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" THERE is a bird, who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be supposed a crow; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishoplike he finds a perch, And dormitory too. Above the steeple shines a plate, That turns and turns, to indicate... "
The Wiltshire ArchŠological and Natural History Magazine - Page 301
edited by - 1857
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Edinburgh Review, Or, Critical Journal, Volume 75

English literature - 1842
...and bringing to remembrance Cowper's playful lines on the subject — ' There is a bird who, by bis coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be...a crow— A great frequenter of the church, Where, bishoplike, he finds a perch, And dormitory, too.' In their passage up the Zurich-see, the sight of...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1803
...thoughts to you, Since such a reptile has its gem, And boasts its splendour too. II. THE JACKDAW. i. THERE is a bird, who, by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be suppos'da crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where, bishop-like, he finds a perch, And dormitory...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper, John Newton - English poetry - 1806
...Cornicula, pennas, Qui sic humanis rebus abesse velit. II. THE JACKDAW. TRANSLATION OF THE ABOVE. I. THERE is a bird who by his coat, And by the hoarseness...supposed a crow; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishop-like he finds a perch, And dormitory too. II. Above the steeple shines a plate, Tha.t turns...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...thoughts to you, Since such a reptile has its gem, And boasts its splendour too. THE JACKDAW. | i. There is a bird who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Mjght be supposed a crow -f A great frequenter of the church, Where bishop-like he finds a perch, And...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1806
...top, was Hunted; So the next parfon ftubb'd and burnt it. THE JACKDAW. Л fable. BY COWPKR. THERE if a bird, who, by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be suppos'da crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where, bishop-like, he finds a perch And dormitory...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1806
...JACKDAW. TRANSLATION OF THE ABOVE. I. THERE is a hird who by Lis coat, And by the hoarseness of bis note, Might be supposed a crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where hishop-like he finds a perch, And dormitory too. II. Above the steeple shines a plate, That turns and...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1810
...Cornicula, penuas, Qui sic humanis rebus abesse velit. II. THEJACKDA W. TRANSLATION OF THE FOREGOING. I. THERE is a' bird, who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be suppos'da crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishoplike 'he finds a perch, And dormitory...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1812
...Cornicula, pennas, Qui sic humanis rebus abesse velit. II. THE JACKDAW. TRANSLATION OF THE FOREGOING. I. THERE is a bird, who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be suppos'da crow; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishoplike he finds a perch, And dormitory...
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Poems by William Cowper ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1814 - 480 pages
...Cornicnla, peunas, Qnt sic hnmanis rebns abesse velit. II. THE JACKDAW. TRANSLATION OF THE FOREGOING. I. THERE is a bird, who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be snppos'da crow ; A great freqnenter of the chnrch, Where bishop-like he finds a perch, And dormitory...
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Tales of the robin, and other small birds, selected from the British poets ...

Joseph Taylor - 1815
...child of poverty and care! The mite high Heaven bestowed, that mite with thee I'll share. The JACKDAW, THERE is a bird who, by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Burns, Might be suppos'da crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where, bishop-like, he finds a perch....
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