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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... "
The Retrospective Review - Page 314
1824
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The Poets of America, Volume 1

John Keese - American poetry - 1840 - 284 pages
...iron-bound bucket, The moss-covered bucket, which hangs in his well. 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. Seekst thou the plashy brink Of weedy lake, or...
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The Poets of America, Volume 1

John Keese - American poetry - 1840 - 284 pages
...iron-bound bucket, The moss-covered bucket, which hangs in his well. 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. Seekst thou the plashy brink Of weedy lake, or...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'.

John William Carleton - 1840
...genius as genuine and unaffected sensibility. " Whither, midst falling dew, While glow the heaven» with the last steps of day, Far through their rosy...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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Mercedes of Castile, Or, The Voyage to Cathay, Volumes 1-2

James Fenimore Cooper - 1840
...and for the northem district of New-York. J. TI»1J>, rTERTOTYPER. MERCEDES OF CASTILE. CHAPTER I. * Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ?" BRYANT. ' \ THE slumbers of Columbus were of short duration. While his sleep lasted it was profound,...
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The American Class-reader: Containing a Series of Lessons in Reading; with ...

George Willson - Elocution - 1840 - 288 pages
...or you either 1 but to satisfy my own curiosity. LESSON CXI. To a Waterfowl. — BRYANT. 1 WHITHEH, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the...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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Mercedes of Castile: Or, The Voyage to Cathay

James Fenimore Cooper - 1840 - 538 pages
...district of New-York. J. FAOAM. STEE10TTFBK. (2) AliP CO., FE1HTIRS. MERCEDES OF CASTILE. CHAPTER I. " Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue ThyKjSary way?" BRYANT. THE slumbers of Columbus were of short duration. While his sleep lasted it...
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American Melodies: Containing a Single Selection from the Productions of Two ...

American ballads and songs - 1841 - 286 pages
...plighted faith again renew — We meet, O joy ! no more to sever. TO A WATERFOWL. WILLIAM C. 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 American Common-place Book of Poetry: With Occasional Notes

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1841 - 405 pages
...of its flight, Till the receding rays are lost to human sight. To a Waterfowl. — BRYANT. 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 American Common-place Book of Poetry: With Occasional Notes

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1841 - 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...their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way i Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the...
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Woodnotes: For All Seasons

Birds - 1842 - 144 pages
...kindly winds shall speed us To the land we wish to see, Then, sweet captive, thou shalt leave us, TO A WATER-FOWL. 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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