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" Startled at the stillness broken by reply so aptly spoken, "Doubtless," said I, "what it utters is its only stock and store, Caught from some unhappy master whom unmerciful disaster Followed fast and followed faster till his songs one burden bore: Till... "
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Reading at the Social Limit: Affect, Mass Culture, and Edgar Allan Poe

Jonathan Elmer - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 259 pages
...artificial and the spontaneously genuine: "Doubtless," said I, "what it utters is its only stock and store Caught from some unhappy master whom unmerciful...and followed faster till his songs one burden bore." The narrator here manages to have things both ways: while the bird's utterance is reduced to the purely...
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The Presence of Camoes: Influences on the Literature of England, America ...

George Monteiro - Science
...Raven," that great poem of irrevocable loss: "Doubtless," said I, "what it utters is its only stock and store Caught from some unhappy master whom unmerciful...songs one burden bore — Till the dirges of his Hope that melancholy burden bore Of 'Never — nevermore.'"39 Poe not only anticipates Bishop's "master-disaster"...
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Reading and Writing Poetry with Teenagers

Fredric Lown, Judith W. Steinbergh - Education - 1996 - 172 pages
...stillness broken by reply so aptly spoken, "Doubtless," said I, "what it utters is its only stock and store, Caught from some unhappy master whom unmerciful...songs one burden bore: Till the dirges of his hope that melancholy burden bore Of 'Never — nevermore/" But the Raven still beguiling all my sad soul...
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Nineteenth-century American Poetry

William C. Spengemann, Jessica F. Roberts - Poetry - 1996 - 447 pages
...stillness broken by reply so aptly spoken, "Doubtless," said I, "what it utters is its only stock and store, Caught from some unhappy master whom unmerciful...and followed faster till his songs one burden bore, 65 Till the dirges of his hope that melancholy burden bore Of 'Never — nevermore.' '' Then, upon...
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Edgar Allan Poe: A Critical Biography

Arthur Hobson Quinn - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 864 pages
...Poe in the Broadway Journal to read as we now have it. In the American Review it had read in part: "Caught from some unhappy master whom unmerciful Disaster Followed fast and followed faster— so, when Hope he would adjure, Stern Despair returned, instead of the sweet Hope he dared adjureThat...
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Doctor Leeds' Selection of Popular Epic Recitations for Minstrel ..., Volume 1

Robert X. Leeds - Poetry - 1999 - 332 pages
...stillness broken by reply so aptly spoken, "Doubtless," said I, "what it utters is its only stock and store Caught from some unhappy master whom unmerciful...songs one burden bore — Till the dirges of his Hope that melancholy burden bore Of 'Never - nevermore.' '' But the raven still beguiling all my sad soul...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - Reference - 2000 - 656 pages
...stillness broken by reply so aptly spoken, "Doubtless," said I, "what it utters is its only stock and store Caught from some unhappy master whom unmerciful...songs one burden bore — Till the dirges of his Hope that melancholy burden bore Of 'Never-nevermore.' " But the Raven still beguiling all my fancy into...
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Complete Poems

Edgar Allan Poe, Thomas Ollive Mabbott - Literary Criticism - 1969 - 627 pages
...stillness broken by reply so aptly spoken, "Doubtless," said I, "what it utters is its only stock and store Caught from some unhappy master whom unmerciful...and followed faster till his songs one burden bore — 65 Till the dirges of his Hope that melancholy burden bore Of 'Never — nevermore.' " But the...
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The Company of the Creative: A Christian Reader's Guide to Great Literature ...

David L. Larsen - Religion - 639 pages
...by those who were intimate with him, a reflection and an echo of his own history. He was that bird's "unhappy master whom unmerciful Disaster followed...and followed faster till his songs one burden bore of 'Never — nevermore.'"7 DH Lawrence said he believed that Poe was "concerned with the disintegrative...
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Romancing the Shadow: Poe and Race

J. Gerald Kennedy, Liliane Weissberg - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 292 pages
...parroting the words of "some unhappy master": "Doubtless," said I, "what it utters is its only stock and store Caught from some unhappy master whom unmerciful...followed faster till his songs one burden bore—" (Mabbott, 1:367) The speaker's words link the "croak" of_ the raven with the master-slave relation...
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