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" But the raven, sitting lonely on the placid bust, spoke only That one word, as if his soul in that one word he did outpour. Nothing further then he uttered - not a feather then he fluttered Till I scarcely more than muttered, 'Other friends have flown... "
The Raven - Page xvii
by Edgar Allan Poe - 1898 - 40 pages
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 11

1845
...bird above his chamber door — Birr! or bta«,t upon the sculptured bust alove his chamber door, But the raven, sitting lonely on the placid bust, spoke...his soul in that one word he did outpour. Nothing farther then he uttered— not a feather then he fluttered— Till I scarcely more than muttered "...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 1

1845
...Bird or beast upon the sculptured bust above his chamber door, With such name as " Nevermore." But the raven, sitting lonely on the placid bust, spoke...his soul in that one word he did outpour. Nothing farther then he uttered — not a feather then he fluttered — Til! I scarcely more than muttered,...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 1

1845
...the sculptured bust above his chamber door, With such name as " Nevermore." But the raven, silting lonely on the placid bust, spoke only That one word,...his soul in that one word he did outpour. Nothing farther then he uttered — not a feather then he fluttered — Till I scarcely more than muttered,...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 5

1847
...thée. Compare this metre with that of Poe's " Raven :" " But the raven sitting lonely on that pallid bust, spoke only That one word, as if his soul in that one word he would outpour. Not another word he uttered ; not a feather then he fluttered, Till at last I only mutlered,...
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The American Review: A Whig Journal of Politics, Literature, Art ..., Volume 5

George Hooker Colton, James Davenport Whelpley - American literature - 1847
...thee. Compare this metre with that of Foe's " Raven •" " But the raven sitting lonely on that pallid bust, spoke only That one word, as if his soul in that one word he would outpour. Not another word be uttered ; not a feather then he fluttered, Till at last I only muttered,...
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The Irish Quarterly Review, Volume 5, Part 1

Ireland - 1855
...detected, by those who have any knowledge of his life : — " But the Raven, sitting lonely on that placid bust spoke only That one word, as If his soul in that one word he did outpour; Nothing farther then he uttered ; not a feather then he fluttered— Till I scarcely more than muttered, 'other...
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The North British review

1852
...door — With such a name as ' Nevermore.' " But the Raven, sitting lonely, on that placid bust spake only That one word, as if his soul, in that one word,...then he uttered ; not a feather then he fluttered ; Till I scarcely more than muttered, 'other friends have flown before ; On the morrow he will leave...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 27

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - American periodicals - 1852
...door — With such a name as ' Nevermore.' " But the Raven, sitting lonely, on that placid bust spake for it ; and 'the excessive character of his eulogies...the excess of his gratitude." Even on the death of ; Till I scarcely more than muttered, ' other friends have flown before ; On the morrow he will leave...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: To the Middle of the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1852 - 550 pages
...sculptured Bust above his chaml>er door, With such name as " Nevermore.'* But the raven sitting lonrly On the placid bust, spoke only That one word, as if...his soul in That one word he did outpour. Nothing farther then he utter'd — Not a feather then he flutter'd — Till I scarcely more than muttrr'd...
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Tales of Mystery, Imagination, & Humour; and Poems, Volume 456

Edgar Allan Poe - 1852 - 479 pages
...bust above his chamber door, With such name as " Nevermore." But the Raven, sitting lonely on that placid bust spoke only That one word, as if his soul in that one word he did outpour. Nothing farther then he uttered ; not a feather then he fluttered — Till I scarcely more than muttered, "...
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