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" But cawing rooks, and kites that swim sublime In still repeated circles, screaming loud, The jay, the pie, and e'en the boding owl, That hails the rising moon, have charms for me. "
The Book of Nature - Page 263
by John Mason Good - 1831 - 467 pages
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1911 - 761 pages
...rooks, and kites that swim sublime In still repeated circles, screaming loud, The jay, the pie, and ev'n the boding owl That hails the rising moon, have charms for me. 402 Cuwper : Task. Bk. i. Line 200 Ton call them thieves and pillagers ; but know They are the winged...
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A Literary Pilgrim in England

Edward Thomas - Authors, English - 1917 - 330 pages
...rooks, and kites that swim sublime In still-repeated circles, screaming loud, The jay, the pie, and even the boding owl That hails the rising moon, have charms for me." The country, in fact, gave him half his life. Perhaps it was the lesser half. More likely it was not...
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Old Christmas and Bracebridge Hall: From the Sketch-book of Washington Irving

Washington Irving - Christmas - 1919 - 284 pages
...out of hearing, ' let old Jack alone ; I 'll warrant he 'll give him his own ! ' THE ROOKERY ' But cawing rooks, and kites that swim sublime In still...owl, That hails the rising moon, have charms for me.' COWPER. IN a grove of tall oaks and beeches, that crowns a terrace walk, just on the skirts of the...
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Bracebridge Hall ; Tales of a Traveller ; The Alhambra

Washington Irving - Literary Collections - 1991 - 1104 pages
...radical was out of hearing, "let old Jack alone; I'll warrant he'll give him his own!" The Rookery But cawing rooks, and kites that swim sublime In still...owl. That hails the rising moon, have charms for me. Cowper IN A GROVE of tall oaks and beeches that crowns a terracewalk, just on the skirts of the garden,...
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The Earliest Wordsworth: Poems, 1785-1790

William Wordsworth - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 141 pages
...owl does to the moon complain.' W. is also echoing Cowper, Task i 205-206: The jay, the pie, and ev'n the boding owl That hails the rising moon, have charms for me. (Sole bourn, sole object of my way; How fair its lawns and silver'd woods appear! How sweet its streamlet...
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William Cowper: Selected Poems

William Cowper, Nick Rhodes - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 144 pages
...one 200 The live-long night: nor these alone, whose notes Nice finger'd art must emulate in vain, But cawing rooks, and kites that swim sublime In still...repeated circles, screaming loud, The jay, the pie, and ev'n the boding owl That hails the rising moon, have charms for me. Sounds inharmonious in themselves...
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