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" Once upon a midnight dreary, While I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious Volume of forgotten lore — While I nodded, nearly napping, Suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, Rapping at my chamber door ; "Tis... "
Tales of Mystery, Imagination, & Humour; and Poems - Page 223
by Edgar Allan Poe - 1852 - 479 pages
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"Borrowed Plumage": Polemical Essays on Translation

Eugene Chen Eoyang - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 186 pages
...quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore — While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping. As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. Paul Valery didn't much like the poem and cared even less for the commentary on its composition: "'The...
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Der rothe Doktor von Chicago: ein deutsch-amerikanisches ...

Axel W.-O. Schmidt - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 602 pages
...many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. ,,'T is some visitor", I muttered, „tapping at my chamber door Only this and nothing more". (2) Ah,...
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500 Years of New Words

Bill Sherk - Reference - 2004 - 312 pages
...a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping...separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor. . . 1773 GALLICIZE Once more we open Merriam-Webster, which offers this definition of gallicize: "to...
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Twentieth-century Chinese Translation Theory: Modes, Issues and Debates

Tak-hung Leo Chan - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 275 pages
...quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore — While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping As of some one gently rapping, rapping at...at my chamber door — Only this and nothing more." *** But the Raven still beguiling my sad fancy into smiling, Straight I wheeled a cushioned seat in...
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Know It All! Grades 6-8 Reading

Russell Kahn, Princeton Review (Firm) - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 195 pages
...a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping...at my chamber door — Only this and nothing more." Which of the following contains alliteration from the poem? A Once upon a midnight dreary, B While...
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A Historical Guide to Emily Dickinson

Vivian R. Pollak - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 312 pages
...quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore — While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping As of some one gently rapping, rapping at..."tapping at my chamber door — Only this and nothing more."18 Poe's dense use of alliteration, assonance, repetition, and rhyme is extreme even by nineteenth-century...
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Hick Flicks: The Rise and Fall of Redneck Cinema

Scott Von Doviak - Performing Arts - 2015 - 232 pages
...well known as Poe, but feel free to make your own judgment as to his relative talent with a quill: "Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December,...separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor." — Edgar Allan Poe, "The Raven" "Keep away from Pumpkinhead unless you're tired of living, His enemies...
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Booked Twice: Booked to Die and The Bookman's Wake

John Dunning - Fiction - 2004 - 691 pages
...knocking the phone to the floor. I stood for a moment, that line from Poe running through my head . . . " 'Tis some visitor, " I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door — Only this and nothing more. " . . . and slowly I moved to the window and parted the curtains. I could see the dark outline of a...
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Great Short Works of Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe - Fiction - 2009 - 576 pages
...quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore — While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door — " Tis some visiter," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door — Only this and nothing more." Ah, distinctly I...
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Poetry: The Basics

Jeffrey Wainwright - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 223 pages
...Raven' he employs an eight-stress trochaic line: While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door However, we can see that these very long lines actually have a decided break in the middle: As of some...
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