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It is without the walls , and approached through an avenue of poplars , whose
yellow leaves rustled beneath our feet , or whirled in wild eddies over the grass .
The cloudy sky and the solitude of the spot were also favorable to the
Methinks I see thee in my dreams , Gazing with fond and earnest eye , While from
a low and touching voice , Springs forth celestial harmony ; Thai vision haunts my
after hours , It lingers with my earth - born cares , It scatters wild flowers round ...
Now wild duck and widgeon abound , Snipes sit by the half - frozen rils : Where
woodcocks are frequently found , That sport such amazing long bills . The winds
blow out shrilly and hoarse , And the rivers are choking with ice ; And it comes as
Though oft its wayward course is stayed , Though gnarléd roots obstruct its way ,
Choked by sere leaves and matted grass , And parched beneath the noontide ray
; Ever it gushes forth anew , Warbling a wild , untutored lay ; More freshly wells ...
... Where the wild wolf prepares his savage den ; The giant Andes , round whose
frosty peaks The tempest hovers and the condor shrieks . Cold , cheerless
Greenland , where the ice - berg hoar Strikes with a deafening crash the barren
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Previous review noting missing pages 380 and 381 is not correct. There are not duplicated scanned pages and I found both missing pages to be intact and included.
pp. 380 and 381, in the middle of "Mocha Dick," are missing. pp. 377 and then 376 appear to have been scanned twice instead