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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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Flowers of Fable: Culled from Epictetus, Croxall, Dodsley, Gay, Cowper, Pope ...

Epictetus, Samuel Croxall, John Gay, William Cowper, Alexander Pope, Jean de La Fontaine, Ignacy Krasicki, James Merrick, Charles Denis, John Tapner - Animals - 1832 - 352 pages
...ttftgfittngaU attir tfje C5rlofo=foorm. [From COWPKR.J A NIGHTINGALE, that, all day long, Had cheer'd the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...in the dark, And knew the GLOW-WORM, by his spark ; NIGHTINGALE AND GLOWWORM. 183 So, stooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his crop....
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Conversations on Common Things: Or Guide to Knowledge. With Questions. For ...

Science - 1832 - 288 pages
...them " A nightingale, that all day long Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve liis note suspended, Nor yet when eventide was ended, Began...glow-worm, by his spark. So, stooping down from hawthorn lop, He thought to put him in his crop. The wonn, aware of his intent, Harangued him thus quite eloquent...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, from the Best Writers

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1832 - 252 pages
...MERRICK. SECTION II. The Nightingale and the Glowworm. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheer'd the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...spied far off, upon the ground, A something shining in Ihe dark, And knew the glow-worm by his spark; So, stooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Civilization - 1832
...Had chcer'd the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his nute suspended, Nor yet when eventide ws ended, Began to feel, as well he might, The keen demands of appetite ; When, looking eagerly around, lie spied far off, upon the ground, A something shining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his...
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Fables and moral maxims, in verse and prose, selected by A. Parker

Anne Parker - 1835
...NIGHTINGALE. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his song suspended, Nor yet when eventide was ended, Began...the Glow-worm by his spark; So, stooping down from hawthorn-top, He thought to put him in his crop; The worm, aware of his intent, Harangued him thus...
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The Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ...

William Cowper - 1835
...essay in the Register on the food of the nightingale.] A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheer'd the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...feel, as well he might, The keen demands of appetite ; 2 H When, looking eagerly around, He spied far off, upon the ground, A something shining in the dark,...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 3

1836
...eye of God. THE NIGHTINGALE AND GLOW-WORM. [Nightingale.] A nightingale, that all daylong 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 Verse: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1836 - 252 pages
...MEMUCE. SECTION II. The Nightingale and the Glow-wonA NIGHTINGALE, that all day lonjf Had ch'eer'd the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...demands of appetite ; When, looking eagerly around, H spied far off, upon the ground, A something shining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his...
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The English Reader; Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1839 - 253 pages
...SECTION II. 7V nightingale and the glo A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheer'd the village with his Nor yet at eve his note suspended, Nor yet when eventide...stooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in bis crop, ' The worm, aware of his intent, Harangued him thus, right eloquent — ' Did you admire...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1839 - 516 pages
...sine lite, genis. [hnjus 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...ground, A something shining in the dark, And knew tide Glow-worm by his spark ; So stooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his erop...
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