I was almost asleep pondering weak and weary. when I heard a rapping, rapping, tapping, tapping at my chamber door. Tis some visitor nothing more (stanza 1).
never more lenore .
Presently my soul grew stronger; hesitating then no longer sir,said I or madam truly your forgiveness I implore but the fact is I was napping and you came so rapping, and so faintly you came tapping at my chamber door, here I opened the door nothing more (stanza 4)
nevermore quoth the Raven (stanza 15 )
Tell me is my lenore safe, safe and sound tell me now.
Prophet!' said I,' thing of evil!- prophet still, if the bird or devil by that heaven that bends above us - by that god we both adore tell his soul with sorrow laden if, within the distant Aidenn, shall clasp the maiden of Lenore.( stanza 16)