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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 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 theology - 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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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1839
...distinctly for a considerable time along the Hammersmith-road. The shadows of evening were lengthening, and midst falling dew, While glow the Heavens with the last steps of day, Far through their rosy depths it did pursue It* solitary way."* SIM; v I SERMONS. [n London, on Easter Monday and Tuesday, the Spital...
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Fly

1839
...through a want of mental courage ; as some people shudder at plunging into a old tath from weak nerves. TO A WATER-FOWL. Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last step ol day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? Vainly the fowler's...
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Poems

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1840 - 276 pages
...brow, It vanishes from human eye, And that which sprung of earth is now A portion of the glorious sky. 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 Remembrancer, Or, Fragments for Leisure Hours

Children's poetry - 1841 - 216 pages
...who bears the impress of eternity, and is irradiated with some beams of the celestial glory. JAMES. 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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