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" Of all melancholy topics what, according to the universal understanding of mankind, is the most melancholy?" Death, was the obvious reply. "And when," I said, "is this most melancholy of topics most poetical?" From what I have already explained at some... "
Edgar A. Poe: A Biography: Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance - Page 297
by Kenneth Silverman - 1992 - 592 pages
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The works of the late Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 2

Edgar Allan Poe, Rufus Wilmot Griswold, Nathaniel Parker Willis, James Russell Lowell - 1853
...hundred lines. Now, never losing sight of the object supremtness, or perfection, at all points, I_jsked myself — " Of all melancholy topics, what, according...understanding of mankind, is the most melancholy?" Death — jvasjie_..g.byious reply. " And when," I said, "i&^tlus most mel-«*~.x ancholy of topics most...
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The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe: Poems and tales

Edgar Allan Poe, Rufus Wilmot Griswold, Nathaniel Parker Willis, James Russell Lowell - 1859
...or perfection, at all poiuts, I isked myself — " Of all melancholy topics, what, according to th« universal understanding of mankind, is the most melancholy?"...is this most melancholy of topics most poetical?" From what I have already explained at some length, the answer, here also, is obvious — " When it...
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Works, Volume 2

Edgar Allan Poe - 1876
...one hundred lines. Now, never losing sight of the object supremeness, or perfection, at all points, I asked myself — " Of all melancholy topics, what,..."is this most melancholy of topics most poetical?" From what I have already explained at some length, the answer, here also, is obvious — " When it...
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Life and Poems

Edgar Allan Poe - American poetry - 1879 - 305 pages
...one hundred lines. Now, never losing sight of the object supremeness, or perfection, at all points, I asked myself — " Of all melancholy topics, what,...said, "is this most melancholy of topics most poetical ? " From what I have already explained at some length, the answer, here also, is obvious — "When...
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Life and Letters of John Howard Raymond

John Howard Raymond, Harriet Raymond Lloyd - College presidents - 1880 - 744 pages
...one hundred lines. Now, never losing sight of the object supremeness or perfection, at all points, I asked myself — ' Of all melancholy topics, what,...' is this most melancholy of topics most poetical ? ' From what I have already explained at some length, the answer here also is obvious — ' When it...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science ..., Volume 32; Volume 95

1880
...one hundred lines. Now, never losing sight of the object supremeness, or perfection, at all points, 1 asked myself — ' Of all melancholy topics, what,...melancholy ?' Death — was the obvious reply. ' And when,1 I said, ' is this most melancholy of topics most poetical ? ' From what I have already explained...
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Poems and Essays of Edgar Allan Poe: Including Memoir by John H. Ingram ...

Edgar Allan Poe - 1881 - 395 pages
...melancholy topies, what, according to the universal understanding of mankind, is the moat melancholy 1" Death — was the obvious reply. " And when," I said, "is this most melancholy of topies mos- poetical?" From what I have already explained at some length, the auswer, here also, is...
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Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: With Memoir

Edgar Allan Poe - 1882 - 196 pages
...one hundred lines. Now, never losing sight of the object supremeness, or perfection, at all points, I asked myself, "Of all melancholy topics, what, according..."is this most melancholy of topics most poetical?" From what I have already explained at some length, the answer, here also, is obvious, " When it most...
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The poetical works of Edgar Allan Poe. Together with his essays on the ...

Edgar Allan Poe - 1882
...one hundred lines. Now never losing sight of the object supremeness, or perfection, at all points, I asked myself — '' Of all melancholy topics, what,..."is this most melancholy of topics most poetical?" From what I have already explained at some length, the answer, here also, is obvious — "When it most...
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Poems and essays

Edgar Allan Poe - American literature - 1883
...one hundred lines. Now, never losing sight of the object — supremeness or perfection at all points, I asked myself — " Of all melancholy topics what,...said, "is this most melancholy of topics most poetical ? " From what I have already explained at some length the answer here also is obvious — "When it...
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