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" Brought in the olden time from France, and since, as an heirloom, Handed down from mother to child, through long generations. But a celestial brightness — a more ethereal beauty — Shone on her face and encircled her form, when, after confession, Homeward... "
Evangeline, a Tale of Acadie - Page 10
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1848 - 163 pages
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The Daguerreotype, Volume 2

American periodicals - 1848
...mother to child through long generations. But a celestial brightness — a more ethereal beauty — Shone on her face and encircled her form, when, after confession, Homeward serenely she walk'd with God's benediction upon her. When she had pass'd, it seem'd like the ceasing of exquisite...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 7

1848
...mother to child, through long generations. But a celestial brightness — a more ethereal beauty — Shone on her face and encircled her form, when, after...passed, it seemed like the ceasing of exquisite music." Is this natural poetry ? Does the narrative require these " dying falls?" We answer, no ; the measure...
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The Metropolitan Magazine, Volume 52

1848
...mother to child, through long generations. But a celestial brightness — a more ethereal beauty — Shone on her face and encircled her form, when, after...passed, it seemed like the ceasing of exquisite music," pp. 8—10. Many a suitor had this fair Evangeline, but the only one she loved in return was, — "...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 15

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1848
...mother to child, through long generations. But a celestial brightness — a more ethereal beauty — Shone on her face and encircled her form, when, after...passed, it seemed like the ceasing of exquisite music." pp. 8—10. Many a snitor had this fair Evangeline, but the only one she loved in return was, — "Gabriel...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 7

1848
...mother to child, through long generations. But a celestial brightness — a more ethereal beauty — Shone on her face and encircled her form, when, after...walked with God's benediction upon her. When she had passetl, it seemed like the ceasing of exquisite music." Is this natural poetry ? Does the narrative...
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Blätter für literarische Unterhaltung, Volume 2

1848
...bce 6пдП|"фгп Äun= bige geben, поф. feine епдН|"фсп ^)crametet gefc£)£n fjaben. Firmly builded with rafters of oak, the house of the farmer Stood on the aide of a hill commanding the eea; and a shady. Sycamore grew by the door, with a woodbine wreathing...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 17

1848
...to child through long generations. But a celestial brightness — a more ethereal beauty — Sin mf on her face and encircled her form, when, after confession, Homeward serenely she walk'd with God's benediction upon her. When she had pass'd, it seem'd like the ceasing of exquisite...
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The American Whig Review, Volumes 7-8

1848
...strained, but degrades rather than exalts. The last line in the extract is another forced simile : " When she had passed, it seemed like the ceasing of exquisite music." But this is so pretty, that one cannot choose but pardon it. The author is not always so successful....
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The Benares magazine

...child, through long generations. But a celestial brightness — a more etherial beauty — Shone in her face and encircled her form, when, after confession,...When she had passed, it seemed like the ceasing- of exqmsite music." We might go a long way through Mr. Longfellow's volume without pitching upon so many...
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Brownson's Quarterly Review, Volume 4

Orestes Augustus Brownson - Christianity - 1850
...mother to child, through long generations. But a celestial brightness — a more ethereal beauty — Shone on her face and encircled her form, when, after...passed, it seemed like the ceasing of exquisite music." This passage, copied with Chinese fidelity, is a fair specimen of the author's beauties and blemishes....
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