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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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Wet Days at Edgewood: With Old Farmers, Old Gardeners, and Old Pastorals

Donald Grant Mitchell - Country life - 1865 - 324 pages
...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...witnessed, in the summer hours, A brood of Nature's mmstrels chirp and fly, Glad as the sunshine and the laughing sky." There are pretty snatches of a...
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Wet days at Edgewood: with old farmers, old gardeners, and old pastorals

Donald Grant Mitchell - Country life - 1865 - 324 pages
...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 bright as flower*, Ink-spotted over, shells of green and blue ; And there I witnessed, in the summer hours, A...
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Double acrostic enigmas, with poetical descriptions selected principally ...

Kate Gordon (of Fyvie.) - History - 1866
...true she warped the moss to form her nest, And modelled it within with wood and clay. And by and by, like heathbells gilt with dew, There lay her shining eggs as bright as flowers, Ink-8potted over, shells of green and blue : And there I witnessed, in the summer hours, A brood of...
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The Poetry of Nature

1867 - 72 pages
...true she warp'd the moss to form her nest, And modell'd it within with wood and clay. V 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...
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The class and standard series of reading books. 5 pt. [in 7].

Charles Bilton - 1868
...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...and fly, Glad, as the sunshine and the laughing sky. No one ever wrote about the dwellings of these little creatures better than John Clare, the peasant...
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A household book of English poetry, selected with notes by R.C. Trench

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin) - 1868
...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 bright as flowers, 10 Ink-spotted over, shells of green and blue : And there I witnessed in the summer hours A brood of...
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The boy's handy book of natural history, ed. by H.W. Dulcken

Henry William Dulcken - 1869
...long. Its colour is a rich dark-brown, so deep as in some parts to be almost black. "W OOIDOOOIKS. A brood of nature's minstrels chirp and fly, Glad as the sunshine and the summer sky. CLARE 355 V CORXCBAKE, WAIEB HEN, AXD COOT. The BUFF receives its name from a spreading...
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Easy poetry, selected poems for schools and families

James Cornwell - 1870
...true she warped the moss to form her nest, A nd modelled it within with wood and clay. And by and by, like heathbells gilt with dew, There lay her shining...and fly, Glad as the sunshine and the laughing sky. JOHN CLAEE, 17931864. LEDYARD'S PRAISE OF WOMEN. THROUGH many a land and clime a ranger, With toilsome...
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Class-book of English poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

Daniel Scrymgeour - History - 1870 - 597 pages
...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...and fly, Glad as the sunshine and the laughing sky. ROBERT POLLOK. (1799-1827.) THE author of "The Course of Time" was born at Muirhouse, in the parish...
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Poetry for beginners: a selection of short and easy poems

James Cornwell - 1870
...true she warped the moss to form her nest, J nd modelled it within with wood and clay. And by and by, like heathbells gilt with dew, There lay her shining...hours, A brood of nature's minstrels chirp and fly, 0 lad as the sunshine and the laughing sky. JOHN CLARE, 1793 1864. LED YARD'S PSAISE OP WOMEN....
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