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" With joy — and oft an unintruding guest, I watched her secret toils from day to day How true she warped the moss to form her nest, And modelled it within with wood and clay. And by and by, like heath-bells gilt with dew, There lay her shining eggs as... "
The Atlantic Monthly - Page 346
1864
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 38

Literary Criticism - 1835
...true she warped the moss, to form a nest, And modelled It within with wood and clay ; And by and by, like heath-bells gilt with dew, There lay her shining eggs, as bright •• flowers, Ink-spotted over shells of greeny blue; And rtlfff T wi»nMs*d, In thn nanny nn;iv«....
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 6

Wandering Jew - 1831
...true she warp'd the muss to form her nest, And modell'd it within with wood and clay. And by-and-by, like heath-bells gilt with dew, There lay her shining eggs as bright as flowers, Ink-spotted-over shells of green and blue. And there I witness'd, in the summer hours, A brood of nature's...
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Calcutta Magazine and Monthly Register, Volumes 25-28

1832
...within, with wood and clay; And by-and-bye, like heath bells gilt with dew, There lay her shining eggs of green and blue. And there I witnessed, in the summer hours, *l A brood of nature's minstrels chirp and fly, Glad as the sunshine and the laughing sky. AFRICAN...
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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - Literature - 1833 - 324 pages
...true she warp'd the moss to form her nest, And modell'd it within with wood and clay.' And by-and-by, like heath-bells gilt with dew, There lay her shining...Ink-spotted over, shells of green and blue : And there I witness'a, in the summer-hours, A brood of nature's minstrels chirp and fly, . Glad as the sunshine...
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Lectures on Poetry and General Literature: Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - English literature - 1833 - 394 pages
...shining eggs as bright as flowers, Ink-spotted over, shells of green and blue : And there I witness'd, in the summer hours, A brood of nature's minstrels...and fly, Glad as the sunshine and the laughing sky." JOHN CLARE. Here we have in miniature the history and geography of a " Thrush's Nest," so simply and...
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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - Literature - 1833 - 324 pages
...within with wood and clay. And by-and-by, like heath-bells gilt with dew, There lay her shining <*ggs as bright as flowers, Ink-spotted over, shells of green and blue : And there I witness'a, in the summer-hours, A brood of nature's minstrels chirp and fly, Glad as the sunshine and...
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The rural muse; poems

John Clare - 1835
...true she warped the moss, to form a nest, And modelled it within with wood and clay ; And by and by, like heath-bells gilt with dew, There lay her shining...eggs, as bright as flowers, Ink-spotted over shells of greeny blue ; And there I witnessed, in the sunny hours, A brood of Nature's minstrels chirp and fly,...
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Lectures on general literature, poetry &c: delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - Literature - 1838 - 324 pages
...true she warp'd the moss to form her nest, And modell'd it within with wood and clay. And by-and-by, like heath-bells gilt with dew, There lay her shining eggs as bright as flowen, Ink-spotted over, shells of green and blue : And there I witness'a, in the summer-hours, A...
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British birds

British birds - History - 1840
...true she warp'd the moss to form her nest, And modell'd it within with wood and clay. And by and by, like heath.bells gilt with dew, There lay her shining...bright as flowers Ink.spotted over, shells of green and Ыue ; And there I witness'd, in the summer hours, A brood of Nature's minstrels chirp and fly, Glad...
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Birds

Natural history - 1842 - 160 pages
...shining eggs as bright as flowers ; Ink-spotted-over shells of green and blue ; And there I witness'd, in the summer hours, A brood of nature's minstrels...and fly, Glad as the sunshine and the laughing sky. The woodpecker chooses an apple, pear, or cherry tree. This is minutely examined for several days before;...
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