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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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The Task

William Cowper - 1825 - 217 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...as a bird, Ascends the neighbouring beech : there wisks his brush, And perks his ears, and stamps, and cries aloud, With all the prettiness of feign'd...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1826
...forth, To frisk awhile, and bask in the warm sun, The squirrel, flippant, pert, and full of play ; 315 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 all...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1826
...forth, To frisk awhile, and bask in the warm sun, The squirrel, flippant, pert, and full of play ; 315 He sees me, and at once, swift as a bird, Ascends the neighb'ring beeeb ; there whisks his brush, And perks his ears, and stamps, and cries aloud, With all...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 pages
...the winter, ventures forth To frisk a while, and bask in the warm sun,- V " •'_ The squirrel, flippant, pert, and full of play ; He sees me, and at once, swift as a bird, [brush, Ascends the neighb'ring beech ; there whisk his And perks his ears, and stamps, and cries aloud,...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1830
...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...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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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...He 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...; there whisks his brush, And perks his ears, and stamp?, and cries aloud, Wilh all the prettiness of feigned alarm, And anger, insignificantly fierce....
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 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 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 all...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 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 at once, swift as a bmL^ Ascends the neighbouring beech ; theredfekshis brush, . •* And perks his earn, and stamps, and...
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The Task, and Other Poems

William Cowper - 1831 - 179 pages
...forth, To frisk awhile, and bask in the warm sun, The squirrel, flippant, pert and full of play; 315 He sees me, and at once, swift as a bird, Ascends the neighb'ring beech; there whisks his brush, And perks his cars, and stamps, and cries aloud, With all...
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Transatlantic sketches, comprising visits to the most interesting scenes in ...

Sir James Edward Alexander - Canada - 1833
...flippant, pert, and full of play, • He sees us, and at once, swift as a bird, Ascends the neighb'ring beech, there whisks his brush, And perks his ears,...feigned alarm, And anger insignificantly fierce." A wild whoop in the woods, and the report of a musket, told us that we were near the Credit Creek,...
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