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" Halfway up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons with its hands From its case of massive oak, Like a monk, who, under his cloak, Crosses himself, and sighs, alas ' With sorrowful voice to all who pass, — " Forever — never ! Never — forever... "
Natural history & sport in Moray - Page 218
by Charles St. John, Cosmo Innes - 1866 - 323 pages
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The New monthly belle assemblée

1850
...village street Stands the old-fashioned country seat. Across its antique portico Tall poplar trees their shadows throw ; And from its station in the hall An ancient time-piece says to all, — " Forever — never ! Never — forever !" Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons...
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Supplement to the Courant, Volumes 20-23

1855
...old fashioned country seat; Across the antique portico Tall poplar tree* their shadows throw ; Aud from its station In the hall An ancient time-piece says to all — "Forever-^never ! Never — forever P' Half-way up the stairs it stands. And points and beckons...
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The Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 9

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1846
...ON THE STAIRS. Somewhat back from the village-street Stands the old fashioned country-seat. Across its antique portico Tall poplar-trees their shadows...station in the hall An ancient time-piece says to all, — "Forever — never ! Never — forever !" Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons...
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The Belfry of Bruges and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1846 - 151 pages
...JACÛCES BKIDAINE. SOMEWHAT back from the village street Stands the old-fashioned country-seat. Across its antique portico Tall poplar-trees their shadows...station in the hall An ancient timepiece says to all, — " Forever — never ! Never — forever ! " Halfway up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons...
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Poems on slavery, early poems, additional poems, and ballads

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1848
...JACQUES BRIDAINE. SOMEWHAT back from the village street Stands the old-fashioned country-seat. Across its antique portico Tall poplar-trees their shadows...station in the hall An ancient time-piece says to all, — " Por ever — never ! Never — for ever !" Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1850
...JACCIDES BIUDA1NE. SOMEWHAT back from the village street Stands the old-fashioned country-seat. Across its antique portico Tall poplar-trees their shadows...station in the hall An ancient timepiece says to all, — " Forever — never ! Never — forever ! " Halfway up the stairs it stands, . . And points and...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

1851
...ACQURS BEIDAINR. " Somewhat back from the village street Stands the old-fashioned country-seat : Across its antique portico Tall poplar-trees their shadows...' Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and beckous with its hands, From its case of massive oak, Like a monk who, under his cloak, Crosses himself,...
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The Edinburgh monthly magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's Edinburgh ..., Volume 69

1851
..." Somewloit back from the village street Stands the old-fashioned conntry-scat : Across its antiqne portico Tall poplar-trees their shadows throw ; And...For ever — never ! Never — for ever ! ' Half-way np the stairs it stands, And pointa and beckons with its hands, From its case of massive oak, Like...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 pages
...ais—toujours!—JACIUES BRIDAINE. Somewhat back from the village street Stands the old-fashioned country-seat. Across its antique portico Tall poplar-trees their shadows...station in the hall An ancient time-piece says to all: "Forever—never! Never—forever!" Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons with its...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1852 - 558 pages
...JACQCES BRIDAINE. Somewhat back from the village street Stands the old-fashioned country-seat. Across its antique portico Tall poplar-trees their shadows...station in the hall An ancient time-piece says to all : " Forever — never ! Never — forever !" Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons...
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