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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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Transatlantic Sketches: Comprising Visits to the Most Interesting ..., Volume 1

Sir James Edward Alexander - British Guiana Description and travel - 1833 - 378 pages
...full of play, He sees us, and at once, swift as a bird, Ascends the neighboring beech, there whisk* his brush, And perks his ears, and stamps, and cries aloud With all the prettiness of unfeigned alarm, And anger insignificantly fierce." A wild whoop in the woods, and the report of a...
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The Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ...

William Cowper - 1835
...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...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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Flowers of poetry, for young persons: a companion to miss Taylor's ..., Volume 1

Flowers - 1835
...awhile, and bask in the warm sun, The squirrel, flippant, pert, and full of play; He sees me, arid at once, swift as a bird, Ascends the neighbouring...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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The Life and Works of William Cowper: Now First Completed by the ..., Volume 7

William Cowper - 1835
...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 fellowship,...
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Translation from Madame de La Mothe-Guion. The task. Tirocinium. John Gilpin ...

William Cowper - 1836
...forth To frisk a while, 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...whisks his brush And perks his ears, and stamps and scolds aloud, With all the prettiness of feign 'd alarm, And anger insignificantly fierce. 320 The...
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The Task: In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1836 - 172 pages
...has outslept the winter, ventures forth, To frisk awhile, and bask in the warm srin, The squirrel, flippant, pert, and full of play ; He sees me, and at once, swift as a bird, Ascends the neighb'ring bsech ; there whisks his brush , And perks his ears, and stamps, and cries aloud, With...
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Translation from Madame de La Mothe-Guion. The task. Tirocinium. John Gilpin ...

William Cowper - 1836
...forth To frisk a while, 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 neighbouringbeech ; there whisks his brush And perks his ears, and stamps and scolds aloud, With all...
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The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems ..., Volume 9

William Cowper - 1836
...forth To frisk a while, 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 neighbouringbeech ; there whisks his brush And perks his ears, and stamps and scolds aloud, With all...
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Poems; to which is prefixed a memoir of the author by J. M'Diarmid

William Cowper - 1837
...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 at once, swift as a bird, Ascends the neighb'ring beech ; therewhiskshis brush, And perks his ears, and stamps, and scolds aloud, With all...
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Select poetry for children: with notes, arranged by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1839
...matted leaves, He has outslept the winter, ventures forth To frisk awhile, and bask in the warm sun : He sees me, and at once, swift as a bird, Ascends...neighbouring beech : there whisks his brush, And perks [i] his ears, and stamps, and cries aloud, With all the prettiness of feigned alarm, And anger insignificantly...
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