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Selections from American Authors: A Reading Book for School and Home ... - Page 14
edited by - 1879 - 410 pages
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Illinois Teacher: Devoted to Education, Science and Free Schools, Volume 10

1864
...North-Church tower, while Beneath, in the churchyard, lay the dead, In l/ieir night encarnpmfni on tlif hill, That he could hear, like a sentinel's tread, The watchful night-wind, as it went Creeping along/root tent to tent, And seeming to whisper ' all is well ! ' Only a moment he feels the spell...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1865 - 700 pages
...of shade. — Up the trembling ladder, steep and tail, To the highest window in the wall. Where be paused to listen and look down A moment on the roofs...silence so deep and still That he could hear, like a sentinel tread, The watchful night-wind, as it went Creeping along from tent to tent, And seeming to...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1866 - 367 pages
...of shade, — Up the trembling ladder, steep and tall, To the highest window in the wall, Where be paused to listen and look down A moment on the roofs of the town, And the moonlight flowing over all. Wrapped in silence so deep and still That he could hear, like a sentinel's tread, The watchful night-wind,...
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Analytical Fifth-[sixth] Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the ...

Richard Edwards - 1867
...round him made Masses and moving shapes of shade,— Up the trembling ladder, steep and tall, To the highest window in the wall, Where he paused to listen,...roofs of the town, And the moonlight flowing over all. 6. Beneath, in the church-yard, lay the dead In their night encampment on the hill, Wrapped in silence...
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Tales of a wayside inn, illustr. from designs by B. Foster [and others].

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1867
...round him made Masses and moving shapes of shade,— Up the trembling ladder, steep and tall, To the highest window in the wall, Where he paused to listen...roofs of the town, And the moonlight flowing over all. That he could hear, like a sentinel's tread, The watchful night-wind, as it went Creeping along from...
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Analytical Fifth Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the General ...

Richard Edwards - 1867 - 360 pages
...round him made Masses and moving shapes of shade, — Up the trembling ladder, steep and tall, To the highest window in the wall, Where he paused to listen,...roofs of the town, And the moonlight flowing over all. 6. Beneath, in the church-yard, lay the dead In their night encampment on the hill, Wrapped in silence...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1867 - 624 pages
...round him made Masses and moving shapes of shade,— Up the trembling ladder, steep and tall, To the highest window in the wall, Where he paused to listen and look down A m, jment on the roofs of the town, And the moonlight flowing over all. Beneath, in the churchyard,...
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The Book of Oratory: Compiled for the Use of Colleges, Academies, and the ...

Angela Gillespie, Member of the Order of the Holy Cross - 1871 - 648 pages
...round him made Masses and moving shapes of shade, — Up the light ladder, slender and tall, To the highest window in the wall, Where he paused to listen...roofs of the town, And the moonlight flowing over all. 6. Beneath, in the church-yard, lay the dead In their night-encampment on the hill, Wrapped in silence...
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De Witt's Perfect Orator: Comprising a Great Number of Readings, Recitations ...

Henry Llewellyn Williams - 1872 - 180 pages
...round him made Masses and moving shapes of shade, — Up the trembling ladder, steep and tall, To the highest window in the wall, Where he paused to listen,...Beneath, in the church-yard, lay the dead In their night encampment on the hill, Wrapped in silence so deep and still That he could hear, like a sentinel's...
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The Sixth Reader

Lewis Baxter Monroe - 1872 - 408 pages
...round him made Masses and moving shapes of shade, — Up the trembling ladder, steep and tall, To the highest window in the wall, Where he paused to listen,...roofs of the town, And the moonlight flowing over all. VI. Beneath, in the church-yard, lay the dead In their night encampment on the hill, Wrapped in silence...
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