Excelsior!

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Can you name the words to Longfellow's Excelsior!?

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HintMissing word(s)
The shades of night ____ _______ ____
As through __ ______ _______ passed
_ _____, who bore, mid snow and ice,
a banner ____ ___ _______ ______,
_________!
His brow was sad; ___ ___ _______
Flashed like a ________ from its sheath,
And like a ______ _______ rung
The accents of ____ _______ ______,
_________!
In _____ _____ he saw the light
Of household fires gleam ____ ___ ______;
Above, the ________ ________ shone,
And from his lips _______ _ _____,
_________!
“Try not the Pass!” the ___ ___ said;
“Dark lowers the tempest ________,
The roaring torrent is ____ ___ ____!”
And loud that _______ _____ replied,
_________!
“O stay,” ___ ______ ___, “and rest
thy weary head ____ ____ ______!”
A tear stood in his ______ ____ ___,
HintMissing word(s)
But _____ __ _________, with a sigh,
_________!
“Beware ___ ____ ____’s withered branch!
Beware the awful _________!”
This was ___ _______’s last Good-night,
A voice replied, ___ __ ___ ______,
_________!
At _____ __ ___, as heavenward
The pious monks of _____ _______
Uttered the oft-repeated ______,
A voice cried through the ________ air,
_________!
A traveller, by ___ ________ _____,
____-______ in the snow was found,
Still grasping in his ____ __ ___
That banner ____ ___ _______ ______,
_________!
There in the twilight, ____ ___ ____,
Lifeless, ___ _________, he lay,
And ____ ___ ___, serene and far,
A voice fell, like _ _______ ____,
_________!

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