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" St. Agnes' Eve* — Ah, bitter chill it was! The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold; The hare limped trembling through the frozen grass, And silent was the flock in woolly fold... "
Favourite English Poems: Thomson to Tennyson, 1700-1860 - Page 89
1863
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The every-day book: or The guide to the year, Volume 1

William Hone - 1859
...for further acquaintance with hit beauties : — The Eve of Si. Agxei. St. Agnes' Eve 1 Ah, titter chill it was ! The owl, for all his feathers, was...a-cold ; The hare limp'd trembling through the frozen grwi, And silent was the flock in woolly fold . The; told her how, upon St. Agnes' Ere, Young virgins...
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Elements of Rhetoric: Designed as a Manual of Instruction

Henry Coppée - English language - 1859 - 367 pages
...are the delineations of Keats, in the opening lines of " The Eve of St. Agnes!" " St. Agnes' Eve — Ah ! bitter chill it was ; The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold, The hare limped trembling through the frozen grass, And silent was the flock in woolly fold ; Numb were the...
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Ravenshoe, Volume 2; Volume 68

Henry Kingsley - 1862
...themspoke for a time ; and he, looking seaward, said, idly, in a low voice — " ' St. Agnes' Eve. Ah ! bitter chill it was. The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold ; The hare limped, trembling, through the frozen grass ; And drowsy was the flock in woolly fold." " What was...
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RAVENSHOE

HENRY KINGSLEY - 1862
...them spoke for a time ; and he, looking seaward, said, idly, in a low voice, — " « St. Agnes' Eve. Ah, bitter chill it was ! The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold ; The hare limped, trembling, through the frozen grass ; And drowsy was the flock in woolly fold.' " His beautiful...
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Ravenshoe, Volume 1

Henry Kingsley - 1862 - 430 pages
...them spoke for a time ; and he, looking seaward, said, idly, in a low voice, — " ' St. Agnes' Eve. Ah, bitter chill it was ! The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold; The hare limped, trembling, through the frozen grass; And drowsy was the flock in woolly fold.' " What was the...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 5

1862
...them spoke for a time ; and he, looking seaward, said, idly, in a low voice — " ' St. Agnes' Eve. Ah ! bitter chill it was. "• The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold ; The hare limped, trembling, through the frozen grass ; And drowsy was the flock in woolly fold.' " What was...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN KEATS

1863
...story borne From mouth to mouth through all the country pass'd : THE EYE OF ST. AGNES. ST. AGNES' EVE - Ah, bitter chill it was ! The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold ; The hare h'mp'd trembling through the frozen .grass, And silent was the flock in woolly fold : Numb were the...
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The Southern Monthly Magazine

Australian periodicals - 1864
...— St. Agnes' Eve Ah, bitter cold it was ! The owl for all his feathers was a-cold ; The hare limped trembling through the frozen grass, And silent was...told His rosary, and while his frosted breath, Like pioiiH incense from a censer old, Seemed taking flight for heaven, without a death. Fast the sweet...
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THE SEER OR, COMMON-PLACES REFRESHED

LEIGH HUNT - 1864
...and loving pages it will live for ever. THE EVE OF ST. AGNES. BY JOHN KEATS. I. ST. AGNES' EVE. — Ah ! bitter chill it was : The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold ; The hare limped trembling through the frozen grass, And silent was the flock in woolly fold ; Numb were the...
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Murray and Co.'s Book of Information for Railway Travellers and Railway ...

R Bond (of London.) - Railroads - 1865 - 203 pages
...review of the journey, to occasion a tremulous sensation, as if -he thought and felt "Ah, bitter oliill it was! The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold...woolly fold ; Numb were the beadsman's fingers while ho told His rosary, and while his froBted breath, Like pious incense from a censer old, Seem'd taking...
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