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" Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling, By the grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore, ' Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, "art sure no craven, Ghastly grim and ancient raven wandering from the Nightly... "
Little Classics - Page 148
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Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter, Volume 4

Penny readings - 1865
...the countenance it wore; "Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, " art sure no craven, tell me what thy lordly name is, on the night's Plutonian shore !" Ghastly, grim, and ancient Raven, wandering from the nightly shore— Quoth the Raven, "Never more."...
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - Elocution - 1866 - 436 pages
...decorum of tlie countenance it wore, " Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, " art sure no craven, Ghastly grim and ancient Raven, wandering...help agreeing that no living human being Ever yet was blessed with seeing bird above his chamber door — Bird or beast upon the sculptured bust above his...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe, with a Selection of His ...

Edgar Allan Poe - 1866 - 280 pages
...decorum of the countenance it wore, " Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, " art sure no craven, Ghastly, grim, and ancient Raven wandering...help agreeing that no living human being Ever yet was blessed with seeing bird above his chamber door — Bird or beast upon the sculptured bust above his...
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The Progressive English reading books, Volume 4

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1866
...decorum of the countenance it wore, "Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, ' ' art sure no craven, Ghastly, grim, and ancient raven, wandering...help agreeing that no living human being Ever yet was bless'd with seeing bird above his chamber door, Bird or beast upon the sculptured bust above his chamber...
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The Advanced Reader

Readers - 1866 - 400 pages
...decorum of the countenance it wore, "Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, "art sure no craven, Ghastly, grim, and ancient raven, wandering...we cannot help agreeing that no living human being Kver yet was bless'd with seeing bird above his chamber door, Bird or beast upon the sculptured bust...
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Literary Theory and Criticism

Edgar Allan Poe, Leonard Cassuto - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 193 pages
...countenanre it wore, "Though thy crest be shorn and shaven thou," I said, "art sure no craven, Ghasth grim and ancient Raven wandering from the nightly...— Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Night's Plutoman Shore!" Quoth the Raven "Nevermore." Much I marvelled this ungainly fmol to hear discourse...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - Reference - 2000 - 656 pages
...decorum of the countenance it wore, "Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, "art sure no craven, Ghastly grim and ancient Raven wandering from...help agreeing that no living human being Ever yet was blessed with seeing bird above his chamber door — Bird or beast upon the sculptured bust above his...
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Complete Poems

Edgar Allan Poe - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 627 pages
...decorum of the countenance it wore, 45 "Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, "art sure no craven, Ghastly grim and ancient Raven wandering from...marvelled this ungainly fowl to hear discourse so plainly, 50 Though its answer little meaning — little relevancy bore; For we cannot help agreeing that no...
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Doctor Leeds' Selection of Popular Epic Recitations for Minstrel and Stage Use

Robert X. Leeds - Poetry - 1999 - 332 pages
...decorum of the countenance it wore, "Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, "art sure no craven, Ghastly grim and ancient Raven wandering from...Plutonian shore!" Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore." Much I marveled this ungainly fowl to hear discourse so plainly, Though its answer little meaning — little...
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Wittgenstein, Theory, and the Arts

Richard Allen, Malcolm Turvey, Professor of Film History and Chair of Visual Culture Department Malcolm Turvey - Art - 2001 - 302 pages
...in connection with the meanings of the words. Consider the following two lines from the same poem: 'For we cannot help agreeing that no living human being / Ever yet was blessed with seeing bird above his chamber door'. The internal rhyme of 'agreeing', 'being' and 'seeing'...
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