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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 Chronicles of the St. Lawrence

Sir James MacPherson Le Moine - 1878 - 394 pages
...ashore when you passed Ship Head ! Look eastward on the dark waving woods hoary with age. Is this not the forest primeval ! The murmuring pines and the...harpers hoar, with beards that rest on their bosoms, This is the forest primeval ; but where are the hearts that beneath it Leaped like the roe, when he...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Author's pocket ..., Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1878
...these calamitous proceedings. tHIS is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks, x ' Bearded with moss, and in garments green, indistinct...bosoms. Loud from its rocky caverns, the deep-voiced neighbouring ocean Speaks, and in accents disconsolate answers the wail of the forest. This is the...
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Penn Monthly, Volume 9

Robert Ellis Thompson, William Wilberforce Newton, Otis H. Kendall - 1878
...was most ungracious, when, throughout " Evangeline," there are many lines as good as the following: " This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and...like Druids of eld, with voices sad and prophetic." Vide Hood's Rules of Rhyme, p. 14. London. Not only are these, and others, very beautiful in rhythm,...
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The Natural History of Selborne: With Observations on Various Parts of ...

Gilbert White - 1878 - 446 pages
...either for use while travelling or in the library." Spectator. EVANGELINE. A TALE OF ACADIE. HIS is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the...Druids of eld, with voices sad and prophetic, Stand Hke harpers hoar, with beards that rest on their bosoms. Loud from its rocky caverns, the deep-voiced...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1878 - 375 pages
...The poem is descriptive of the fate of some of the persons involved in these calamitous proceedings. THIS is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and...garments green, indistinct in the twilight, Stand like Drnids of eld, with voices sad and prophetic, Stand like harpers hoar, with beards that rest on their...
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Charles D'Wolf of Guadaloupe, His Ancestors and Descendants: Being a ...

Calbraith Bourn Perry - 1902 - 324 pages
...exile. In " the old Acadian country where all were equal and all were brothers and sisters," where "The murmuring pines and the hemlocks, Bearded with...like Druids of eld, with voices sad and prophetic" Three cousins settled, and became progenitors of a numerous atfd influential branch of the De Wolf...
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Selected Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1988 - 442 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. FROM THE SONG OF HIAWATHA* III HIAWATHA'S CHILDHOOD Downward through the evening twilight, In the days...
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1001 Questions Answered about Trees

Rutherford Platt - 1992 - 372 pages
...spot, While I've a hand to save, Thy axe shall harm it not. From EVANGELINE Henry Wadsworth Longfellow This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and...accents disconsolate answers the wail of the forest. THE OAK Alfred Tennyson Live thy Life, Young and old, Like yon oak, Bright in spring, Living gold;...
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Steal Away

Jennifer Armstrong - 1993 - 228 pages
...like Druids of eld, with voices sad and prophetic, Stand like harpers hoar, with beards that rest upon their bosoms. Loud from its rocky caverns, the deep-voiced...accents disconsolate answers the wail of the forest. "How do you like that?" I gawked at her. I didn't know what she was talking about. "It's part of a...
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Frame Structures: Early Poems, 1974-1979

Susan Howe - 1996 - 132 pages
...and windows. No, there were footpaths we used as shortcuts going from home to school and home again. 'This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines...and in garments green, indistinct in the twilight," half-forgotten neighboring backlands recover breaks and zigzags, ranges of feeling, little maneuvers...
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