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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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James Russell Lowell: A Biographical Sketch

Francis Henry Underwood - 1881 - 167 pages
...page, the space was filled off-hand by the first sketch of " Zekle's Courtship : " — " Zekle crop' up, quite unbeknown, An' peeked in thru the winder, An' there sot Hnldy all alone, 'ith no one nigh to bender." This is the most genuine of our native idyls. It affects...
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A Text-book on English Literature: With Copious Extracts from the Leading ...

Brainerd Kellogg - English literature - 1882 - 446 pages
...gone to Transfigures its golden hair. The Courtiri* God makes sech nights, all white an' still Fnr'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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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - American poetry - 1882 - 862 pages
...! widow machree ! SAMUEL LOVER. ffilje CTonrtin'. 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, — 290 291 The wa'nut...
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Among the Poets: A Choice Selection of the Best Poems by the Best Authors

American poetry - 1882 - 336 pages
...sech nights, all whit< an' still Fur'z you can look or listen, Moonshine an' snow on field an' lull. All silence an' all glisten. Zekle crep' up quite...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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Gleanings from Popular Authors, Grave and Gay, Volume 1

Gleanings - 1882
...followed by a rabble rou1 f curious urchins. THE COURTIN'. [By JAMES RCSSELL LOWELU] UK LE с rep' up quite unbeknown, An' peeked in thru the winder,...An' there sot Huldy all alone, 'ith no one nigh to hinder. Agin' the chimbly crooknecks hung, An' in among' em rusted The ole queen's arm thet gran'ther...
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Choice Readings for Public and Private Entertainment: Arranged for the ...

Robert McLean Cumnock - Readers - 1882 - 426 pages
...look or listen, Moonshine an' snow on field an' hill, Zekle crep' up quite unbeknown An' peeked iti 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...
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The poetical works of James Russell Lowell. Household ed. Complete ed

James Russell Lowell - 1882 - 515 pages
...by a friend. The title of it is "The Courtin'. ZEKLE crep' up, quite unbeknown. An' peeked in thtu the winder, An' there sot Huldy all alone, 'ith no one nigh to hender. Agin' the chimbly crooknccks hung, An' in amongst 'em rusted The ole queen's-arm thet gran'ther...
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Elmo's Model Speaker for Platform, School and Home, Arranged on an Entirely ...

Thomas W. Handford - Recitations, American - 1881 - 410 pages
...not born to die. FITZ-GREENE HALLECK. 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 stove...
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Selections of American Humour in Prose and Verse

John Hamer - American wit and humor - 1883 - 318 pages
...saws, And sauce for goose is gander's sauce ; But perch's heads aren't lobster's claws. THE COURTIN'. GOD makes sech nights, all white an' still Fur'z you...up quite unbeknown, An' peeked in thru' the winder j An* there sot Huldy all alone, 'Ith no one nigh to hender. A fireplace filled the room's one side...
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The tablets of the heart: poems, rhymes, and aphorisms, selected and ...

Frederick Langbridge - 1883
...all its fire to the moon ! JAMES THOMSON. City of Dreadful Night. (Reeves and Turner.) THE COURTIN'. ZEKLE crep' up, quite unbeknown, An' peeked in thru...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 that gran'ther...
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