A Defense Of Edgar Allan Poe

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Section 3genius than that of Poe. By the impartial verdict of all fair-minded men, and by the sober and dispassionate judgment of eminent scholars and critics in both hemispheres, the legacy of letters left to the world by' this child of song and sorrow entitles him to the lasting gratitude of ...
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Section 3genius than that of Poe. By the impartial verdict of all fair-minded men, and by the sober and dispassionate judgment of eminent scholars and critics in both hemispheres, the legacy of letters left to the world by' this child of song and sorrow entitles him to the lasting gratitude of mankind, and the crown of imperishable fame. THE BE LI A Hear the sledges with the bells— Silver bells! What a world of merriment their melody foretells! How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, In the icy air of night! While the stars that ovcrsprinkle All the heavens, seem to twinkle With a crystalline delight; Keeping time, time, time, In a sort of Eunic rhyme, To the tintinabulation that so musically wells From the bells, bells, bells, bells, EJells, bells, bells— From the jingling and the tinkling of the bells. II. Hear the mellow wedding bells, Golden bells! What a world of happiness their harmony foretells! Through the balmy air of night How they ring out their delight! From the molten-golden notes, And all in tune, What ii liquid ditty floats To the turtle-dove that listens, while she gloats On the moon! Oh, from out the sounding cells, What a gush of euphony voluminously wells ! How it swells! How it dwells On the Future ! how it tells Of the rapture that impels To the swinging and the ringing Of the bells, bells, bells, Of the bells, bells, bells, bells, Bells, bells, bells— To the rhyming and the chiming of the bells ! OT. Hear the loud alarum bells — Brazen bells! What a tale of terror, now, their tnrbulency tells! In the startled car of night How they scream out their arlright! Too much horrified to speak, They can only shriek, shriek, Out of tune, In a clamorous appealing' to the mercy of the lire, In a mad expostulation with the deaf a...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781248543412
  • Publisher: Nabu Press
  • Publication date: 4/13/2012
  • Pages: 98
  • Product dimensions: 0.20 (w) x 7.44 (h) x 9.69 (d)

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