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" Hear the sledges with the bells Silver bells! What a world of merriment their melody foretells! How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, In the icy air of night! While the stars that oversprinkle All the heavens, seem to twinkle With a crystalline delight... "
Class-book of English poetry - Page 280
by English poetry - 1866
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...pity roll, A sigh, a tear, so sweet, lie wished not to onMrv!. JAMBS В&ЛП1Е. THE BELLS. I. HEAR ower whose care Teaches thy way along that pathless coast, — The desert and illimitable air, — '. * Brightness, splendor. The word is used by some late writers, as well as by Milton. DESCRIPTIVE...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 pages
...hand! Ah, Psyche, from the regions which Are Holy-Land! The Bells I Hear the sledges with the bells — How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, In the icy air of...crystalline delight; Keeping time, time, time, In a sort of Runic rhyme, To the tintinnabulation that so musically wells From the bells, bells, bells, bells,...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...The Bells 9 Hear the sledges with the bells — Silver bells! (1. 1-2) 347 POETRY QUOTATIONS 348 10 n, A towered citadel, a pendant rock, A forked mountain,...trees upon 't that nod unto the world And mock ou of Runic rhyme, To the tintinnabulation that so musically wells From the bells, bells, bells, bells,...
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The Adding Machine: Selected Essays

William S. Burroughs - Fiction - 1993 - 201 pages
...Carson in his remote hideout reading poems over and over. Verses trill and tinkle from icy streams. "and the stars that oversprinkle all the heavens seem to twinkle with a crystalline delight." Poe. Holding the fish by its tail and its head Kim bites into the back of an eight-inch trout. Verses...
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Anti-Mimesis from Plato to Hitchcock

Tom Cohen - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 266 pages
...How do we read, however, the hieroglyphs of sound called runic rhyme? The poem opens familiarly: Hear the sledges with the bells — Silver bells! What...foretells ! How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, In the frosty air of night ! While the stars that oversprinkle All the heavens seem to twinkle With a crystalline...
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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1995 - 48 pages
...these are? 1 Hear the sledges with the bells— Silver hells! What a world of merriment their melodv foretells! How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, In the icy air of night! While the stars that overspr inkle All the Heavens, seem to twinkle With a crvstalline delight; Keeping time, time, time,...
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Obra completa

José Asunción Silva - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 747 pages
...ha señalado la crítica. Véase un fragmento de la primera estrofa del poema del bostoniano: Hear the sledges with the bells — Silver bells! What a world of merriment their melody fortells! How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, In the icy air of night! Keeping time, time, time, In a...
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Murder's Bad But Monday Can Kill You!: A Play in Two Acts

David Patrick Cook - Multiple personality - 1998 - 78 pages
...clap of thunder sounds and continues through the next few speeches.) CLARENCE. Hear the sledges of the bells— Silver bells. What a world of merriment...they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle in the icy air of night. (HARRY steps into the LIGHT.) CLARENCE. While the stars that over sprinkle, all the heavens seem to...
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America in So Many Words: Words That Have Shaped America

Allan Metcalf, David K. Barnhart - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 320 pages
...exactly ring a bell with Americans today — except, perhaps, with readers of Edgar Allan Poe. "Hear the sledges with the bells — / Silver bells! / What a world of merriment their melody foretells!" begins Poe's poem "The Bells." In the night, Poe says, the stars twinkle, "Keeping time, time, time,...
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Writing: A Comprehensive Guide to the Writing Process

Jean L. Pottle - Education - 2000 - 128 pages
...onomatopoeia. Underline the words in this excerpt that remind you of the sound of bells. Exercise 3.9 Hear the sledges with the bells — Silver bells! What...Heavens, seem to twinkle With a crystalline delight. If you underlined words like tinkle, oversprinkle, crystalline, you are on the right track. Here is...
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