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" midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy... "
Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine - Page 314
1824
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An Introduction to the Study of Birds: Or, the Elements of Ornithology on ...

Birds - 1835 - 584 pages
...Bryant, an American poet, are so much to the purpose that they need no excuse for their insertion. TO A WATERFOWL. WHITHER 'midst falling dew, While...their rosy depths dost thou pursue Thy solitary way 1 Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As darkly painted on the...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1835
...new to us, and we cannot refrain from extracting it as a second specimen of this favourite poet. ' To A WATERFOWL. ' Whither, 'midst falling dew, While...day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue The solitary way ? ' Seek'st thou the plashy brink Of weedy lake, or marge of river wide, Or where...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calandar of Popular ...

William Hone - Days - 1835
...distinctly for a considerable time along the Hammersmith-road. The shadows of evening were lengthening, and midst falling dew, While glow the Heavens with the last steps of day, Far through their rosy depths it did pursue Its solitary way."* SPITAL SERMONS. In London, on Easter Monday and Tuesday, the Spital...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 157

English essays - 1835
...before us. We will find room for a specimen or two. To a Waterfowl. Bryant, p. S. Whither, 'midst the falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of day, [pursue Far through their rosy depths, dost thou Thy solitary way? Vainly the fowler's eye [thee wrong,...
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Fifth Book of Lessons for the Use of Schools

Readers (Elementary) - 1836 - 406 pages
...sight to glow, So thou may'st remember the flake of snow, By the promise that God hath given." GoVLP. TO A WATERFOWL. Whither midst falling dew, While glow...mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along. Seek'st thou the plashy brink Of weedy lake or...
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Poems

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1836 - 274 pages
...vanishes from human eye, And that which sprung of earth is now A portion of the glorious sky. M 23 TO A WATERFOWL. WHITHER, 'midst falling dew, While...mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along. Seek'st thou the plashy brink Of weedy lake, or...
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The harp of the wilderness; or, Flowers of modern fugitive poetry

Harp - 1836
...ordained to prove Our faith in heav'n's unfailing love And all-controlling pow'r. TO A WATER-FOWL. BRYANT. WHITHER 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along. Seek'st thou the plashy brink Of weedy lake, or...
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The Laurel: a Gift for All Seasons: Being a Collection of Poems

American poetry - 1836 - 252 pages
...'mid the desolate main, While the wonder and pride of your works remain. TO A WATERFOWL. BY WC BRYANT. WHITHER, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along. Seek'st thou the plashy brink Of weedy lake, or...
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Poems

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1836 - 274 pages
...parting from the mountain's brow, It vanishes from human eye, And that which sprang of earth is now TO A WATERFOWL. WHITHER, 'midst falling dew, While...the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do tbee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along. • Seek'st thou the plashy...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 19

Robert Walsh - Serial publications - 1836
...heart of man in the eloquent language of feeling. An unpretending beauty marks the following lines, " To a Waterfowl." " Whither, 'midst falling dew, While...their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way? Might mark thy distant flight to do thfe wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, '' Vainly the...
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