweary, I would that I were dead !" And ever when the moon was low, And the shrill winds were up an' away, In the white curtain, to and fro, She saw the...gusty shadow sway. But when the moon was very low, And the wild winds bound within their cell, The shadow of the poplar fell Upon her bed, across her brow....
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The Standard elocutionist; and gem-book of British authors, ed. by A. Cunningham

A. Cunningham - 1850 - 200 pages
...is dreary, He cometh not," she said : She said, " I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead ! " And ever when the moon was low, And the shrill winds were up an' away, In the white curtain too and fro, She saw the gusty shadow sway, But when the moon was very...
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The Illustrated London Reading Book

1851 - 278 pages
...dreary — He cometh not," she said ; She said, " I am aweary, weary, I would that I were dead ! " And ever, when the moon was low, And the shrill winds..."The night is dreary — He cometh not," she said ; She said, " I am aweary, weary, I would that I were dead !" All day, within the dreary house, | The...
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Poems, Volume 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1851 - 276 pages
...is dreary, He cometh not," she said; She said, " I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead!" v. And ever when the moon was low, And the shrill winds were up and awa; But when the moon was very low, And wild winds bound within their cell, The shadow of the poplar...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1851 - 622 pages
...dejected Mariana." And the shrill winds were up an' away. We have before alluded to Mr. Tennyson's In the white curtain, to and fro. She saw the gusty shadow sway. poem, in which the idea of loneliness and desoBut when the moon was very low, lation, suggested by...
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