Text: Elizabeth Wiley, “Concordance (FIRES through FOOTSTEPS),” Concordance of the Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe, (1989), pp. 192-201 (This material is protected by copyright)


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FIRES ( 1 1)
And all the fires are fading away. 1 1S8 49 INTRO
FIRM ( 2 2)
Should shake the firm spirit thus. But the night wind 1 274 62 POLI
Of thy firm TRUTH may say — “Lo! this is writ 1 328 2 STYL
FIRMAMENT ( 1 1)
With eagle gaze along the firmament: 1 112 195 ALAAR
FIRMLY ( 2 2)
Father, I firmly do believe — 1 52 217 TAMF
Father, I firmly do believe — 1 60 222 TAMH
FIRST ( 18 16)
In mountain air I first drew life; 1 28 38 TAMA
And bade it first to dream of crime, 1 31 149 TAMA
And bade it first to dream of crime. 1 41 149 TAMB
On mountain soil I first drew life — 1 46 39 TAMF
Young Love’s first lesson is — the heart: 1 49 129 TAMF
On mountain soil I first drew life: 1 54 35 TAMH
Young Love’s first lesson is —— the heart. 1 57 102 TAMH
When first Al Aaraaf knew her course to be 1 115 255 ALAAR
When first Tophet-Nour knew her course to be 1 115 255J2 ALAAR
When first the phantom’s course was found to be 1 115 255LMO ALAAR
In thy own book that first thy name be writ, 1 148 3 ELIZA
“Always write first things uppermost in the heart.” 1 148 16 ELIZA
Thus came the first glance of that eye; 1 225 10 FANNY
We’ll have him at the wedding. ’Tis his first visit 1 259 43 POLI
Not mother, with her first born on her knee, 1 272 16 POLI
Alm enters at first quickly — then saunter-/lngly — 1 E76 1, Ed POLI
In the first place, Sir, I did not hear a word 1 283 56 POLI
But, when first he breathed his vow, 1 308 7 BRIDF
FISH ( 2 2)
Flounce like a fish in his own element, 1 11 50 TEMP
One of these fish, par excellence the beau, 1 11 59 TEMP
FIT ( 5 5)
Each fit to furnish forth four hours debate. 1 10 22 TEMP
A passionate light — such for his spirit was fit — 1 77 6 STAN
Fit emblems of the model of her world — 1 100 37 ALAAR
Elizabeth — it surely is most fit 1 148 1 ELIZA
Hast thou a crucifix fit for this thing? 1 264 97 POLI
FITFULLY ( 3 2)
“So fitfully, so fearfully 1 184 35.1BC IRENE1
So fitfully — so fearfully — 1 187 25 IRENE2
While the orchestra breathes fitfully 1 325 7 WORM
FITS ( 1 1)
And lest the guessing throw the fool in fits, 1 12 91 TEMP
FITTED ( 1 1)
Seem’d fitted for a queenly throne, 1 50 164 TAMF
FITTING ( 7 6)
And in its gulf a fitting grave 1 85 18 LAKEA
And in its gulf a fitting grave 1 86 19 LAKEF
And in its depth a fitting grave 1 86 19E LAKEF
There is a vow were fitting should be made — 1 263 93 POLI
I have a crucifix! Methinks ’twere fitting 1 264 103 POLI
Thus on my bended knee. It were most fitting 1 282 77 POLI
Do you not think it were more fitting, Sir, 1 284 99 POLI
FIVE ( 3 3)
Less than five thousand crowns! 1 252 106 POLI
This time and dark — one, two, three, four, five, six! 1 276 9 POLI
Four, five, six, seven — that’s it — 1 277 53 POLI
FIX’D ( 1 1)
Hath fix’d my soul, tho’ unforgiv’n 1 30 106 TAMA
FIXED ( 1 1)
What is it you mean? is it your fixed intention 1 283 52 POLI
FLAKE ( 1 1)
And never a flake 1 349 9 EULA
FLAME ( 5 5)
The magic empire of a flame 1 30 104 TAMA
