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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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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Author's complete ed

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 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 timepiece says to all, — " Forever — never ! Never — forever ! ' ' Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and...
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The New code, 1871. The useful knowledge reading books, ed. by E.T. Stevens ...

Edward Thomas Stevens - 1873
...man'-sion, a large house SOMEWHAT back from the village street Stands the old-fashion'd country seat; Across its antique portico Tall poplar-trees their shadows...in the hall An ancient timepiece says to all— For ever—never! Never—for ever ! Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons with its...
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Captain O'Shaughnessy's Sporting Career: An Autobiography

James Roderick O'Flanagan, O'Shaughnessy (captain, fict. name.) - 1873
...the village street Stands the old-fashioned country seat ; Across its antique portico Full-aged trees their shadows throw, And from its station in the hall,...says to all — For ever — never, Never for ever. It was a great pile of masonry, built in various reigns, and displaying the massive donjon of the Norman,...
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Manual of Elocution: Embracing the Philosophy of Vocalization...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1873 - 330 pages
...LONGFELLOW. Somewhat back — from the village street Stands the oW-fashioned couniry-se&t ; Across its antique portico Tall poplar-trees — their shadows throw; And (from its station — in the haU) An ancient <tne-piece — says — to all, — "Forevei — never I Never— forever I " Half-way...
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The Fifth Progressive Reader, Volume 5

Padraig O'Seaghdha - 1878
...recollecting thai now is the proper and accepted time. XL—THE OLD CLOCK ON THE STAIRS. LONGFELLOW. And from its station in the hall, An ancient timepiece says to all,— " Forever—never I Never—forever !" 2. Halfway up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons with...
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A Practical and Critical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - English language - 1874 - 312 pages
...drearily. — Bulicer. Somewhat back from the village street Stands the old-fashioned country-seat: Across its antique portico Tall poplar-trees their shadows...all, " For ever — never — Never — for ever." Merrily swinging on briar and weed, Near to the nest of his little dame, Over the mountain-side and...
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A manual of expressive reading

John Daniel Morell - 1874
...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 I Never — for ever ! " Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons with its hands, From...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1874 - 363 pages
...old-fashioned country-seat. Across its antique portico Tall poplar-trees their shadows throw ; SOXGS. And from its 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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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...Golden Legend. Somewhat back from the village street Stands the old-fashion'd 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 !" LONGFELLOW : Old Cloch on the Stairs. There is a lonely...
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An educational selection of poetry: with notes, chiefly historical, compiled ...

T W M - 1876
...— Excelsior ! OMEWHAT back from the village street Stands the old-fashioned country seat. Across its antique portico Tall poplar-trees their shadows...all, — " For ever — never ! Never — for ever 1 " Half way up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons with its hands, From its case of massive...
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