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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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Harper's Magazine, Volume 60

1880
...LX. ".SUHU WKKK THE 1:1 U'MUS'.-, FINGKHS H nil L UK TOLO." THE EVE OF ST. AGNES. ST. AGNES' EVE — Ah, bitter chill it was! The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold; The liare liinp'd trembling through the frozen grass, And silent was the flock in woolly fold: Entered...
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Harper's Cyclopędia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1881 - 958 pages
...year will long give to his productions a peculiar interest. THE EVE OF ST. AGNES. St. Agnes' Eve, — the past with shame and pain. I raved at war and all its horrid cost, And glor limped trembling through the frozen grass, And silent was the flock in woolly fold ; Numb were the...
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Household Friends for Every Season

James Thomas Fields - English literature - 1881 - 320 pages
...rise the glorious thought, I am with thee ' THE EVE OF ST, AGNES. BY JOHN KEATS. 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 : Nuinb were the...
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An Introduction to the Study of Poetry

Henry Bernard Cotterill - English poetry - 1882 - 328 pages
...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...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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An Introduction to the Study of Poetry

Henry Bernard Cotterill - English poetry - 1882 - 328 pages
...Saint 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...flock in woolly fold. Numb were the beadsman's fingers as he told His rosary, and as his frosted breath, Like pious incense from a censer old, Seemed taking...
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - American poetry - 1882 - 862 pages
...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 beadsman's ftngens while he told His rosary, and while his frosted breath, Like pious incense from a censer old....
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Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1882 - 958 pages
...Agnes' Eve, — all, bitter chill it was! The owl. for all his feathers, was a-coUl ; Tbe liare limped Headsman's fingers while he told His rosary, and while his fronted breath, Like pious incense from...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1883 - 315 pages
...EVE OF SAINT AGNES. St. Agnes' Eve — Ah ! bitter chill it was ; The owl, for dll his feathers, vas a-cold; (*) The hare limp'd trembling through the...without a death Past the sweet Virgin's picture, while Ids prayer he saith-C) n. His prayer he saith, this patient, holy man, Then takes his lamp, and riseth...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and arranged by H. Morley

Cassell, ltd - 1883
...jars and four months. THE EVE OF ST. AGNES. St. Agnes' Eve ! Ah, bitter chill it was ! The owl, fur all his feathers, was a-cold ; The hare limp'd trembling...grass, And silent was the flock in woolly fold : Numb wore the Headsman's finders while he told His rosary, and while his frosted breath, I/ike pious incense...
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Familiar wild birds, Volume 1

Walter Swaysland - Birds - 1883
...mentions this bird thus : — , " St. Agnes' Eve ! ah ! bitter chill it was ; The Owl, for all hia feathers, was acold ; The hare limp'd trembling through...frozen grass, And silent was the flock in woolly fold." — therein pointing to the fact that the Barn Owl remains in England throughout the winter, and likewise...
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