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" I have found out a gift for my fair; I have found where the wood-pigeons breed : But let me that plunder forbear, She will say 'twas a barbarous deed... "
Vocal Poetry: Or, A Select Collection of English Songs. To which is Prefixed ... - Page 28
by John Aikin - 1810 - 244 pages
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The Lives of the English Poets, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1826 - 420 pages
...its prettiness, though it be not equal to the former : — I have found out a gift for my fair ; 1 have found where the wood-pigeons breed ; But let me that plunder forbear, ,i She will say 'twas a barbarous deed : For he ne'er c6uld be true, she averr'd, Who could rob a poor...
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A legacy of affection, advice, and instruction, from a retired governess, to ...

Legacy - 1827
...strains of wild melody flow ! How the nightingales warble their loves From thickets of roses that blow ! And when her bright form shall appear, Each bird shall...and so clear As — she may not be fond to resign." DIDACTIC poetry embraces a vast scope of subject, for indeed it may be applied to almost any; but these...
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Simple poems from Cowper, with life of the author and notes by F. Storr

William Cowper - 1879
...following Vergil, make rustic lovers present their ladyloves with a bird's-nest. Cf. Shenstone— " I have found out a gift for my fair ! I have found where the wood-pigeons breed." 28 Dray. A local name for a squirrel's run or nest. 30-40 Greek legend abounds in instances of men...
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Blackie's comprehensive school series

Blackie and son, ltd - 1880
...of wild melody flow! How the nightingales warble their loves From the thickets of roses that blow: And when her bright form shall appear, Each bird shall...soft and so clear As she may not be fond to resign. 5 I have found out a gift for my fair; I have found where the wood-pigeons breed; But let me such plunder...
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1881 - 1002 pages
...of wild melody flow? How the nightingales warble their loves From the thickets of roses that blow ! ht 'twould win me That, with music loud and long,...would build that dome in air, That sunny dome ! those long, FIRESIDE ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF POETRY. I have found out a gift for my fair ; I have found where the...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Carruthers - Authors, American - 1881
...appear, Eacli bird shall harmoniously join In a concert BO soft aud so clear As— she may not be f oud to resign. I have found out a gift for my fair, I have found where the wood-pigeons breed ; But lei me that plunder forbear, She will say, 'twas a barbarous deed. For he ne'er could l>e true, she...
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Poetry for Home and School

Anna Callender Brackett, Ida M. Eliot - American poetry - 1881 - 320 pages
...than my cattle unfold ; Not a brook that is limpid and clear, But it glitters with fishes of gold. I have found out a gift for my fair, I have found where the wood-pigeons breed ; But let me such plunder forbear, She will say 'twas a barbarous deed ; For he ne'er could be true, she averred,...
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Tom Brown's School Days

Thomas Hughes - Adventure stories - 1881 - 233 pages
...which Martin and he had nearly been drowned iu the yolk. CHAPTER IV. THE BIRD-FAHCIERS. I have fonnd out a gift for my fair, I have found where the wood-pigeons breed : But let me the plunder forbear, She would say 'twas a barbarous deed. BOWK. And now, my lad, take them five shilling,...
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Marriage [by S.E. Ferrier]. Edinb. ed

Susan Edmonstone Ferrier - 1881
...pastoral — "My banks they are furnished with bees," etc., till she came to — " I have found oitt a gift for my fair, I have found where the wood-pigeons breed." "There's some sense in that," cried the Doctor, who had been listening with great weariness. " You...
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The Children's Garland ...

Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore - 1882 - 344 pages
...than my cattle unfold ; Not a brook that is limpid and clear, But it glitters with fishes of gold. I have found out a gift for my fair, I have found where the wood-pigeons breed ; But let me such plunder forbear, She will say 'twas a barbarous deed ; For he ne'er could be true, she averred,...
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