With such as mine — that mystic flame, 1 31 158 TAMA
With such as mine that mystic flame. 1 41 158 TAMB
Though its glow hath raised a fiercer flame 1 66 11 SONG
And roll’d, a flame, the fiery Heaven athwart. 1 114 236 ALAAR
FLAP ( 1 1)
Flap shadowy sounds from visionary wings — 1 104 129 ALAAR
FLAPP’D ( 2 1)
Some eager spirit flapp’d his dusky wing. 1 106 27 ALAAR
Some eager spirit flapp’d a dusky wing. 1 106 278 ALAAR
FLAPPING ( 1 1)
Flapping from out their Condor wings 1 325 15 WORM
FLASHES ( 2 2)
Truth flashes thro’ Eternity, 1 42 190 TAMB
Such wit — such whim — such flashes of wild merriment 1 266 36 POLI
FLASHING ( 7 6)
Flashing from cloud that hover’d o’er, 1 28 50 TAMA
While the red flashing of the light 1 46 48 TAMF
Are flashing thro’ eternity: 1 52 223 TAMF
While the red flashing of the light 1 55 44 TAMH
Are flashing thro’ Eternity —— 1 60 228 TAMH
Flashing from Parian marble that twin smile 1 106 13 ALAAR
In the maze of flashing dances 1 215 25A PARA
FLAT ( 4 4)
and bearing a/ flat band-box. 1 275/ 276 32/ 1d POLI
SAN OZZO. D-- d if he does that’s flat! 1 282 48 POLI
why — yes, that’s flat. 1 282 48 POLI
Extremely flat, and candid, and so forth 1 283 49 POLI
FLATTERY ( 4 3)
Nor deal in flattery or aspersions foul, 1 10 27 TEMP
Of flattery, round a sovereign’s throne. 1 47 68 TAMF
Of flattery ’round a sovereign’s throne. 1 55 64 TAMH
Of flattery ’round a sovereign-throne. 1 55 64E TAMH
FLATT’RY ( 2 2)
Of flatt’ry round a sov’reign’s throne. 1 29 69 TAMA
Of flatt’ry ’round a sov’reign’s throne. 1 40 69 TAMB
FLED ( 3 2)
Bright hope itself has fled at last, 1 81 12.2B HAPP
Repenting follies that full long have fled, 1 101 63 ALAAR
If my peace hath fled away 1 130 13 SHOULD
FLEECY ( 1 1)
A fleecy cloud, 1 74 13 STAR
FLEETING ( 5 5)
And fleeting vanities of dreams, 1 32 168 TAMA
When, a few fleeting years gone by, 1 35 268 TAMA
And fleeting vanities of dreams 1 41 168 TAMB
As in that fleeting, shadowy, misty strife 1 69 30 DREA
Enduring joys and fleeting cares, 1 385 6 FSO
FLEW ( 3 2)
When the Hours flew brightly by, 1 217 5 HYMN
When my hours flew gently by, 1 217 5A-D HYMN
with Hope that flew beside, 1 337 15 LENK
FLICKERS ( 2 2)
See! — it flickers up the sky through the night! 1 417 66 ULA
Since it flickers up to Heaven through the night.” 1 418 71 ULA
FLICK’RING ( 1 1)
Whose fervid, flick’ring torch of life was lit 1 77 4 STAN
FLIES ( 5 4)
Which, of light step, flies with the dew, 1 33 209 TAMA
Which, of light step, flies with the dew 1 42 209 TAMB
With the dewdrop flies afar. 1 72 18.28 SPIRD
Apart — like fire-flies in Sicilian night, 1 105 145 ALAAR
The motes, and dust, and flies, 1 162 35 FAIRY2
FLIGHT ( 8 6)
For the flight on Earth to Fancy giv’n, 1 37 325 TAMA
It would weigh down your flight; 1 109 95 ALAAR
It will weigh down your flight; 1 109 95F ALAAR
Young dreams still hovering on their drowsy flight — 1 111 158 ALAAR
But waft thee on thy flight, 1 207 39 PAEAN
But waft the angel on her flight 1 336 47 LENA
But waft the angel on her flight 1 337 21C-GL LENK
But waft the angel on her flight 1 337 26 LENK
FLIMSY ( 1 1)
Through all the flimsy things we see at once 1 425 3 DUNCE
FLING ( 4 3)
Its down did on my spirit fling, 1 128 17C ROMG
