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" And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door; And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming, And the lamplight o'er him streaming throws his shadow... "
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Reading Africa Into American Literature: Epics, Fables, and Gothic Tales

Keith Cartwright - Literary Criticism
...statuary; the Ravens shadow, in fact, covers the speaker with a presence that is irrevocably haunting: And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door; And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming, And the...
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Poe's Seductive Influence on Great Writers

Burton R. Pollin - Literary Collections - 2004 - 262 pages
...the antepenultimate stanza reads: "Leave my loneliness unbroken!—quit the bust above my door!/Take thy beak from out my heart, and take thy form from off my door!" In his "Philosophy of Composition," already reflected in Pierre (see above Book 5, ch. 7), Poe had...
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Not As Crazy As I Seem

George Harrar - Juvenile Fiction - 2004 - 232 pages
...forget Lenore because thinking about her is driving him mad— "Nevermore." He tells the raven to leave ("Take thy beak from out my heart, and take thy form from off my door!")—"Nevermore." l think the raven is like the part of a person's mind that keeps saying everything's...
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Sunny Memories of Three Pastorates

William Elliot Grifffis - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 352 pages
...spirit cries out : ' ' Get thee back, leave no black plume as a token, leave my loneliness unbroken." " Take thy beak from out my heart, and Take thy form from off my door ! " But, memory will not die, nor the raven fly into oblivion either at our cajoling or oar command....
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Contemporizing the Classics: Poe, Shakespeare, Doyle

Gregory Sarno - Performing Arts - 2005 - 420 pages
...shrieked, upstarting — "Get thee back into the tempest and the night's Plutonian shore. Leave no black plume as a token of that lie thy soul hath spoken! Leave my loneliness unbroken! Take thy beak from out my heart, and take thy form from off my door!" Quoth the Raven . VELAZQUEZ "Nevermore."...
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The Giant Book of Poetry

William Roetzheim - Poetry - 2006 - 748 pages
...shrieked, upstarting — "Get thee back into the tempest and the Night's Plutonian shore! Leave no black plume as a token of that lie thy soul hath spoken!...sitting, still is sitting on the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door; and his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming, and the...
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Rhyme and Reason: Modern Formal Poetry: An Anthology

Neil Harding McAlister - Poetry - 2006 - 160 pages
...Poe's "The Raven," and came running into the living room to read it aloud to me. The final stanza is: "And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door; And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming, And the...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...still, if bird or devil!" "The Raven" 1. 85 (1845) 11 Take thy beak from out my heart, and take thy 12 ity Press just above my chamber door. "The Raven" 1. 103 (1845) 13 And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's...
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Masterpieces of American Romantic Literature

Melissa McFarland Pennell - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 202 pages
...self-inflicted torture builds in intensity until the speaker breaks down emotionally and demands that the raven "Take thy beak from out my heart, and take thy form from off my door!" (Poetry and Tales 86). The last stanza, however, reveals that the speaker cannot free himself from...
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Faces in the Street

Pip Wilson - Fiction - 2006 - 585 pages
...Mo-poke!" The owl answers so close that even Henry Lawson can hear it. "Mo-poke, mo-poke, go poke yourself! 'Take thy beak from out my heart, and take thy form from off my door!' Want more money from me, do you, Bertha? You're the one with the fuckin' job now! Why don't you give...
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