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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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Half-hours with the Best Authors, Volume 3

Charles Knight - English literature - 1847
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1847
...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 steps dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? " Sometimes, in musing upon genius in its simpler manifestations,...
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The poetic prism or Original and reflected rays from modern verse ed. by R.N ...

Robert Northmore Greville - 1848 - 403 pages
...! happy to have given The unbroken heart's first fragrance unto Heaven ! TO A WATERFOWL. 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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The poetic prism or Original and reflected rays from modern verse ed. by R.N ...

Robert Northmore Greville - 1848 - 403 pages
...keep your souls from blight! Earth will forsake—Oh! happy to have given TO A WATEKFOWL. 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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Gems of Poetry, from Forty-eight American Poets: Embracing the Most Popular ...

American poetry - 1848 - 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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Reading lessons for the higher classes in classical, middle and diocesan schools

William Balmbro'. Flower - 1848 - 80 pages
...boasted name, Unmentioned in holy songs — unheralded by fame. WB Flower. To A WATEBFOWL. WHITHEB midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the...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 Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 15

1848
...with it, as with the repetition of some sweet old melody, for very sweet and melodious we think it. TO A WATER-FOWL. ' WHITHER, 'midst falling dew, While...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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The Metropolitan, Volume 56

English literature - 1849
...with the British public, but we shall be forgiven, we trust, for quoting it again. TO A WATER POWL. 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 by William Cullen Bryant

William Cullen Bryant - 1849 - 378 pages
...Genevieve. And oft he turns his truant eye, And pauses oft, and lingers near; TO A WATERFOWL. WHITHEB, midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the...pursue Thy solitary way ? Vainly the fowler's eye /• f Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, I Thy...
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Poems by Grades: Grammar

Charles B. Gilbert, Ada V. Harris - 1907
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