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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 Gem book of poesie, by the author of 'The ancient poets and poetry of ...

Gem book - 1846 - 160 pages
...round, because it is his word, And aye will welcome back again its little travelling bird. T. AIRD. TO A WATERFOWL. WHITHER, midst falling dew, While...wrong, As, darkly pointed on the crimson sky, Thy 6gure floats along. Seek'st t hon thy plashy brink Of weedy lake, or marge of river wide, Or where...
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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 288 pages
...hall, Of the times that were, of old. TO A WATERFOWL. BT WILLIAM CCLLEN BRYAST. Whither, 'midst /ailing dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of...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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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 288 pages
...and high ancestral hall, Of the times that were, of old. TO A WATERFOWL. BY WILLIAM CULLEN BRYAST. Whither, 'midst falling dew. While glow the heavens...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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The American Common-place Book of Poetry: With Occasional Notes

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1846 - 405 pages
...of its flight, Till the receding rays are lost to human sight. To a Waterfowl. — BRYANT. WHITHEH, "midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the...pursue Thy solitary way . Vainly the fowler's eye Mignt mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats...
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Hymns for the Christian Church and Home

James Martineau - Hymns, English - 1846
...skies for ever bright. 649. BRYANT. The water-fowl. ' ' There is a path which no fowl knowsth. " 1 WHITHER, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? 2 Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art - 1847
...men, The olive's welcome bough t I hail thee, Mercy's herald then, Her sacred symbol now. . F. SMITH. 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. Seekest thou the plashy brink Of weedy lake, or...
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Poems

William Cullen Bryant - 1847 - 376 pages
...might, The dwelling of his Genevieve. And oft he turns his truant eye, And pauses oft, and lingers near; 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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Sacred Philosophy of the Seasons: Illustrating the Perfections of ..., Volume 4

Henry Duncan - Natural theology - 1847
...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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The Poets of America: With Occasional Notes

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1847 - 405 pages
...brightening glory of its flight, Till the receding rays are lost to human sight. To a Waterfowl. — 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 Poets of America: With Occasional Notes

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1849 - 405 pages
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