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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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Biographical and Critical Miscellanies

William Hickling Prescott - Authors - 1845 - 638 pages
...Tutto serrato 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 cultivation of Italian verse in the fifteenth century....
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight

Half hours - 1847
...voice he heard, He sigh'd, and cast his eyes below ; The cord slides quickly through his glowing hands, And (quick as lightning) on the deck he stands. 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...
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Songs of Ireland and other lands: being a collection of the most popular ...

Irish poetry - 1847 - 320 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 the sweet l*rk, high poised in air, Shuts close his pinions to his breast, If, chance, his mate's shrill note...
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Thoughts on the conduct of the understanding

Basil Montagu - 1849
...breast, When upward springing, blithe, to greet The purpling east." 11 The sweet lark, high poised in air, Shuts close his pinions to his breast, If chance his mate's shrill note he hear,. And drops at once into her nest." "So have I seen a lark rising from his bed of grass,...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 38

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint, Washington Irving - Periodicals - 1851
...forcibly before the charm of these verses, from that most beautiful and artistic of all nautical songs : 1 So the sweet lark high pois'd In air Shuts close his pinions to his breaat, A (If chance his mate's shrill note he hear,) And drops at once into her nest : The noblest...
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The writings of Douglas Jerrold, Volume 8

Douglas William Jerrold - 1854
...voice he heard He sigh'd and cast his eyes below ; The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands, And (quick as light'ning) on the deck he stands. So the sweet lark, high-pois'd in air, Shuts close his pinions to his breast, (If, chance, his mate's shrill call he hear,)...
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Davidson's universal melodist: consisting of the music and words of popular ...

George Henry Davidson - Music - 1853
...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 the sweet lark, high-pois'd in air, ĄShuts close his pinions to his breast, If chance his mate's shrill call he hear,...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN GAY

DR. JOHNSON - 1854
...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 the sweet lark, high-pois'd in air, Shuts close his pinions to his breast, If chance his mate's shrill call he hear...
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The writings of Douglas Jerrold. Collected ed

Douglas William Jerrold - 1854
...voice he heard He sigh'd and cast his eyes below ; The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands, And (quick as light'ning) on the deck he stands. So the sweet lark, high-pois'd in air, Shuts close his pinions to his breast, (If, chance, his mate's shrill call he hear,)...
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Comedies and dramas

Douglas William Jerrold - English drama - 1854 - 287 pages
...voice he heard He sigh'd and cast his eyes below ; The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands, And (quick as light'ning) on the deck he stands. So the sweet lark, high-pois'd in air, Shuts close his pinions to his bresst, The noblest captain in the British fleet,...
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