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1. "From childhood's hour I have not been, as others were-I have not seen, as others saw--I could not bring..." What poem is this?
2. "Wanderers in that happy valley, through two luminous windows, saw spirits moving muscially to a lute's well-tuned law..." The poem?
3. "Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December and each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor. Eagerly I wished the morrow,;-vainly I had sought to borrow from my books surcease of sorrow..." Which one is this?
4. "Lo! Death has reared himself a throne in a strange city lying alone far down within the dim West, where the good and the bad and the worst and the best have gone to their eternal rest."
5. "Out-out are the lights-out all! And, over each quivering form, the curtain, a funeral pall, comes down with the rush of a storm..."
6. "Would God I could awaken! For I dream I know not how, and my soul is sorely shaken, Lest an evil step be taken,--Lest the dead who is forsaken may not be happy now".
7. "Thy will is done, oh, God! The star hath ridden high Thro' many a tempest, but she rode beneath the burning eye..."
8. "'Wretches! ye loved her for her wealth and hated for her pride, And when she fell in feeble health, ye blessed her-that she died!'"
9. "Of late, eternal Condor years so shake the very Heaven on high with tumult as they thunder by, I have no time for idle cares..."
10. "And so, all the night-tide, I lie down by the side of my darling-my darling-my life and my bride, in the sepulchre there by the sea, in her tomb by the sounding sea."
11. "And oh! of all tortures THAT torture the worst has abated-the terrible torture of thirst for the naphthalilne river of passion accurst:"
12. "In a clamorous appealing to the mercy of the fire, in a mad expostulation with the deaf and frantic fire, Leaping higher, higher, higher..."
13. "Yet heavier far than you Petrarchan stuff-Owl-downy nonsense that the faintest puff twirls into trunk-paper the while you con it. And, veritably, Sol is right enough."
14. "I gaze awhile on her cold smile; too cold--too cold for me-there passed, as a shroud, a fleecy cloud..."
15. "This I sat engaged in guessing, but no syllable expressing to the fowl whose fiery eyes now burned into my bosom's core..."
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