That very blackness yet doth fling 1 157 17 INTRO
Its down did on my spirit fling, 1 157 41 INTRO
Could fling, all lavishly and free, 1 385 2 FSO
FLINGS ( 2 2)
And I would rave, but that he flings 1 46 29 TAMF
Its down upon my spirit flings — 1 128 17 ROMG
FLIRT ( 1 1)
when, with many a flirt and flutter, 1 366 37 RAVEN
FLIT ( 1 1)
Flit through thy chamber in and out, 1 187 23 IRENE2
FLITTING ( 1 1)
And the Raven, never flitting, 1 369 103 RAVEN
FLOAT ( 5 4)
On the sweetest air doth float 1 160 20 MYST
On its roof did float and flow — 1 315 10 HAUNT
As it doth float 1 336 53 LENA
Should catch the note as it doth float 1 337 23C-GL LENK
Should catch the note as it doth float 1 337 24 LENK
FLOATING ( 2 2)
Rich melodies are floating in the winds — 1 269 47 POLI
that lies floating on the floor 1 369 107 RAVEN
FLOATS ( 8 7)
And the Nelumbo bud that floats for ever 1 102 78 ALAAR
Floats on the Stygian river! 1 334 4B LENA
a saintly soul floats on the Stygian river: — 1 336 2 LENK
How fairy-like a melody there floats 1 434 3 BELLSB
How horrible a monody there floats 1 434 11 BELLSB
How horrible a monody there floats 1 435 12 BELLSC
What a liquid ditty floats 1 436 22 BELLSEG
For every sound that floats 1 437 76 BELLSEG
FLOOD ( 3 1)
/last thou not torn the Naiad from her flood, 1 91 12 SCI
The gentle Naiad from her fountain-flood, 1 91 12ADE SCI
The gentle Nais from the fountain flood, 1 91 128C SCI
FLOODS ( 3 3)
Dim vales — and shadowy floods — 1 140 1 FAIRY1
Dim vales! and shadowy floods! 1 162 41 FAIRY2
Bottomless vales and boundless floods, 1 344 9 ROUTE
FLOOR ( 9 7)
“That o’er the floor, and down the wall, 1 184 36.1B IRENE1
That, o’er the floor and down the wall, 1 187 28 IRENE2
and/ broken bottles are strewn about the floor 1 248 3/ 4d POLI
and arranges it on the floor 1 277 31d POLI
wrought its ghost upon the floor. 1 365 8 RAVEN
tinkled on the tufted floor. 1 368 80 RAVEN
tinkled on the tufted floor. 1 368 80ABCEFHJLNPOU RAVEN
throws his shadow on the floor; 1 369 106 RAVEN
that lies floating on the floor 1 369 107 RAVEN
FLOORS ( 1 0)
“That thro’ the floors, and down the wall, 1 184 36.1C IRENE1
FLOUNCE ( 1 1)
Flounce like a fish in his own element, 1 11 50 TEMP
FLOW ( 5 5)
Fair river! in thy bright, clear flow 1 134 1 TOPO
On the clear waters there that flow, 1 184 57 IRENE1
Thy lover’s voice tonight shall flow 1 223 19 SERE
Of Heaven untrammelled flow — which air to breathe 1 274 72 POLI
On its roof did float and flow — 1 315 10 HAUNT
FLOWER ( 11 8)
Let life, then, as the day-flower, fall 1 60 211 TAMH
And gemmy flower, of Trebizond misnam’d — 1 101 50 ALAAR
And gemmy flower, of Trebizond misnamed — 1 101 50CE ALAAR
a gemmy flower, 1 101 50H ALAAR
In Trebizond — and on a sunny flower 1 101 56 ALAAR
And that aspiring flower that sprang on Earth — 1 102 70 ALAAR
Which leaps down to the flower, 1 110 121 ALAAR
That leaps down to the flower, 1 110 121F ALAAR
You know that most enormous flower — 1 161 11 FAIRY2
“Bore a bright golden flower, but not i’ this soil!” 1 260 6 POLI
Henceforth I hold thy flower-enamelled shore, 1 311 12 ZANTE
FLOWER-ENAMELLED ( 1 1)
Henceforth I hold thy flower-enamelled shore, 1 311 12 ZANTE
FLOWERS ( 35 29)
O craving heart for the lost flowers 1 45 21 TAMF
