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" TO HELEN. Helen, thy beauty is to me Like those Nicean barks of yore, That gently, o'er a perfumed sea, The weary, way-worn wanderer bore To his own native shore. On desperate seas long wont to roam, Thy hyacinth hair, thy classic face, Thy Naiad airs... "
The Land We Love - Page 45
1866
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Initial Studies in American Letters

Henry Augustin Beers - American literature - 1891 - 282 pages
...Heaven had spared to me To see one sad ungathered rose On my ancestral tree. EDGAK ALLAN FOB. To HELKN. HELEN, thy beauty is to me Like those Nicean barks...perfumed sea, The weary, wayworn wanderer bore To Ms own native shore. On desperate seas long wont to roam, Thy hyacinth hair, thy classic face, Thy...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 6

Literature - 1898
...storm-shaken shallop of our poet is momentarily lulled and caressed. In his verses "To Helen" he sings: On desperate seas long wont to roam, Thy hyacinth...brought me home To the glory that was Greece And the grandeur that was Rome. Although this poem was written when Poe was only fourteen, the fact of its...
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American Literature: 1607-1885 ...

Charles Francis Richardson - American literature - 1893
...beauty, classic temple, as in the familiar fifteen lines forming the well-known lyric " To Helen " : Helen, thy beauty is to me Like those Nice'an barks of yore, That gently, o'er a perfumed sen, The weary, wayworn wanderer bore To his own native shore. On desperate seas long wont to roam,...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 pages
Gathers the most frequently anthologized English and American poems, including those by Keats, Shakespeare, Frost, Wordsworth, Dickinson, Shelley, Yeats, Tennyson, Emerson, and ...
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Edgar Allan Poe: A Critical Biography

Arthur Hobson Quinn - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 864 pages
...approach perfection, illustrates not only Poe's standards, but also certain general laws of versification: "Helen, thy beauty is to me Like those Nicean barks...that was Greece, And the grandeur that was Rome. Lo! in yon brilliant window-niche How statue-like I see thee stand, The agate lamp within thy hand! Ah,...
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Living Words: Language, Lexicography, and the Knowledge Revolution

Tom McArthur - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 284 pages
...That gently, o'er the perfumed sea, a The weary way-worn wanderer bore b To his own native shore. b On desperate seas long wont to roam, Thy hyacinth...brought me home To the glory that was Greece, And the grandeur that was Rome. (Edgar Allen Poe, To Helen) abcb It is an ancient Mariner, a And he stoppeth...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...8807 'A Dream within a Dream All that we see or seem Is but a dream within a dream. 8808 'To Helen' other inspired by divine revelation. 680 The Advancement of ... ...Thy Naiad airs have brought me home, To the glory that was Greece And the grandeur that was...
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Complete Poems

Edgar Allan Poe - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 627 pages
...cited as probable "sources" in the notes on lines 2-4 and 9-1o. The weary, way-worn wanderer bore 5 To his own native shore. On desperate seas long wont...have brought me home To the glory that was Greece, 10 And the grandeur that was Rome. I,o! in yon brilliant window-niche How statue-like I see thee stand,...
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Margaret Fuller, Critic: Writings from the New-York Tribune, 1844-1846, Volume 1

Margaret Fuller - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1844 - 491 pages
...expect the life unfolded from such a bud to have the sweetness and soft lustre of a rose: TO HELEN. Helen, thy beauty is to me Like those Nice'an barks of yore, That gently, o'er a perfum'd sea, The weary, way-worn wanderer bore To his own native shore. On desperate seas long wont...
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Romancing the Shadow: Poe and Race

J. Gerald Kennedy, Liliane Weissberg - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 292 pages
The nine essays gathered here pursue the provocative implications of Toni Morrison's claim that no early American writer was more important than Poe in shaping a concept of ...
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