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" The house-dog on his paws outspread Laid to the fire his drowsy head, The cat's dark silhouette on the wall A couchant tiger's seemed to fall; And, for the winter fireside meet, Between the andirons... "
American Poems: Longfellow, Whittier, Bryant, Holmes, Lowell, Emerson - Page 196
edited by - 1879 - 454 pages
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Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

American Academy of Arts and Sciences - Humanities - 1893
...dark silhouette on the wall A couchant tiger's seemed to fall ; And, for the winter's fireside meet, Between the andirons' straddling feet, The mug of...basket stood . With nuts from brown October's wood." This vivid simplicity of description is generally recognized. Less obvious, I think, and less certainly...
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SHOW-BOUND

JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER - 1866
...dark silhouette on the wall 18 * A couchant tiger's seemed to fall; And, for the winter fireside meet, Between the andirons* straddling feet, The mug of...basket stood With nuts from brown October's wood. What matter how the night behaved ? What matter how the north-wind raved? Blow high, blow low, not...
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The Land We Love, Volumes 1-2

1866
...on Логл, ím).atient down the stanchion-rows The cattle shake their walnut howl. JWore the (ire, the mug of cider simmered slow, The apples sputtered in a row." Speaking of the vanishing away of his family, in which alas! ve can too readily sympathize with him,...
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Analytical Fifth-[sixth] Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the ...

Richard Edwards - 1867
...cat's dark silhouette on the wall A couchant tiger's seemed to fall; And, for the winter fireside meet, Between the andirons' straddling feet, The mug of...basket stood With nuts from brown October's wood. 4. What matter how the night behaved ? What matter how the north-wind raved ? Blow high, blow low,...
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Analytical Fifth Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the General ...

Richard Edwards - Readers - 1867 - 360 pages
...dark silhouette on the wall A couchant tiger's seemed to fall ; And, for the winter fireside meet, Between the andirons' straddling feet, The mug of...basket stood With nuts from brown October's wood. 4. What matter how the night behaved ? What matter how the north-wind raved ? Blow high, blow low,...
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Independent First[-sixth] Reader, Volume 2

James Madison Watson - Readers - 1868
...couchant ' tiger's seemed to fall ; And, for the winter fireside meet, Between the andirons' straddled feet, The mug of cider simmered slow, The apples sputtered...basket stood With nuts from brown October's wood. 6. What matter how the night behaved ? What matter how the north wind raved ? Blow high, blow low,...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volumes 39-40

Universalism - 1868
...fall ; • And, for the winter fireside meet, Between the andirons straggling feet The mug of elder simmered slow, The apples sputtered in a row, And,...basket stood With nuts from brown October's wood. What matter how the night behaved! What matter how the north-wind raved ! Blow high, blow low, not...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...dark silhouette on the wall A couchant tiger's seemed to fall ; And, for the winter fireside meet, skies ; Hushing * On the yellow mountain-heads,...me trees unnumbered rise, Beautiful in various dyes JOHN CRBENLEAF WHITTIM A DROP OF DEW. SEE how the orient dew, Shed from the bosom of the morn Into...
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Appletons' Journal, Volume 1

1876
...speaking of old times in the country, says : u And for the winter fireside meet, Between the andiron's straddling feet, The mug of cider simmered slow, The...basket stood, With nuts from brown October's wood." How sorrowful to think the old-fashioned " apple-cut " is now fallen into desuetude ! At least, it...
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The Complete Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1873 - 395 pages
...dark silhouette on the wall A couchant tiger's seemed to fall ; And, for the winter fireside meet, Between the andirons' straddling feet, The mug of...simmered slow, The apples sputtered in a row, And, close et hand, the basket stood With nuts from brown October's wood. What matter how the night behaved ?...
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