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Curfew by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | Monday, September 21, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

September 21st, 2015

Episode 345 of 783 episodes

I. Solemnly, mournfully, Dealing its dole, The Curfew Bell Is beginning to toll. Cover the embers, And put out the light; Toil comes with the morning, And rest with the night. Dark grow the windows, And quenched is the fire; Sound fades into silence, All footsteps retire. No voice in the chambers, No sound in... Read more »

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