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" As unto the bow the cord is, So unto the man is woman, Though she bends him, she obeys him, Though she draws him, yet she follows, Useless each without the other... "
The Song of Hiawatha - Page 95
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1908 - 242 pages
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The Living Age ..., Volume 48

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1856
...the river, full of light and color, repose and action. Here is the account of his hero's wooing : " ' As unto the bow the cord is, . So unto the man is...Listless, longing, hoping, fearing, Dreaming still of Minnuhaha, Of the lovely Laughing Water, In the land of the Dacotahs. ' Wed a maiden of your people,'...
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The Irish Quarterly Review, Volume 6, Part 1

Irish literature - 1856
...Poet, (in a lucid interval), beautifully and truthfully tells us. " AĞ nnto the bow the cord !ğ, So unto the man Is woman, Though she bends him, she...him. yet she follows, Useless each without the other ' " Hiawatha wooes and wins Hinnehaha, the Laughing Water, and the daughter of the " ancient arrow-maker."...
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The Guardian, Volumes 6-7

Conduct of life - 1855
...grave is illumined with love and hope. MAN AND WO MAN As unto the bow the cord is, tio unto the mnn is woman, Though she bends him, she obeys him, Though...him, yet she follows, Useless each without the other. — SONO OP HIAWATHA. 70 Good Friday. [March, GOOD FRIDAY. FROM THE GERMAN — ST THE EDITOR. GRADUALLY...
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The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art, Issue 1

Learned institutions and societies - 1856
...form to thoughts which the Indian has scarcely realised. How graphic is this: — "As unto the how the cord is, So unto the man is woman ; Though she...him yet she follows, Useless each without the other! " How finely, too, the very profoundness of the forethought of the Indian Cadmus, who would teach his...
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The book of the great railway celebrations of 1857: embracing a ..., Parts 1-2

William Prescott Smith - Marietta and Cincinnati Railroad - 1858 - 442 pages
...homes ? A house, uncheered by them, seems but a furnished sepulchre. We cannot live without them — " As unto the bow the cord is, So unto the man is woman...yet she follows ; Useless each, without the other." Night was now approaching, and the company left the grounds to return to the city. Here, as elsewhere,...
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The history of Minnesota: from the earliest French explorations to the ...

Edward Duffield Neill - Minnesota - 1858 - 628 pages
...character. Their names are attached to the thriving counties of Ramsey, Rice, Sibley, and Steele. " As unto the bow, the cord is, So unto the man is the woman, Though she bends him, she obeys him, Though she draws him, yet she follows, Useless each...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic

Beautiful poetry - 1859
...dark rain, through which the sun arose Scarce visible, and in his orb confused. HORNE. MAN AND WOMAN. As unto the bow the cord is, So unto the man is woman,...him yet she follows, Useless each without the other. THE SECRET OF THE SEA. By LONGFELLOW. As I gaze upon the sea! All the old romantic legends, AH ! what...
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Gleanings from the harvest fields of literature: A melange of excerpta ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - Literature - 1860 - 527 pages
...choice epicurean dainty. As unto the bow the cord is, So unto tho l11,i:1 is woman: Though she bonds him, she obeys him ; Though she draws him, yet she follows ; Useless each witheut tho other. — Hiawutha. MRS. JAMESON, speaking of the mistaken belief that there are essential...
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The St. James's Magazine

Mrs. S. C. Hall - English literature - 1861
...inviolate. The one poet, in a world of prose, has happily expressed the nature of this holy union — " As unto the bow the cord is, So unto the man is woman. Though she bends him, she obeys him ; Though she lends him, still she follows — Useless one without the other." Marriage, in my eyes, is no more a...
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Our whole country

John Warner Barber, Henry Howe - United States - 1861
...counties of Ramsey, Rice, Sibley, and Steele. * As unto the bow, the cord Is, So unto the man i- the woman. Though she bends him, she obeys him, Though...yet she follows, Useless each without the other.' " Fort SneUing, originally called Fort St. Anthony, is a noted point in the history of Minnesota. It...
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