O craving heart, for the lost flowers 1 54 21 TAMH
(Thrown back from flowers) of Beauty’s eye, 1 99 2 ALAAR
Yet all the beauty — all the flowers 1 100 12 ALAAR
Of flowers: of lilies such as rear’d the head 1 101 43 ALAAR
Of flowers: of lilies such as rear the head 1 101 43CE ALAAR
Fair flowers, and fairy! to whose care is given 1 102 80 ALAAR
Up rose the maiden from her shrine of flowers, 1 105 156 ALAAR
Young flowers were whispering in melody 1 108 60 ALAAR
To happy flowers that night — and tree to tree; 1 108 61 ALAAR
Fair flowers, bright waterfalls and angel wings — 1 108 65 ALAAR
Where wild flowers, creeping, 1 110 136 ALAAR
On flowers, before, and mist, and love they ran 1 113 208 ALAAR
’Tis not that the flowers of twenty springs 1 137 13 TOMB
Yet all the beauty — all the flowers 1 160 10 MYST
Like flowers by the low breath of June! 1 161 8 FAIRY2
Our flowers are merely — flowers, 1 174 36 ISRA
Our flowers are merely — flowers, 1 176 42 ISRG
Those flowers that say (ah hear them now!) 1 184 53 IRENE1
O’er the unguarded flowers were leaning: 1 192 22 NISA
O’er th’ unguarded flowers were leaning: 1 192 22B NISA
To keep watch above the flowers, 1 195 6 NISE
Of sculptur’d ivy and stone flowers — 1 200 25 CITYA
Of sculptured ivy and stone flowers — 1 201 20 CITYH
All wreathed with fairy fruits and flowers, 1 214 5 PARA
All wreath’d around about with wild fruits and flowers, 1 214 SAC-6 PARA
All wreathed round with wild fruits and flowers, 1 214 5B PARA
All wreath’d with fairy fruits and flowers, 1 214 5P PARA
And all the flowers were mine. 1 214 6 PARA
And the flowers — they all were mine. 1 214 6AC-G PARA
A fairy land of flowers, and fruit, and sunshine, 1 274 69 POLI
Fair isle, that from the fairest of all flowers, 1 311 1 ZANTE
The happy flowers and the repining trees, 1 446 33 TOHEL
FLOWING ( 3 3)
Through which came flowing, flowing, flowing, 1 316 27 HAUNT
FLOWN ( 14 12)
And all we seek to keep — hath flown; 1 39 387 TAMA
For all was flown that made it so — 1 39 393 TAMA
If my peace hath flown away 1 53 239 TAMF
And all we seek to keep hath flown — 1 60 210 TAMH
For all had flown who made it so. 1 60 214 TAMH
I feel hath flown. 1 81 4 HAPP
I feel has flown. 1 81 4B HAPP
And Valisnerian lotus thither flown 1 102 74 ALAAR
If my peace hath flown away 1 130 13BD SHOULD
The spirit flown forever! 1 334 2 LENA
the spirit flown forever! 1 336 1 LENK
“Other friends have flown before — 1 367 58 RAVEN
as my Hopes have flown before.” 1 367 59 RAVEN
Yet if hope has flown away 1 451 6 TAKE
FLOW’R ( 4 4)
Let life, then, as the day-flow’r, fall — 1 39 389 TAMA
The trancient, passionate day-flow’r, 1 39 390 TAMA
Full many a fair flow’r raised its head: 1 39 402 TAMA
To mar the bright, the perfect flow’r, 1 224 13 SLEEP
FLOW’RS ( 3 3)
As perfume of strange summer flow’rs; 1 31 139 TAMA
Of flow’rs which we have known before 1 31 140 TAMA
To mind — not flow’rs alone — but more 1 31 142 TAMA
FLOWS ( 2 2)
How the danger ebbs and flows: — 1 437 60 BELLSEG
Of a water that flows, 1 457 39 ANNIE
FLUNG ( 5 4)
One half the garden of her globe was flung 1 113 222 ALAAR
Some tomb, which oft hath flung its black 1 185 71 IRENE1
Some vault that oft hath flung its black 1 188 50 IRENE2
