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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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Fifth Book of Lessons for the Use of the Irish National 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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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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