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" Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December, And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor. Eagerly I wished the morrow; vainly I had sought to borrow From my books surcease of sorrow — sorrow for the lost Lenore, For the... "
The first (-sixth) 'Standard' reader - Page 263
by James Stuart Laurie - 1863
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Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The nineteenth century

Eric L. Haralson, John Hollander - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 536 pages
...muscles of a wondering man." He quotes, for illustration, lines from Poe's "The Raven" (LOA, i: 535): Ah! distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December,...separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor. Blood might well have quoted from his own poetry, from what many considered to be his most magnificent...
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美国文学学习指南

李翠亭, 李正栓 - 1998 - 251 pages
...gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. "'Tis some visiter," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door @ Only this, and nothing more. " Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak De cember , And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor. Eagerly I wished the morrow;...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to American Literature

Laurie E. Rozakis - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 468 pages
...someone gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. Tis some visitor,' I muttered, 'tapping at my chamber door — Only this and nothing more.' Ah, distinctly...wished the morrow; — vainly I had sought to borrow From my books surcease of sorrow — sorrow for the lost Lenore — For the rare and radiant maiden...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - Reference - 2000 - 656 pages
...gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. " 'T is some visitor," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door — Only this and nothing more." Ah, distinctly...wished the morrow; — vainly I had sought to borrow From my books surcease of sorrow — sorrow for the lost Lenore — For the rare and radiant maiden...
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Complete Poems

Edgar Allan Poe - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 627 pages
...rapping, rapping at my chamber door — 5 " 'Tis some visiter," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door — Only this and nothing more." Ah, distinctly...wished the morrow; — vainly I had sought to borrow 1 o From my books surcease of sorrow — sorrow for the lost Lenore — For the rare and radiant maiden...
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Doctor Leeds' Selection of Popular Epic Recitations for Minstrel and Stage Use

Robert X. Leeds - Poetry - 1999 - 332 pages
...gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. " 'Tis some visitor," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door — Only this, and nothing more." Ah, distinctly...wished the morrow — vainly I had sought to borrow From my books surcease of sorrow - sorrow for the lost Lenore — For the rare and radiant maiden whom...
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Nelson Thornes Framework English: 1, Book 1

Geoff Reilly, Wendy Wren - Education - 2002 - 160 pages
...gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. "Tis some visiter,' I muttered, 'tapping at my chamber door Only this, and nothing more.' Ah, distinctly...floor. Eagerly I wished the morrow; - vainly I had tried to borrow From my books surcease of sorrow - sorrow for the lost Lenore For the rare and radiant...
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Favorite American Poems

Paul Negri - Poetry - 2002 - 144 pages
...gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. " 'T is some visitor," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door — Only this, and nothing more." Ah, distinctly...floor. Eagerly I wished the morrow; — vainly I had From my books surcease of sorrow — sorrow for the lost Lenore — For the rare and radiant maiden...
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The Raven and Other Writings

Edgar Allan Poe - Juvenile Fiction - 2003 - 448 pages
...gendy rapping, rapping at my chamber door. " Tis some visiter," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door — Only this and nothing more." Ah, distinctly...wished the morrow; — vainly I had sought to borrow From my books surcease of sorrow — sorrow for the lost Lenore — For the rare and radiant maiden...
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Halloween Howls: Spooky Sounds, Stories & Songs

Sourcebooks, Inc - Social Science - 2003 - 165 pages
...gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. "'Tis some visitor," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door — Only this and nothing more." Ah, distinctly...wished the morrow; — vainly I had sought to borrow From my books surcease of sorrow — sorrow for the lost Lenore — For the rare and radiant maiden...
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