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Review: The Song of HiawathaUser Review - Karrie - Goodreads
I am re-re-reading this again. It always makes me smile and cry and want to sing and dance. I love Longfellow. I love Hiawatha. Read full review
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Review: The Song of HiawathaUser Review - Tina - Goodreads
It was a sad and really inspiring story about indians Read full review
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Adjidaumo ancient Arrow-maker answered arrows beauty beaver behold belts of wampum beneath Big-Sea-Water birch canoe birds bison black pitch-water branches Chibiabos corn-fields cried Dacotahs Danced darkness deer deer-skin doorway eyes fasting feathers fen-lands fiery forest garments gayly Gitche Gumee gleaming guests assembled hand hear Heard heart heaven Homeward Iagoo Kahgahgee Kayoshk Kenabeek King of Fishes King of Ravens Kwasind land Laughing Water leaped Listened little Hiawatha lodge looked magic Magicians maiden maize Manito meadow Megissogwon mighty Minnehaha Mondamin moon mountains Mudjekeewis Nahma o'er oak-tree old Nokomis Osseo Oweenee painted Pau-Puk-Keewis pine-trees pleasant plumage prairie red deer river round rushes sailing Sang sea-gulls serpents shadows Shawondasee shining shook shouted Shuh-shuh-gah sighing silence singing SONG OF HIAWATHA spake Spirit splendor squirrel Star stood sturgeon sunset sunshine tree-tops tresses village Wabasso Wabenos war-club warriors Wenonah West-Wind westward whispered wigwam wild wrestled yellow yellow water-lily
Page 41 - Then the little Hiawatha Learned of every bird its language, Learned their names and all their secrets, How they built their nests in Summer, Where they hid themselves in Winter, Talked with them whene'er he met them, Called them "Hiawatha's Chickens.
Page 38 - Bright before it beat the water, Beat the clear and sunny water, Beat the shining Big-Sea-Water. There the wrinkled old Nokomis Nursed the little Hiawatha, Rocked him in his linden cradle, Bedded soft in moss and rushes, Safely bound with reindeer sinews; Stilled his fretful wail by saying, "Hush! the Naked Bear will hear thee!
Page 82 - Cedar! Of your strong and pliant branches, My canoe to make more steady, Make more strong and firm beneath me!
Page 115 - Of the past the old man's thoughts were, And the maiden's of the future. He was thinking, as he sat there, Of the days when with such arrows He had struck the deer and bison.
Page 42 - And the rabbit from his pathway Leaped aside, and at a distance Sat erect upon his haunches, Half in fear and half in frolic, Saying to the little hunter, "Do not shoot me, Hiawatha!
Page 234 - Come not back again to suffer, Where the Famine and the Fever Wear the heart and waste the body. Soon my task will be completed, Soon your footsteps I shall follow...
Page 255 - And the people from the margin Watched him floating, rising, sinking, Till the birch canoe seemed lifted High into that sea of splendor, Till it sank into the vapors Like the new moon slowly, slowly Sinking in the purple distance. And they said, " Farewell forever ! " Said,
Page 8 - Should you ask where Nawadaha Found these songs so wild and wayward, Found these legends and traditions, I should answer, I should tell you,
Page 119 - And the lovely Laughing Water Seemed more lovely, as she stood there, Neither willing nor reluctant, As she went to Hiawatha, Softly took the seat beside him, While she said, and blushed to say it, "I will follow you, my husband!