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" So the sweet lark, high poised in air. Shuts close his pinions to his breast (If, chance, his mate's shrill call he hear), And drops at once into her nest. "
The pocket encyclopedia of Scottish, English, and Irish songs, selected from ... - Page 150
by Scottish songs - 1816
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The Spy, a periodical paper of literary amusement and instruction [by J. Hogg].

James Hogg
...from his aerial region plump into the Canongate Tolbooth ! " So the siy lark, hfgh poiitd in o\r, , Shuts close his pinions to his breast, If chance his mate's shrill voice he hear, , And drops at once into her nest." • After a lively and spirited sketch of the "...
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Elegant extracts

Elegant extracts - Poetry - 1816
...voice he heard, He sigh'd, and cast his eyes below ; The cord glides swiftly through his glowing hands, And quick as lightning on the deck he stands. So the sweet lark, high-pois'd in air, Shots close his pinions to his breast, If chance his male's shrill call he hear,...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1817
...alarmed or attracted by its mate, when it drops to the earth like a stone. So the sweet lark, high poised in air, Shuts close his pinions to his breast. If...shrill call he hear, And drops at once into her nest. When it begins to rise, its notes are feeble and interrupted ; but they gradually swell., as it ascends,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...voice he heard, He sigh'd, and cast his eyes below : The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands, ng Of human hope by cross event destroy'd, Of useless...smiles, and looks, deceitful all, and j vain. BOOK II Tin1 noblest captain in the British fleet Might envy William's lip those kisses sweet. " O Susan, Susan,...
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The North American Review, Volume 19

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Russell Lowell - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1824
...Tutto serrate nelle sacre penne, Come a suo nido fa lieto Colombo.' ' So the sweet lark, high poised in air, Shuts close his pinions to his breast, If...shrill call he hear, And drops at once into her nest.' These ' Stanze' were the first example of a happy cultiva-> lion of Italian verse in the fifteenth...
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Magazine of Wit, and American Harmonist

Anecdotes - 1821 - 144 pages
...voice he heard, He sigVd, and cast his eyes below. Tile cord glides swiftly through his glowing hands, And quick as lightning on the deck he stands. So the sweet lark, high pois'd in air, Siiuts close in his pinions to his breast, If chance his mate's shrill call he hear, And drops at once...
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Poemata Latine partim reddita, partim scripta

Vincent Bourne - 1826
...voice he heard, He sigh'd, and cast his eyes below. The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands, And, quick as lightning, on the deck he stands. So...pinions to his breast, If chance his mate's shrill note he hear, And drops at once into her nest. The noblest captain in the British fleet, GULIELMUS...
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The Poetical Works of Vincent Bourne

Vincent Bourne - History - 1826 - 292 pages
...voice he heard, He sigh'd, and cast his eyes below. The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands, And, quick as lightning, on the deck he stands. So...pinions to his breast, If chance his mate's shrill note he hear, And drops at once into her nest. The noblest captain in the British fleet, Might envy...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Carruthers - English language - 1830
...the sweet lark, high point d in air, Shuts close bis pinions to his breast — If chance his miite*a shrill call he hear— And drops at once into her nest. The iioblffrt captain in the lîritish fleet Might envy William's lip* HIOEC kissee evreeC *O Suean, Susan,...
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