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" THE melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere. Heaped in the hollows of the grove, the autumn leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying gust, and to the rabbit's tread ; The robin... "
THE DUBLIN UNIVERSITY MAGAZINE. No. CXXVII. JULY, 1843. VOL. XXII. - Page 225
by The Dublin University Magazine.VOL.XXII July to December,1843 - 1843
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The Guardian, Volumes 6-7

Conduct of life - 1855
...been received. VOL. VI.— NOVEMBER, 1855.— No. XI. APRELUDE TO WINTER. " The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere. Heaped in the hollows of the grove, the withered leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying...
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The next-door neighbours, by the author of 'Temptation'.

Caroline Leigh Gascoigne - 1855
...CHAPTER I. ' O Death ! how thou spoil'st the best project of life !' PRIOR. ' The melancholy days are come — the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere ! Heaped in the hollows of the grove, the withered leaves lie dead, They rustle to the eddying...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant - 1855 - 264 pages
...did flow Health and refreshment on the world below. THE DEATH OF THE FLOWERS. THE melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere. Heaped in the hollows of the grove, the autumn leaves lie dead; They rustle to the eddying gust,...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 358 pages
...Forest Hymn. The groves were God's first temples. The Death of the Flowers. The melancholy days are come, The saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, And meadows brown and sear. The Battle-Field. Truth crushed to earth shall rise again : The eternal years of God are hers ; But...
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The Kindergarten-primary Magazine, Volumes 23-24

Bertha Johnston, E. Lyell Earle - Education - 1911
...adds a nail, no doubt, And every grin, so merry, draws them out. — Wolcot. The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sear. — Bryant. Look for goodness, look for gladness. You will meet them all the while; If you bring a...
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The Gardeners' Chronicle: A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Horticulture and ...

Gardening - 1907
...William Cullen Bryant characterises November in the following lines : — " The melancholy days have come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere." How different is all this in Florida, where, in November, the days are bright and sunny, cheerful...
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McGuffey's Fourth Eclectic Reader

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1879 - 256 pages
...seventy. He retained his powers and his activity till the close of his life. 1. THE melancholy days are come, The saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, And meadows, brown and sear. Heaped in the hollows of the grove, The autumn leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying gust, And...
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The Oxford Book of Children's Verse in America

Donald Hall - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1985 - 319 pages
...of rapture pour'd. WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT 1794-1878 The Death of the Flowers The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere. Heap'd in the hollows of the grove, the wither'd leaves lie dead; They rustle to the eddying...
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The White Plague: Tuberculosis, Man, and Society

René Jules Dubos, Jean Dubos - Medical - 1987 - 277 pages
...Several decades later autumn still meant to William Cullen Bryant that . . . The melancholy days have come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sear. It is this heaviness of heart that led the consumptive Swiss philosopher, Henri Amiel, to infect nature...
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Words that Taste Good

Bill Moore - Poetry - 1987 - 175 pages
...moon! ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON The long glories . . . long is the word. Why? The melancholy days have come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere. WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT Melancholy is good. Wailing winds. An intriguing word, melancholy. It comes...
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