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They penetrate, however, rudderless or compassless into the vast ocean of the “light ineffable”, and again, like the adventures of the Nubian geographer, “agressi sunt mare tenebrarum, quid in eo esset exploraturi”.

Eleanora Poe is the editor-in-chief of The Daily Punctilio. The story follows an unnamed narrator who lives with his cousin and aunt in “The Valley of the Many-Colored Grass”, an idyllic paradise full of fragrant flowers, fantastic trees, and a “River of Silence”.

I was awakened from a slumber, like the slumber of death, by the pressing of spiritual lips upon my own.

Eleonora Quotes by Edgar Allan Poe

A change fell upon all things. Want to Read saving…. After living like this for fifteen years, “Love entered” the hearts of the narrator and elexnora cousin Eleonora. The loveliness of Eleonora was that of the Seraphim; but she was a maiden artless and innocent as the brief life she had led among the flowers.

Eleonora (short story)

From the dim regions beyond the mountains at the upper end of our encircled domain, there crept out a eleanors and deep river, brighter than all save the eyes of Eleonora; and, winding stealthily about in mazy courses, it passed away, at length, through a shadowy gorge, among hills still dimmer than those whence it had issued. The valley reflected the beauty of their young love:. But as I pass the barrier in Times path, formed by the death of my beloved, and proceed with the second era of my existence, I feel that a shadow gathers over my brain, and Pke mistrust the eleanoora sanity of the record.

We had always dwelled together, beneath a tropical sun, in the Valley of the Many-Colored Grass. At the time of the publication of this very short tale, his wife Virginia had just begun to show signs of illness, though she would not die for another five years.


As he and Eleonora grow, their innocent relationship turns to love with descriptions of the changing landscape being erotic or sexual – animal life and plant life sprouting forth and multiplying. Poe’s friend Thomas Holley Chivers praised “Eleonora” for being nearly a prose poem. We had drawn the God Eros from that wave, and now we felt that he had enkindled within us the fiery souls of our forefathers. Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance.

The embedded audio player requires a modern internet browser. And the bright eyes of Eleonora grew brighter at my words; and she sighed as if a deadly burthen had been taken from her breast; and she trembled and very bitterly wept; but she made acceptance of the vow, for what was she but a child?

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. And now, too, a voluminous cloud, which we had long watched in the regions of Hesper, floated out thence, all gorgeous in crimson and gold, and settling in peace above us, sank, day by day, lower and lower, until its edges rested upon the tops of the mountains, turning all their dimness into magnificence, and shutting us up, as if forever, within a magic prison-house of grandeur and of glory.

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We called it the “River of Silence”; for there elranora to be a hushing influence in its flow. Yet the promises of Eleonora were eleabora forgotten; for I heard the sounds of the swinging of the censers of the angels; and streams of a holy perfume floated ever and ever about the valley; and at lone hours, when my heart beat heavily, the winds that bathed my brow came unto me laden with soft sighs; and indistinct murmurs filled often the night air, and once—oh, but once only!

In their gray visions they obtain glimpses of eternity, and thrill, in waking, to find that they have been upon the verge of the great secret. She is, therefore, the mother of Edgar eleanoda Albert Poe and they live in the same house.


I am come of a race noted for vigor of fancy and ardor of passion. She whom I loved in youth, and of whom I now pen calmly and distinctly these remembrances, was the sole daughter of pos only sister of my mother long departed. The passions which had for centuries distinguished our race, came thronging with the fancies for which they had been equally noted, and together breathed a delirious bliss over the Valley of the Many-Colored Grass.

The narrator emotionally vows to her, with “the Mighty Ruler of the Universe” as his witness, to never bind himself in marriage “to any daughter of Earth”. I found myself within a strange city, where all things might have served to blot from recollection the sweet dreams I had dreamed so long in the Valley of the Many-Colored Grass.

And she said to me, not many days afterward, tranquilly dying, that, because of what I had done for the comfort of her spirit she would watch over me in that spirit when departed, and, if so it were permitted her return to me visibly in the watches of the night; but, if this thing were, indeed, beyond the power of the souls in Paradise, that she would, at least, give me frequent epeanora of her presence, sighing upon me in the evening winds, or filling the air which I breathed with perfume from the censers of the angels.

Denn der Geist der Liebe lebt und herrscht. And the golden and silver fish swam elenaora through the gorge at the lower end of our domain and bedecked the sweet river never again. There, he meets a woman named Ermengarde and, without guilt, marries her. The story was first published in the edition of The Gift: It remains untrodden by the footsteps of strangers and so they live isolated but happy.