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" This I sat engaged in guessing, but no syllable expressing To the fowl whose fiery eyes now burned into my bosom's core; This and more I sat divining, with my head at ease reclining On the cushion's velvet lining that the lamp-light gloated o'er, But... "
Zehn schottische Lieder verdentscht von W.B. Macdonald. Schott. und Deutsch - Page 62
1854
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The Irish quarterly review, Volume 5

1855
...gaunt, and ominous bird of yore, Meant in croaking ' Never moie.' This I sat engaged In guessing, bat no syllable expressing To the fowl whose fiery eyes now burned Into my bosom's corf; This and more I sat divining, with my head at ease reclining On the cushion's velvet lining,...
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The British Controversialist and Impartial Inquirer, Volume 5

Great Britain - 1854
...sad ; " but not after " uncertain," as it " immediately qualifies" the verbal noun "rustling." 4. " What this grim, ungainly, ghastly, Gaunt and ominous bird of yore, Meant in croaking, ' Never more.' " 5. " Deep into that darkness peering, Long I stood there, wondering, fearing, Doubting,...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2, Part 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1855
...in croaking " Nevermore." This I »it engaged in guessing, but no syllable expressing To the fowl i bosom's core ; This and more I sat divining, with my head at en*e reclining On the cushion's velvet lining that the lamplight gloated o'er, But »luxe velvet violet...
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Hand-book of American literature, historical, biographical, and critical [by ...

Joseph Gostwick - American literature - 1856 - 319 pages
...front of bird and bust and door ; Then upon the velvet sinking, I betook myself to linking Fancy unto fancy, thinking what this ominous bird of yore —...gaunt, and ominous bird of yore Meant in croaking " Never more." This I sat engaged in guessing, but no syllable expressing To the fowl whose fiery eyes...
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The book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...of bird, and bust, and door : Then, upon the velvet sinking, I betook myself to linking Fancy unto fancy, thinking what this ominous bird of yore —...reclining On the cushion's velvet lining that the lamp-light gloated o'er, But whose velvet violet lining with the lamplight gloating o'er She shall...
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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, with ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1857 - 448 pages
...front of bird, and bust, and door; Then upon the velvet sinking, I betook myself to linking Fancy unfo fancy, thinking what this +ominous bird of + yore, What this grim, ungainly, tghastly, +gaunt, and ominous bird of yore Meant, in croaking " Nevermore." 13. Thus I sat engag'd...
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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century

Robert Aris Willmott, Evert Augustus Duyckinck - American poetry - 1858 - 616 pages
...front of bird and bust and door : Then, upon the velvet sinking, I betook myself to linking Fancy unto fancy, thinking what this ominous bird of yore —...reclining On the cushion's velvet lining that the lamp-light gloated o'er, But whose velvet violet lining with the lamp-light gloating o'er She shall...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1858 - 740 pages
...gaunt, and ominous bird of yore Meant in croaking " Never more." This I sat engaged in gnessing, bnt no syllable expressing To the fowl whose fiery eyes...This and more I sat divining, with my head at ease rcclining On the cushion's velvet lining that the lamp-light gloated o'er, Bnt whose velvet violet...
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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - Elocution - 1858 - 480 pages
...of bird, and bust, and door ; Then, upon the velvet sinking, I betook myself to linking Fancy unto fancy, thinking what this ominous bird of yore, —...ominous bird of yore — Meant in croaking "Nevermore." 13. Thus I sat engaged in guessing, but no syllable expressing To the fowl, whose fiery eyes now burn'd...
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The Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe: With Original Memoir

Edgar Allan Poe - 1858 - 247 pages
...front of bird and bust and door ; Then, upon the velvet sinking, I Betook myself to linking Fancy unto fancy, thinking what this ominous bird of yore —...gaunt, and ominous bird of yore Meant in croaking " Nevermore.'7 This I sat engaged in guessing, but no syllable expressing To the fowl whose fiery eyes...
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