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" but not before last night. I was walking alone in my garden, there was great stillness among the branches and flowers and more than common sweetness in the air ; I heard a low and pleasant sound, and I knew not whence it came. At last I saw the broad... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 283
1865
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Skirmishes and Sketches

Gail Hamilton - 1866 - 447 pages
...was walking alone in my garden last night: there was great stillness among the branches and flowcrs, and more than common sweetness in the air, I heard a low and pleasant sound, and knew not whence it came. At last I saw the broad leaf of a flower move, and underneath I saw a procession...
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The Broadway Annual: A Miscellany of Original Literature in Poetry and Prose

1867
...answered, " but not before last night. There was great stillness among the branches and flowers, and a more than common sweetness in the air. I heard a low and pleasant sound, and knew not whence it came. At last I saw the broad leaf of a flower move, and underneath I saw a procession...
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Old and New

Edward Everett Hale - 1873
...Blake ; " but not before last night. I was walking alone in my garden : there was great stillness among the branches and flowers, and more than common sweetness...sound, and I knew not whence it came. At last I saw a broad leaf of a flower move ; and underneath I saw a procession of creatures of the size and color...
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Old and New, Volume 7

Edward Everett Hale - 1873
...before last night. I was walking alone in my garden : there was great stillness among the branches aYid flowers, and more than common sweetness in the air....sound, and I knew not whence it came. At last I saw a broad leaf of a flower move ; and underneath I saw a procession of creatures of the size and color...
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The Scrap-book

1875 - 544 pages
...Blake ; "but not before last night. I was walking alone in my garden; there was great stillness among the branches and flowers, and more than common sweetness...in the air : I heard a low and pleasant sound, and knew not whence it ca'ue : at last I saw the broad leaf of a flower move, and underneath 1 .-cnv a...
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Pen Sketches by a Vanished Hand: From the Papers of the Late ..., Volume 2

Mortimer Collins - 1879
...a fairy's funeral. " I was walking alone in my garden," he said ; " there was great stillness among the branches and flowers, and more than common sweetness...and colour of green and grey grasshoppers, bearing a VOL. II. N body laid out oil a rose-leaf, which they buried with songs, and then disappeared. It was...
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Life of William Blake: With Selections from His Poems and Other ..., Volume 1

Alexander Gilchrist - 1880
...' but not before last night. I was ' walking alone in my garden ; there was great stillness among ' the branches and flowers, and more than common sweetness...air ; I heard a low and pleasant sound, and I knew AT. 43—44.l POET HAYLEY AND FELPHAM. l6l ' not whence it came. At last I saw the broad leaf of '...
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A Popular Handbook to the National Gallery: Including, by Special ..., Volume 1

Sir Edward Tyas Cook - 1888 - 703 pages
...appeared to him in vision. When he walked in the garden at Felpham by night he saw "a fairy funeral" — "a procession of creatures of the size and colour of green and gray grasshoppers, bearing a body laid out on a rose leaf." " Dear Sculptor of Eternity," so he writes...
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The Blue Poetry Book...

Andrew Lang - 1892 - 264 pages
...instance which he records of himself : ' I was walking alone in my garden, there was great stillness among the branches and flowers, and more than common sweetness...sound, and I knew not whence it came. At last I saw a broad leaf of a flower move, and underneath I saw a procession of creatures of the size and colour...
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The Outlook, Volume 87

1907
...Blake, " but not before last night. I was walking alone in my garden ; there was a great stillness among the branches and flowers and more than common sweetness...underneath I saw a procession of creatures of the size and color of green and gray grasshoppers, bearing a body laid out on a rose leaf, which they buried with...
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