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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 Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper, Esq: Including the Hymns and ...

William Cowper, Henry Stebbing - English poetry - 1852 - 687 pages
...GLOW-WORM. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cHcer'd the village with his song, Nor yet. at ere his note suspended, Nor yet when eventide was ended....far off, upon the ground, A something shining in the dork, And knew the glow-worm by his spark ; So stooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...Abhor. Devour. To discern. Appetite. Reautify. Transient. A NIGHTINGALE, 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 : THE STREET MUSICIAN ; OR, POWER OF MUSIC. 265 When, looking eagerly around, He spied far off, upon...
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A series of graduated exercises adapted to Morel's Grammar and analysis

John Daniel Morell - 1857
...shadowy grass — By the green leaves opening as I pass. A nightingale, that all day long, Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his spark. Darken'd so, yet shone Above them all th' Archangel ; but his face Deep scars of thunder had intrench'd,...
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The class book, for the use of schools

John Guy (schoolmaster.) - 1858
...NIGHTINGALE AND GLOW-WORM.—THE CUCKOO.—THE ROBIN. A nightingale, that all day long 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...
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The camp and the sanctuary; or The power of religion as exemplified in the ...

James Everett - Battle of Waterloo - 1859 - 369 pages
...like that of the eagle. Did you ever read Cowper's 'Nightingale?' ' That oil day long, Had cheered the village with his song; Nor yet, at eve, his note suspended,— Nor yet, when even-tide W&B ended.' I am sorry to learn, that you have been obliged to sell your field, and cow ; but almost...
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The Poems of William Cowper ...

William Cowper - 1860 - 491 pages
...Resolves to have none of her own. THE NIGHTINGALE AND GLOW-WORM. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long /,' • Began to feel, as well he might, The keen demands of appetite ; When, looking1 eagerly around, He spied far off, upon the ground, A something shining in the dark, And knew...
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A poetical reading book [ed.] by W. M'Gavin

William M'Gavin (editor of The union school song garland) - 1862
...sweet. Łev. E. Sartton, MA THE NIGHTINGALE AND GLOW-WORM. A Nightingale, that all day long, Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note suspended, Npr yet when eventide was ended, Began to feel, as well he might, The keen demands of appetite; When,...
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Select readings from the poets and prose writers of every country, ed. by J ...

James Fleming - 1863 - 352 pages
...right." HANNAH MORE. 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...when eventide was ended, — Began to feel (as well as he might) The keen demands of appetite : When, looking eagerly around, He spied far off, upon the...
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Poetry for repetition, ed. by H. Twells

Henry Twells - 1864
...boy ! T. HOOD. 26. THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE GLOWWORM. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long .A- Had cheer'd the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note suspended, Nor yet when eventide was ended, Bsgan to feel, — as well he might,— The keen demands of appetite; When, looking eagerly around,...
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OUR OWN FIRESIDE

REV. CHARLES BULLOCK - 1865
...Cowper's tale of the " Nightingale and the Glowworm " : — " A nightingale, that all day long Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...suspended, Nor yet when eventide was ended, Began to fee], ля well he might, The keen demands of appetite ; When, looking eagerly around, He spied far...
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