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" And the charm of the carol rapt me, As I held as if by their hands my comrades in the night, And the voice of my spirit tallied the song of the bird. "
Selections from the Prose and Poetry of Walt Whitman - Page 182
by Walt Whitman - 1898 - 257 pages
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The Home Book of Verse: American and English, 1580-1918

1918 - 4009 pages
...comrades three, And he sang the carol of death, and a verse for him I love. From deep secluded recesses, Ӱ F3:^ m r;\ B Q&> [ ӵ >䆊W x @ x/` 7o Q ej ȶI[ S % ^ ) t he carol rapt me, As I held as if by their hands my comrades in the night, And the voice of my spirit...
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CENTURY READINGS FOR A COURSE IN AMERICAN LITERATURE

FRED LEWIS PATTEE - 1919
...him I love. From deep secluded recesses, From the fragrant cedars and the ghostly pines so still, "Jo bench by the old cabin door. The day goes by like...come when the darkies have to part : Then my old Come lovely and soothing death, i3S l r ndulate round the world, serenely arriving, arriving, in the...
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The Book of Lincoln

1919 - 383 pages
...comrades three, And he sang the carol of death, and a verse for him I love. From deep secluded recesses, From the fragrant cedars and the ghostly pines so still, Came the carol of the bird. WHEN LILACS LAST IN THE DOORYAED BLOOM'D [Continued] And the charm of the carol rapt me, And I held...
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Poems

Walt Whitman - 1921 - 311 pages
...three. And he sang the carol -of death, and a verse for him I love. From the deep secluded recesses, From the fragrant cedars and the ghostly pines so...the voice of my spirit tallied the song of the bird. Contr lovely and soothing death. Undulate round the world, serenely arriving, arriving, In the day,...
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The Answerer

Grant Martin Overton - 1921 - 373 pages
...identifying-revealing touch he permitted himself the coincidence of his chant with the song of the thrush: And the voice of my Spirit tallied the song of the bird. He was ready to compose the Death Carol, to be followed by a short passage, allegro furioso, depicting...
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"Lexington": A Pageant Drama of the American Freedom, Founded Upon Great ...

Sidney Coe Howard - 1925 - 84 pages
.... . Here, coffin that slowly passes, I give you my sprig or lilac. From the deep secluded recesses, From the fragrant cedars and the ghostly pines so still, Came the carol of a bird. FREEDOM Come lovely and soothing death, Undulate round the world, serenely arriving, arriving,...
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The Le Gallienne Book of American Verse

Richard Le Gallienne - 1925 - 402 pages
...the dimness, To the solemn shadowy cedars and ghostly pines so still. From deep secluded recesses, From the fragrant cedars and the ghostly pines so...the voice of my spirit tallied the song of the bird. DEATH CAROL Come, lovely and soothing Death, Undulate round the world, serenely arriving, arriving,...
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Leaves of Grass

Walt Whitman - 1924 - 728 pages
...comrades three, And hef sang the caroT of death, and a verse for him I love. From deep secluded recesses, From the fragrant cedars and the ghostly pines so...held as if by their hands my comrades in the night, Arid thejyoice of my spirit tallied .the song of jhe bird. Come lovely and soothing death, Undulate...
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T. S. Eliot and Indic Traditions: A Study in Poetry and Belief

Cleo McNelly Kearns - 1987 - 286 pages
...bird I know receiv'd us comrades three, And he sang the carol of death, and a verse for him I love. And the voice of my spirit tallied the song of the bird. I saw battle-corpses, myriads of them, And the white skeletons of young men, I saw them, I saw the...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 pages
...hear yet the star holds me, (but will soon depart.) Yet the lilac with mastering odor holds me. 50 37 The moth's kiss first! Kiss me as if you made believ Come lovely and soothing death, Undulate round the world, serenely arriving, arriving, In the day,...
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