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" In their bloom, And the names he loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb. "
The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ... - Página 730
por Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1865 - 808 páginas
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Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Volumen30

American Academy of Arts and Sciences - 1895 - 668 páginas
...is life itself. Even his " Last Leaf "is not primarily pathetic but humorous, yet the stanza, " The mossy marbles rest On the lips that he has pressed...hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb," brings a lump into the throat and a dimming of the eyes, no matter how often one repeat the lines....
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen180

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1895 - 596 páginas
...handwriting and Abraham Lincoln was fond of quoting : ' The mossy marbles rest On the lips that he has prest In their bloom, And the names he loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb.' Since that time other works in prose and verse have poured from his pen, till his name as an essayist,...
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Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, Volumen14

Illinois State Historical Society - 1922 - 604 páginas
...he meets So forlorn; And he shakes his feeble head That it seems as if he said, They are gone. "The mossy marbles rest On the lips that he has pressed...hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb." List of Publications of the Illinois State Historical Library and Society. No. 1. *A Bibliography of...
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The Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine, Volúmenes1-3

1918 - 916 páginas
...he had come across Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes' "The Last Leaf", and he never tired of quoting: "The mossy marbles rest On the lips that he has pressed...hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb". He was as tender hearted as a woman, and many a letter of his is now preserved as a treasured heirloom,...
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The Inner Life of Abraham Lincoln: Six Months at the White House

Francis Bicknell Carpenter - 1995 - 380 páginas
...from memory. The verse he referred to occurs in about the middle of the poem, and is this :— " The mossy marbles rest On the lips that he has pressed...finer than those six lines in the English language!" A day or two afterward, he asked me to accompany him to the temporary studio, at the Treasury Department,...
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The Inner World of Abraham Lincoln

Michael Burlingame - 1997 - 418 páginas
...treated the death of loved ones.148 He was fondest of the following stanza: The mossy marbles rest On lips that he has pressed In their bloom; And the names...hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb. Of these verses he said, "For pure pathos, in my judgment, there is nothing finer than those six lines...
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Lincoln Before Washington: New Perspectives on the Illinois Years

Douglas L. Wilson - 1997 - 216 páginas
...such that some regarded it as his favorite, particularly the fourth stanza: The mossy marbles rest On lips that he has pressed In their bloom; And the names...hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb. Lincoln told Carpenter, "For pure pathos, in my judgment, there is nothing finer than those six lines...
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The Lincoln Enigma: The Changing Faces of an American Icon

G. S. Boritt - 2001 - 356 páginas
...pruning knife of Time" and especially its stanza: The mossy marbles resr On the lips that he has prest In their bloom, And the names he loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb. To the artist Francis Carpenter, Lincoln said of that particular stanza: "For pure pathos, in my judgment,...
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Lincoln's Sanctuary: Abraham Lincoln and the Soldiers' Home

Matthew Pinsker - 2003 - 274 páginas
...was "nothing finer" in the English language than the following six lines from "The Last Leaf." The mossy marbles rest On the lips that he has pressed...hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb. quiet mid-August day. The president combined a hard, practical edge with an unusually deep and latent...
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Poems Part 1 (Volume 12)

472 páginas
...his feeble head, That it seems as if he said, The mossy marbles rest On the lips that he has prest In their bloom, And the names he loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb. My grandmamma has said — Poor old lady, she is dead Long ago — That he had a Roman nose, And his...
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