Vox Populi. Birds Of Passage. Flight The Third By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Vox Populi. Birds Of Passage. Flight The Third When Mazarvan the Magician Journeyed westward through Cathay, Nothing heard he but the praises Of Badoura on…

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Travels By The Fireside. Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fourth By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Travels By The Fireside. Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fourth The ceaseless rain is falling fast, And yonder gilded vane, Immovable for three days past,…

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The Terrestrial Paradise. From Dante. Purgatorio, Xxviii. By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

The Terrestrial Paradise. From Dante. Purgatorio, Xxviii. Longing already to search in and round The heavenly forest, dense and living-green, Which tempered to the eyes…

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The Siege Of Kazan. Tartar Song, From The Prose Version Of Chodzko By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

The Siege Of Kazan. Tartar Song, From The Prose Version Of Chodzko Black are the moors before Kazan, And their stagnant waters smell of blood:…

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The Hunting Of Pau-Puk Keewis, By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

The Hunting Of Pau-Puk Keewis, Full of wrath was Hiawatha When he came into the village, Found the people in confusion, Heard of all the…

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The Dwarves By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

The Dwarves Loke sat and thought, till his dark eyes gleam With joy at the deed he’d done; When Sif looked into the crystal stream,…

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The Arrow And The Song By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

The Arrow And The Song I shot an arrow into the air, It fell to earth, I knew not where; For, so swiftly it flew,…

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn ; Part 2. The Musician’s Tale; The Ballad Of Carmilhan – Ii. By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Tales Of A Wayside Inn ; Part 2. The Musician’s Tale; The Ballad Of Carmilhan – Ii. The jolly skipper paused awhile, And then again…

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn ; Part 1. The Musician’s Tale; The Saga Of King Olaf Iii. — Thora Of Rimol By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Tales Of A Wayside Inn ; Part 1. The Musician’s Tale; The Saga Of King Olaf Iii. — Thora Of Rimol ‘Thora of Rimol! hide…

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Serenade From “the Spanish Student” By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Serenade From “the Spanish Student” STARS of the summer night! Far in yon azure deeps, Hide, hide your golden light! She sleeps! My lady sleeps!…

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Monte Cassino. Terra Di Lavoro. Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fourth By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Monte Cassino. Terra Di Lavoro. Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fourth Beautiful valley! through whose verdant meads Unheard the Garigliano glides along;– The Liris, nurse…

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In The Harbour; The Children’s Crusade By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

In The Harbour; The Children’s Crusade I. What is this I read in history, Full of marvel, full of mystery, Difficult to understand? Is it…

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Hiawatha’s Departure By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Hiawatha’s Departure By the shore of Gitche Gumee, By the shining Big-Sea-Water, At the doorway of his wigwam, In the pleasant Summer morning, Hiawatha stood…

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Evening Star, The By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Evening Star, The Lo! in the painted oriel of the West, Whose panes the sunken sun incarnadines, Like a fair lady at her casement, shines…

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Daybreak. Birds Of Passage. Flight The First By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Daybreak. Birds Of Passage. Flight The First A wind came up out of the sea, And said, ‘O mists, make room for me.’ It hailed…

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By The Fireside ; Sand Of The Desert In An Hour-Glass By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

By The Fireside ; Sand Of The Desert In An Hour-Glass A handful of red sand, from the hot clime Of Arab deserts brought, Within…

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Agassiz By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Agassiz I stand again on the familiar shore, And hear the waves of the distracted sea Piteously calling and lamenting thee, And waiting restless at…

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Voices Of The Night ; L’Envoi By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Voices Of The Night ; L’Envoi Ye voices, that arose After the Evening’s close, And whispered to my restless heart repose! Go, breathe it in…

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To My Brooklet. From The French Of Ducis By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

To My Brooklet. From The French Of Ducis Thou brooklet, all unknown to song, Hid in the covert of the wood! Ah, yes, like thee…

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The Song Of Hiawatha Xv; Hiawatha’s Lamentation By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

