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" A fav'rite morsel with the rook and crow; From field to field the flock increasing goes ; To level crops most formidable foes : Their danger well the wary plunderers know, And place a watch on some conspicuous bough ; Yet oft the skulking gunner by surprise... "
The poetical works of Robert Bloomfield - Page 5
by Robert Bloomfield - 1855 - 284 pages
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The farmer's boy; a rural poem [ed. by C. Lofft. On fine paper].

Robert Bloomfield - 1800
...round his door. But still unsafe the big swoln grain below, A fav'rite morsel with the Rook and Crow; From field to field the flock increasing goes; To level crops most formidable foes : i Their danger well the wary plunderers know, And place a watch on some conspicuous bough; Yet oft...
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The Farmer's Boy: A Rural Poem, Issue 1

Robert Bloomfield - Country life - 1801 - 128 pages
...round his door. But still unsafe the big swoln grain below, A fav'rite morsel with the Rook and Crow; From field to field the flock increasing goes; To...triumph round the spacious field, At best will but a short-liv'd terror yield: Nor guards of property; (not penal law,. * But harmless riflemen of rags...
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The Farmer's Boy: A Rural Poem

Robert Bloomfield - Pastoral poetry, English - 1802 - 128 pages
...round his door. But still unsafe the big swoln grain below, A fav'rite morsel with the Rook and Crow; From field to field the flock increasing goes ; To...triumph round the spacious field, At best will but a short-liv'd terror yield : Nor guards of property ; (not penal law, But harmless riflemen of rags and...
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The Farmer's Boy: A Rural Poem, Issue 1

Robert Bloomfield - Country life - 1803 - 128 pages
...round hfs door. But still unsafe the big swoln grain below, A fav'rite morsel with the Rook and Crow ; From field to field the flock increasing goes; To...place a watch on some conspicuous bough; Yet oft the skulking gusiner by surprise Will scatter death amongst them as they rise.Wood Scenery. V. II? These,...
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The farmer's boy; a rural poem [ed. by C. Lofft. On fine paper].

Robert Bloomfield - 1803
...round his door. But still unsafe the big swoln grain below, A fav'rite morsel with the Rook and Crow ; From field to field the flock increasing goes; To...place a -watch on some conspicuous bough; Yet oft the^cuiking gunner by surprise Will scatter death amongst them as they rise. These, hung in triumph...
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The Farmer's Boy;: A Rural Poem

Robert Bloomfield - Country life - 1806 - 99 pages
...round his door. But still unsafe the big swoln grain below, A fav'rite morsel with the Rook and Crow ; From field to field the flock increasing goes; To level crops most formidable foes : Then- danger well the wary plunderers know, And place a watch on some conspicuous bough ; Yet oft...
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The farmer's boy; a rural poem [ed. by C. Lofft. On fine paper].

Robert Bloomfield - 1815
...round his door. But still unsafe the big swoln grain below, A fav'rite morsel with the Rook and Crow; From field to field the flock increasing goes; To...rise. These, hung in triumph round the spacious field, 0 At best will but a short-liv'd terror yield: Nor guards of property: (not penal law, But harmless...
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The English reading book, in verse

William Jillard Hort - English literature - 1822 - 212 pages
...big swoln grain below, A favourite morsel with the rook and crow ; From field to field, the flight increasing, goes ; To level crops, most formidable...place a watch on some conspicuous bough. Yet oft the skulking gunner by surprise Will scatter death among them as they rise ; These hung in triumph round...
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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
...round his door. But still unsafe the Big swolu grain below, A fav'rite morsel with the rook and crow ; From field to field the flock increasing goes ; To...place a watch on some conspicuous bough ; Yet oft the skulking gunner by surprise Will scatter death amongst them as they rise. These, hung in triumph round...
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Gleanings in Natural History: With Local Recollections : to which ..., Volume 1

Edward Jesse - Animal behavior - 1832 - 313 pages
...them take flight, and always in an opposite direction to that from which the danger is apprehended. ' Their danger well the wary plunderers know, ' And place a watch on some conspicuous bough.' As the rook is a favourite, I am always sorry to see it during a hard frost. Instead of being that...
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