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" In letting fall the curtain of repose On bird and beast, the other charged for man With sweet oblivion of the cares of day... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 726
1876
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1800 - 420 pages
...west, With matron-step flow-moving, while the night Treads on thy sweeping train; one hand employ'd In letting fall the curtain of repose On bird and beast, the other charg'd for man With sweet oblivion of the cares of day: Not sumptuously adorn' d, nor needing aid,...
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 231 pages
...Return, sweet Ev'ning, and continue long! Methinks 1 see thee in the streaky west, With matron-step slow -moving, while the night Treads on thy sweeping train ; one hand employ'cl In letting fall the curtain of repose On bird and beast, the other charg'd for man AVith...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...245 With matron step slow-moving, while the night Treads on thy sweeping train ; one hand employ 'd In letting fall the curtain of repose On bird and...charged for man With sweet oblivion of the cares of day • 3ifl Not sumptuously adorn'd, nor needing aid, Like homely featured night, of clustering gems;...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1802
...west, With matron-step slow-moving, while the night Treads on thy sweeping train ; one hand employ'd In letting fall the curtain of repose On bird and beast, the other charg'd for man With sweet oblivion of the cares of day : Not sumptuously adorn'd, nor needing aid,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...while the uiglit Treads on thy sweeping train ; one hand employed BOOK IV.' THE WIN-a EVENING. ($. In letting fall the curtain of repose On bird and...charged for man With sweet oblivion of the cares of day: Not sumptuously adorned, nor needing aid, Like homely-featured night, of clustering gems; A star or...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...on thy sweeping train ; one hand employe*; In letting fall the curtain of repose Qg bird and benst, the other charged for man With sweet oblivion of the cares of day : Not sumptuously adorned, nor needing aid, Like homely -featured night, of clustering gems ; A star...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808
...Return sweet Ev'ning, and continue long! .-- .'' Methinks I see thee in the streaky wert, . .; t/, With matron step slow moving, while the Night Treads on thy sweeping train ; one hand employ'd In letting fall the curtain of repose wiL*ri* .iff On hird and heast, the other charg'd for...
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An Essay on Light Reading: As it May be Supposed to Influence Moral Conduct ...

Edward Mangin - Books and reading - 1808 - 213 pages
...Return, sweet Evening, and continue longT Methinks I see thee in the streaky west, With matron-step slow moving ; while the Night Treads on thy sweeping train: one hand employ'dIn lotting fall the curtain of repose On bird and beast; the other charg'd for wan With sweet...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...west, With matron step slow moving, while the Nigiit Treads on thy sweeping train ; one hand employ'd In letting fall the curtain of repose On bird and beast, the other charg'd for man With sweet oblivion of the cares of day: .Not, sumptuously adorn'd, not needing aid,...
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Poems [ed. by J. Newton]. Illustr. with engr. from the designs of ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810
...flights. Come Ev'ning, once again, season of peace; Return sweet Ev'ning, and continue long! Methinks I see thee in the streaky west, With matron step slow...while the night Treads on thy sweeping train; one hand employ'd In letting fall the curtain of repose On bird and beast, the other charg'd for man \Vith sweet...
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