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" THIS is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks, Bearded with moss, and in garments green, indistinct in the twilight, Stand like Druids of eld, with voices sad and prophetic, Stand like harpers hoar, with beards that rest on their bosoms.... "
The New Anthology of American Poetry: Traditions and Revolutions, Beginnings ... - Page 235
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Author's ..., Issue 347

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1872
...primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks, Bearded with moss, and in garments green, indistinetin the twilight, Stand like Druids of eld, with voices...harpers hoar, with beards that rest on their bosoms. Lond from its rocky caverns, the deep-voiced neighbouring ocean Speaks, and in accents disconsolate...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Volumes 1-2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1873
...black shadows fall ; Sleep and oblivion Reign over all. EVANGELINE A TALE OF ACADIE 1847 EVANGELINE THIS is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and...disconsolate answers the wail of the forest. This is the fgrest primeval ; but where are the hearts that beneath it Leaped like the roe, when he hears in the...
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The Fifth Progressive Reader, Volume 5

Pádraig Ó Seaghdha - 1878
...in the preceding lesson hare been made by Longfellow the subject of the following charming poem, 1. This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and...accents disconsolate answers the wail of the forest. 2. This is the torest primeval; but where are the hearts that beneath it Leaped like the roe. when...
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1873 - 532 pages
...battle! A FOREST SCENE. ' LOMOFELLOW. THIS is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlock Bearded with moss, and in garments green, indistinct...accents disconsolate answers the wail of the forest. 35* CXLIIL—RICHELIEU'S VINDICATION. BUI.WEB. [SiR EDWARD GF.ORGE K.uu.r BULWER-LYTTOH, (generally...
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The belfry of Bruges & other poems. Evangeline. The seaside & the fireside

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1873 - 294 pages
...Norman caps and their kirtles of homespun, And by the evening fire repeat Evangeline 's story, While from its rocky caverns the deep-voiced, neighboring...accents disconsolate answers the wail of the forest. THE SEASIDE AND THE FIRESIDE 1849 DEDICATION. AS one who, walking in the twilight gloom, Hears round...
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The Canadian Monthly and National Review, Volume 5

Graeme Mercer Adam, George Stewart - 1874
...seek. FOR KING AND COUNTRY. A STORY OF 1812. BY FIDELIS. CHAPTER I. AN AFTERNOON SIXTY YEARS AGO. " This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and...like Druids of eld, with voices sad and prophetic." A SOFT, balmy afternoon in the beginning of June, just in that sweet hopeful season when the springtime,...
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First Forms of Vegetation

Hugh Macmillan - 1874 - 464 pages
...description of an American forest, with which Longfellow opens his beautiful poem of " Evangeline " — "This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines...green, indistinct in the twilight, Stand like Druids of old, with voices sad and prophetic ; Stand like harpers hoar, with beards that rest on their bosoms."...
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Baddeck, and that Sort of Thing

Charles Dudley Warner - 1874 - 202 pages
...Norman caps and their kirtles of homespun, And by the evening fire repeat Evangeline's story, — While from its rocky caverns the deep-voiced, neighboring...accents disconsolate answers the wail of the forest." At any rate, there is nothing here now except a faint tradition of the French 'Acadians; and the sentimental...
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The Lafayette Monthly, Volume 5

1875
...jDhilological examination of the text, I have selected four lines at the opening of Evangelinc. — "This is the forest primeval, The murmuring pines...harpers hoar, with beards that rest on their bosoms." The meter is dactylic hexameter. This requires a dactyl in the fifth place, and a spondee in the sixth;...
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Reasonable Elocution: A Text-book for Schools, Colleges, Clergymen, Lawyers ...

F. Taverner Graham - 1874 - 224 pages
...hemlocks Bearded with moss, and with garments green, indistinct in the twilight Stand [like druids of old, with voices sad and prophetic!, Stand [like harpers...accents disconsolate answers the wail of the forest. * * * * Men whose lives glided on — [like rivers that water the woodlands! * * * * Scattered, —...
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