Some tomb that oft hath flung its black 1 188 50DE IRENE2
Open here I flung the shutter, 1 366 37 RAVEN
FLUSH ( 4 4)
The flush on her bright cheek, to me, 1 34 230 TAMA
The flush on her bright cheek to me 1 43 230 TAMB
The flush upon her cheek to me, 1 50 163 TAMF
The flush on her bright cheek, to me 1 58 151 TAMH
FLUSHING ( 2 1)
Her cheeks were flushing, and her lips apart; 1 108 53 ALAAR
Her cheek was flushing, and her lips apart; 1 108 53CEF ALAAR
FLUTTER ( 1 1)
when, with many a flirt and flutter, 1 366 37 RAVEN
FLUTTER’D ( 1 1)
And as it flutter’d — fell 1 82 22 HAPP
FLUTTERED ( 1 1)
not a feather then he fluttered — 1 367 57 RAVEN
FLUTTERING ( 4 1)
Fluttering triumphant o’er the palls 1 185 73BC IRENE1
And winged pannels fluttering back, 1 188 51 IRENE2
And wing-like pannels fluttering back, 1 188 SIDE IRENE2
And winged pannels fluttering back, 1 188 51GHK IRENE2
FLUTT’RING ( I 1)
Flutt’ring triumphant o’er the palls 1 185 73 IRENE1
FLY ( 22 20)
Who in a dream of night would fly 1 38 374 TAMA
Who in a dream of night would fly, 1 52 205 TAMF
No mote may shun — no tiniest fly 1 53 233 TAMF
Who, in a dream of night, would fly 1 60 199 TAMH
No mote may shun — no tiniest fly — 1 61 238 TAMH
Will fly thee — and vanish: 1 71 21 SPIRA
Leave tenantless thy crystal home, and fly, 1 105 143 ALAAR
Gay fire-fly of the night we come and go, 1 114 248 ALAAR
Where, tho’ the garish lights that fly 1 157 13 INTRO
There the gorgeous clouds do fly, 1 192 38 NISA
No wind in Heaven, and clouds do fly, 1 193 36 NISB
Lest they fly! 1 254 37 POLI
Fly to that Paradise — my Lalage, wilt thou 1 274 75 POLI
Fly thither with me? There Care shall be forgotten, 1 274 76 POLI
Fly thither with me? 1 275 86 POLI
Think not to fly me thus. Do thou prepare 1 282 85 POLI
And hither and thither fly — 1 325 11 WORM
Though I turn, I fly not — 1 398 1 LOU
Ah, fly! — let us fly! — for we must.” 1 417 55 ULA
Oh, fly! — let us fly! — for we must.” 1 417 55A-DFG ULA
FLYING ( 3 3)
And felt, with ev’ry flying hour, 1 36 301 TAMA
Upon the flying footsteps of —— deep pride — I 101 46 ALAAR
As it pass’d me flying by — 1 146 18 ALONE
FOAM ( 1 1)
No billow breaking into foam 1 386 11 FSO
FOG ( 3 3)
Wrapping the fog around their breast: 1 183 12 IRENE1
Wrapping the fog about its breast, I 187 11 IRENE2
lost in a I fog-bank 1 1 394 2 MODD
FOG-BANK ( 1 1)
lost in a 1 fog-bank I 1 394 2 MODD
FOLD ( 4 4)
When falsehood were a ten-fold crime, 1 32 190 TAMA
There is a two-fold Silence, — sea and shore — 1 322 5 SILE
Take a bank note and fold it up, I 378 3 WALL
And every time that you fold it across, 1 378 7 WALL
FOLDED ( 3 2)
With drowsy head and folded wing, 1 128 2 ROMG
With drowsy head and folded wing, 1 156 2 INTRO
The folded scroll within thy hand! 1 166 13ABC HELF
FOLLIES ( 2 2)
And in such follies had no part, 1 39 404 TAMA
Repenting follies that full long have fled, 1 101 63 ALAAR
FOLLOW ( 7 7)
To follow my high fate among 1 34 237 TAMA
To follow my high fate among 1 43 237 TAMB
Follow his lordship. He must be unwell. 1 267 72 POLI
There is an imp would follow me even there! 1 268 16 POLI
The eyes of the citizens. I’ll follow thee — 1 282 87 POLI
Like an avenging apirit I’ll follow thee 1 282 88 POLI
