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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... "
Curiosities of Clocks and Watches: From the Earliest Times - Page 218
by Edward J. Wood - 1866 - 443 pages
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Readings from the Best Authors

Archibald Hamilton Bryce - English literature - 1869
...village street Stands the old-fashioned country-seat. Across its antique portico Tall poplar trees their shadows throw ; And from its station in the...all — " For ever — never ! Never — for ever!" Half way up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons with its hands From its case of massive oak,...
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Marian Temple's Work, and what came of it

1869 - 16 pages
...street Stands the old-fashioned country-seat. Across its antique portico Tall poplar trees their shadow throw, And from its station in the hall, An ancient timepiece says to all, " For ever — never, Kever — for ever. " ' — LONGFELLOW. |T the period of our story, Templemore was only a house in...
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National Fourth Reader: Containing a Simple, Comprehensive and Practical ...

1870
...THE STAIRS. Q1 OMEWHAT buck from the village street k^ 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 !" 2. Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and...
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The Model Speaker: Consisting of Exercises in Prose and Poetry. For the Use ...

English language - 1870 - 395 pages
...ON THE STAIES. QOMEWHAT back from the village street O 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 I " Halfway up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons...
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The poetical works of Henry W. Longfellow, ed. with a critical memoir by W.M ...

William Michael Rossetti - 1870
...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 timepiece says to all, — " Forever — never ! Never — forever I" Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons...
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The Americans at Home: Pen-and-ink Sketches of American Men ..., Volume 2

United States - 1870
...with pale face and massive frame, made to correspond in every particular, has been set in its place. " Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons with its hands." The original was removed by the Appleton family, for preservation, only a few years since. Dr. Todd...
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The cycle of life, poems

1871
...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 timepiece says to all, — " Forever — never ! Never — forever ! " Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons...
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Companion Poets: Illustrated. Longfellow's Household Poems. Tennyson's Songs ...

1871
...JACQUES BEIDAIHE. 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 ! " 49 Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1872 - 558 pages
...mais—toujours!—JAQUES BHIDAINE. 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 I Never—forever!" Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons with...
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GREAT FORTUNES, AND HOW THEY WERE MADE

JAMES D. MCCABE JR. - 1872
...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 1 " ' But he does not see the particular clock of the poem,...
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