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" I remember it was in the bleak December, And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor. Eagerly I wished the morrow; vainly I had sought to borrow From my books surcease of sorrow— sorrow for the lost Lenore, For the rare and radiant... "
The North British review - Page 402
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Poems and Essays on Poetry

Edgar Allan Poe - Literary Collections - 2003 - 150 pages
...surcease of sorrow - sorrow for the lost Lenore For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore Nameless here for evermore. And the silken...before; So that now, to still the beating of my heart, 1 stood repeating ' Tis some visiter entreating entrance at my chamber door Some late visiter entreating...
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Der rothe Doktor von Chicago: ein deutsch-amerikanisches ...

Axel W.-O. Schmidt - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 602 pages
...For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angles name Lenore Nameless here for evermore. (3) And in silken, sad, uncertain rustling of each purple curtain...still the beating of my heart, I stood repeating, ,,'T is some visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door Some late visitor entreating entrance at...
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Literary Ideas and Scripts for Young Playwrights

Lisa Kaniut Cobb - Education - 2004 - 176 pages
...surcease of sorrow — sorrow for the lost Lenore — For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore — Nameless here for evermore. And the silken,...late visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door; — This it is and nothing more." Presently my soul grew stronger; hesitating then no longer, "Sir,"...
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Gender and the Poetics of Reception in Poe's Circle

Eliza Richards - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 238 pages
...the air, the purple curtain Swelleth in and swelleth out around her motionless pale brows. 3 ' POE: And the silken, sad, uncertain rustling of each purple...filled me with fantastic terrors never felt before. (CMP 364; 13-14) In both poems, a male poet speaks of his unattainable love. Barrett's poet closely...
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Great Short Works of Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe - Fiction - 2009 - 576 pages
...surcease of sorrow — sorrow for the lost Lenore — For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore — Nameless here for evermore. And the silken, sad, uncertain rustling of each purple curtain TTmlled me — filled me with fantastic terrors never felt before; So that now, to still the beating...
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Contemporizing the Classics: Poe, Shakespeare, Doyle

Gregory Sarno - Performing Arts - 2005 - 420 pages
...angels name Lenore — Nameless here forevermore. FAVORING NEIL as he launches the next verse. NEIL And the silken, sad, uncertain rustling of each purple...late visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door. This it is and nothing more." Neil forsakes the hearth, targets the foot of the table. NEIL Presently...
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The Bridges of Avalon: Science, Spirit, and the Quest for Unity

Nicholas A. Reiter, Lori Schillig - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2005 - 208 pages
...illusion-filled, yet ever hopeful, Bridges to the Apple Isle — The Bridges of Avalon. The Bridge of the Visitors And the silken, sad, uncertain rustling of each purple...to still the beating of my heart, I stood repeating "'T is some visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door— This it is and nothing, more. " — Edgar...
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Frank Lloyd Wright: An Autobiography

Frank Lloyd Wright - Architecture - 2005 - 561 pages
...visitor," I muttered, "Tapping at my chamber door; Only this and nothing more" Interval : Slowly walking And the silken, sad, uncertain Rustling of each purple...filled me with fantastic Terrors never felt before . . . Silence Now Pause . . . Footsteps, measured as before Silence. Walking faster . . . All quiet...
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The Giant Book of Poetry

William Roetzheim - Poetry - 2006 - 748 pages
...surcease of sorrow — sorrow for the lost Lenore — for the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore — nameless here for evermore. And the silken...filled me with fantastic terrors never felt before; Form: Trochaic octameter, or as formatted here, trochaic tetrameter. AAxBCCCBxBB — Vocabulary: surcease:...
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Edgar Allen Poe - "The Philosophy of Composition"

Babette Lippmann - 2007 - 72 pages
...of sorrow — sorrow for the lost Le nore — For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore — Nameless here for evermore. And the silken...filled me with fantastic terrors never felt before ; 3 So that now, to still the beating of my heart, I stood repeating " 'Tis some visiter entreating...
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