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" Perched upon a bust of Pallas just above my chamber door: Perched, and sat, and nothing more. Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling By the grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore, — "Though thy crest be shorn and shaven,... "
Stokes' Encyclopedia of Familiar Quotations: Containing Five Thousand ... - Page 325
1906 - 763 pages
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 14

1848 - 780 pages
...quaint and highly arlistical, the raven is found at the window ; I quote now continuously to the end. Open here I flung the shutter, when, with many a flirt...stately raven of the saintly days of yore; Not the lean obeisance made he ; not an instant stopped or 34 Edgar A. Poe. But, with mien of lord or lady,...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 11

1845 - 778 pages
...saintly days of yore ; Sot Ike least obeisance made he ; not an instant stopped or niyed be ; Bat, wjth mien of lord or lady, perched above my chamber door...chamber door — Perched, and sat, and nothing more. Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling, Bj the grave and stern decorum of the countenance...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 1

1845 - 732 pages
...i Let my heart be still a moment and this mystery explore ; — 'Tis the wind, and nothing more !" Open here I flung the shutter, when, with many a flirt...days of yore; Not the least obeisance made he ; not an instant stopped or stayed he ; But, with mien of lord or lady, perched above my chamber door —...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 1

1845 - 688 pages
...— Let my heart be still a moment and this mystery explore ; — 'Tie the wind, and nothing more !" Open here I flung the shutter, when, with many a flirt...days of yore; Not the least obeisance made he ; not an instant stopped or stayed he ; But, with mien of lord or lady, perched above my chamber door —...
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The Literary Emporium, Volumes 1-2

1847 - 434 pages
...stepped a stately raven of the saintly days of yore ; Not the least obeisance made he ; not an instant stopped or stayed he ; But, with mien of lord or lady,...chamber door — Perched, and sat, and nothing more. Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling, By the grave and stern decorum of the countenance...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 5; Volume 11

1850 - 766 pages
...these birds, who, it was evident, were in league with the devil,) that we seem actually to see him : " Open here I flung the shutter, when, with many a flirt...with mien of lord or lady, perched above my chamber doorPerched upon a bust of Pallas just above my chamber door— Perched, and sat, and nothing more....
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The Living Authors of America: 1st ser

Thomas Powell - 1850 - 384 pages
...flirt and flutter, In there stepped a stately raven Not the least obeisance made he ; Not an instant stopped or stayed he ; But, with mien of lord or lady,...chamber door — Perched, and sat, and nothing more." The last stanza is very felicitous. How visibly the poet's intention to produce effect by the outer...
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The Living Authors of America: 1st ser

Thomas Powell - 1850 - 382 pages
...— Let my heart be still a moment And this mystery explore ; — "Pis the wind and nothing more 1' " Open here I flung the shutter, When, with many a flirt...days of yore; Not the least obeisance made he ; Not an instant stopped or stayed he ; But, With mien of lord or lady, Perched above my chamber door —...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 5; Volume 11

1850 - 762 pages
...these birds, who, it was evident, were in league with the devil,) that we seem actually to see him : " Open here I flung the shutter, when, with many a flirt...stately Raven of the saintly days of yore, Not the leapt obeisance made he ; not a minute stopped or stayed he ; But, with mien of lord or lady, perched...
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The Living Authors of America: 1st ser

Thomas Powell - 1850 - 380 pages
...— Let my heart be still a moment And this mystery explore ; — "Pis the wind and nothing more 1' " Open here I flung the shutter, When, with many a flirt...there stepped a stately raven Of the saintly days of yorej Not the least obeisance made he ; Not an instant stopped or stayed he ; But, with mien of lord...
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