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" THE shades of night were falling fast, As through an Alpine village passed A youth, who bore, 'mid snow and ice, A banner with the strange device, Excelsior ! His brow was sad ; his eye beneath, Flashed like a falchion from its sheath, And like a silver... "
The pupil's manual of choice reading, arranged by T.B. Smith - Page 158
by Thomas Buckley Smith - 1858
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 12

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1842 - 590 pages
...village passed A youth, who bore, 'midst snow and ice, A banner with the strange device — Exceltior ! His brow was sad ; his eye beneath Flashed like a...happy homes he saw the light Of household fires gleam clear and bright ; Above the spectral glaciers shone, And from his lips escaped a groan — Excelsior...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 12

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1842 - 718 pages
...THE shades of night were falling fast, As through an Alpine village passed A youth, who bore, 'midst snow and ice, A banner with the strange device —...happy homes he saw the light Of household fires gleam clear and bright ; Above the spectral glaciers shone, And from his lips escaped a groan — Excelsior...
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Ballads and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Literary Criticism - 1842 - 144 pages
...seal ; And that smile, like sunshine, dart Into many a sunless heart, For a smile of God thou art. EXCELSIOR. THE shades of night were falling fast,...His brow was sad ; his eye beneath, Flashed like a faulchion from its sheath, And like a silver clarion rung The accents of that unknown tongue, Excelsior...
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The New York Review, Volumes 1-10

Bibliography - 1842 - 576 pages
...his labors to the graver, and thus share in the fame of the poet. 1842.] Longfellow's Poems. 243 " EXCELSIOR. " THE shades of night were falling fast,...His brow was sad; his eye beneath, Flashed like a faulcliion from its sheath, And like a silver clarion rung The accents of that unknown tongue, Excelsior...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 10

1842 - 694 pages
...THE shades of night were falling fast, As through an Alpine village passed A youth, who bore, 'midst snow and ice, A banner with the strange device —...silver clarion rung The accents of that unknown tongue — Exceliier I In happy homes he saw the light Of household fires gleam clear and bright; Above the...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 10

1842 - 682 pages
...shades of night were falling fast, As through an Alpine vi!!-i<;c passed A youth, who bore, 'midsl snow and ice, A banner with the strange device —...clarion rung The accents of that unknown tongue— Ezceliierl In happy homes he saw the light Of household fires gleam clear and bright; Above the spectral...
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The New-York Review, Volume 10; Volumes 19-20

American periodicals - 1842 - 546 pages
...Excelsior ! " His brow was sad; his eye beneath, Flashed like a faulchion from its sheath, And tike a silver clarion rung The accents of that unknown...household fires gleam warm and bright ; Above, the spectral glaciers shone, And from his lips escaped a groan, Excelsior ! " ' Try not the Pass !' the...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: With an Historical Introduction

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1842 - 638 pages
...wrought, 300 301 EXCELSIOR. THE shades of night were falling fast, As through an Alpine village pass'd A youth, who bore, mid snow and ice, A banner with...device, Excelsior ! His brow was sad ; his eye beneath Flash'd like a faulehion from its sheath, And like a silver clarion rung The accents of that unknown...
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Voices of the Night

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1843 - 570 pages
...seal ; And that smile, like sunshine, dart Into many a sunless heart, For a smile of God thou art. EXCELSIOR. THE shades of night were falling fast,...His brow was sad ; his eye beneath, Flashed like a faulchion from its sheath, And like a silver clarion rung The accents of that unknown tongue, Excelsior...
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Readings in American Poetry

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1843 - 280 pages
...banner, with the strange device, Excelsior ! His brow was sad : his eye beneath Flash'd like a faulchion from its sheath, And like a silver clarion rung, The...household fires gleam warm and bright; Above, the spectral glaciers shone, And from his lips escaped a groan, Excelsior ! " Try not the pass !" the old...
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