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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 literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1868
...his own." XIII. — THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE GLOW-WOKM. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had chcer'd the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his spark. " Did you admire my lamp," quoth he, As much as I your minstrelsy, You would abhor to do me wrong,...
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Double acrostics by amateurs, ed. by I.S.A.

Double acrostics - 1868
...your side, Or it may in the churchyard leave you. 41. ' A nightingale that all day long Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...upon the ground, ' A something shining in the dark.' 1. Oh, how this beautiful month of May Will make of the grass a good crop of hay ! 2. Let us have this...
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The young Englishman's first poetry book, compiled by E.C. Lowe

Edward Clarke Lowe - 1868
...Wordsworth. 72. — THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE 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 oft' upon the ground, A something shining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his spark ; So, stooping...
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Table talk, and other poems, with illustr. by H.Weir [and others].

William Cowper - 1869
...boasts its splendour too. THE NIGHTINGALE AND GLOW-WORM. NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...appetite ; When, looking eagerly around, He spied far oft", upon the ground, A something shining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his spark ; So stooping...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1870 - 536 pages
...long Hath cheer'd the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note snspended. Nor yet when eventlde was ended, Began to feel, as well he might, The keen demands of appetite ; When, looking eagerly aronnd, He spied far off, npon the gronnd, A something shining in the dark. And knew the glowworm hy...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Instructive & Entertaining Tracts, Volumes 17-18

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Anthologies - 1871
...of Heaven.' — ROSCOE. THE NIGHTINGALE AND GLOW-WORM. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...shining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his spark j So, stooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his crop. The worm, aware of his intent,...
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The child's book of song and praise, Volume 19

Child - 1871
...village with his song', Nor j^et at eve his note suspended, v Nor yet when eventide was ended, T r Began to feel, as well he might, The keen demands...appetite ; When, looking eagerly around, He spied far oft', upon the ground, A something shining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his spark ; So, stooping...
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Jarrolds' new code reading books. Infant classes [and] 1st-6th standard

Jarrold and sons, ltd - 1872
...speech. \ devoted to a sect. Transient— passing quickly. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheer'd 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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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1872 - 789 pages
...Translation of CHARLES T. BROOKS. THE NIGHTINGALE AND GLOW-WORM. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheered g curls of sunny hair, Too fair to die. Only а Ъу his spark ; So, stooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his crop. The worm,...
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On the science of sensibility, intelligence, or simple element of soul; and ...

John Nelson Smith - 1873
...following extract from a poem: " A nightingale, that all day long Had cheered the village with its song, Nor yet at eve his note suspended, Nor yet when...something shining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by its spark; So, stooping down from northern top, . He thought to put him in his crop. The worm, aware...
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