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" THE shades of night were falling fast, As through an Alpine village passed A youth, who bore, 'mid snow and ice, A banner with the strange device, Excelsior ! His brow was sad ; his eye beneath Flashed like a falchion from its sheath, And like a silver... "
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 páginas
...fulfilled The aspiration of my youth, to build Some tower of song with lofty parapet. (1. 1 -4) 21 The shades of night were falling fast. As through...village passed A youth, who bore, 'mid snow and ice, 29 half-way up the hill. I see the Past 277 POETRY QUOTATIONS 278 With smoking roofs, soft bells, and...
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Functional Semantics: A Theory of Meaning, Structure, and Tense in English

Peter Harder - 1996 - 586 páginas
...so, one must also think that to strive for that goal is an adequate substitute for reaching it. The youth who bore 'mid snow and ice a banner with the strange device "excelsior" did not specify a point he wanted to reach, only a direction he wanted to take — and...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 páginas
...in the infinite meadows of heaven Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels. 6485 'Excelsior' The shades of night were falling fast,...'mid snow and ice, A banner with the strange device, Excelslor! 6486 'Excelslor' 'Try not the Pass!' the old man said; 'Dark lowers the tempest overbead.'...
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The Chan's Great Continent: China in Western Minds

Jonathan D. Spence - 1999 - 279 páginas
...Longfellow's "Excelsior" of 1842. No one in 1869 would have needed reminding of the poem's most famous stanza: The shades of night were falling fast, As through...'mid snow and ice, A banner with the strange device Excelsior! The pidgin English version, replacing the Latin "excelsior" or "higher" with the pidgin...
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: And, Through the Looking-glass and what ...

Lewis Carroll - 1998 - 278 páginas
...John Mackay Shaw (The Parodies of Lewis Carroll and Their Originals, pp. 10-1i) suggests Longfellow's 'Excelsior': The shades of night were falling fast As through an Alpine village passed but the poems share only a very common verse-form. Page 200. (1) Anglo-Saxon attitudes: Dodgson noted...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - 1999 - 1136 páginas
...godlike. lA'tllltU'lint' ( 1 N47! pi. 2, I. 60 16 The shades of night were falling fast, As through ¡in Alpine village passed A youth, who bore, 'mid snow and ice, A banner with the strange device, Excelsior! 'Excelsior' (1841 1 17 A traveller, by the faithful hound, Half-buried in the snow was found....
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Jessie Luther at the Grenfell Mission

Jessie Luther - 2001 - 343 páginas
...Slade, Grenfell's dog team driver. 87 In the poem "Excelsior," Henry Wadsworth Longfellow writes of a youth "who bore, 'mid snow and ice, / A banner with the strange device, / Excelsior!" 88 The blackened face was one of the disguises adopted by Newfoundland mummers. SeeJ.DA...
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Twilight in Italy and Other Essays

D. H. Lawrence - 2002 - 327 páginas
...employers. 211:32 Excelsior, From Excelsior (1841), 11. 1-D, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-82): The shades of night were falling fast, As through...'mid snow and ice, A banner with the strange device, Excelsior! His brow was sad; his eye beneath Flashed like a falchion from its sheath, And like a silver...
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Democratic Voices and Vistas: American Literature from Emerson to Lanier

Darrel Abel - 2002 - 540 páginas
...once regarded as an inspiring expression of idealism. It is impossible to suppress a snicker at the "youth who bore, 'mid snow and ice, a banner with the strange device, Excelsior!" and who pressed upward to the Alpine heights as the shades of night were falling fast,...
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The Stuffed Owl: An Anthology of Bad Verse

Dominic Bevan Wyndham Lewis, Charles Lee - 1930 - 264 páginas
...strongly censured by many who consider it an unwarrantable slur on the morals of a British Dependency. Excelsior THE shades of night were falling fast, As...'mid snow and ice, A banner with the strange device, Excelsior ! His brow was sad; his eye beneath Flashed like a falchion from its sheath, And like a silver...
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