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" Of the lonely belfry and the dead; For suddenly all his thoughts are bent On a shadowy something far away, Where the river widens to meet the bay,— A line of black that bends and floats On the rising tide, like a bridge of boats. Meanwhile, impatient... "
Selections from American Authors: A Reading Book for School and Home ... - Page 9
edited by - 1879 - 410 pages
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - Elocution - 1863 - 530 pages
...— i A line of black, that bends and floats On the rising tide, like a bridge of boats. ? Meanwhile, impatient to mount and ride, Booted and spurred, with...Revere. Now he patted his horse's side, Now gazed on the landscape far and near, Then impetuous stamped the earth, And turned and tightened his saddle-girth...
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - Elocution - 1863 - 528 pages
...bay, — A line of black, that bends and floats On the rising tide, like a bridge of boats. Meanwhile, impatient to mount and ride, Booted and spurred, with...a heavy stride, On the opposite shore walked Paul Rcvere. Now he patted his horse's side, Now gazed on the landscape far and near, Then impetuous stamped...
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Tales of a Wayside Inn

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1864 - 254 pages
...black that bends and floats On the rising tide, like a bridge of boats. Meanwhile, impatient to^moimt and ride, Booted and spurred, with a heavy stride On the opposite shore walked Paul Severe. Now he patted his horse's side,' Now gazed at the landscape far and near, Then, impetuous,...
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Golden Leaves from the American Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - American poetry - 1865 - 564 pages
...bay, — A line of black, that bends and floats On the rising tide, like a bridge of boats. Meanwhile, impatient to mount and ride, Booted and spurred, with...REVERE. Now he patted his horse's side, Now gazed on the landscape far and near, Then impetuous stamped the earth, And turned and tightened his saddle-girth...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1865 - 388 pages
...bay, — A line of black that bends and floats On the rising tide, like a bridge of boats. Meanwhile, impatient to mount and ride, Booted and spurred, with a heavy stride On the opposite shore walked Paul RevereNow he patted his horse's side, Now gazed at the landscape far and near, Then, impetuous stamped...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1867 - 482 pages
...Patriarch he appeared, Abraham or Isaac, or at least Some later Prophet or High Priest. Meanwhile, impatient to mount and ride, Booted and spurred, with...earth, And turned and tightened his saddle-girth. PAGE 343 345 343 357 360 361 367 Then fell a sudden shadow on the page, And, lifting up his eyes, grown...
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Analytical Fifth-[sixth] Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the ...

Richard Edwards - 1867 - 386 pages
...bay,— A line of black, that bends and floats On the rising tide, like a bridge of boats. 1. Meanwhile, impatient to mount and ride, Booted and spurred, with...Revere. Now he patted his horse's side, Now gazed on the landscape far and near, Then impetuous stamped the earth, And turned and tightened his saddle-girth...
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Analytical Fifth Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the General ...

Richard Edwards - Readers - 1867 - 374 pages
...— A line of black, that bends and floats On the rising tide, like a bridge of boats. 7. Meanwhile, impatient to mount and ride, Booted and spurred, with...Revere. Now he patted his horse's side, Now gazed on the landscape far and near, Then impetuous stamped the earth, And turned and tightened his saddle-girth...
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Analytical Fifth Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the General ...

Richard Edwards - Readers - 1867 - 372 pages
...heavy stride On the opposite shore walked Paul Revere. Now he patted his horse's side, Now gazed on the landscape far and near, Then impetuous stamped...saddle-girth ; But mostly he watched with eager search The belfry tower of the old North Church, As it rose above the graves on the hill, Lonely and spectral...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Complete ed

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1868 - 410 pages
...hay, — A line of black that bends and floats On the rising tide, like a bridge of boats. Meanwhile, impatient to mount and ride, Booted and spurred, with...saddlegirth ; But mostly he watched with eager search The belfry tower of the Old North Church, As it rose above the graves on the hill, Lonely and spectral...
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