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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq - Page 13
by William Cowper - 1806
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1800 - 420 pages
...waits upon the roar Of distant floods, or on the softer voice Of neighb'ring fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as...ear. Ten thousand warblers cheer the day, and one The live-long night: nor these alone, whose notes Nice finger'd art must emulate in vain, But cawing rooks,...
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 231 pages
...slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as they full Upon loose pebbles, lose themselves at length 1 In matted grass, that with a livelier green Betrays the secret of their silent course. No tree in all the grove but has its charms, Though each its hue peculiar; paler some, And of a wannish...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper, John Newton - English poetry - 1802
...waits upon the roar Of distant floods, or on the softer voice Of neighboring fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as...ear. Ten thousand warblers cheer the day, and one The livelong night : nor these alone, whose notes Nice finger'd art must emulate in vain, But cawing rooks,...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...waits upon the roar 190 Of distant floods, or on the softer voice Of neighbouring fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft rock, and chiming as they...length In matted grass, that with a livelier green 195 Betrays the secret of their silent course. Nature inanimate, employs sweet sounds, But animated...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...voice Of neighbouring fountain, or of rilh that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as they Łall Upon loose pebbles, lose themselves at length In matted grass, that .with a livelier green. Bttrays the secret of their silent course. Nature inanimate employs sweet sounds, But animated nature...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808
...fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as they fell Upon loose pehhles, lose themselves at length ' In matted grass, that...nature sweeter still, To sooth and satisfy the human car. Ten thousand warhlers cheer the day, and one The livelong night : nor these alone, whose note*...
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Specimens of the British poets

British poets - 1809
...waits upon the roar Of distant floods, or on the softer voice Of neighb'ring fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as...sweet sounds, But animated nature sweeter still, To soothe and satisfy the hmn. in ear. Ten thousand warblers cheer the day, and one The live-long night:...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 193 pages
...waits upon the roar Of distant floods, or on the softer voice Of neighb'ring fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as...ear. Ten thousand warblers cheer the day, and one The livelong night : nor these alone, whose note* Nice finger'd art must emulate in vain ; But cawing rooks,...
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Poems [ed. by J. Newton]. Illustr. with engr. from the designs of ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810
...wails upon the roar 190 Of distant floods, or on the softer voice Of neighb'ring fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as...nature sweeter still, To sooth and satisfy the human car. Ten thousand warblers cheer the day, and one 200 The livelong night: nor these alone, whose notes...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1810 - 231 pages
...waits upon the roar Of distant floods; or on the softer voice Of neighboring fountain ; or of rills that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as...sweet sounds, But animated nature sweeter still, To soothe and satisfy the human ear. Ten thousand warblers cheer the day, and one The live-long night....
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