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" Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling By the grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore,— " Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, " art sure no craven, Ghastly grim and ancient Raven wandering from the Nightly... "
The first (-sixth) 'Standard' reader - Page 265
by James Stuart Laurie - 1863
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The New Anthology of American Poetry: Traditions and Revolutions, Beginnings ...

Steven Gould Axelrod, Camille Roman, Thomas J. Travisano - Literary Collections - 2003 - 736 pages
...door— Perched upon a bust of Pallas' just above my chamber doorPerched, and sat, and nothing more. Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling,...shorn and shaven, thou," I said, "art sure no craven, i. Pallas Athena, Greek goddess of wisdom. Ghastly grim and ancient raven wandering from the Nightly...
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Edgar Allan Poe: A Biography

Milton Meltzer - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 156 pages
...door — Perched upon a bust of Pallas just above my chamber doorPerched, and sat, and nothing more. Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling,..."Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, "are sure no craven, Ghastly grim and ancient raven wandering from the Nightly shore — Tell me what...
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Crow

Boria Sax - Art - 2003 - 184 pages
...most readers, the meaning seems almost irrelevant. The speaker is visited by a raven late at night: Then this ebony bird beguiling My sad fancy into smiling,...countenance it wore, Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, 'Perched upon a bust of Pallas just above my chamber door . . .', illustrations by Gustave Dore to...
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The Beasts That Hide from Man: Seeking the World's Last Undiscovered Animals

Karl Shuker - Science - 2014 - 324 pages
...tends to disappear. It is only mystery which keeps things alive. CHAPTER 3 Raven and the Terror Bird! Ghastly, grim, and ancient Raven, wandering from the...thy lordly name is on the night's Plutonian shore? EDGAR ALLAN FOE—THE RAVEN A MAJOR FIGURE IN AMERINDIAN MYTHOLOGY ACROSS much of North America is...
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Literary Ideas and Scripts for Young Playwrights

Lisa Kaniut Cobb - Education - 2004 - 176 pages
...— Perched upon a bust of Pallas just above my chamber door — Perched, and sat, and nothing more. Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling....name is on the Night's Plutonian shore!" Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore." Much I marveled this ungainly fowl to hear discourse so plainly. Though its answer...
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Great Short Works of Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe - Fiction - 2009 - 580 pages
...— Perched upon a bust of Pallas just above my chamber door — Perched, and sat, and nothing more. Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling, By the grave and stem decorum of the countenance it wore, "TTiough thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, "art...
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The Quarterback Club

Hal Hart - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 356 pages
...it." Miles handed him the story containing the following passage from Edgar Allan Poe's, The Raven: "Though thy crest be shorn and shaven thou," I said,...name is on the Night's Plutonian shore!" Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore." The story then attributed the following to the Quoth the Ravens: "Who is this ghastly...
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Strategies for Comprehension: Understanding Information for Classroom ...

Rich Mintzer - Education - 2005 - 48 pages
...creature the poet and inventor of the detective story Edgar Alla'n foe is referring to this poem: in Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling,...grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore." Interpreting from the underlined descriptions, you might guess that the bird Poe is describing is a...
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The Scholar's Art: Literary Studies in a Managed World

Jerome J. McGann - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 239 pages
...unapparencies. Perhaps no passage in the poem makes a more startling display of that view than the following: Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling,...name is on the Night's Plutonian shore!" Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore." pursuing" (Prometheus Unbound 1.1.103-4). Knowing this rule, as Poe's readers did,...
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The Giant Book of Poetry

William Roetzheim - Poetry - 2006 - 760 pages
...— perched upon a bust of Pallas just above my chamber door — perched, and sat, and nothing more. Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling,...name is on the Night's Plutonian shore!" Quoth the Raven "Nevermore." Much I marveled this ungainly fowl to hear discourse so plainly, though its answer...
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