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" She struck where the white and fleecy waves Looked soft as carded wool, But the cruel rocks, they gored her side Like the horns of an angry bull. Her rattling shrouds, all sheathed in ice, With the masts went by the board; Like a vessel of glass, she... "
The Complete Poetical Works of Longfellow - Page 14
by Longfellow - 1922
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 8

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1840 - 688 pages
...was frozen on her breast, The salt tears in her eyes; And he saw her hair, like the brown sea- weed, On the billows fall and rise. Such was the wreck of...death like this On the reef of Norman's Woe ! THE CORPUS MSS. THIS is an age essentially rationalistic and inquiring. Beyond the certainty of nothing...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 8

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1840 - 686 pages
...was frozen on her breast, The salt tears in her eyes; And he saw her hair, like the brown sea- weed, On the billows fall and rise. Such was the wreck of...from a death like this On the reef of Norman's Woe ! 153 THE CORPUS MSS. THIS is an age essentially rationalistic and inquiring. Beyond the certainty...
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Ballads and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1842 - 144 pages
...shrouds, all sheathed in ice, With the masts went by the board ; Like a vessel of glass, she strove and sank, Ho ! ho ! the breakers roared ! At daybreak,...from a death like this, On the reef of Norman's Woe ! fr I THE LUCK OF EDENHALL. FROM THE GERMAN OF UHLAND. [The tradition, upon which this ballad is founded,...
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Ballads and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1842 - 148 pages
...was frozen on her breast, The salt tears in her eyes ; And he saw her hair, like the brown sea- weed, On the billows fall and rise. Such was the wreck of...death like this, On the reef of Norman's Woe ! THE LUCK OF EDENHALL. FROM THE GERMAN OF CHLAND. [The tradition, upon which this ballad is founded, and...
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Voices of the Night

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1843 - 570 pages
...shrouds, all sheathed in ice, With the masts went by the board ; Like a vessel of glass, she strove and sank, Ho ! ho ! the breakers roared ! At daybreak,...death like this, On the reef of Norman's Woe ! THE LUCK OF EDENHALL. FROM THE GERMAN OF UHLAND. [The tradition, upon which this ballad is founded, and...
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The Rover, Volume 2

Seba Smith, Lawrence Labree - 1844 - 498 pages
...day-break, on the bleak sea-beach, A fisherman stood aghast, To see the form of a maiden fair, Lash'd close to a drifting mast. The salt sea was frozen...from a death like this On the reef of Norman's Woe! NEW SONG. BY THE LATE THOMAS HAVNES BAYLY. IT was a dream of perfect bliss, Too beautiful to last,...
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Poems, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1850 - 500 pages
...dark and drear, Through the whistling sleet and snow, Like a sheeted ghost, the vessel swept Towards the reef of Norman's Woe. And ever the fitful gusts...death like this, On the reef of Norman's Woe ! THE LUCK OF EDENHALL. FROM THE GERMAN OF UHLAND. [The tradition, upon which this ballad is founded, and...
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The Guardian, Volume 30

1879 - 442 pages
...maiden fair, Lashed close to a drifting mast. " The salt sea was frozen on her breast, The salt tear* in her eyes ; And he saw her hair like the brown seaweed,...from a death like this, On the reef of Norman's Woe !" SOME people see naught but good, and treat evil with sentimental leniency Others see naught but...
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Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1850 - 462 pages
...form of a maiden fair, Lashed close to a drifting mast. And he saw her hair, like the brown sea- weed, On the billows fall and rise. Such was the wreck of...from a death like this, On the reef of Norman's Woe ! MISCELLANEOUS. MISCELLANEOUS. THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH. UNDER a spreading chestnut tree The village...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851 - 362 pages
...shrouds all sheathed in ice, With the masts went by the board ; Like a vessel of glass, she strove and sank, Ho ! ho ! the breakers roared ! At day-break...from a death like this, On the reef of Norman's Woe ! LONGFELLOW. XXIV. THE TREASURES OF THE DEEP. " AND I saw the dead, small and great, stand before...
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