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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 Young Man from Home

John Angell James - Christian life - 1859 - 187 pages
...In a moment I seem to be there : But alas ! recollection at hand Soon hurries me back to despair. " But the sea-fowl is gone to her nest, The beast is...here is a season of rest, And I to my cabin repair. " There is mercy in every place, And mercy, encouraging thought ! Gives even affliction a grace, And...
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Sabbath Recreations: Or, Select Poetry of a Religious Kind

Emily Taylor - American poetry - 1839 - 288 pages
...to be there; But, alas! recollection, at hand, Soon hurries me back to despair. But the sea-fowl has gone to her nest, The beast is laid down in his lair;...here is a season of rest, And I to my cabin repair. There is mercy in every place, And mercy, encouraging thought! Gives even affliction a grace, And reconciles...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1839 - 516 pages
...to be there ; But alas ! rocolleetion at hand Soon hurries me back to despair. But the sea-fowl has gone to her nest, The beast is laid down in his lair,...here is a season of rest, And I to my cabin repair. There is mercy in every place, And mercy, encouraging thought ! Gives even afflietion a grace, And...
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The English Reader; Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1839 - 253 pages
...!• recollection at hand Soon hurries me back to despair. But the sea-fowl is gone to her nest, j The beast is laid down in his lair ; Even here is a season of rest, -' ••>c .*nd I to my cabin repair. There's mercy in every place ; And mercy — encouraging thought...
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841 - 139 pages
...In a moment I seem to be there ; 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 ; There's mercy in every place ; And mercy (encouraging thought!) Gives even affliction a grace, And...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1842 - 252 pages
...žoon hurries me back to despaia 7 But the sea-fowl has gone to her nest, The beast is laid down hi his lair; Even here is a season of rest, And I to...in every place; And mercy — encouraging thought I Gives even affliction a grace, And reconciles man to his lot. — cowntB. SECTION VI. Gratitude....
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1843 - 209 pages
...a moment I seem to be there ; But, alas! recollection at hand, Soon hurries me back to despair. 1. But the sea-fowl is gone to her nest, The beast is...in every place ; And mercy— encouraging thought 1 Gives even affliction a grace, And reconciles man to his lot— CowTER SECTION VI.— Gratitude....
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...land, In a moment I seem to be there; 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, 1 And I to my cabin repair. There's mercy in every place; And mercy, encouraging thought I Gives even...
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Cobb's New Sequel to the Juvenile Readers, Or, Fourth Reading Book ...

Lyman Cobb - Readers - 1845 - 240 pages
...moment I seem to be there ; But, alas ! recollection at hand Soon hurries me back to despair. ' 7. But the sea-fowl is gone to her nest, The beast is...down in his lair ; Even here is a season of rest, And mercy, encouraging thought, Gives even affliction a grace, And I to my cabin repair. There's mercy...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 384 pages
...In a moment, I seem to be there', But, alas: recollection at hand, Soon hurries me back to despair. But the sea-fowl — is gone to her nest. The beast...his lair , Even here — is a season of rest, And 1 — to my cabin repair. There's mercy— in every place ; And mercy— encouraging thought I Gives...
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