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A Journey Through Texas, Or, A Saddle-trip on the Southwestern Frontier ... - Page 396
by Frederick Law Olmsted - 1857 - 516 pages
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The Morning call, by mrs. Ellis

Morning call, Sarah Ellis - 1850
...shadow, and vanished away into darkness. Faces clumsily carved in oak, on the back of his arm-chair, Laughed in the flickering light, and the pewter plates...reflected the flame, as shields of armies the sunshine. Fragments of son^ the old man sang, and carols of Christinas, Such as at home, in the olden time, his...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1850
...clumsily carved in oak, on the hack of his arm-chair Laughed in the flickering light, and the pewtei plates on the dresser Caught and reflected the flame, as shields of armies the sunshine. Fragments of song the old man sang, and carols of Christmas, Such as at home, in the olden time, his...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: With Bibliographical and ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - History - 2009 - 272 pages
...shadow, and vanished away into darkness. Faces, clumsily carved in oak, on the back of Ms armchair, Laughed in the flickering light ; and the pewter plates...reflected the flame, as shields of armies the sunshine. Fragments of song the old man sang, and carols of Christmas, Such as at home, in the olden time, his...
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The Church of England quarterly review

Religion - 1852
...shadow, and vanished away into darkness. Faces clumsily carved in oak, on the back of his arm-chair, Laughed in the flickering light, and the pewter plates...reflected the flame, as shields of armies the sunshine. Fragments of song the old man sang and carols of Christmas, Such as at home, in the olden time, his...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 27

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1852
...shadow, and vanished away into darkness. Faces clumsily carved in oak, on the back of his arm-chair, mG & fG > % @ d Ā6G7'b ́... D @J W K ^>1 b ~ & ~ O B H i L ! О} nf armies ihe sunshine !" Here is a piece of singularly good description quite ruined, as far as regards...
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The North British review

1852
...into darkness. Faces clumsily carved in oak, on the back of bis arm-chair, Laughed in the nickering light ; and the pewter plates on the dresser Caught and reflected the flame, ai shields of armies the sunshine f Here is a piece of singularly good description quite ruined, as...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1853
...clumsily carved in oak, on the back of his arm-chair Laughed in the flickering light, and the pewtei plates on the dresser Caught and reflected the flame, as shields of armies the sunshine. Fragments of song the old man sang, and carols of Christmas, Such as at home, in the olden time, his...
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Literary recreations and miscellanies

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1854
...evening dimly revealing the checked woollen coverlet of the bed in one far-off corner, while in another " the pewter plates on the dresser Caught and reflected the flame as shields of armies the sunshine." Tradition has preserved many incidents of life in the garrisons. In times of unusual peril the settlers...
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Off-hand Takings; Or, Crayon Sketches of the Noticeable Men of Our Age

George Washington Bungay - United States - 1854 - 408 pages
...dimly revealing the checked woollen coverlet of the bed in one far-off corner and in another, ' the pewter plates on the dresser Caught and reflected the flame as shields of armies the sunshine.' "Tradition has preserved many incidents of life in the garrisons. In times of unusual peril, the settlers...
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