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" But alas ! recollection at hand Soon hurries me back to despair. But the sea-fowl is gone to her nest, The beast is laid down in his lair, Even here is a season of rest, And I to my cabin repair. "
Poems - Page 266
by William Cowper - 1810
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The County Magazine, Volume 1

Periodicals - 1788
...(jojiC'to herneft. The bead is laid down in his lair ; Even here is a leafom of reft, And I to ray cabbin repair. There's me.rcy in every place, And mercy,...encouraging thought! Gives even affliction a grace, And recencies man to his lot. The TAIL of the WAGGON. MARY was the daughter of a tanner in a fmall town...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments ...

Joseph Addison - Anecdotes - 1794 - 240 pages
...the fea-fowl is gone to her neft, The beaft is laid down in his lair ; Even here is a feafon of reft, And I to my cabin repair. There's Mercy in every place, And Mercy, encouraging Thought! Gives even Affliftion a grace, And reconciles Man to his lot. - ( 8 ) ANECDOTE OF THE LATE KING. ABOUT forty years...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1803 - 363 pages
...mind ! Compar'd with the speed of its flight, The tempest itself lags behind, And the swift winged arrows of light. When I think of my own native land,...gone to her nest, The beast is laid down in his lair ; Ev'n here is a season of rest, And I to my cabin repair. There's mercy in every place ; And mercy,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1805
...the fea-fowl is gone to her neft, The beaft is laid down in his lair ; Even here is a feafon of reft, And I to my cabin repair. There's mercy in every place, And mercy, encouraging thought ! Gives even affliftion a grace, And reconciles man to his lot. ON THE PROMOTION OF EDWARD THURLOW, ESQ. TO THE...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1806
...the sea-fowl is gone to hev YTeKf, The beast is laid down i'n 'his lair l Even here is a season ef rest, And I to 'my cabin repair. , ,, . .^ There's...mercy, encouraging thought! Gives even affliction a gruoe, And reconciles man to his lot. -I (.V o'i : M' i-• ON THE PIlOMOTIOW-'o* •' lv EDWARD THURLOiW,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1806
...be there ; But alas '. recollection at hand Soon hurries me back to despair. VII. But the sea-vfcfwl is gone to her nest, The beast is laid down in his lairj Even here is a season of rest, And I to my cabin repair. There's mercy in every place, And mercy,...
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Selection of Poems ...

Charles Snart - Poetry - 1808
...seem to be there ; But alas ! recollection at hand, Soon hurries me back to despair. B,ut the sea fowl is gone to her nest, The beast is laid down in his lair, Ev'n here is a season of rest, And I to my cabin repair. There is mercy in ev'ry place, ,And mercy,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1810 - 231 pages
...In a moment I seem to be there ; But, alas I recollection at hand Soon hurries me back to despair. But the sea-fowl is gone to her nest, The beast is...of rest, And I to my cabin repair. There's mercy in ev'ry place ; And mercy ; encouraging thought,! Gives even affliction a grace, .And reconciles man...
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Encyclopędia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences ..., Volume 19

Encyclopaedia Britannica - 1810
...the fca-fowl is gone to her neft, The beaft is laid down in his lair, Ev'n here is a fcafon of reft, And I to my cabin repair. There's mercy in every place ; And mercy, encouraging thought ! Gives even airUclion a grace, And reconciles man to his. lot. SFLKIRK, the capital of the county of the fame name,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1812
...a friend I am never to see. VI. How fleet is a glance of the mind! Compar'd with the speed of it's flight, The tempest itself lags behind, And the swift-winged...seafowl is gone to her nest, The beast is laid down iu his lair ; Even here is a season of rest, And I to my cabin repair. There's mercy in every place,...
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