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" Waved like banners that hang on the walls of ancient cathedrals. Deathlike the silence seemed, and unbroken, save by the herons Home to their roosts in the cedar-trees returning at sunset, Or by the owl, as he greeted the moon with demoniac laughter.... "
Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie - Page 91
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1867 - 157 pages
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Poems on slavery, early poems, additional poems, and ballads

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1848
...the owl, as he greeted the moon with demoniac laughter. Lovely the moonlight was as it glanced and gleamed on the water. Gleamed on the columns of cypress...forebodings of ill, unseen and that cannot be compassed. • ••••• Thus ere another noon they emerged from those shades ; and before them Lay, in...
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The Universalist Quarterly and General Review, Volume 5

Universalism - 1848
...take to be the finest instance of both, which we have seen in the present volume. — (p. 95.) f " Dreamlike, and indistinct, and strange were all things...forebodings of ill, unseen and that cannot be compassed. Jls, at the tramp of a horse's hoof on the turf of the prairies, Far in advance are dosed the leaves...
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The Benares magazine

History
...the owl as he greeted the moon with demoniac laughter. Lovely the moonlight was, as it glanced and gleamed on the water, Gleamed on the columns of cypress...broken vaults it fell as through chinks in a ruin. Here is a fair specimen of Mr. Longfellow's mastery of landscape — that the delineation is extremely...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1850
...the owl, as he greeted the moon with demoniac laughter. Lovely the moonlight was as it glanced and gleamed on the water, Gleamed on the columns of cypress and cedar Down through whose broken vaults it fell as through chinks in a ruin. Dreamlike, and indistinct, and...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1853
...the owl, as he greeted the moon with demoniac laughter. Lovely the moonlight was as it glanced and gleamed on the water, Gleamed on the columns of cypress and cedar Down through whose broken vaults it fell as through chinks in a ruin. Dreamlike, and indistinct, and...
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Handbuch der nordamericanischen National-Literatur: Sammlung von ...

Ludwig Herrig - American literature - 1854
...the owl äs he greeted the moon with demoniac laughter. Lovely the moonlight was äs it glanced and gleamed on the water, Gleamed on the columns of cypress...sustaining the arches, Down through whose broken vaults it feil äs through chinks in a ruin. Dreamlike, and indistinct, and stränge were all things around them...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855 - 432 pages
...the owl, as he greeted the moon with demoniac laughter. Lovely the moonlight was, as it glanced and gleamed on the water, Gleamed on the columns of cypress...Strange forebodings of ill, unseen and that cannot be Far in advance are closed the leaves of the shrinking mimosa, So, at the hoof-beats of fate, with sad...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. With prefatory notice

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855
...the owl, as he greeted the moon with demoniac laughter. Lovely the moonlight was as it glanced and gleamed on the water, Gleamed on the columns of cypress...it fell as through chinks in a ruin. Dreamlike, and iucYstinct, and strange were all things around them ; And o'er their spirits there came a feeling of...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2, Part 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1855
...Lovely the moonlight was as it glanced and gleamed on the voter, Gleamed on the columns of cypress ar.d cedar sustaining the arches. Down through whose broken...chinks in a ruin. Dream-like, and indistinct, and étrange were all thing' around them ; And o'er their spirits there eame a feeling of wonder and sadness,...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1857 - 400 pages
...the owl, as he greeted the moon with demoniac laughter. Lovely the moonlight was as it glanced and gleamed on the water, Gleamed on the columns of cypress...whose broken vaults it fell as through chinks in a ruiu. Dreamlike, and indistinct, and strange were all things around them ; And o'er their spirits there...
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