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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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Gift of Flowers: Love's Wreath for 1854

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Gift books - 1854 - 287 pages
...perish where they died. •, y 5fi* THE POETRY OF FLOWERS. 285 (THE DEATH OF THE FLC WERS. BT WC BRVANT. 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 Moss Rose

Gift books - 1851
...on his character as a creature of sense and a citizen of the world. Dtatjj nf tjj* BY WM. C. BRYANT. 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 withered leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying gust,...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 2

Beautiful poetry - 1854
...I do it. Adam. Thus I follow thee, As erewhile in the sin. THE DEATH OF THE FLOWERS. By WC BRYANT. THE melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year,...wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sear. Pleap'd in the hollows of the grove, the autumn leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

Poetry - 1854 - 430 pages
...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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Poems, Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant - 1855
...celestial clime ! As if from heaven's wide-open gates did flow Health and refreshment on the world below. THE DEATH OF THE FLOWERS. THE melancholy days are...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 and...
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The Gardeners' Chronicle: A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Horticulture and ...

Gardening - 1907
...William Cullen Bryant characterises November in the following lines : — " The melancholy days have come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere." How different is all this in Florida, where, in November, the days are bright and sunny, cheerful and...
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McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers (Elementary) - 1879 - 352 pages
...had passed the age of seventy. He retained his powers and his activity till the close of his life. 1. THE melancholy days are come, The saddest of the year,...wailing winds, and naked woods, And meadows, brown and sear. Heaped in the hollows of the grove, The autumn leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying gust,...
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The Oxford Book of Children's Verse in America

Donald Hall - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1985 - 319 pages
...warbler soar'd, And from the everlasting hills, A song of rapture pour'd. WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT 1794-1878 The Death of the Flowers The melancholy days are come,...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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Words that Taste Good

Bill Moore - Poetry - 1987 - 175 pages
...moon! ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON The long glories . . . long is the word. Why? The melancholy days have come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere. WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT Melancholy is good. Wailing winds. An intriguing word, melancholy. It comes from...
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The White Plague: Tuberculosis, Man, and Society

René Jules Dubos, Jean Dubos - Medical - 1987 - 277 pages
...Several decades later autumn still meant to William Cullen Bryant that . . . The melancholy days have come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sear. It is this heaviness of heart that led the consumptive Swiss philosopher, Henri Amiel, to infect...
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