They follow me — they lead me through the years. 1 446 55 TOHEL
FOLLOWED ( 7 7)
(Puts them up and exit followed by UGO/ staggering.) 1 252 30/31d POLI
(Exit followed by POLITIAN.) 1 267 10d POLI
There is an imp hath followed me even there! 1 268 17 POLI
and followed by RUPERT/ at the same pace. 1 275 27/28d POLI
(Exit UGO followed by JACINTA 1 279 3d POLI
Followed fast and followed faster 1 367 64 RAVEN
FOLLY ( 5 5)
’Twere folly now to veil a thought 1 32 183 TAMA
’Twere folly still to hope for higher Heaven! 1 68 12 DREA
Where all my love is folly and the crowd 1 104 135 ALAAR
His folly — pride — and passion — for he died. 1 150 9 ACROS
And so, being young and dipt in folly 1 157 27 INTRO
FOND ( 1 1)
With her own image, my fond breast — 1 34 246 TAMA
FONDLY ( 2 2)
And fondly turn to thee! 1 17 5 OCT
She fondly caressed, 1 458 74 ANNIE
FONDNESS ( 1 1)
Fondness as pure as it is sweet, 1 382 10 VANE
FOOD ( 1 1)
The mimes become its food, 1 326 30 WORM
FOOL ( 10 10)
And lest the guessing throw the fool in fits, 1 12 91 TEMP
I would not call thee fool, old man, 1 27 11 TAMA
I would not call thee fool, old man, 1 45 11 TAMF
I would not call thee fool, old man, 1 54 11 TAMH
Read nothing, written less — in short’s a fool 1 148 10 ELIZA
JACINTA Stop! you snivelling fool! 1 251 94 POLI
CASTIGLIONE. San Ozzo you are a fool! 1 254 57 POLI
San Ozzo’s a fool! 1 257 110 POLI
That man’s a fool 1 277 38 POLI
If he had not been a fool he would have stopped — 1 277 40 POLI
FOOLISHLY ( 1 1)
Be foolishly said 1 457 46 ANNIE
FOOLS ( 3 3)
To show you all what fools you are. 1 211 2 EPIG
CASTIGLIONE. A dozen fools! 1 256 88 POLI
Some people are fools by nature — some have a talent 1 277 44 POLI
FOOT ( 14 12)
Ah yes! his little foot and ancle trim, 1 11 81 TEMP
He then, of course, must shake his foot instead. 1 12 84 TEMP
At me in vengeance shall that foot be shaken — 1 12 85 TEMP
And trample it under foot. What matters it — 1 273 41 POLI
and remains with his foot in it, as if stupified.) 1 278 23d POLI
You wretch! what are you doing with your foot 1 279 86 POLI
I’ll mar this bridal if at the altar’s foot 1 287 61 POLI
I’ll mar this wedding if at the altar’s foot 1 287 61Ax POLI
No foot of man,) commend thyself to God! 1 322 15 SILE
Swung by seraphim whose foot-falls 1 368 80 RAVEN
Swung by angels whose faint foot-falls 1 368 80ARCEFH3LNPOU RAVEN
... with a ’bastard’ foot"] 1 393 15 MODC
a “variable foot” 1 393 17 MODC
EVIL Line illustrating (in the last word) a foot 1 393 20 MODC
FOOTED ( 1 1)
See the delicate footed rein-deer. 1 393 13 MODC
FOOT-FALLS ( 2 1)
Swung by seraphim whose foot-falls 1 368 80 RAVEN
Swung by angels whose faint foot-falls 1 368 80ABCEFFULNPGU RAVEN
FOOTSTEP ( 2 2)
And where thy footstep gleams — 1 215 24 PARA
No footstep stirred: the hated world all slept, 1 445 25 TOHEL
FOOTSTEPS ( 2 2)
Upon the flying footsteps of —— deep pride — 1 101 46 ALAAR
When far away his footsteps fall, 1 226 15 FANNY


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Note: For this online presentation, the underlined text has been rendered as italic, in keeping with the original intention.


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