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High at some lonely window he saw the light of her taper.

Myles Birket Foster, from Poems, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Boston, 1852.

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High at some lonely window he saw the light of her taper.

Myles Birket Foster, from Poems, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Boston, 1852.

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Friday, April 4, 2014
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A light on Marmion’s visage spread,
And fired his glazing eye

A. Fredericks, from Marmion, by Walter Scott, illustrated under the direction of A. V. S. Anthony, Boston, 1885.

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A light on Marmion’s visage spread,
And fired his glazing eye

A. Fredericks, from Marmion, by Walter Scott, illustrated under the direction of A. V. S. Anthony, Boston, 1885.

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Friday, April 4, 2014
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In moonbeam half, and half in gloom,
Stood a tall form with nodding plume

A. Fredericks, from Marmion, by Walter Scott, illustrated under the direction of A. V. S. Anthony, Boston, 1885.

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In moonbeam half, and half in gloom,
Stood a tall form with nodding plume

A. Fredericks, from Marmion, by Walter Scott, illustrated under the direction of A. V. S. Anthony, Boston, 1885.

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Friday, April 4, 2014
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The village inn seemed large, though rude.

From Marmion, by Walter Scott, illustrated under the direction of A. V. S. Anthony, Boston, 1885.

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The village inn seemed large, though rude.

From Marmion, by Walter Scott, illustrated under the direction of A. V. S. Anthony, Boston, 1885.

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Thursday, April 3, 2014
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And there she stood so calm and pale.

A. Fredericks, from Marmion, by Walter Scott, illustrated under the direction of A. V. S. Anthony, Boston, 1885.

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And there she stood so calm and pale.

A. Fredericks, from Marmion, by Walter Scott, illustrated under the direction of A. V. S. Anthony, Boston, 1885.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014
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Where, from high Whitby’s cloistered pile.

A. B. Shute, from Marmion, by Walter Scott, illustrated under the direction of A. V. S. Anthony, Boston, 1885.

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Where, from high Whitby’s cloistered pile.

A. B. Shute, from Marmion, by Walter Scott, illustrated under the direction of A. V. S. Anthony, Boston, 1885.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014
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L. S. Ipsen, title vignette from Marmion, by Walter Scott, illustrated under the direction of A. V. S. Anthony, Boston, 1885.

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L. S. Ipsen, title vignette from Marmion, by Walter Scott, illustrated under the direction of A. V. S. Anthony, Boston, 1885.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014
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Ah love! could thou and I with fate conspire.

René Bull, from Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, rendered into English by  Edward FitzGerald, London, 1913.

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Ah love! could thou and I with fate conspire.

René Bull, from Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, rendered into English by Edward FitzGerald, London, 1913.

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014