Foremost, bearing the bell, Evangeline sbeautiful heifer, Proud of her snow-white hide, and the ribbon that waved from her collar. BiRKET Fostbk. 13 XII. Late, with the rising moon, returned the wains from the marshes, Laden with briny hay, that filled the air with its odour. Birket Foster. 15 XIII. Not so thinketh the folk in the village, said, warmly, the blacksmith. Shaking his head, as in doubt. Johx Gilbert. 18 XIV. More than a himdred Cliildren schildren rode on his knee, and heard his great watch tick. John Gilbert. 20 XV. In friendly contention the old men Laughed at each lucky hit, or unsuccessful manoD uvre. John Gilbkut. 24 XVI. Many a farewell word and sweet good-night on the door-step Lingered long in Evangeline sheart, and filled it with gladness. Jane E. Bknham. 25 XVII. For EvangeU ne stood among the guests of her father; Bright was her face with smiles, and words of welcome and gladness Fell from her beautiful lips, and blessed the cup as she gave it. Jank E. Ben ham. 27 XIII. Now from the coimtry around, from the farms and the neighbouring hamlets, Came in their holiday dresses the blithe Acadian peasants. Birket Foster. 28 XIX. Merrily, merrily whirled the wheels of the dizzying dances Under the orchard-trees and down the path to the meadows. Birket Foster. 30 XX. Without, in the churchyard, Waited the women. They stood by the graves, and hung on the head-stones Garlands of autumn leaves and evergreens fresh from the forest. Birket Foster. 31 XXI. Then, all forgetful of self, she wandered into the village. Cheering with looks and words the disconsolate hearts of the women. Jane E. Benham. 35 XXII. Marching in gloomy procession Followed the long-imprisoned, but patient, Acadian farmers. Jane E.B enhaih.
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