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" O'erhang his wavy bed: Now air is hushed, save where the weak-eyed bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises, 'midst the twilight path Against the pilgrim borne in heedless... "
The Poetical Works of William Collins - Page 77
by William Collins, Samuel Johnson, Alexander Dyce, John Langhorne - 1827 - 208 pages
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The poetical works of mr. William Collins

William Collins - 1802
...short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small but -sullen horn : I As oft he rises 'midst the twilight path, Against...borne in heedless hum : Now teach me, Maid compos'd, To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers stealing thro' thy dark'ning vale, May not unseemly...
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The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins: With a Prefatory Essay,

William Collins, Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - 1802 - 124 pages
...short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn : As oft he rises 'midst the twilight path, Against...borne in heedless hum : Now teach me, Maid compos'd, 1 To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers stealing thro' thy dark'ning vale, May not unseemly...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins, Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1804 - 144 pages
...short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing ; Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises 'midst the twilight, path, Against...borne in heedless hum : Now teach me, maid compos'd, To breathe some soften' d strain, Whose numbers, stealing through thy dark'ning vale, May not unseemly...
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The Beauties of English Poetry: Selected from the Most Esteemed Authors ...

Peter Pindar - English poetry - 1804
...short shrill shriek, flits by on leathern wing; Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises 'midst the twilight path, -Against...borne in heedless hum: Now teach me, maid compos'd, •To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers, stealing through thy darkening May not unseemly...
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The poetical works of William Collins, with the comm. of Langhorne. To which ...

William Collins - History - 1804
...shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing; Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oil he rises 'midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim...borne in heedless hum : Now teach me, maid compos'd, 61 Whose numbers, stealing through thy dark'ningvaie, May not unseemly with its st illness suit ; As,...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...short shrill shrieks flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn , As oft he rises 'midst the twilight path , Against the pilgrim borne in heedless [nun, Now teach me, maid coinpos'd, To breathe some softened strain , "Whose numbers stealing through...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises 'midst the twilight path, Against...borne in heedless hum ; Now teach me, maid compos'd ! To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers stealing thro' thy dark'ning vale May not unseemly...
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The Mysteries of Udolpho: A Romance; Interspersed with Some Pieces ..., Volume 3

Ann Ward Radcliffe - 1806
...best the hour when the Eiiglish beetle, with less offensive sound, " winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises 'midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum*." The travellers crossed the Arno by. moon-light, at a ferry, and learning that. Pisa wasMistant only...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises 'midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hunt: Now teach me, maid compost. To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers, stealing through...
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The cabinet of poetry, containing the best entire pieces in the works of the ...

Cabinet - 1808
...short shrill shriek, flits by on leathern wing ; Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises 'midst the twilight path, Against...borne in heedless hum : Now teach me, maid compos'd, To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers stealing through thy darkening vale, May not unseemly...
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