This is the for…

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This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks,
Bearded with moss, and in garments green, indistinct in the twilight,
Stand like Druids of eld, with voices sad and prophetic,
Stand like harpers hoar, with beards that rest on their bosoms.
Loud from its rocky caverns, the deep-voiced neighboring ocean
Speaks, and in accents disconsolate answers the wail of the forest.

Evangeline, A Tale of Acadie, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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2 thoughts on “This is the for…

  1. Just reading the first lines of that story gives me chills. Living in Louisiana, I made it a point to study about the Acadian people. It’s a very dramatic story.

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