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" Standing before Her father's door, He saw the form of his promised bride. The sun shone on her golden hair, And her cheek was glowing fresh and fair, With the breath of morn and the soft sea air. "
Poems - Page 306
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1850
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The Methodist Quarterly Review

Theology - 1858
...sing so sweetly, for it is with him and his pen, as another of our poets has said: " Ah, how skillful grows the hand That obeyeth Love's command ! It is...followeth Love's behest, Far exceedeth all the rest I" And in the midst of Whittier's almost insane anger, there are notes of pity and songs of sweet sympathy;...
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository

...was tastefully adapted and furnished for the oocas ion entirely by themselves. " Oh, how subtle is the hand That obeyeth love's command ! It is the heart,...and not the brain. That to the highest doth attain." We were fortunate in securing the right man to open the bazaar. It was no secret to him that we had...
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Voices of the Night, and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1852 - 228 pages
...golden hair, And her check was glowing fresh and fair, With the breath of morn and the soft sea ah-. Like a beauteous barge was she, Still at rest on the...highest doth attain, And he who followeth Love's behest m Far cxceedeth all the rest ! Thus with the rising of the sun Was the noble task begun, And soon throughout...
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D ..., Volume 5

David Thomas
...mountain's rugged side. And in the case of friendship, how quickly and intimately we know and are known ! "Ah, how skilful grows the hand That obeyeth love's...followeth love's behest Far exceedeth all the rest." The world smiles and says yes. But the world does not reflect that this great law of sympathy applies...
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Broomhill: Or, The County Beauties

1853
...c I met be one rtsaranon. iZ ci> time she is bi W«xfc; in that «i-. *~i »TW \e& to CHAPTER XII. Ah, how skilful grows the hand That obeyeth Love's...followeth Love's behest, Far exceedeth all the rest ! LONGFELLOW. A FEW words of retrospect are necessary to portray the frame of mind of one who may in...
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The Dublin Review, Part 1

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - Religion - 1853
...golden hair, And her cheek was glowing fresh and fair, With the breath of the morn and the soft sea air. Like a beauteous barge was she, Still at rest on the sandy beech, Just beyond the billow's reach ; But he Was the restless, seething, stormy sea!' Day after day...
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Handbuch der nordamericanischen National-Literatur: Sammlung von ...

Ludwig Herrig - American literature - 1854
...check was glowing fresh and fair, With the breath of morn and the soft sea air. Like a beauteous bärge was she, Still at rest on the sandy beach, Just beyond...the highest doth attain, And he who followeth Love's behcst Far exceedeth all the rest! Thus with the rising of the sun Was the noble task begun, And soon...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. With prefatory notice

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855
...golden hair, And her check was glowing fresh and fair, With the breath of morn and the soft sea air. Like a beauteous barge was she, Still at rest on the...doth attain, And he who followeth Love's behest Far exeeedeth all the rest ! Thus with the rising of the sun Was the noble task begun, And soon throughout...
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The poetical works of H.W. Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855
...golden hair, And her cheek was glowing fresh and fair, With the breath of mom and the soft sea air. Like a beauteous barge was she, Still at rest on the...sandy beach, Just beyond the billow's reach ; But he Ah, how skilful grows the hand That obeyeth Love's command ! It is the heart, and not the brain, That...
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The lover's seat. Kathemérina; or, Common things in relation to beauty ...

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1856
...pure intent;" but "he that hath love in his breast," says the proverb, "hath spurs in hi» sides." " Ah, how skilful grows the hand That obeyeth Love's...followeth Love's behest, Far exceedeth all the rest ! " " The very gifts of lovers bespeak self-sacrifice. It is a portion of the offerer. He must bleed...
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