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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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Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1870 - 597 pages
...rapping, rapping at my chamber-door ; " T is some visitor," I muttered, " tapping at my chamber-door — Only this and nothing more." Ah ! distinctly I remember...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 Standard Fifth Reader: With a New Treatise on Elocution and an ..., Part 2

Epes Sargent - 1870 - 528 pages
...gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door; " 'T is some visitor," I muttered, "tipping at my chamber door; Only this and nothing more." Ah ! distinctly...the- floor; Eagerly I wished the morrow: vainly I had tried to borrow, From my hooks, surcease of sorrow, sorrow for the lost Lcnorc, For the rare and nuliant...
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The American Popular Speaker: Designed for the Use of Schools, Lyceums ...

Josiah Rhinehart Sypher - Elocution - 1870 - 384 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...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...
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The illustrated public school speaker and reader based on grammatical ...

Alexander Kennedy Isbister - Oratory - 1870 - 382 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...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—...
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The Model Speaker: Consisting of Exercises in Prose and Poetry. For the Use ...

Philip Lawrence - English language - 1870 - 395 pages
...rapping, rapping at my chamber-door. "'Tia some visitor," I mutter'd, "tapping at my chamber-door — Only this, and nothing more." Ah ! distinctly I remember,...ember wrought its ghost upon the floor. Eagerly I wish'd the morrow : vainly I had sought to borrow From my books surcease of sorrow — sorrow for the...
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Choice Specimens of American Literature

Benjamin Nicholas Martin - American literature - 1871 - 223 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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The poetical works of Edgar Allan Poe, with orig. memoir. New illustr. ed

Edgar Allan Poe - 1871
...Tis some visitor," I muttered, " tapping at my chamber door — Only this and nothing more.'' All, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December,...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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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...visitor," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door ; Only this, and nothing more. ' Ah, distinctly 1 n burnished rows of steel : "As ye deal From my books surcease of sorrow, — sorrow for the lost Lenore, — For the rare and radiant maiden...
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Theorie der literarischen Gattungen: ein Handbuch für Studierende der ...

András Horn - Drama - 1998 - 207 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...bleak December; And each separate dying ember wrought ist ghost upon the floor. Eagerly I wished the morrow; - vainly I had sought to borrow From my books...
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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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