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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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Sporting Scenes and Sundry Sketches: Being the Miscellaneous ..., Volume 1

J. Cypress - American literature - 1842
...woodcock getting up by its side. We are off. Reader, farewell. COLLINEOMANIA. No. IV. DUCK SHOOTING. " 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 ?" WE wonder if the Poet ever got any answer to that question....
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Readings in American Poetry ...

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1843 - 254 pages
...toss'd and weary bark Gains the sure haven of her final rest. TO A WATERFOWL. BY WILLIAM C. BBYANT. 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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Perennial Flowers

Children's poetry - 1843 - 172 pages
...be proud, Over wealthy in the treasure Of her own exceeding pleasure ! WORDSWORTH. TO A WATER FOWL. 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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Readings in American Poetry: For the Use of Schools

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1843 - 264 pages
...her final rest. \ "> .•' I •TTf /!(, jll TO A WATERFOWL. BS WILLIAM C. BBXAWT. * WHITHER, 'jnidst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last...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,...
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The American Class-reader: Containing a Series of Lessons in Reading; with ...

George Willson - American literature - 1844 - 288 pages
...pleasure or you either 1 but to satisfy my own curiosity. LESSON CXI. To a Waterfowl. — BRYANT. 1 WHITHER, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way 1 2 Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the...
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Gems from the American Poets: With Brief Biographical Notices

American poetry - 1844 - 120 pages
...birth-place of the deep once more; Sweet odours in the sea-air, sweet and strange, TO A WATEEFOWL. • WHITHER, midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of dap, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ! Vainly the fowler's eye Might...
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The Modern Poetical Speaker; Or, a Collection of Pieces Adapted for ...

Modern poetical speaker, Fanny Bury PALLISER - 1845
...fair, Where sin and death abound, How beautiful beyond compare Will Paradise be found ! J. MONTGOMERY. 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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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...hope repose,) The bosom of his Father and his God. Gray. TO A WATER-FOWL. WHITHER, midst falling dew,6 While glow the heavens with the last steps of day,...eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, 1 Fair science, S;c. — ie though he loved science, yet he was melancholy: an affirmation which has...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 16

United States - 1845
...lonely flight of the Water-fowl. Veneration prompted the inquiry, "Whither 'midst falling dew, When glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far through...their rosy depths dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ?" Sometimes, in musing upon genius in its simpler manifestations, it seems as if the great art of...
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Mercedes of Castile, Or, The Voyage to Cathay

James Fenimore Cooper - 1845
...•: . ; ' MERCEDES OF CASTILE. CHAPTER I. . • • • ^ Whither, 'midst falling dew, While flow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue : • Thy tofitarjr way?" ... " BRYANT. THE slumbers of Columbus were of short duration. While his sleep lasted...
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