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" Fair was she to behold, that maiden of seventeen summers. Black were her eyes as the berry that grows on the thorn by the way-side, Black, yet how softly they gleamed beneath the brown shade of her tresses ! Sweet was her breath as the breath of kine... "
Evangeline - Page 12
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1894 - 125 pages
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 49

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis - American periodicals - 1857
...with я strong French accent ; the maiden only the language of her people on the banks of the Seine. 'FAIR was she to behold, that maiden of seventeen summers. Black were her ejes as the berry that grows on the thorn by the way-side : Black, yet how softly they gleamed beneath...
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The Southern literary messenger

1847
...of bathos, that we have met with, since we read Martinus Scriblerus on the Art of Sinking in Poetry. "Fair was she to behold, that maiden of seventeen...brown shade of her tresses ! Sweet was her breath a» the breath of tine that feed in the meadows." Oh, Mr. Longfellow ! was ever maiden of Acadie so...
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Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Acadians - 1848 - 163 pages
...was the man of seventy winters ; Hearty and hale was he, an oak that is covered with snow-flakes ; White as the snow were his locks, and his cheeks as...of her tresses ! Sweet was her breath as the breath of kine that feed in the meadows. When in the harvest heat she bore to the reapers at noontide Flagons...
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Evangeline : a Tale of Acadie

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1848 - 122 pages
...the man of seventy winters; Hearty and hale was he, an oak that is covered with snow-flakes; White aa the snow were his locks, and his cheeks as brown as...of her tresses ! Sweet was her breath as the breath of kine that feed in the meadows. When in the harvest heat she bore to the reapers at noontide Flagons...
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American Review : a Whig Journal of Politics, Literature, Art and ..., Volume 7

Philosophy - 1848
...was the man of seventy winters ; Hearty and hale was he, as an oak that is covered with snow-flakes ; White as the snow were his locks, and his cheeks as...was she to behold, that maiden of seventeen summers. 1848.] Evangeline. [Feb., Black were her eyes as the berry that grows on the thorn by the way-side,...
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The Metropolitan, Volume 52

English literature - 1848
...was the man of seventy winters ; Hearty and hale was he, an oak that is covered with snow-flakes ; White as the snow were his locks, and his cheeks as...was she to behold, that maiden of seventeen summers. Elack were her eyes as the berry that grows on the thorn t>7 "^ way-side, Black, yet how softly they...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 6

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1848
...cheeks as brown as oak leaves. That maiden of seventeen summers was fair to behold ; her eyes were black as the berry that grows on the thorn by the wayside...they gleamed beneath the brown shade of her tresses. Her breath was sweet as the breath of kine that feed in the meadows. Now, it is almost impossible to...
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The Universalist Quarterly and General Review, Volume 5

Universalism - 1848
...form was the man of seventy winters ; Hearty and hale was he, an oak that is covered with snow-flakes; White as the snow were his locks, and his cheeks as brown as the oakleaves. Pair was she to behold, that maiden of seventeen summers. Black were her eyes as the berry that grows...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 15

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1848
...form was the man oi seventy wintere ; Hearty and hale was he, an oak that is covered with snow-flakes; White as the snow were his locks, and his cheeks as brown as the oak-leave». Fair was she to behold, that maiden of seventeen summers Black were her eyes as the berry...
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The American Whig Review, Volumes 7-8

Philosophy - 1848
..." stalworth and stately," and " hearty and hale as an oak that is covered with snow flakes :" '• White as the snow were his locks, and his cheeks as brown as the oak leaves." Does this comparison bring into thrvision at once and irresistibly a clear image ". On...
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