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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 Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1839 - 516 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, [brush Ascends the neighbouring beeeh; there whisks his And perks his ears, and stamps and scolds aloud,...
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Poems. With a Biographical and Critical Introduction by the Rev ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1841
...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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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1841
...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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... The Task, a Poem ...: For the Use of Schools and Academies

William Cowper - 1842 - 150 pages
...315 Ho sees me, and at once, swift as a bird, Ascends the neighb'ring beech ; there whisks his brash, And perks his ears, and stamps, and cries aloud, With all the prettiness of feign'd alarm, And anger insignificantly fierce. 320 The heart is hard in nature, and unfit For human...
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Perennial Flowers

Children's poetry - 1843 - 172 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 neighboring beech ; there whisks his brush, And perks his ears, and stamps, and cries aloud, With all...
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Russell's American Elocutionist

William Russell - Elocution - 1844 - 380 pages
...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, and therefore...
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A summer at De Courcy lodge

Jane Bourne - 1845 - 80 pages
...leaves He has outslept the winter, ventures forth To frisk awhile, and bask in the warm sun ; He lees me, and at once, swift as a bird, Ascends the neighbouring...feigned alarm And anger insignificantly fierce." Cowper. As they returned through the wood, or rather grove, Henry was delighted to watch the squirrels, as...
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 14

Encyclopaedia - 1845
...son," (she'cries aloud) " To this, thy kindred train, and me." Gray'» Installation OJe. The squirrel, flippant, pert, and full of play ; — He sees me, and at once, swift as a bird, Ascendí the ncighb'ring beech ; there whisks his brush, And perks his cars, and stamps, and cries...
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Russell's American Elocutionist: The American Elocutionist; Comprising ...

William Russell - Elocution - 1845 - 380 pages
...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 hird, Ascends the neighbouring beech ; there whisks his brush, And perks his ears, and stamps, and...
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Russell's American Elocutionist. The American Elocutionist: Comprising ...

William Russell - 1846
...has outslerit 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, and therefore...
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