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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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American Classical Authors

Ludwig Herrig - American literature - 1854 - 553 pages
...— Perch'd upon a bust of Pallas Just above my chamber door — Perch'd, and sät, and nothing more. Then this ebony bird beguiling My sad fancy into smiling,...and ancient raven, Wandering from the Nightly shore — Teil me what thy lordly name is On the Night's Plutonian shore!" Quoth the raven „Nevermore."...
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The New York Journal: An Illustrated Literary Periodical, Volume 3

1854
...— Ferch'd npon a bust of Pallas Just above my chamber door — Perch'd, and sat, and nothing more. Then this ebony bird beguiling My sad fancy into smiling...countenance it wore, " Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, Though," I said, " art sure no craven, Ghastly grim and ancient raven, Wandering from the Nightly shore...
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The American First-class Book, Or Exercises in Reading and Recitation ...

John Pierpont - 1855
...— 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...
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Gems of thought and flowers of fancy, ed. by R.W. Procter

Gems, Richard Wright PROCTER - 1855
...of lord or lady, perch'd above my chamber door — h'd upon a bust of Pallas, just above my chamber Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling,...thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, "art aure 110 craven, Ghastly, griiu, and ancient Rave:i wandering from the nightly shore — Tell ine what...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2, Part 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1855
...Perched, and eat, and nothing more. Thon this ebony bird h"guilii:g my fnd fancy into smiling. By tlic grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore, " Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I «aid, " art »ure no craven. Ghastly grim and ancient raven wandering from the Nightly »hopeTell...
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The Poets and Poetry of America

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1855 - 622 pages
...— Perch'd upon a bust of Pallas Just above my chamber door — Perch'd, and sat, and nothing more. Then this ebony bird beguiling My sad fancy into smiling, By the grave and stern decomm Of the countenance it wore, " Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, Thou," I Raid, " art sure...
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Columbiana

Columbiana - 1855 - 47 pages
...behind the old green door, Sat and looked, and nothing more. Then this quondam Prof, beguiling Bull's sad fancy into smiling. By the grave and stern decorum of the countenance he wore, By the velvet cap thou wearest, by the dumpy mien thou bearest, I should judge that thou'rt...
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Hand-book of American literature, historical, biographical, and critical [by ...

Joseph Gostwick - American literature - 1856 - 319 pages
...— Perched upoii 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 marvelled this ungainly fowl to hear discourse so plainly, Though its answer...
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The book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...— 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 marvelled this ungainly fowl to hear discourse so plainly, Though its answer...
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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, with ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1857 - 448 pages
...tbust of Pallas, just above my chamber door, Perch'd, and sat, and nothing more. 8. Then this tebony bird ^beguiling my sad fancy into smiling, By the grave and stern tdecorum of the countenance it wore; Ghastly, grim, and ancient raven, wandering from the nightly shore,...
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