Chapter 2

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107: Quoth the raven, `Nevermore.’

108: Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing,

109: Till I scarcely more than muttered `Other friends have flown before –

110: Presently my soul grew stronger; hesitating then no longer,

111: Followed fast and followed faster till his songs one burden bore –

112: By that Heaven that bends above us – by that God we both adore –

113: She shall press, ah, nevermore!

114: Leave no black plume as a token of that lie thy soul hath spoken!

115:Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Night’s Plutonian shore!’

116: Then, methought, the air grew denser, perfumed from an unseen censer

117: Swung by Seraphim whose foot-falls tinkled on the tufted floor.

118: Ghastly grim and ancient raven wandering from the nightly shore –