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" WHEN lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd, And the great star early droop'd in the western sky in the night, I mourn'd, and yet shall mourn with ever-returning spring. "
The Book of Lincoln - Page 166
1919 - 383 pages
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The Ordering Mirror: Readers and Contexts

Literary Criticism - 1977 - 304 pages
...WHEN LILACS LAST IN THE DOCKYARD BLOOM'D BY WALT WHITMAN 1 WHEN lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd, And the great star early droop'd in the western sky...of night — O moody, tearful night! O great star disappear' d — O the black murk that hides the star! O cruel hands that hold me powerless — O helpless...
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The Columbia Book of Civil War Poetry

Richard Marius, Keith Frome - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 543 pages
...the Dooryard Bloom'd From: "Memories of President Lincoln" 1 When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd And the great star early droop'd in the western sky...drooping star in the west, And thought of him I love. II O powerful western fallen star! O shades of night— O moody, tearful night! O great star disappear'd...
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The Assassination of Lincoln: History and Myth

Lloyd Lewis - History - 1994 - 367 pages
...funeral train, beginning: "When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom' d, And the great star early droop' d in the western sky in the night, I mourn'd, and yet...drooping star in the west, And thought of him I love. Over the breast of the spring, the land, amid cities, Amid lanes and through old woods, where lately...
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Lincoln in American Memory

Merrill D. Peterson Professor of History University of Virginia (Emeritus) - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 496 pages
...solemn of all our songsters, heard at twilight in the dusky cedars," warbles "the carol of death." Ever-returning spring, trinity sure to me you bring,...drooping star in the west, And thought of him I love. Having formed these symbols into a sustained threnody, the poet breaks off a sprig of lilac and lays...
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The Columbia Anthology of American Poetry

Jay Parini - Poetry - 1995 - 757 pages
...bearded lips.) WHEN LILACS LAST IN THE DOORYARD BLOOM'D 1 When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd, And the great star early droop'd in the western sky...love. O powerful western fallen star! O shades of night—O moody, tearful night! O great star disappear'd—O the black murk that hides the star! O...
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The Works of Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman - Poetry - 1995 - 557 pages
...the dooryard bloom'd, And the great star early droop'd in the western sky in the night, I mourn 'd, and yet shall mourn with ever-returning spring. Ever-returning...drooping star in the west, And thought of him I love. 2 O powerful western fallen star! O shades of night — O moody, tearful night ! O great star disappear'd—O...
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Civil War Poetry and Prose

Walt Whitman - History - 1995 - 90 pages
...the westem sky in the night, I moum'd, and yet shall moum with ever-retuming spring. Ever-retuming spring, trinity sure to me you bring. Lilac blooming...drooping star in the west, And thought of him I love. 2 O powerful westem fallen star! O shades of night — O moody, tearful night! O great star disappear'd...
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Source Readings in American Choral Music

Music - 1995 - 258 pages
...dissonant chord. Then the soprano soloist sings the opening lines ("When lilacs in the door-yard bloom'd, And the great star early droop'd in the western sky in the night") to a melody whose first ten moves are of either a third or a step; the eleventh move is a leap of a...
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Nineteenth-century American Poetry

William C. Spengemann, Jessica F. Roberts - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 447 pages
...advance upon me. WHEN LILACS LAST IN THE DOORYARD BLOOM'D When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd And the great star early droop'd in the western sky...disappear'd — O the black murk that hides the star! 10 O cruel hands that hold me powerless — O helpless soul of me! O harsh surrounding cloud that will...
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Drawn with the Sword : Reflections on the American Civil War: Reflections on ...

James M. McPherson Professor of American History Princeton University - History - 1996 - 272 pages
...the evening star burning with unusual brightness in the spring sky before falling below the horizon. Ever-returning spring, trinity sure to me you bring,...drooping star in the west, And thought of him I love. Whatever the image, Lincoln's apotheosis gave him a godlike quality. He became the deity of American...
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