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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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Evolution of Expression, Volume 3

Charles Wesley Emerson - 1915
...the old-fashioned country-seat. Across its antique portico Tall poplar-trees their shadows throw j And from its station in the hall An ancient time-piece says to all : " Forever — never ! Never — forever ! " n. Halfway up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons...
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The Courtship of Miles Standish, and Minor Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1918 - 248 pages
...ON THE STAIRS SOMEWHAT back from the village street Stands the old-fashioned country-seat.0 Across its antique portico Tall poplar-trees their shadows...station in the hall An ancient timepiece says to all, — " Forever — - never 1 Never — forever !" Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons...
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American Poetry

Percy Holmes Boynton, Howard Mumford Jones, George Sherburn, Frank Martindale Webster - American poetry - 1918 - 721 pages
...CLOCK ON THE STAIRS Somewhat back from the village st1eet 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 I . Never — forever !" Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons...
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The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1918, Volume 2

Burton Egbert Stevenson - American poetry - 1918 - 4009 pages
...CLOCK 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 timepiece says to all, — "Forever — never! Never — forever! " Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons...
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Historic Shrines of America: Being the Story of One Hundred and Twenty ...

John Thomson Faris - Historic buildings - 1918 - 403 pages
...LONGFELLOW " Somewhat back from the village street Stands the old-fashioned country seat. Across its antiqae portico Tall poplar-trees their shadows throw; And...station in the hall An ancient timepiece says to all, — ' Forever, never ! Never — forever.' " The clock of which Longfellow wrote stood on the stair-landing...
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New Reed and Kellogg

Arthur Lee - English language - 1918 - 340 pages
...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 ! " Halfway up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons...
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The Home and Country Readers: Book one-[four], Book 2

Mary Augusta Laselle - Readers - 1918
...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 !" Halfway up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons...
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Hesperia: An American National Poem. I-XII

Harry Lyman Koopman - 1919
...JACQUES BEIDAINB. 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 I Never — forever I " Half-way up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons...
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A Short History of American Literature

Walter Cochrane Bronson - American literature - 1919 - 490 pages
...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 timepiece says to all " Forever — never ! Never — forever ! " Halfway up the stairs it stands, From its case of massive...
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The Elson Readers, Book 6

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck, Lura E. Runkel - Readers - 1920
...the old-fashioned countryseat. Across its antique portico Tall poplar-trees their shadows throw; 5 And from its station in the hall An ancient timepiece says to all: "Forever—never! Halfway up the stairs it stands, And points and beckons with its hands From its case...
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