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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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The Blessed Birds: Or, Highways and Byways

Eldridge Eugene Fish - Birds - 1890 - 253 pages
...true she warped the moss to form the nest, And modeled it within with wood and clay. And by and by, like heath-bells gilt with dew, There lay her shining...flowers, Ink-spotted over, shells of green and blue. JOHN CLARE. NESTING HABITS OF BIRDS. An interesting feature of bird life is their nesting habits. The...
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Wet Days at Edgewood with Old Farmers, Old Gardeners and Old Pastorals

Donald Grant Mitchell - 1892
...flowers, Ink-spotted over, shells of green and blue; And there I witnessed, in the summer liotira, A brood of Nature's minstrels chirp and fly, Glad...Rimini," where " sky, earth, and sea Breathe like bright-eyed face that laughs out openly. "Tis Nature full of spirits, waked and springing: The birds...
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The Birds of Wordsworth Poetically, Mythologically, and Comparatively Examined

William H. Wintringham - Birds in literature - 1892 - 426 pages
...clay. * * * * * And by-and-by, like heathbells gilt with dew, There lay her shining eggs, as light as flowers, Ink-spotted over shells of green and blue;...and fly, Glad as the sunshine and the laughing sky." Two happily-drawn word-pictures does Wordsworth limn for us though, which we cannot despise. In the...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 6

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...true she warped the moss to make 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. CLARENDON (EDWARD HYDE), EARL OF, an English statesman and historian, born at Dinton, Wiltshire, February...
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The Listening Child: A Selection from the Stories of English Verse

Children's poetry - 1899 - 408 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'd, in the summer hours, A brood of nature's minstrels chirp and fly, Glad as the sunshine and...
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The Listening Child: A Selection from the Stores of English Verse Made for ...

Children's poetry - 1917 - 408 pages
...the moss to form her nest, And modell'd it within with wood and clay. And by and by, like heath-belfs gilt with dew, There lay her shining eggs as bright...Ink-spotted over, shells of green and blue ; And there I witness'd, in the summer hours, A brood of nature's minstrels chirp and fly, Glad as the sunshine and...
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Wheeler's Graded Studies in Great Authors: And a Complete Speller

William Henry Wheeler - English language - 1899 - 224 pages
...swift and shy. PHCEBE CARY. 2. Oh! lagging hours, how slow you fly! PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY. 3. A brood of nature's minstrels chirp and. fly, Glad as the sunshine and the laughing sky. JOHN CLARE. 4. The tear, down childhood's cheek that flows, Is like the dewdrop on the rose; When...
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Proceedings

Education - 1900
...true she warped the moss to form the nest, And modeled 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. A spring morning is a wide- flung portal to heaven's palace-gate, and Wordsworth gives form to the...
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Addresses and Proceedings - National Education Association of the ..., Volume 39

National Education Association of the United States - Education - 1900
...true she warped the moss to form the nest, And modeled 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. A spring morning is a wide-flung portal to heaven's palace-gate, and Wordsworth gives form to the language...
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The Listening Child, a Selection from the Stores of English Verse, Made for ...

1900 - 408 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'd, in the summer hours, A brood of nature's minstrels chirp and fly, Glad as the sunshine and...
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