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" Drawn from his refuge in some lonely elm, That age or injury has hollow'd deep, Where, on his bed of wool and matted leaves, He has outslept the winter, ventures forth To frisk awhile, and bask in the warm sun, The squirrel, flippant, pert, and full of... "
The Saturday Magazine - Page 133
1841
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Poems by William Cowper ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1814 - 480 pages
...winter, ventnres forth To frisk awhile, and bask in the warm snn, The sqnirrel, flippant, pert, and fnll of play: He sees me, and at once, swift as a bird. Ascends the neighb'ring beech; there whisks his brnsh, And perks his ears, and stamps, and cries alond, With all...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1815
...furtlx BOOK VI. THE WINTER WALK AT NOON. 181 To frisk awhile, and bask in the warm sun, The squirrel, flippant, pert, and full of play : He sees me, and at once, swift as a hird, Ascends the neighb'ring beech ; there whisks his brush, And perks his ears, and stamps, and cries...
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Poems,

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817
...He has outslept the winter, ventures forth To frisk awhile, and hask in the warm sun, The squirrel, flippant, pert, and full of play : He sees me, and at once, swift as a hird, Ascends the neighhouring heech ; there whisks his hrash And perks his ears, and stamps and cries...
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The Task

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817 - 188 pages
...of play: He sees me, and at once, swift as a bird, Ascends the neighb'ring beech ; there w hiskshis brush, And perks his ears, and stamps, and cries aloud, With all the prettiness of feign'd alarm, And anger insignificantly fierce. The heart is hard in nature, and unfit For human fellowship,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Late John Coakley Lettsom ..., Volume 2

Thomas Joseph Pettigrew - Physicians - 1817
...Cowper's Task, b. vi. — — — — — Ventures forth ****** The Squirrel, flippant, pert * * He perks his ears, and stamps, and cries aloud With all the prettiness of feign'd alarm, And anger insignificantly fierce. JP LETTER CXXIX. From the same. Clare Hall, Oct. 16,...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1818 - 420 pages
...He has outslept the winter, ventures forth To frisk awhile, and bask in the warm sun, The squirrel, flippant, pert, and full of play ; He sees me, and...of feigned alarm, And anger insignificantly fierce. The heart is hard in nature, and unfit For human fellowship, as being void Of sympathy, tnd therefore...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1819
...has outslept the winter, ventures forth To frisk a while, and bask in the warm sun, . The squirrel, flippant, pert, and full of play ; He sees me, and at once, swift as a bird, Ascends the neighb'ring beech ; there whisks his brush, ( And perks his ears, and stamps, and cries aloud, With...
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Poems

William Cowper - Digital images - 1820 - 24 pages
...He has outslept the winter, ventures forth To frisk awhile, and bask in the warm ?nn, The sqnirrel, flippant, pert, and full of play; He sees me, and...his brush, And perks his ears, and stamps, and cries alond, With all the prettiness of feign'd alarm, Aad anger insignificantly fierce. • ht: heart is...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq: With a New Memoir

William Cowper - 1869 - 288 pages
...flippant, pert, and full of play ; He sees me, and at once, swift as a bird, Ascends the neighb'ring beech; there whisks his brush, And perks his ears,...stamps, and cries aloud . With all the prettiness of feign' d alarm, And anger insignificantly fierce. The heart is hard in nature, and unfit For human...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1821
...He has outsleptthe winter, ventures forth To frisk a while, and bask in the warm sun, The squirrel, flippant, pert, and full of play ; He sees me, and at once, swift as a bird, [brush, Ascends the neighbouring beech ; there whisks his And perks his ears, and stamps, and cries...
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