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" No noise is here, or none that hinders thought. The redbreast warbles still, but is content With slender notes, and more than half suppress'd : Pleased with his solitude, and flitting light From spray to spray, where'er he rests he shakes From many a... "
The Poems of William Cowper - Page 277
by William Cowper - 1828 - 427 pages
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
...glade. The roof, though moveable through all its length As the wind sways it, has yet well sufEc'd, And, intercepting in their silent fall The frequent...twig the pendent drops of ice, That tinkle in the wither' d leaves below. Stillness, accompanied with sounds so soft, Charms more than silence. Meditation...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...well suffic'd, ' ' intercepting in their silent fall The frequent flakes, has kept a path for me. 73 No noise is here, or none that hinders thought. The...but is content With slender notes,, and more than hall' suppreso'd : Pleas'd with his solitude, and flitting light From spray to spray, where'er he rests...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...ghde. Tbe roof, though moveafalc through all its length As the wind sways it, has yet well sufficed, And intercepting in their silent fall The frequent...is content With slender notes, and more than half suppressed: Pleased with his solitude', and flitting light From spray to spray, where'er he rests he...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...glade. The rcof, though moveable through all its length As the wind sways it, has yet well sufficed, And intercepting in their silent fall The frequent...is content With slender notes, and more than half suppressed Pleased with his solitude, and flitting light From spray to spray, wherever he rests he...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808
.....4-.„* The roof, though movahle through all it's lengthAs the wind sways it, has yet well suffic'd, And, intercepting in their silent fall The frequent...No noise is here, or none that hinders thought. The redhreast warhles still, hut is content With slender notes, and more than half suppress'd: Pleas'd...
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Poems [ed. by J. Newton]. Illustr. with engr. from the designs of ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810
...The roof, though mov'able through all it's length i • As the wind sways it, has yet well suffic'd, And, intercepting in their silent fall The frequent...With slender notes, and more than half suppress'd: Pleas 'd with his solitude, and flitting light From spray to spray, where'er he rests he shakes From...
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The Task: A Poem in Six Books

William Cowper - Electronic books - 1811 - 212 pages
...glade. The roof, though moveable through all its length As the wind sways it, has yet well suffic'cly And, intercepting in their silent fall The frequent...is content With slender notes, and more than half suppress'ii: Pleas'd with his solitude, and flitting light From spray to spray, where'er he rests he...
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Poems, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1811
...may compare their manner of introducing the same picturesque object in the following passages : *' The red.breast warbles still, but is content With...with his solitude, and flitting light From spray to (pray, where'er he rests, he shakes From many a twig the pendent drops of ice, That tinkle in the wither'd...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners : with Strictures ..., Volume 12

1801
...Witt slender notes, and more than half suppres't: Pleas'd with his solitude ; and flitting light f From spray to spray, where'er he rests he, shakes...of ice, That tinkle in the wither'd leaves below. p •*****.. ^ -Rills that slip , Upon loose pebbles, lose themselvs at length In matted...
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The Reflector: A Quarterly Magazine, on Subjects of Philosophy ..., Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1811 - 503 pages
...tcr walks have made those remarks on the same bird which dictated to Cowper the following lines: — The red-breast warbles still, but is content With...suppress'd. Pleas'd with his solitude, and flitting light 1'rom spray to spray, where'er he rests he shakes From many a twig the pendant drops of ice, That tinkle...
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