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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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Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The nineteenth century

Eric L. Haralson, John Hollander - 1998 - 598 pages
...providentially discovers the aged Gabriel on his deathbed: 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. "It is impossible in this unsentimental age to imagine or understand" how Evangeline was received by...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1894 - 728 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...is blown out by a gust of wind at a casement. All the dull, deep pain, and constant anguish of patience ! And, as she pressed once more the lifeless...
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Standard Recitations: For the Use of Catholic Colleges, Schools and Literary ...

1899 - 336 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. And, as she pressed once more the lifeless head to her bosom, Meekly she bowed her own, and murmured,...
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Literature Reader, Volume 7

Leroy E. Armstrong - 1916
...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. 1375 All was ended now, the hope, and the fear, and the sorrow, All the aching of heart, the restless,...
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Publications of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian ..., Volumes 1-3

1914 - 1032 pages
...releases her both from the joys and sorrows of this world and she passes into a better world beyond. "All was ended now, the hope, and the fear, and the sorrow, All the aching of the Heart, the restless, unsatisfied longing, All the dull, deep pain, and constant anguish of patience...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 6

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1848
...recognition, followed by the immediate death of Gabriel, who passed out of this world, we are informed, " As when a lamp is blown out by a gust of - wind at a casement." I Such is the production which a grave scholar, a man of genius, and ripe years, has, for reasons best...
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Journal of Australasia, Volume 1

298 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 his head on her hosom. Sweet was the light of his eyes ; but it suddenly sunk into darkness, As when a lamp is blown...
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