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" That fill the haunted chambers of the Night, Like some old poet's rhymes. From the cool cisterns of the midnight air, My spirit drank repose; The fountain of perpetual peace flows there, — From those deep cisterns flows. "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 591
1882
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Voices of the Night

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Digital images - 1839 - 144 pages
...spirit drank repose ; The fountain of perpetual peace flows there, — From those deep cisterns flows. O holy Night ! from thee I learn to bear What man has borne before ! Thou layest thy finger on the lips of Care, And they complain no more. Peace ! Peace ! Orestes-like I breathe...
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Burton's Gentleman's Magazine and American Monthly Review, Volumes 6-7

William Evans Burton, Edgar Allan Poe - 1840
...! from thce I learn to bear What man has borne before! Thou layest thy finger on the lips of cnre, And they complain no more. Peace ! Peace ! Orestes-like...Descend with broad-winged flight, The welcome, the thrice-prayed for, the most fair, The best-beloved Night. No poem ever opened with a beauty more august....
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 1

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1842
...spirit drank repose ; The fountain of perpetual peace flows tl:ere, — From those deep cisterns flows. O holy Night ! from thee I learn to bear What man has borne before 1 Thou layest thy finger on the lips of Care, And they complain no more. Peace ! Peace ! Orestes-like...
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The Southern Quarterly Review

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - American periodicals - 1842
...the soul ! and how, almost instantaneously, the heart receives the great moral lesson conveyed : " Oh holy Night ! from thee I learn to bear What man has borne before ! Thau layest thy finger on the lips of Care, And they complain no more." As critics, we may feel disposed...
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Voices of the Night

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1843 - 142 pages
...spirit drank repose ; The fountain of perpetual peace flows there, — From those deep cisterns flows. O holy Night ! from thee I learn to bear What man has borne before ! Thou layest thy finger on the lips of Care, And they complain no more. Peace! Peace! Orestes-like I breathe...
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Thoughts on the Poets

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - English poetry - 1846 - 318 pages
...strain. He makes us feel that there are " Voices of the Night" which cheer, elevate, and console : O holy night ! from thee I learn to bear What man has borne before ! Thou layest thy finger on the lips of Care, And they complain no more. Then the forms of the departed Enter...
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Thoughts on the Poets

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - English poetry - 1846 - 318 pages
...strain. He makes us feel that there are " Voices of the Night" which cheer, elevate, and console : 0 holy night ! from thee I learn to bear What man has borne before ! Thou layout thy finger on the lips of Care, And they complain no more. Then the forms of the departed Enter...
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Poems, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Slavery - 1850
...spirit drank repose ; The fountain of perpetual peace flows there, — From those deep cisterns flows. O holy Night ! from thee I learn to bear What man has borne before ! Thou layest thy finger on the lips of Care, And they complain no more. Peace! Peace! Orestes-like I breathe...
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Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1850 - 413 pages
...cisterns of the midnight air My spirit drank repose ; . The fountain of perpetual peace flows there,0 holy Night ! from thee I learn to bear What man has borne before ! Thou layest thy finger on the lips of Care, And they complain no more. Peace ! Peace ! Orestes-like I breathe...
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The Living Authors of America: 1st ser

Thomas Powell - American literature - 1850 - 365 pages
...one I love ! * * * " O, holy night ! from thee I learn to bear What man has done before ; Thou layest thy finger on the lips of care, And they complain no more !" We must, however, warn Mr. Longfellow against the indiscriminate use of " stars " and celestial...
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