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" A small green isle, it seem'd no more, Scarce broader than my dungeon floor, But in it there were three tall trees, And o'er it blew the mountain breeze, And by it there were waters flowing, And on it there were young flowers growing, Of gentle breath... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 204
1817
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 889 pages
...one in view: A small green isle, it seemed no more, Scarce broader than my dungeon floor; 345 But in it there were three tall trees, And o'er it blew the...were young flowers growing, Of gentle breath and hue. 350 The fish swam by the castle wall, And they seemed joyous, each and all; The eagle rode the rising...
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - LITERARY COLLECTIONS - 1916 - 1432 pages
...no more, 345 Scarce broader than my dungeon floor, But in it there were three tall trees, And o 'er rd work to aid: 20 'Tis the woof of victory. Ere the ruddy sun be set, Pikes 360 of gentle breath and hue. The fish swam by the castle wall, And they seem'd joyous each and all;...
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One Hundred Narrative Poems

George E. Teter - American poetry - 1918 - 436 pages
...only one in view; A small green isle, it seemed no more, Scarce broader than my dungeon floor, But in it there were three tall trees, And o'er it blew the...were young flowers growing, Of gentle breath and hue. The fish swam by the castle wall, And they seemed joyous each and all ; The eagle rode the rising blast,...
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Everyday Classics: Eighth Reader : the Introduction to Literature

Franklin Thomas Baker, Ashley Horace Thorndike - Readers - 1918 - 415 pages
...one in view ; A small green isle, it seemed no more, Scarce broader than my dungeon floor, 25 But in it there were three tall trees, And o'er it blew the...were young flowers growing, Of gentle breath and hue. The fish swam by the castle wall, And they seemed joyous each and all ; The eagle rode the rising blast,...
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Expressive English

James Champlin Fernald - English language - 1918 - 463 pages
...only one in view; A small green isle, it seemed no more, Scarce broader than my dungeon floor, But in it there were three tall trees, And o'er it blew the...young flowers growing, Of gentle breath and hue." Even more strikingly does this appear in Lincoln's world-famous phrase, "Government of the people,...
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The Home Book of Verse: American and English, 1580-1918

American poetry - 1918 - 4009 pages
...only one in view; A small, green isle, it seemed no more, Scarce broader than my dungeon floor; Bat in h him not and torture not again; From the contagion...secure, and now can never mourn A heart grown col tlowers growing Of gentle breath and hue. The fish swam by the castle wall, And they seemed joyous,...
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Everyday Classics: Primer-eighth Reader, Book 8

Franklin Thomas Baker, Ashley Horace Thorndike - Readers - 1918
...it seemed no more, Scarce broader than my dungeon floor, 25 But in it there were three tall trees, And on it there were young flowers growing, Of gentle breath and hue. The fish swam by the castle wall, And they seemed joyous each and all; The eagle rode the rising blast,...
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A Book of British and American Verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig, Asa Don Dickinson - American poetry - 1922 - 1908 pages
...Prisoner of Chillon A small green isle, it seem'd no more, Scarce broader than my dungeon floor, But in it there were three tall trees, And o'er it blew the...were young flowers growing. Of gentle breath and hue. The fish swam by the castle wall, And they seem'd joyous each and all ; The eagle rode the rising blast,...
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English Poetry of the Nineteenth Century: A Connected Representation of ...

George Roy Elliott, Norman Foerster - English poetry - 1923 - 825 pages
...one in view; A small green isle, it seemed no more, Scarce broader than my dungeon floor, 345 But in it there were three tall trees, And o'er it blew the...were young flowers growing, Of gentle breath and hue. 350 The fish swam by the castle wall, And they seemed joyous each and all; The eagle rode the rising...
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The Modern Student's Book of English Literature

Harry Morgan Ayres - English literature - 1924 - 898 pages
...only one in view ; A small green isle, it seem'd no more, Scarce broader than my dungeon floor, But in each to know, How far your genius, taste, and learning...where sense and dulness meet. Nature to all things The fish swam by the castle wall, And they seem'd joyous each and all ; The eagle rode the rising blast,...
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