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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 Living Authors of America: 1st ser - Page 130
by Thomas Powell - 1850 - 365 pages
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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,...Night's Plutonian shore!" Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore." pursuing" (Prometheus Unbound 1.1.103-4). Knowing this rule, as Poe's readers did, they were being...
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Jude the Obscure Volume I EasyRead Large

Thomas Hardy - 2006 - 468 pages
...and glare round tragically, and say to the empty air, as if some real creature stood there"Ghastly, grim, and ancient Raven, wandering from the Nightly...thy lordly name is on the Night's Plutonian shore!" "She'd bring up the nasty carrion bird that clear/' corroborated the sick woman reluctantly, "as she...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...fearing, Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. "The Raven" 1. 25 (1845) 9 the lordly name is on the Night's Plutonian shore!" Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore." "The Raven" 1. 46...
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Edgar Allen Poe - "The Philosophy of Composition"

Babette Lippmann - 2007 - 72 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,...grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore, 8 "Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, "art sure no craven, Ghastly grim and ancient...
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The Vampire of New York

Lee Hunt - Fiction - 2008 - 358 pages
...molding. It squawked loudly, its beak jerking open, and began to speak in a sinister, scratching voice: Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling,...wore, "Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," 1 said, "art sure no craven, Ghastly grim and ancient raven wandering from the Nightly shore — Tell...
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