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" I've known rivers: I've known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human blood in human veins. My soul has grown deep like the rivers. I bathed in the Euphrates when dawns were young. I built my hut near the Congo and it lulled me to... "
Earth Prayers: 365 Prayers, Poems, and Invocations from Around the World - Page 142
by Elizabeth Roberts, Elias Amidon - 1991 - 480 pages
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The Literary Digest, Volume 70

1921
...race. We wonder if this idea could bo better exprest: THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERS By LAJ╬OSTOX HUUHES I've known rivers: I've known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human Mood in human ve'ns. My soul has grown deep like the rivera. I bathed In the Euphrates when dawns were...
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Dark Symphony

James A. Emanuel, Theodore L. Gross - 1968 - 604 pages
...and guffaws anticipated by followers of Hughes's most famous character. The Negro Speaks of Rivers I've known rivers : I've known rivers ancient as the...rivers. I bathed in the Euphrates when dawns were young. I built my hut near the Congo and it lulled me to sleep. I looked upon the Nile and raised the pyramids...
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The Book of American Negro Poetry

James Weldon Johnson - 1983 - 300 pages
...shadow Into a thousand lights of sun, Into a thousand whirling dreams Of sun! THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERS I've known rivers: I've known rivers ancient as the...rivers. I bathed in the Euphrates when dawns were young. I built my hut near the Congo and it lulled me to sleep. I looked upon the Nile and raised the pyramids...
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A Kind and Just Parent: The Children of Juvenile Court

William Ayers - 1998 - 206 pages
...his house shoes, stretched out on the floor, laughing to himself, saying anything." 12. Punishment I've known rivers: I've known rivers ancient as the world and older than rhe flow of human Mood in human veins. My soul has grown deep like the rivers. I bathed in the Euphrates...
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An Introduction to Visual Culture

Nicholas Mirzoeff - 1999 - 274 pages
...known rivers'." Within 15 minutes, he wrote perhaps his most famous poem on the back of an envelope: I've known rivers: I've known rivers ancient as the...rivers. I bathed in the Euphrates when dawns were young. I built my hut near the Congo and it lulled me to sleep. (Hughes 1993:55) The view from a moving train...
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Mutual Reflections: Jews and Blacks in American Art

Milly Heyd - 1999 - 245 pages
...Mississippi. The river in Hughes's poem becomes a metaphor for the depth of Black experience: I have known rivers: I've known rivers ancient as the world...blood in human veins. My soul has grown deep like the rivers.57 By associating Larry Rivers with these lines, Childs makes the artist part of the African-American...
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Fractography: Observing, Measuring and Interpreting Fracture Surface Topography

Derek Hull - 1999 - 366 pages
...second, the increased force required to drive cracks with these steps. Chapter 4 River line patterns I've known rivers: I've known rivers ancient as the...older than the flow of human blood in human veins (Langston Hughes, The negro speaks of rivers, 1926) 4. 1 Topographical features of river line patterns...
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Memories of Our Future: Selected Essays 1982-1999

Ammiel Alcalay - 1999 - 292 pages
...going over the Manhattan Bridge always brings me to Cairo, to rivers, and back to Langston Hughes: "rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human blood in human veins."1 The East River, the Nile, the Tigris, and the Euphrates. But this year the pictures have become...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - 2000 - 656 pages
...also sings an American song and will gain a place at the American table. THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERS I've known rivers: I've known rivers ancient as the...rivers. I bathed in the Euphrates when dawns were young. I built my hut near the Congo and it lulled me to sleep. I looked upon the Nile and raised the pyramids...
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Converging Movements: Modern Dance and Jewish Culture at the 92nd Street Y

Naomi M. Jackson - 2000 - 302 pages
...adds greatly to the intensity of the performance, as do the reverberating words of the poem by Hughes, "I've known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human blood in human veins." Primus's use of poetry and symbolic gesture was closely related to the choreographic approach of her...
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