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A TALE OF ACADIE.
HENRY. WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW.
WITH FORTY-FIVE ENGRAVINGS ON WOOD,
FROM DESIGNS BY
JANE E. BENHAM, BIRKET FOSTER, AND JOHN GILBERT,
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
PART THE FIRST.
“The mnrmuring pines and the hemlocks, Bearded with moss, and in garments green.”
II. “Waste are those pleasant farms, and the farmers for ever departed !" BIRKET FOSTER.
III. “Solemnly down the street came the parish priest, and the children
Paused in their play to kiss the hand he extended to bless them."
IV. “Homeward serenely she walked with God's benediction upon her.”
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Firmly builded with rafters of oak, the house of the farmer
VI. “ Farther down, on the slope of the hill, was the well with its moss-grown
Bucket, fastened with iron, and near it a trough for the horses." BIRKET FOSTER.
VII. “Many a youth, as he knelt in the church and opened his missal,
Fixed his eyes upon her, as the saint of his deepest devotion."
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IX. “There at the door they stood, with wondering eyes to behold him
Take in his leathern lap the hoof of the horse as a plaything."
X. “Oft in the barns they climbed to the populous nests on the rafters," BIRKET FOSTER.