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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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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...place where any one (deer or other animal) is laid. Cowper uses the word in the well-known lines: — " But the sea-fowl is gone to her nest, The beast is laid down in his lair," 8 Glenartney — a vale in Menteith. 3 Beacon — from Anglo-Saxon bien-ian to beck or beckon, to call...
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Encyclopędia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 21

Encyclopaedia - 1845
...their noontide lore: With rocks above to shield the sharp nocturnal air. Dnjden. yiryif. Georyic 3. But the sea-fowl is gone to her nest, The beast is laid down in his fair; Even here it a season cf rest And I to my cabin repair. Cowper. Vtriet, tuppoied to be written...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 384 pages
...In a moment, 1 seem to be there; But. alas! recollection at hand, Soon hurries me buck to despair. But the sea-fowl — is gone to her nest. The beast Is laid down In his lau- ; Even here — Is a season of rest. And 1 — to my cabin repair. There's mercy — in every...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 320 pages
...be there*, But, alas! recollection at hand, Boon 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 1—to my cabin repair. There's mercy—in every place ; And mercy—encouraging...
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Murray's English Grammar Simplified Designed to Facilitate the Study of the ...

Lindley Murray, Allen Fisk - 1846
...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...thought ; Gives even affliction a grace, And reconciles rnan to his lot. WEAK and irresolute is man ; The purpose of to day, Woven with pains into his plan,...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art - 1847
...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...I to my cabin repair. There's mercy in every place i And mercy, encouraging thought ! Gives even affliction a grace, And reconciles man to his lot." These...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1849 - 491 pages
...recollection at hand Soon hurries me back to despair. But the seafowl is gone to her nest, The beast has laid down in his lair ; Even here is a season of rest,...my cabin repair. There's mercy in every place, And niercy, encouraging thought! Gives even affliction a grace, And reconciles man to his lot. ON THE PROMOTION...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper ...: Including the Copyright ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1849 - 672 pages
...recollection at hand Soon hurries me back to despair. But the sea-fowl is gone to her nest, The heast is laid down in his lair, Even 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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The child's own book of poetry

Child - 1850
...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...I to my cabin repair. There's mercy in every place : Gives even affliction a grace, And reconciles man to his lot! And mercy (encouraging thought!) COWPER....
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The garland; or, Poetry for childhood and youth

Garland - 1850
...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...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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