The Song Of Hiawatha Xv; Hiawatha’s Lamentation In those days the Evil Spirits, All the Manitos of mischief, Fearing Hiawatha’s wisdom, And his love for…

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The Rainy Day By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

The Rainy Day Written at the old home in Portland The day is cold, and dark, and dreary; It rains,and the wind is never weary;…

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The Grave. From The Anglo-Saxon By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

The Grave. From The Anglo-Saxon For thee was a house built Ere thou wast born, For thee was a mould meant Ere thou of mother…

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The Child Asleep. From The French By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

The Child Asleep. From The French Sweet babe! true portrait of thy father’s face, Sleep on the bosom that thy lips have pressed! Sleep, little…

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn ; Part 3. The Spanish Jew’s Second Tale; Scanderbeg By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Tales Of A Wayside Inn ; Part 3. The Spanish Jew’s Second Tale; Scanderbeg The battle is fought and won By King Ladislaus, the Hun,…

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn ; Part 1. The Student’s Tale; The Falcon Of Ser Federigo By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Tales Of A Wayside Inn ; Part 1. The Student’s Tale; The Falcon Of Ser Federigo One summer morning, when the sun was hot, Weary…

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn ; Part 1. Interlude Iii. By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Tales Of A Wayside Inn ; Part 1. Interlude Iii. He ended: and a kind of spell Upon the silent listeners fell. His solemn manner…

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Poetic Aphorisms. From The Sinngedichte Of Friedrich Von Logau By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Poetic Aphorisms. From The Sinngedichte Of Friedrich Von Logau MONEY Whereunto is money good? Who has it not wants hardihood, Who has it has much…

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Light Of Stars, The By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Light Of Stars, The The night is come, but not too soon; And sinking silently, All silently, the little moon Drops down behind the sky….

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In The Harbour; Chimes By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

In The Harbour; Chimes Sweet chimes! that in the loneliness of night Salute the passing hour, and in the dark And silent chambers of the…

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Frithiof’s Temptation. From The Swedish By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Frithiof’s Temptation. From The Swedish Spring is coming, birds are twittering, forests leaf, and smiles the sun, And the loosened torrents downward, singing, to the…

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Evangeline; Part The First. Iii. By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Evangeline; Part The First. Iii. BENT like a laboring oar, that toils in the surf of the ocean, Bent, but not broken, by age was…

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Chaucer By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Chaucer An old man in a lodge within a park; The chamber walls depicted all around With portraitures of huntsman, hawk, and hound, And the…

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Beware! From The German By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Beware! From The German I know a maiden fair to see, Take care! She can both false and friendly be, Beware! Beware! Trust her not,…

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A Nameless Grave By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

A Nameless Grave ‘A soldier of the Union mustered out,’ Is the inscription on an unknown grave At Newport News, beside the salt-sea wave, Nameless…

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A Ballad Of The French Fleet. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth) By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

A Ballad Of The French Fleet. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth) A fleet with flags arrayed Sailed from the port of Brest, And the…

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Ultima Thule; Robert Burns By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Ultima Thule; Robert Burns I see amid the fields of Ayr A ploughman, who, in foul and fair, Sings at his task So clear, we…

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The Wave. From The German Of Tiedge By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

The Wave. From The German Of Tiedge ‘Whither, thou turbid wave? Whither, with so much haste, As if a thief wert thou?’ ‘I am the…

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The Song Of Hiawatha Vi; Hiawatha’s Friends By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

The Song Of Hiawatha Vi; Hiawatha’s Friends Two good friends had Hiawatha, Singled out from all the others, Bound to him in closest union, And…

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The Native Land. From The Spanish Of Francisco De Aldana By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

The Native Land. From The Spanish Of Francisco De Aldana Clear fount of light! my native land on high, Bright with a glory that shall…

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The Goblet Of Life By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

The Goblet Of Life Filled is Life’s goblet to the brim; And though my eyes with tears are dim, I see its sparkling bubbles swim,…

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The Building Of The Ship By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

