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" ... and sweet domestic thoughts flash out one by one across the blackening salt-meadow between. How much has not kerosene added to the cheerfulness of our evening landscape ! A pair of night-herons flapped heavily over me toward the hidden river. "
The Making of America - Page 385
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My Study Windows

James Russell Lowell - Birds - 1871 - 433 pages
...flapped heavily over me toward the hidden river. The war was ended. I might walk townward without that aching dread of bulletins that had darkened the July...and twice made the scarlet leaves of "October seem stained with blood. I remembered with a pang, half-proud, half-painful, how, so many years ago, I had...
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My Study Windows

James Russell Lowell - 1876 - 433 pages
...flapped heavily over me toward the hidden river. The war was ended. I might walk townward without that aching dread of bulletins that had darkened the July...and twice made the scarlet leaves of October seem stained with blood. I remembered with a pang, half-proud, half-painful, how, so many years ago, I had...
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The New England Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly, Volume 22

New England - 1900
...essays, "was ended. I might walk townward without the aching dread of bulletins that had darkened tne July sunshine and twice made the scarlet leaves of...who fell mortally wounded, October 21, 1861, at the battleof Ball's Bluff, while trying to save a wounded comrade. When taken to the hospital he said to...
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Prose masterpieces from modern essayists [ed. by G.H.P.

Prose masterpieces - 1884
...flapped heavily over me toward the hidden river. The war was ended. I might walk townward without that aching dread of bulletins that had darkened the July...and twice made the scarlet leaves of October seem stained with blood. I remembered with a pang, half-proud, half-painful, how, so many years ago, I had...
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My Study Windows

James Russell Lowell - Authors - 1887 - 433 pages
...flapped heavily over me toward the hidden river. The war was ended. I might walk townward without that aching dread of bulletins that had darkened the July...sunshine, and twice made the scarlet leaves of October seemed stained with blood. I remembered with a pang, half proud, half painful, how so many years ago...
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The Writings of James Russell Lowell ...: Literary essays

James Russell Lowell - 1890 - 336 pages
...flapped heavily over me toward the hidden river. The war was ended. I might walk townward without that aching dread of bulletins that had darkened the July...and twice made the scarlet leaves of October seem stained with blood. I remembered with a pang, half-proud, half-painful, how, so many years ago, I had...
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The Works of James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell - American literature - 1890
...flapped heavily over me toward the hidden river. The war was ended. I might walk townward without that aching dread of bulletins that had darkened the July...and twice made the scarlet leaves of October seem stained with blood. I remembered with a pang, half-proud, half-painful, how, so many years ago, I had...
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A Study of English Prose Writers: A Laboratory Method

John Scott Clark - American literature - 1898 - 879 pages
...never come ! " — A Good Word for Winter. " The war was ended. I might walk town ward without that aching dread of bulletins that had darkened the July...and twice made the scarlet leaves of October seem stained with blood. I remembered with a pang, half proud, half painful, how, so many years ago, I had...
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Democracy: And Other Papers

James Russell Lowell - Democracy - 1898 - 95 pages
...flapped heavily over me toward the hidden river. The war was ended. I might walk townward without that aching dread of bulletins that had darkened the July...and twice made the scarlet leaves of October seem stained with blood. I remembered with a pang, half-proud, half -painful, how, so many years ago, I...
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Old Cambridge

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - American literature - 1899 - 203 pages
...walks from Elmwood to Harvard Square about 1870: "The war was ended. I might walk townward without that aching dread of bulletins that had darkened the July...and twice made the scarlet leaves of October seem stained with blood. I remember with a pang half proud, half painful, how, so many years ago, I had...
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