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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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Poetry and Tales

Edgar Allan Poe - Literary Collections - 1984 - 1408 pages
...And true love caresses — O! leave them apart! They are light on the tresses, But lead on the heart. to and fro by the exertions of the carnivorous bird, and it was this moti O! is it thy will On the breezes to toss? Or, capriciously still, *Like the lone Albatross, Incumbent...
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New Essays on Poe's Major Tales

Kenneth Silverman, Emory Elliot - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 134 pages
...his earliest poems, "Al Aaraaf," evokes the image of a beloved whose beauty lies in her musicality: "Ligeia! Ligeia! / My beautiful one! / Whose harshest idea / Will to melody run." Daniel Hoffman has commented that "the chief appeal of the name 'Ligeia' to Edgarpoe was . . . [that]...
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The Poe Encyclopedia

Frederick S. Frank, Anthony Magistrale, Tony Magistrale, Edgar Allan Poe - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 453 pages
...finest section of the poem and contains a reference to Ligeia, Poe's most famous "posthumous heroine": "Ligeia! Ligeia! My beautiful one! Whose harshest idea will to melody run." Poe recited "Al Aaraaf" as "The Messenger Star" to an indifferent and puzzled Boston audience at the...
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Complete Poems

Edgar Allan Poe - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 627 pages
...true love caresses — O! leave them apart! They are light on the tresses, But lead on the heart. 100 Ligeia! Ligeia! My beautiful one! Whose harshest idea Will to melody run, O! is it thy will 105 On the breezes to toss? Or, capriciously still, t23) Like the lone Albatross,...
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The Personalist

Ralph Tyler Flewelling - Personality - 1924
...of viewless harmony. "Ligeia! Ligeia! My beautiful one! Whose harshest idea Will to melody run ! O, is it thy will On the breezes to toss? Or, capriciously...Like the lone Albatross, Incumbent on night (As she on'the air) To keep watch with delight On the harmony there?" The Spirit of Beauty thus keeping watch...
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Edgar Allan Poe Annotated and Illustrated Entire Stories and Poems

Edgar Allan Poe - Fiction - 2008 - 828 pages
...which circumstance the passage evidently alludes. 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, Incumbent...
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