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" Scattered were they, like flakes of snow, when the wind from the north-east Strikes aslant through the fogs that darken the Banks of Newfoundland. Friendless, homeless, hopeless, they wandered from city to city, From the cold lakes of the North to sultry... "
Evangeline : a Tale of Acadie - Page 60
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1848 - 122 pages
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The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: With Numerous ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1883 - 305 pages
...through the fogs that darken the Banks of Newfoundland. Friendless, homeless, hopeless, they wandered From the cold lakes of the North to sultry Southern savannas, — From the bleak chores of the sea to the lands where the Father of Waters Seizes the hills in his hands, and drags...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, with a prefatory notice by ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1884
...without an end, and without an example in story. Far asunder, on separate coasts, the Acadians landed ; Friendless, homeless, hopeless, they wandered from...hills in his hands, and drags them down to the ocean, Friends they sought and homes ; and many, despairing, heart-broken, Asked of the earth but a grave,...
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The Maritime Provinces: A Handbook for Travellers. A Guide to the Chief ...

Moses Foster Sweetser - Maritime Provinces - 1885 - 336 pages
...the wind from the northeast Strikes aslant through the fogs that darken the Banks of Newfoundland. Friendless, homeless, hopeless, they wandered from...From the cold lakes of the North to sultry Southern savaunas, — From the hleak shores of the sea to the lands where the Father of Waters Seizes the hills...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Volume 4

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Electronic books - 1886 - 630 pages
...sultry Southern savannas, — From the bleak shores of the sea to the lands where the Father of Water» Seizes the hills in his hands, and drags them down...the ocean, Deep in their sands to bury the scattered hones of the mammoth. Friends they sought and homes ; and many, despairing, heart-broken, Asked of...
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Half-hours with the Best American Authors, Volume 3

American literature - 1886
...to fileh, as fast as they can, the fleeing soil from the possession of the cultivator and owner. " The Father of Waters Seizes the hills in his hands, and drags them down to the ocean, Deep in the sands to hury the scattered bones of the mammoth." Evangfliue. Professor Croll estimates the lowering...
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New Grammar School History of the United States: To which are Added the ...

John Jacob Anderson - United States - 1889 - 414 pages
...beings were now without food, and without money to buy it, and they spoke in a strange language. " Friendless, homeless, hopeless, they wandered from...hills in his hands, and drags them down to the ocean." * Longfellow's Evangeline. * Francis Parkman, in his Montcalm and Wolfe, says that families were not...
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Proceedings

National Education Association of the United States - Education - 1889
...giving questions to each other, to explain these lines: "From the cold lakea of the North to the land where the Father of Waters Seizes the hills in his...sands to bury the scattered bones of the mammoth." She explained, after study, the " bones of the mammoth " to mean " the bones of the soldiers buried...
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Round the World with the Poets

Sarah C. Winn - Poetry of places - 1889 - 88 pages
...lone Itaska's lovely lake, Whence, bosomed in the woody earth, The Father of Waters hath his birth. where the Father of Waters Seizes the hills in his hands and drags them down to the ocean. Longfellow. A RIVER IN MAMMOTH CAVE. Darkly thou glidest onward, Thou deep and hidden wave ! The laughing...
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Proceedings of the Board of Public Instruction of the City of Albany, Volume 12

Education - 1889
...(3) EVANGKLINB. 3. Give the following ideas in your own language : " The Father of Watei-s. Seines the hills in his hands, And drags them down to the ocean, 4. Describe the scene in the almshouse, "On a Sabbath morn," and the last Deep in their sands to bury...
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Masterpieces of American Literature: Franklin: Irving: Bryant: Webster ...

Henry Nathan Wheeler - American literature - 1891 - 462 pages
...the wind from the northeast Strikes aslant through the fogs that darken the Banks of Newfoundland. Friendless, homeless, hopeless, they wandered from...Southern savannas, — From the bleak shores of the sen to the lands where the Father of Waters 6?s Seizes the hills in his hands, and drags them down...
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