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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 - 1887 - 422 pages
...which was loaned us by a friend. The title of it is "The Courtin'." ZEKLE crep' up, quite uubeknown, " An' peeked in thru the winder, An' there sot Huldy all alone, 'ith no one nigh to bender. Agin' the chimbly crooknecks hung, An' in amongst 'em rusted The ole qneen's-arm thet gran'ther Young...
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Swinton's First [-sixth] Reader, Book 6

William Swinton - Readers - 1885
...that. The form " fur " has the authority of Sir Philip Sidney. 594 595 Zekle crep' up quite unbeknown,1 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 no2 stoves...
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Sixth, Or, Classic English Reader

William Swinton - Readers - 1885 - 608 pages
...order that. The form " fur " has the authority of Sir Philip Sidney. Zekle crep' up quite unbeknown,1 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 2 stoves...
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The Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell - American poetry - 1885 - 422 pages
...which was loaned us by a friend. The title of it is "The Courtin'." ZEKLE crep' up, quite uubeknown. An' peeked in thru the winder, An' there sot Huldy all alone, 'ith no one nigh to hender. Agin' the chimbly crookneclis hung, An' in amongst 'em rusted The ole queen's-arm thet gran'ther...
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Representative Poems of Living Poets: American and English

Jeannette Leonard Gilder - American poetry - 1886 - 683 pages
...COURTIN'. FROM THE "BIGLOW PAPERS," SECOND SERIES. 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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American Humor: Beecher, Hawthorne, Holmes, Irving, Longfellow, Etc

American literature - 1886 - 287 pages
...white an' still Fur 'z you can look or listen, Moonshine an' snow on field an' hill, All silence and all glisten. Zekle crep' up quite unbeknown An' peeked...An' there sot Huldy all alone, 'ith no one nigh to hender. A fireplace filled the room's one side With a half a cord o' wood in — There warn't no stoves...
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Humorous Masterpieces from American Literature, Volume 1

Edward Tuckerman Mason - American wit and humor - 1886 - 294 pages
...white an' still Fur 'z you can look or listen, Moonshine an' snow on field an' hill, All silence and all glisten. Zekle crep' up quite unbeknown An' peeked...An' there sot Huldy all alone, 'ith no one nigh to hender. A fireplace filled the room's one side With a half a cord o' wood in — There warn't no stoves...
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Half-hours with the Best American Authors, Volume 2

American literature - 1886
...can look or listen, Moonshine an' snow on field an' hill, All silence an' all glisten. Zekle crop' up 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 no stoves...
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Our Album of Authors,: A Cyclopedia of Popular Literary People,

Frank McAlpine - Authors, American - 1886 - 416 pages
...be a vacant page, the space was filled off-hand by the first sketch of " Zekel's Courtship." Zekel crep' up quite unbeknown, An' peeked in thru the winder, An' there sot Huldy all alone, With no one nigh to hender. This is the most genuine of our native idyls. Its appearance in the " Biglow...
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Crown Jewels, Or Gems of Literature, Art and Music: Being Choice Selections ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - American literature - 1888 - 632 pages
...you can look or listen, Moonshine an' snow on field an" hill, All silence an' all gliste Zekel crep" 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 no stoves...
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