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" I SHOT an arrow into the air, It fell to earth I knew not where ; For, so swiftly it flew, the sight Could not follow it in its flight. I breathed a song into the air, It fell to earth, I knew not where ; For who has sight so keen and strong, That it... "
The Home Book of Verse: American and English, 1580-1918 - Page 2907
1918 - 4009 pages
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The Living Age ..., Volume 60

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1859
...this condition. His works furnish several examples, but wu tšte the following as the shortest : — " I shot an arrow into the air, It fell to earth, I...keen and strong That it can follow the flight of song ! " Long, long afterward, in an oak I found the arrow, still nnbroke ; And the song, from beginning...
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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 288 pages
...and doing, With a heart for any fate ; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labor and to wait. THE ARROW AND THE SONG. I shot an arrow into the air,...and strong, That it can follow the flight of song ? ENDYMION. The rising moon has hid the stars ; Her level rays, like golden bars, Lie on the landscape...
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The Belfry of Bruges and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Electronic book - 1846 - 151 pages
...* The horologe of Eternity Sayeth this incessantly, — " Forever — never ! Never — forever ! " THE ARROW AND THE SONG. I SHOT an arrow into the air,...and strong, That it can follow the flight of song ? Long, long afterward, in an oak I found the arrow, still unbroke ; And the song, from beginning to...
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Poems on slavery, early poems, additional poems, and ballads

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1848
...! The horologe of Eternity Sayeth this incessantly, — " For ever — never ! Never — for ever!" THE ARROW AND THE SONG. I SHOT an arrow into the air,...and strong, That it can follow the flight of song ? Long, long afterward, in an oak I found the arrow, still unbroke ; And the song, from beginning to...
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Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1850 - 413 pages
...horologe of Eternity Sayeth this incessantly, — " For ever — never ! Never — for ever !" 33? THE ARROW AND THE SONG. I SHOT an arrow into the air,...and strong, That it can follow the flight of song ? Long, long afterward, in an oak I found the arrow, still unbroke ; And the song, from beginning to...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1850
...! The horologe of Eternity Sayeth this incessantly, — " Forever — never ! Never — forever ! " THE ARROW AND THE SONG. I SHOT an arrow into the air,...and strong, That it can follow the flight of song ? Long, long afterward, in an oak I found the arrow, still unbroke ; And the song, from beginning to...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1851 - 546 pages
...! The horologe of Eternity Sayeth this incessantly, — "For ever — never ! Never — for ever!" THE ARROW AND THE SONG. I SHOT an arrow into the air,...and strong, That it can follow the flight of song ! Long, long afterward, in an oak I found the arrow, still unbroke; And the song, from beginning to...
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Voices of the Night, and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1852 - 228 pages
...— " Forever— never ! Never — forever! " THE ARROW AND THE SONG. I SHOT an arrow into the nir, It fell to earth, I knew not where ; For, so swiftly...and strong, That it can follow the flight of song ? Long, long afterward, in an oak I found the arrow, still unbroke ; And the song, from beginning to...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1853
...! The horologe of Eternity Sayeth this incessantly, — " Forever — never ! Never — forever ! " THE ARROW AND THE SONG. I SHOT an arrow into the air,...and strong, That it can follow the flight of song ? Long, long afterward, in an oak I found the arrow, still unbroke ; And the song, from beginning to...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. With prefatory notice

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855 - 640 pages
...The horologe (if Eternity Sayeth this incessantly, — " For ever — never ! Never— for ever !" THE ARROW AND THE SONG. I SHOT an arrow into the air,...and strong, That it can follow the flight of song I Long, long afterward, in an oak I found the arrow, still unbroke ; And the song, from beginning to...
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