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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 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,...Plutonian shore ! " Quoth the raven, " Nevermore." ' Much I marveled this ungainly fowl to hear discourse so plainly, Though its answer little meaning...
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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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A Bagatelle by the Studenst of Columbia College

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

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,...Plutonian shore ! " Quoth the Raven, " Nevermore." Much I marvelled this ungainly fowl to hear discourse so plainly, Though its answer little meaning...
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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,...Night's Plutonian shore!" Quoth the Raven, " Nevermore." Much I marvelled this ungainly fowl to hear discourse so plainly, Though its answer little meaning...
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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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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century

Robert Aris Willmott, Evert Augustus Duyckinck - American poetry - 1858 - 616 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,...Night's Plutonian shore!" Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore." Much I marvelled this ungainly fowl to hear discourse so plainly, Though its answer little meaning...
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The pupil's manual of choice reading, arranged by T.B. Smith

Thomas Buckley Smith - 1858
...Perch'd upon a bust of Pallas, just above my c'.iamber-door — Perch'd, and sat, and nothing more. Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling,...Night's Plutonian shore !" Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore." Startled at the stillness broken by reply so aptly spoken, " Doubtless," said I, " what it utters is...
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