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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... "
Voices of the True-hearted - Page 1
1846 - 288 pages
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 12

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1842 - 590 pages
...exciting incidents that occurred on our way to and from Kennington. EXCELSIOR. BY WH LONGFELLOW. 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 — Exceltior ! His brow was sad ; his eye beneath...
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The New-York Review, Volume 10; Volumes 19-20

American periodicals - 1842 - 546 pages
...modest to subject his labors to the graver, and thus share in the fame of the poet. "EXCELSIOR. " THE shades of night were falling fast, As through an Alpine...beneath, Flashed like a faulchion from its sheath, And tike a silver clarion rung The accents of that unknown tongue, Excelsior ! " In happy homes he saw...
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The New York Review, Volumes 1-10

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

1842 - 694 pages
...incidents that occurred on our way to and from Kennington. EXCELSIOR. BY 11. W. LONGFELLOW. • 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 — Excelsior ! His brow was sad ; his eye beneath...
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Readings in American Poetry

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1843 - 278 pages
...BY HENRY W. LONGFELLOW. 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 faulchion from its sheath, And like a silver clarion rung, The accents of_ that unknown...
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The American Laborer: Devoted to the Cause of Protection to Home Industry ...

Horace Greeley - Protectionism - 1843 - 394 pages
...history, so prophetic of her future destiny: •' The shades of Night were falling fast, As through art Alpine Village passed A Youth, who bore, 'mid snow...A banner with the strange device— ' EXCELSIOR!' " ' Beware the Pine tree's withfred branch! Beware the awful avalanche!' This was the Peasant's last...
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The Poets and Poetry of America

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1843 - 558 pages
...PUBLIC aT's 301 EXCELSIOR. Tax shades of night were falling fa*t, As through an Alpine village pass'd A youth, who bore, mid snow and ice, A banner with the strange device, Excelsior ! His brow was e beneath Be still, sad heart, and cease repining ; Behind the clouds is the sun still shining ; Thy...
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The Common School Speaker: A New Collection of Original and Selected Pieces ...

William Bentley Fowle - Recitations - 1844 - 302 pages
...are behind, and reaching forth unto those things that are before, I press toward the mark," &c. The shades of night were falling fast, As through an Alpine...His brow was sad, his eye beneath, Flashed like a falchion from its sheath ; And like a silver clarion rung The accents of that unknown tongue, Excelsior...
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