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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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A Choice of Poets: An Anthology of Poets from Wordsworth to the Present Day

R. P. Hewett - 1985 - 322 pages
...is dreary, 45 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 and away, 50 In the white curtain, to and fro, She saw the gusty shadow sway. But when the moon was very low,...
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Selected Poetry

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1995 - 244 pages
...life 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 and away, 50 In the white curtain, to and fro. She saw the gusty shadow sway. But when the moon was very low,...
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Ellen Terry, Player in Her Time

Nina Auerbach - 1997 - 540 pages
...of his absence, causing her mind to dissolve in a landscape that realizes her own hungers and fears: And ever when the moon was low, And the shrill winds...moon was very low, And wild winds bound within their eell, The shadow of the poplar fell Upon her bed, across her brow. She only said, "The night is dreary,...
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Rhythm and Will in Victorian Poetry

Matthew Campbell - 1999 - 292 pages
...rush. The fifth stanza has a rare rhythmic ambiguity which announces a surprisingly unTennysonian word: And ever when the moon was low, And the shrill winds...of the poplar fell Upon her bed, across her brow. (49-56) The definite articles in the second and third lines here appear uncertain as to their quantity...
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François Truffaut

Annette Insdorf - 1994 - 292 pages
...Muriel is like another Victorian heroine, Tennyson's "Mariana" whose lonely and monotonous refrain, She only said, The night is dreary, He cometh not,' she said; She said, 'I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead!' punctuates a poem of amorous aching. Waiting...
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經典英詩賞析(50K): an overview of English poetry

2006 - 346 pages
...did trance12 the sky, She drew her casement13-curtain by, And glanced athwart14 the glooming flats. She only said, "The night is dreary, He cometh not," she said; She said, "I arn aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead!" @ . 田ot @ p @ O : @ @ @ nJ 小塊土地...
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