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" Soon were lost in a maze of sluggish and devious waters, Which, like a network of steel, extended in every direction. Over their heads the towering and tenebrous boughs of the cypress Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid-air Waved like banners... "
Littell's Living Age - Page 380
1849
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A Cruise in the Pacific: From the Log of a Naval Officer, Volume 1

Fenton Aylmer - 1860 - 338 pages
...and the day must come when there shall not be one slave upon whom the good sun shines. CHAPTER V. " Over their heads the towering and tenebrous boughs of the cypress Met in dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid air Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals,...
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A Cruise in the Pacific: From the Log of a Naval Officer, Volume 1

Fenton Aylmer - 1860 - 336 pages
...and the day must come when there shall not be one slave upon whom the good sun shines. CHAPTER V. " Over their heads the towering and tenebrous boughs of the cypress Met in dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid air Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals,...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1864 - 508 pages
...Coast, and groves of orange and citron, Sweeps with majestic curve the river away to the eastward. They, too, swerved from their course ; and, entering...mosses in mid air, Waved like banners that hang on the walla of ancient cathedrals. Deathlike the silence seemed, and unbroken, save by the herons Homo to...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1865 - 388 pages
...Coast, and groves of orange and citron, Sweeps with majestic curve the river away to the eastward. They, too, swerved from their course ; and, entering...every direction. Over their heads the towering and tenehrous houghs of the cypress Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid air Waved like hanners...
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Evangeline: Courtship of Miles Standish. Favorite Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1866 - 300 pages
...Coast, and groves of orange and citron, Sweeps with majestic curve the river away to the eastward. They, too, swerved from their course ; and, entering...cypress Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in midair Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Deathlike the silence seemed,...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1866 - 712 pages
...Coast, and groves of orange and citron, Sweeps with majestic curve the river away to the eastward. They, too, swerved from their course; and, entering...cypress Met in a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid-air Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Deathlike the silence seemed,...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1867 - 482 pages
...away to the eastward. They, too, swerved from their course ; and entering the Bayou of Pla,luemine, Soon were lost in a maze of sluggish and devious waters, Which, like a network of stuel, extended in every direction. Over their heads the towering and tenebrous boughs of the cypress...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Complete ed

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1868 - 410 pages
...Coast, and groves of orange and citron, Sweeps with majestic curve the river away to the eastward. They, too, swerved from their course ; and, entering...dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid air Waved like hanners that hang on the walls of ancient cathredrals. Deathlike the silence seemed, and unbroken,...
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Chambers's miscellany of instructive & entertaining tracts, Volume 3

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1869 - 264 pages
...coast, and groves of orange and citron, Sweeps with majestic curve the river away to the eastward. They, too, swerved from their course ; and, entering the Bayou of Plaquemine, Soon were they lost in a maze of sluggish and devious waters, Which, like a network of steel, extended in every...
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The American Naturalist, Volume 3

1870 - 934 pages
...more like funeral emblems than living vegetation. Over these glassy lakelets the " * * towering boughs of the cypress Met In a dusky arch, and trailing mosses in mid air Waved like banners that bang on the walls of ancient catbedrals. Death-like the silence seemed, and unbroken save by the herons,"...
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