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" The frost-line back with tropic heat; And ever, when a louder blast Shook beam and rafter as it passed, The merrier up its roaring draught The great throat of the chimney laughed. "
New Outlook - Page 68
1897
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Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Volume 28

American Academy of Arts and Sciences - 1893
...pane and door, While the red logs before us beat The frost-line back with tropic heat; And ever, when a louder blast Shook beam and rafter as it passed,...roaring draught The great throat of the chimney laughed; The house-dog on his paws outspread Laid to the fire his drowsy head, The cat's dark silhouette on...
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The National Quarterly Review, Volumes 11-12

1865
...door, While the red logs before ne beat The frost-line back with tropic heat ; And ever, when a loader blast Shook beam and rafter as It passed? The merrier...roaring draught The great throat of the chimney laughed. The house-dog on his paws outspread Laid to the fire his drowny head, The cat's dark silhouette on...
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Snow-Bound

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1866
...pane and door, While the red logs before us beat The frost-line back with tropic heat; And ever, when a louder blast Shook beam and rafter as it passed,...roaring draught The great throat of the chimney laughed. The house-dog on his paws outspread Laid to the fire his drowsy head, The cat's dark silhouette on...
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The Land We Love, Volumes 1-2

1866
...back with tropic heat ; And ever, when a louder blast Shook beam and rafter as it paaeed, 1866.] [Aug. The merrier up its roaring draught The great throat of the chimney laughed. What matter how the night behaved ? "What matter how the north wind raved ? Blow high, blow low, not...
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Analytical Fifth-[sixth] Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the ...

Richard Edwards - 1867
...pane and door, While the red logs before us beat The frost-line back with tropic heat; And ever, when a louder blast Shook beam and rafter as it passed,...roaring draught The great throat of the chimney laughed. 3. The house-dog on his paws outspread Laid to the fire his drowsy head, The cat's dark silhouette...
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Analytical Fifth Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the General ...

Richard Edwards - 1867 - 360 pages
...pane and door, While the red logs before us beat The frost-line back with tropic heat ; And ever, when a louder blast Shook beam and rafter as it passed,...roaring draught The great throat of the chimney laughed, 3. The house-dog on his paws outspread Laid to the fire his drowsy head, The cat's dark silhouette...
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Independent First[-sixth] Reader, Volume 2

James Madison Watson - 1868
...pane and door, While the red l6gs before us beat The fr6st-line back with tropic heat ; And ever, when a louder blast Shook beam and rafter as it passed,...roaring draught The great throat of the chimney laughed. 4- The house-dftg on his paws outspread Laid to the fire his drowsy head ; The cat's dark shadow on...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1871 - 789 pages
...pane and door, While the red logs before us beat The frost-line back with tropic heat ; And ever, when ` ` ` \ Z Z9^vW9] _/6" ; What a landscape lies below...intervene ; But the gay, the open scene Does the The house-dog on his paws outspread Laid to the fire his drowsy head, The cat's dark silhouette on...
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St. Nicholas

Mary Mapes Dodge - 1877
...one of those deep, log-heaped fire-places. It was "jolly," as you boys would say, to hear how " When a louder blast Shook beam and rafter as it passed,...draught The great throat of the chimney laughed." We must not forget one poetic thing that winter does for us all indoors, however humble our dwelling...
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The Complete Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1873 - 395 pages
...pane and door, While the red logs before us beat The frost-line back with tropic heat ; And ever, when a louder blast Shook beam and rafter as it passed,...roaring draught The great throat of the chimney laughed, The house-dog on his paws outspread Laid to the fire his drowsy head, The cat's dark silhouette on...
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