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" An' peeked in thru' the winder, An' there sot Huldy all alone, 'ith no one nigh to hender. A fireplace filled the room's one side With half a cord o' wood in — There warn't no stoves (tell comfort died) To bake ye to a puddin'. The wa'nut logs shot... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 178
1900
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The Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell - American poetry - 1879 - 422 pages
...can look or listen, Moonshine an' snow on field an' hill, All silence an' all glisten. Zekle crep' np quite unbeknown An' peeked in thru' the winder, An' there sot Huldy all alone, 'ith no one nigh to hender. A fireplace filled the room's one side With half a cord o' wood in — • There warn't 110...
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Proceedings: (1879), Volume 19

Indiana Horticultural Society, Indiana Horticultural Society. Meeting - Fruit-culture - 1879
...poet, Lowell, has given us a picture, in true colloquial dialect : Zekle crep' up, quite unbeknown, An1 peeked in thru the winder ; An' there sot Huldy all alone, 'Ith no one nigh to hinder. Agin' the chimbly crooknecks hung, An' in amongst 'em rusted The ole queen's armsthet gran'thor...
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Class-book in Oratory: A Complete Drill Book for Practice of the Principles ...

Allen Ayrault Griffith - Elocution - 1879 - 336 pages
...beneficence of her civil, social, and religious institutions. LI. THE COURTIN'. JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL. God makes sech nights, all white an' still, furz you...in thru the winder, An' there sot Huldy, all alone, with no one nigh to hinder. A fire-place filled the room's one side with half a cord o' wood in, —...
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Ballads and Lyrics

Henry Cabot Lodge - English poetry - 1880 - 394 pages
...castles in Spain ! JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL. THE COURTIN'. GOD makes sech nights, all white an' still, Fur 'z you can look or listen, Moonshine an' snow on field...An' there sot Huldy all alone, 'ith no one nigh to hender. A fireplace filled the room's one side, With half a cord o' wood in, — There warn't no stoves...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1880 - 534 pages
...the wonderful one-hoss-shay. Logic is logic. That's all I say. OW HOLMES. THE COURTINV ZEKLE crop' up quite unbeknown, An' peeked in thru' the winder,...there sot Huldy all alone, 'Ith no one nigh to bender. Agin the chimbley crook-necks hung An' in amongst 'em rusted The ole queen's-arm thet gran'ther Young...
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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

American poetry - 1881 - 494 pages
...Gang about his business ! JAMES HOGG. The Courtin'. GOD makes sech nights, all white an' still Fur 'z you can look or listen, Moonshine an' snow on field...quite unbeknown, An' peeked in thru' the winder, An' there'sot Huldy all alone, 'Ith no one nigh to bender. A fireplace filled the room's one side With...
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James Russell Lowell: A Biographical Sketch

Francis Henry Underwood - 1881 - 167 pages
...be a vacant page, the space was filled off-hand by the first sketch of " Zekle's Courtship : " — " Zekle crep' up, quite unbeknown, An' peeked in thru...sot Huldy all alone, 'ith no one nigh to bender." This is the most genuine of our native idyls. It affects one like coming upon a new and quaint blossoming...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Sources Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1881 - 864 pages
...techstone rang true metal, Who ventcred life an' love an' youth For the gret pri2e o' death in battle ? Zekle crep' up quite unbeknown An' peeked in thru' the winder, An' there sot Huldy all alone, Ibid. LORD JOHN MANNERS. Let wealth and commerce, laws and learning die, But leave us still our old...
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The Elocutionist's Annual ...: Comprising New and Popular Readings ...

Mrs. J. W. Shoemaker - Readers - 1881
...clearing this bush of the Dukite snakes. J. BOYLE O'REILLY. ZEKLE. J7EKLE crep' up, quite unbeknown, Li An' peeked in thru the winder, An' there sot Huldy all alone, 'Ith no one nigh to hender. Agin' the chimbly crooknecks hung, An' in amongst 'em rusted The ole queen's arm thet gran'ther...
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1881 - 1002 pages
...an' snow on Held an' hill, All silence an' all glisten. Zekle crep' up quite unbeknown, An' peek'd homes retire? Look behind you! — they're afire! And, before you, se hender. A fireplace fill'd the room's one side, With half a cord o' wood in — There warn't no stoves...
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