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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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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 392 pages
...: Thy cold clay—we grieve to bear it To its chamber—but we must. CI. TO A WATERFOWL.—Bryant. Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...their rosy depths dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Vainly the...
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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 glow the heavens with the last steps of.day, Far through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? Might mark thy distant flight...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1837
...aquatic birds are frehil son, prince Henry, is told that in his quent themes of their speculation. To A WATER-FOWL. 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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Tales of Animals: Comprising Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles, and Insects

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Animals - 1837 - 327 pages
...that it is to one of these birds that Mr. Bryant's beautiful lines, to a water-fowl, are addressed. 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 thon the plashy brink Of weedy lake, or...
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The every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of ..., Volume 2

William Hone - 1837
...frehiť ton, prince Henry, is told that in his quent themes of their speculation. To A WATER-XOWL. Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thec wrong, As darkly painted on the crimson sky Thy figure floats along. Seek'st thou the plashy brink...
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Sacred philosophy of the seasons, Volume 4

Henry Duncan - 1837
...waterfowl, finely allude to this instinct of migration, and to the feelings it ever ought to inspire : — " Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? * * * * " There is a Power whose care Teaches thy way along that pathless coast, — The desert and...
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The Progressive Reader, Or, Juvenile Monitor: Carefully Selected from the ...

Readers - 1837 - 216 pages
...dew. While glow the heavens with tho last steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost tliou pursue Thy solitary way ? Vainly the fowler's eye...mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along. Or where the rocking billows rise and gink On...
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A History of English Rhythms, Volume 2

Edwin Guest - English language - 1838
...the last steps of day, Far through their rosy depth dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? * See p. 370. Vainly the fowler's eye Might 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 Saturday Magazine, Volume 12

Periodicals - 1838
...absolute in power. ([Abridged from MACCUI. tOCH'S Proofs and lllmtration$ of the Attributes of ( .V i . j TO A WATERFOWL. Whither 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last stops of day, Far through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? Vainly the fowler's...
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Sacred Philosophy of the Seasons: Illustratring the Perfections of ..., Volume 4

Henry Duncan - Natural history - 1839
...Waterfowl, finely allude to this instinct of migration, and to the feelings it ever ought to inspire. " 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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