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" This it is and nothing more." Presently my soul grew stronger; hesitating then no longer, "Sir," said I, "or Madam, truly your forgiveness I implore; But the fact is I was napping, and so gently you came rapping, And so faintly you came tapping, tapping... "
Zehn schottische Lieder verdentscht von W.B. Macdonald. Schott. und Deutsch - Page 58
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Doctor Leeds' Selection of Popular Epic Recitations for Minstrel and Stage Use

Robert X. Leeds - Poetry - 1999 - 332 pages
...forgiveness I implore; But the fact is I was napping, and so gently you came rapping. And so faintly you come tapping, tapping at my chamber door. That I scarce...dream before; But the silence was unbroken, and the darkness gave no token, And the only word there spoken was the whispered word, "Lenore!" This I whispered...
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Complete Poems

Edgar Allan Poe - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 627 pages
...Madam, truly your forgiveness I implore; But the fact is I was napping, and so gently you came rapping, And so faintly you came tapping, tapping at my chamber...opened wide the door; Darkness there and nothing more. 25 Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing, Doubting, dreaming dreams...
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Cosmology: The Science of the Universe

Edward Harrison, Harrison, Edward Robert Harrison, ward Robert Harrison, Edward (University of Massachusetts Harrison, Amherst) - Science - 2000 - 567 pages
...University Press, Cambridge, 1958. Reprint: Dover, New York. 490 24 DARKNESS AT NIGHT Deep into the darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing....dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. Edgar Allan Poe, The Raven (1845) THE GREAT RIDDLE An inferno of stars There is a simple and important...
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Write Fright: A Guide to Writing Scary Stories

Mark Pierce, Karen Jennings - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1982 - 88 pages
...rapping at my chamber door. "Tis some visitor," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door — Only this and nothing more." Deep into that darkness peering,...there wondering, fearing, Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortals ever dared to dream before; But the silence was unbroken, and the stillness gave no token,...
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Nelson Thornes Framework English: 1, Book 1

Geoff Reilly, Wendy Wren - Education - 2002 - 160 pages
...Madam, truly your forgiveness I implore; But the fact is ! was napping, and so gently you came rapping, And so faintly you came tapping, tapping at my chamber...opened wide the door; Darkness there and nothing more. Open here I flung the shutter, when, with many a flirt and flutter, In there stepped a stately raven...
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Favorite American Poems

Paul Negri - Poetry - 2002 - 144 pages
...Madam, truly your forgiveness I implore; But the fact is I was napping, and so gently you came rapping, And so faintly you came tapping, tapping at my chamber...sure I heard you" — here I opened wide the door; — Deep into the darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing, Doubting, dreaming dreams...
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Writing Smart Junior: The Art and Craft of Writing

Cynthia Johnson, C. L. Brantley - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 310 pages
...portal, Crowned with calm leaves she stands Who gathers all things mortal With cold immortal hands. 3. Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there...dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before 4. The flowers do fade, and wanton fields To wayward winter reckoning yields. 5. Time drives the flocks...
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The Cambridge Companion to Edgar Allan Poe

Kevin J. Hayes, University Kevin J Hayes - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 266 pages
...these literary techniques are employed repeatedly throughout the poem, as in the following couplet: Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there...dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before (P&T, 82) Occasionally, too, Poe offered suggestive allusion -to mythology ("Pallas" Pallas Athena,...
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The Universe at Midnight: Observations Illuminating the Cosmos

Ken Croswell - Science - 2002 - 352 pages
...opening paragraph! Likewise, his famous poem "The Raven" said: Deep into that darkness peering, longl stood there wondering, fearing, Doubting, dreaming...dream before; But the silence was unbroken, and the darkness gave no token. It was cosmologist Edward Harrison who unearthed the Poe reference that correctly...
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Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal

Richard Alan Krieger - Electronic books - 2007 - 344 pages
..."Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." — "Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there,...dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before." — "All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream." — Edgar Allan Poe "The dreamers of the...
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