The Building Of The Ship “Build me straight, O worthy Master! Stanch and strong, a goodly vessel, That shall laugh at all disaster, And with…

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn ; Part 3. Interlude I. By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Tales Of A Wayside Inn ; Part 3. Interlude I. ‘O Edrehi, forbear to-night Your ghostly legends of affright, And let the Talmud rest in…

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn ; Part 1. The Musician’s Tale; The Saga Of King Olaf Xiii. — The Building Of The Long Serpent By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Tales Of A Wayside Inn ; Part 1. The Musician’s Tale; The Saga Of King Olaf Xiii. — The Building Of The Long Serpent Thorberg…

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Song. From The Portuguese By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Song. From The Portuguese If thou art sleeping, maiden, Awake, and open thy door: ‘Tis the break of day, and we must away, O’er meadow,…

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Old Age. Sonnet Iv. By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Old Age. Sonnet Iv. The course of my long life hath reached at last, In fragile bark o’er a tempestuous sea, The common harbor, where…

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It Is Not Always May By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

It Is Not Always May No hay pajaros en los nidos de antano. Spanish Proverb The sun is bright,–the air is clear, The darting swallows…

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Hymn Of The Moravian Nuns Of Bethlehem At The Consecration Of Pulaski’s Banner By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Hymn Of The Moravian Nuns Of Bethlehem At The Consecration Of Pulaski’s Banner When the dying flame of day Through the chancel shot its ray,…

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Flower-De-Luce;The Bells Of Lynn. Heard At Nahant By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Flower-De-Luce;The Bells Of Lynn. Heard At Nahant O curfew of the setting sun! O Bells of Lynn! O requiem of the dying day! O Bells…

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Earlier Poems ; Hymn Of The Moravian Nuns Of Bethlehem By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Earlier Poems ; Hymn Of The Moravian Nuns Of Bethlehem At The Consecration Of Pulaski’s Banner. When the dying flame of day Through the chancel…

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Cantos From Dante’s Paradiso By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Cantos From Dante’s Paradiso Canto XXIII. Even as a bird, ‘mid the beloved leaves, Quiet upon the nest of her sweet brood Throughout the night,…

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Autumn Within By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Autumn Within It is autumn; not without But within me is the cold. Youth and spring are all about; It is I that have grown…

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Voices Of The Night ; The Beleaguered City By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Voices Of The Night ; The Beleaguered City I have read, in some old, marvellous tale, Some legend strange and vague, That a midnight host…

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To William E. Channing By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

To William E. Channing The pages of thy book I read, And as I closed each one, My heart, responding, ever said, “Servant of God!…

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The Three Kings By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

The Three Kings Three Kings came riding from far away, Melchior and Gaspar and Baltasar; Three Wise Men out of the East were they, And…

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The Skeleton In Armor By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

The Skeleton In Armor “Speak! speak! thou fearful guest! Who, with thy hollow breast Still in rude armor drest, Comest to daunt me! Wrapt not…

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The Image Of God From The Spanish Of Francisco De Aldana By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

The Image Of God From The Spanish Of Francisco De Aldana O Lord! who seest, from yon starry height Centred in one the future and…

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The Descent Of The Muses By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

The Descent Of The Muses Nine sisters, beautiful in form and face, Came from their convent on the shining heights Of Pierus, the mountain of…

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The Angler’s Song By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

The Angler’s Song From the river’s plashy bank, Where the sedge grows green and rank, And the twisted woodbine springs, Upward speeds the morning lark…

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn ; Part 2. The Musician’s Tale; The Ballad Of Carmilhan – I. By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Tales Of A Wayside Inn ; Part 2. The Musician’s Tale; The Ballad Of Carmilhan – I. At Stralsund, by the Baltic Sea, Within the…

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Tales Of A Wayside Inn ; Part 1. Interlude Vi. By Henry Wadsworth Longfello

Tales Of A Wayside Inn ; Part 1. Interlude Vi. Thus closed the tale of guilt and gloom, That cast upon each listener’s face Its…

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