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" Had cheer'd the village with his song, • Nor yet at eve his note suspended, Nor yet when eventide was ended, Began to feel, as well he might, The keen demands of appetite ; When, looking eagerly around, He spied far off, upon the ground, A something... "
Poems - Page 318
by William Cowper - 1810
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 pages
...to have none of her own. THE NIGHTINGALE AND GLOW-WORM. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheer'd the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...appetite ; When, looking eagerly around, He spied far on, upon the ground, A something shining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his spark ; So, stooping...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1828 - 252 pages
....—MERRICK. SECTION II. The Nightingale and the Glow-worm. 1. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheer'd the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...when eventide was ended, Began to feel, as well he mightj The keen demands of appetite ; When, looking eagerly around , 2. The worm, aware of his intent,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers and speakers - 1828 - 252 pages
...Glow-worm, A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheer'd the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his njte suspended, Nor yet when eventide was ended, Began...feel, as well he might, The keen demands of appetite ; i When, looking- eagerly around, lie spied far off, upon the ground, A something shining in the dark,...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1829 - 209 pages
...MERRI SECTION II. The Mifhtingale and the Glow-worm. 1. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheer'd the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...the glow-worm by his spark. So, stooping down from Ivuythorn top, He thought to put him in his crop. 2. The worm, aware of his intent, Harangued him thus,...
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Moral and Sacred Poetry

Thomas Willcocks - 1829 - 296 pages
...hoasts its splendour too. THC GLOW-WORM AND NIGHTINGALE. A nightingale, that all day long Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...something shining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm hy his spark ; So stooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his crop. The worm, aware...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 15

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...spring, 9 foreign groves does her old musick bring. Waller. A nightiiignh that all day long Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...feel, as well he might. The keen demands of appetite. Coitper. NIGHTINGALE, in ornithology, a species of motacilla. See MOTACILLA. Its eyes are remarkably...
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Murray's English Reader

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - English language - 1829 - 304 pages
...MERHICK. SECTION II. jP/ie nightingale and the glow-worm. 1. A NIGHTINGALE, mat all day longHad cheer' d the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note suspended, Nor y<3t when eventide was ended, Began to feel, as well he might, The keen demands of appetite ; When,...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...thine To him who gives me all. NIGHTINGALE AND GLOWWORM A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheerM the village -with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...-was ended, Began to feel, as well he might, The keen demand of apprtiic ; When, looking eagerly around, He spied far off, upon the ground, A something shining...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Verses; Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1830 - 252 pages
...MERKICK. SECTION II. The nightingale and the glow-worm. A NIGHTINGALE' that all day long xl Mad cheerM the village with his song', Nor yet at eve his note...suspended', Nor yet when eventide was ended', Began to feeT, as well he mighf The keen demands of appetite* ; ' Whenf, looking eagerly around', He spied far...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...her own. NIGHTINGALE AND GLOW-WORM. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheered the village with a song, Nor yet at eve his note suspended, Nor yet when...appetite ; When, looking eagerly around, He spied far olf, upon the ground, A something shining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his spark ; So, stooping...
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