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" 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 hum: Now teach me, maid composed, To breathe some softened strain,... "
The poetical works of William Collins, with observations of dr. Langhorne ... - Page 156
by William Collins - 1827
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The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins: With Memoirs of the Author; and ...

William Collins, John Langhorne - 1765 - 166 pages
...numbers ftealing thro' thy darkning vale, May not unfeemly with itejllllnefs fuit ; As, mufing flow, I hail Thy genial, lov'd return ! But whatever were the numbers, or the verfification of this ode, the imagery and enthufiafm it contains could not fail of rendering it delightful....
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The Works of the English Poets: Thomson, Hammond, Collins

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...numbers, ftealing through thy darkening vale, May not unfeemly with its ftillnefs fuit, As, mufing flow, I hail Thy genial lov'd return !" But whatever were the numbers, or the verfification of th» this ode, the imagery and enthufiafm it contains could not fail of rendering...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins: With Memoirs of the Author; and ...

William Collins, John Langhorne - 1781 - 184 pages
...numbers ftealing thro' thy dark'ning vale, May not unfeemly with \tsflillnefs fuit} As, mufmg flow, I hail Thy genial, lov'd return ! But whatever were the numbers, or the verification of this ode, the imagery and enthuftafm it contains could not fail of rendering it delightful....
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Swift. Thompson. Watts ...

1794
...numbers Healing through thy darkening1 May not unfecmly with its ftillncls fuit, [vale, As, muftng flow, I hail Thy genial lov'd return !" But whatever were the numbers, or the verfificntiun of this ode, the imagery and enthufiafm it contains could not fail of rendering it delightful....
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 9

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795
...numbers Healing through thy darkening May not unfeemly with its ftillnefs fuit, [vale, As, mufing (low, I hail Thy genial lov'd return !" But whatever were the numbers, or the verfification of this ode, the imagery and enthuGafm it contains could not fail of rendering it delightful....
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Moore. Cawthorne. Collins. Dyer. Shenstone. Mallet. Akenside. Gray ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...numbers, ftealing through thy darkening vale, May not unfeemly with its ftillnefs fun, "As, mufing flow, I hail Thy genial lov'd return !" But whatever were the numbers, or the verfification of this ode, the imagery andenthulialm it contains could not fail of rendering it delightful....
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The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins: With a Prefatory Essay,

William Collins, Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - 1802 - 124 pages
...teach me, Maid compos'd, 1 To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers stealing thro' thy dark'ning vale, May not unseemly with its stillness suit, As musing slow, I hail Thy genial lov'd return ! For when thy folding-star arising shows His paly circlet, at his warning lamp The fragrant Hours,...
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The poetical works of mr. William Collins

William Collins - 1802
...teach me, Maid compos'd, To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers stealing thro' thy dark'ning vale, May not unseemly with its stillness suit, As musing slow, I hail Thy genial lov'd return ! For when thy folding-star arising shows His paly circlet, at his warning lamp The fragrant Hours,...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 1

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher, William Emerson - Literary Criticism - 1804
...numbers ftealmg through thy dark'ning rale, May not unfeemly with \tsjlillnefs fuit ; As, mufing flow, I hail Thy genial, lov'd return !" But whatever were...or the versification of this ode, the imagery and enthufiafm it contains could not fail of rendering it delightful. No other of Mr. Collins's odes is...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins, Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1804 - 144 pages
...me, maid compos'd, To breathe some soften' d strain, Whose numbers, stealing through thy dark'ning vale, May not unseemly with its stillness suit ; As, musing slow, I hail Thy genial lov'd return ! For when thy folding-star arising shows His paly circlet, at his warning lamp The fragrant Hours,...
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