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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 Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1855
...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...his ears, and stamps, and cries aloud, With all the prcttiness of feign'd alarm, And anger insignificantly, fierce."* This description might almost have...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - English poetry - 1856 - 554 pages
...He has outslept tho winter, ventures forth To frisk a while, and bask in the warm sun, The squirrel, u [brush, Ascends the neighboring beech ; there whisks his And perks his ears, and stamps, and cries...
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The Task, Table Talk, and Other Poems: With Critical Observations of Various ...

William Cowper - 1856 - 435 pages
...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 neighboring beech ; there whisks his brush, And perks his ears, and stamps, and cries aloud, With ill...
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The Task, Table Talk, and Other Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1857 - 435 pages
...He sees me, and at once, swift as a bird, Ascends the* neighboring 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...
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Letters from Alabama

Philip Henry Gosse - Alabama - 1859 - 306 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...stamps, and cries aloud, With all the prettiness of feign'd alarm, And anger insignificantly fierce." * This description might almost have served for a...
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Poetry of the Year: Passages from the Poets Descriptive of the Seasons ...

Seasons - 1859 - 110 pages
...flippant, pert, and full of play ; rle sees me, and at once, swift as a bird, Ascends the neighboring beech ; there whisks his brush, And perks his ears,...of feigned alarm, And anger insignificantly fierce. \ COWPEB. J BREATHINGS OF SPRING. WHAT wakest thou, Spring ? Sweet voices in the woods, And reed-like...
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the poetical works of william cowper in three volumes

1859
...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,...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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Letters from Alabama

Philip Henry Gosse - Alabama - 1859 - 306 pages
...full of play. He sees me, ami at once, awift as a bird, Ascends the neighbouring beech ; there whiaks his brush, And perks his ears, and stamps, and cries aloud, With all the prettiness of feign'd alarm, And anger insignificantly fierce." * This description might almost have served for a...
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The Poems of William Cowper ...

William Cowper - 1860 - 491 pages
...outslept the winter, ventures forth To frisk awhile, and bask in the warm sun, The squirrel, ftippant, pert, and full of play; He sees me, and at once, swift...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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Addison to Blake

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...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...whisks his brush, And perks his ears, and stamps and scolds aloud, With all the prettiness of feigned alarm, And anger insignificantly fierce. AN EPISTLE...
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