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" Ligeia! Ligeia! My beautiful one! Whose harshest idea Will to melody run, O! is it thy will On the breezes to toss? Or, capriciously still, Like the lone Albatross, Incumbent on night (As she on the air) To keep watch with delight On the harmony there? "
Phoenixiana: Or Sketches and Burlesques - Page 91
by George Horatio Derby - 1903 - 332 pages
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Southern Writers: Selections in Prose and Verse

William Peterfield Trent - American literature - 1905 - 524 pages
...SELECTIONS FROM FOE 1s THAT OF THE "VIRGINIA EDITION," BY THE KIND PERMISSION OF THOMAS Y. CROWELL & Co.] LIGEIA ! Ligeia ! My beautiful one ! Whose harshest idea Will to melody run, O ! is it thy will On the breezes to toss? Or, capriciously still, Like the lone Albatross,2 Incumbent...
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The Chief American Poets

Curtis Hidden Page - American literature - 1905 - 713 pages
...love caresses — О ! leave them apart ! 30 They are light on the tresses, But lead on the heart. Ligeia! Ligeia! My beautiful one ! Whose harshest idea Will to melody run, O! is it thy will On the breezes to toss ? Or, capriciously still, Like the lone Albatross, <0 Incumbent...
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The Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Together with His Essay on the ...

Edgar Allan Poe - 1906 - 127 pages
...on the heart. Ligeia ! Ligeia ! My beautiful one ! Whose harshest idea 260 Will to melody run, O ! is it thy will On the breezes to toss ? Or, capriciously still, Like the lone Albatross, 266 Incumbent on night (As she on the air) To keep watch with delight On the harmony there? Ligeia...
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The Complete Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Collected, Ed., and Arranged with ...

Edgar Allan Poe - 1911 - 304 pages
...true love caresses — O! leave them apart! \ They are light on the tresses, | But lead on the heart. Ligeia! Ligeia! My beautiful one! Whose harshest idea Will to melody run, OI is it thy will On the breezes to toss? Or, capriciously still, *Like the lone Albatross, Incumbent...
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History of American Literature

Reuben Post Halleck - American literature - 1911 - 431 pages
...what his theme, his verse has something of the quality which he ascribes to the fair Ligeia : — " Ligeia! Ligeia ! My beautiful one! Whose harshest idea Will to melody run." The fascination of his verse is not due to the depth of thought, to the spiritual penetration of his...
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The Complete Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Collected, Ed., and Arranged with ...

Edgar Allan Poe - 1911 - 304 pages
...And true love caresses — O! leave them apart! They are light on the tresses, But lead on the heart. Ligeia! Ligeia! My beautiful one! Whose harshest idea Will to melody run, 0! is it thy will On the breezes to toss ? Or, capriciously still, *Like the lone Albatross, Incumbent...
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American Poems (1625-1892)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - American poetry - 1912 - 669 pages
...lead on the heart. Ligeia! Ligeia! My beautiful one! Whose harshest idea 35 Will to melody run, O, is it thy will On the breezes to toss ? Or, capriciously still, Like the lone Albatross, 40 Incumbent on night (As she on the air) To keep watch with delight On the harmony there ? Ligeia,...
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New York: A Symphonic Study, in Three Parts, Parts 1-3

Fay Peirce - India - 1918 - 817 pages
...mind," while to the adult of either sex subjection never was and never can be anything but a penalty. " Ligeia, Ligeia, My beautiful one Whose harshest idea Will to melody run, — Say is it thy will On the breezes to toss Or capriciously still Like the lone albatross Incumbent...
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The Function of the Poet and Other Essays

James Russell Lowell - Literature - 1920 - 223 pages
...he intended to personify the music of nature, our boy-poet gives us the following exquisite picture: Ligeia! Ligeia! My beautiful one, Whose harshest idea Will to melody run, Say, is it thy will, On the breezes to toss, Or, capriciously still, Like the lone albatross, Incumbent...
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American Literature

Thomas Ernest Rankin, Wilford Merton Aikin - American literature - 1922 - 316 pages
...who reads poetry they are familiar and easily accessible. The student should write bis own music for Ligeia ! Ligeia ! My beautiful one: Whose harshest idea Will to melody run. Of " To One in Paradise," the best stanza is: And all my days are trances, And all my nightly dreams...
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