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Raven, The

noun

  1. a lyric poem (1845) by Edgar Allan Poe.


“The Raven”

  1. (1845) A poem by Edgar Allan Poe . A man mourning for his lost lover is visited by a raven that tells him he will see her “nevermore.” The poem begins with these famous lines:

    Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,

    Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore,

    While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,

    As of someone gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.



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