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" Died on his lips, and their motion revealed what his tongue would have spoken. Vainly he strove to rise ; and Evangeline, kneeling beside him, Kissed his dying lips, and laid his head on her bosom. Sweet was the light of his eyes; but it suddenly sank... "
The North American Review - Page 204
edited by - 1848
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The Living Authors of America: 1st ser

Thomas Powell - 1850 - 384 pages
...their motion revealed what his tongue would have spoken. Vainly he strove to rise ; and Evangeline, kneeling beside him, Kissed his dying lips, and laid...lamp is blown out by a gust of wind at a casement." Thus ends the most elaborated of Mr. Longfellow's poems, and it is one, perhaps, on which he most prides...
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Brownson's Quarterly Review, Volume 4

Orestes Augustus Brownson - 1850
...their motion revealed what his tongue would have spoken. Vainly he strove to rise ; and Evangeline, kneeling beside him, Kissed his dying lips, and laid his head on her bosom " All was ended now, the hope, and the fear, and the sorrow, And as she pressed once more the lifeless...
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The Irish Quarterly Review, Volume 5, Part 1

1855
...rise ; and Evangeltne, kneeling b. side him, Klued hit dying lips, and laid his head on her Inisom. Sweet was the light of his eyes; but it suddenly sank into darkness, A» when a lamp Is blown out by a gust of wind at a casement." Her divine resignation is as divinely...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 31

1852
...their motion revealed what his tongue would have spoken. Vainly he strove to rise; and Evangeline, kneeling beside him, Kissed his dying lips, and laid...bosom. Sweet was the light of his eyes; but it suddenly sunk into darkness, As when a lamp is blown out i>ya gust of wind at a casement. VOL. xxxi. — z "...
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The Leisure Hour: An Illustrated Magazine for Home Reading, Volume 2

1853 - 886 pages
...EvaHgeline knelt by his bedside. Vainly he strove to rise ; and Erangeline, kneeling be<ide him. Kissed hU dying lips, and laid his head on her bosom. Sweet was the light of his eye ; but it suddenly sank into darkness, As when a lamp is blown out by a gnst of wind at a casement....
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Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1854 - 163 pages
...their motion revealed what his tongue would have spoken. Vainly he strove to rise ; and Evangeline, kneeling beside him, Kissed his dying lips, and laid...darkness, As when a lamp is blown out by a gust of wind All was ended now, the hope, and the fear, and the sorrow, All the aching of heart, the restless, unsatisfied...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855 - 432 pages
...his tongue would have spoken. Vainly he strove to rise ; and Evangeline, kneeling beside him, Bossed his dying lips, and laid his head on her bosom. Sweet...lamp is blown out by a gust of wind at a casement. AH was ended now, the hope, and the fear, and the sorrow, AH the aching of heart, the restless, unsatisfied...
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The Irish Quarterly Review, Volume 5

1855 - 1416 pages
...what his tongue would bare spoken. Vainly be vtrove to rise ; and Evangeline, kneeling b, side him. j Kissed his dying lips, and laid his head on her bosom....light of his eyes; but it suddenly sank Into darkness, Aa when a lamp is blown out by a gust of wind at a casement." Her divine resignation is as divinely...
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The Irish quarterly review, Volume 5

1855
...spoken. • «Eiy be rtrove to rite ; and Evangeline, kneeling b.-tlde him, Kissed liisilyln.- lipi. nnrt laid his head on her bosom. Sweet was the light of his eyes ; but it suddenly tank into darkness. As when a lamp Is blown out by a gust of wind at a casement." Her divine resignation...
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The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1855 - 784 pages
...widow (whilst Anne roamed about, A victim to grief and amazement} ; She d'ed — but in peace — "as a lamp is blown out By a gust of wind at a casement." (I quote from Longfellow, where Gabriel dies. Beside him Evangeline kneeling ¡ I mention my author...
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