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" THE melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere. Heaped in the hollows of the grove, the autumn leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying gust, and to the rabbit's tread ; The robin... "
Poems, chiefly lyrical, compiled and arranged by G.H. Strutt - Page 164
by George H Strutt - 1866 - 240 pages
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The Rover, Volume 2

Seba Smith, Lawrence Labree - 1844
...application to the season adds to its interest at the preĢent time. AUTUMN. BY WILLlAM CULLKN BBYANT. The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year,...wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and Heaped in the hollows of the grove, the summer leaves lie dead; They rustle to the eddying wind, and...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art
...guardian care Will he in man's support forbear, Who thus provides for thine. -Field Naturalisfs Magazine. THE DEATH OF THE FLOWERS. THE melancholy days are...brown and sere. Heaped in the hollows of the grove the withered leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying gust and to the rabbit's tread. The robin and...
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The American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - Elocution - 1845 - 448 pages
...fast thy buried isles, thy towers o'erthrown, — But all is not thine own ! 109. THK CLOSE OF AUTUMN. THE melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year,...winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere. Heap'd in the hollows of the grove, the wither' d leaves lie dead, They rustle to the eddying gust...
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The Reader's Guide: Containing a Notice of the Elementary Sounds in the ...

John Hall - Elocution - 1845 - 320 pages
...lines of four and three feet are employed. The above lines might have been written in this manner : — The melancholy days are come, The saddest of the year,...winds, and naked woods, And meadows brown and sere. Trochaic verse. Our shortest trochaic verse has one trochee, with a long syllable. EXAMPLE. Dreadful...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1845 - 429 pages
...song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. Semi Iambuses. The melancholy days have come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere. The robin and the wren have flown, and from the shrub the jay, And from the wood top caws * the crow,...
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Aids to English Composition

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1845 - 50 pages
...That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. tieven Iambuses. The melancholy, days have come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows'brown and sere. The robin and the wren have flown, and from the shrub the jay, And from the...
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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - English language - 1846 - 254 pages
...Augustus defeated Anthony.* Ambition often drives men to do the meanest actions. The melancholy days have come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sear. Heaped in the hollows of the grove, the withered leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...by the virtue of that simple shield. THE DEATH OF THE FLOWERS. — Bryant. THE melancholy days have come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sear. Heaped in the hollows of the grove, the withered leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying...
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - English poetry - 1847 - 186 pages
...earthly homes we dwell, Then life with all its dreams shall be but as that passing bell. E. CARRINGTON. THE DEATH OF THE FLOWERS. THE melancholy days are...winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere ; Heap'd in the hollows of the grove the wither'd leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying gnst...
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The Book of Poetry

Bennett George Johns - English poetry - 1847 - 186 pages
...earthly homes we dwell, Then life with all its dreams shall be but as that passing bell. E. HARRINGTON. THE DEATH OF THE FLOWERS. THE melancholy days are...winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere ; Heap'd in the hollows of the grove the wither'd leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying gust...
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