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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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My Brother's Wife: A Life-history

Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards - English fiction - 1865 - 112 pages
...gate ; the roads are blocked up from here to Chalons, and the post has not been in for nearly a week. "Ah! bitter chill it was ! The owl, for all his feathers,...hare limp'd trembling through the frozen grass, And eilent was the flock in woolly fold." We have done all that can be done to enliven the wintry solitude...
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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - English poetry - 1866 - 546 pages
...AGNES' Eve — Ah ! bitter chill it was : The owl, for all his feathers, was a-co!d ; The hare limped trembling through the frozen grass, And silent was...frosted breath, Like pious incense from a censer old, Seemed taking flight for heaven without a death Past the sweet Virgin's picture, while his prayer he...
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Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets

Frederick Saunders - American poetry - 1866 - 376 pages
...earth. His most renowned poem is the Eve of St. Agnes : here are a few stanzas :— 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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Pencilings and Sketches of the Poets: A Record of Memory and Love

M. T. Downing - English poetry - 1867 - 379 pages
...faney." The poem, though long, is given entire: < J THE EVE OF ST. AGNES. St. Agnes' Eve—ah, bittar chill it was! The owl, for all his feathers was a-cold;...frosted breath, Like pious incense from a censer old, Seemed taking flight for Heaven without a death, Past the sweet Virgin's picture, while his prayer...
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Pictures in Tyrol and elsewhere, by the author of 'A voyage en zigzag'.

Elizabeth Tuckett - 1867
...sometimes, holding out their hands To pull you from the vile flats up to them.* EB BROWNING. 1 Ah 1 bitter chill it was ; The owl, for all his feathers,...frozen grass, And silent was the flock in woolly fold.' KEATS. SKETCHES FROM PONTRESINA. A HEAVY storm of wind and rain and snow had kept -*••*' us prisoners...
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Pictures in Tyrol and Elsewhere: From a Family Sketch-book

Elizabeth Tuckett - Austria - 1867 - 313 pages
...stronger sometimes, holding out their hands To pull you from the vile flats up to them.' EB BROWXINQ. * Ah ! bitter chill it was ; The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold ; The hare- llmpM trembling through the frozen grass, And silent was the flock in woolly fold.' KEATS. SKETCHES...
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A Manual of Elocution Founded Upon the Philosophy of the Human Voice

M. S. Mitchell - Elocution - 1869 - 396 pages
...of Hyblan bee Before thy loud'st protesting." AURORA LEIGH, — Mrs. Browning. " St. Agnes' Eve — Ah, bitter chill it was ! The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold ; The hair limped trembling through the frozen grass, And silent was the flock in woolly fold : Numb were...
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The Sporting magazine; or Monthly calendar of the transactions of the turf ...

...time, but it was not till nearly half-past eleven that Sir Thomas made his appearance. " Bitter cold it was ! The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold...through the frozen grass, And silent was the flock in wintry fold ; Numb were the beadsman's fingers while he told His rosary, and while his frosted breath,...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN KEATS.

JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL - 1871
...borne From mouth to mouth through all the country pass'd : THE EVE OF ST. AGNES. ST. AGNES' EVE — Ah, bitter chill it was ! The owl, for all his feathers,...frosted breath, Like pious incense from a censer old, Seem d Talung tii^ht TorTfeaven' wllKout a death, Past the sweet Virgin's picture, while his prayer...
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A Manual of Elocution: Founded Upon the Philosophy of the Human Voice. With ...

M. S. Mitchell - Elocution - 1871 - 384 pages
...flock in woolly fold : Numb were the Beadsmans' ringers, while he told ILLUSTRATIONS. — TREMOR. 107 His rosary, and while his frosted breath, Like pious...Seem'd taking flight for heaven, without a death, Fast the sweet Virgin's picture, while his prayers he saith." THE EVE OF ST. AGNES. — Keatt. " Ye...
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