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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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Poetry of the Seasons

English poetry - 1898 - 336 pages
...teaches. — James Thomson. THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE GLOWWORM. A NIGHTINGALE that all day long Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...the glowworm by his spark ; So, stooping down from hawthorn-top, He thought to put him in his c"rop. The worm, aware of his intent, Harangued him thus,...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and ...

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1899
...should be shut ! " THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE GLOW-WORM. A Nightingale, that all day long Hath cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...shining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his spark ; VOL. VII.— 3 So, stooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his crop. The worm,...
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The task, and minor poems [ed.] by E. Lee

William Cowper - 1900
...without one if or but — 30 THE NIGHTINGALE AND GLOW-WORM. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...eventide was ended, Began to feel, as well he might, 5 The keen demands of appetite ; When, looking eagerly around, He spied far off, upon the ground, A...
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A Junior English Grammar ...

William Williamson - English language - 1902
...and halted in the meadow beside the silver Thames." 62. "A nightingale, that all day long Had cheered the village with his song, — Nor yet at eve his...the dark, • And knew the glow-worm by his spark." 63. "After we were refreshed at the next inn, and had dined together on the best fare the landlord...
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The Hawthorne Readers, Book 4

Edward Everett Hale (Jr.) - Readers - 1904
...here shows him in one of his best moods. WILLIAM COWPER A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...And knew the glow-worm by his spark; So, stooping from the hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his crop. The worm, aware of his intent, Harangued...
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Poems that Every Child Should Know: A Selection of the Best Poems of All ...

Mary Elizabeth Burt - American poetry - 1904 - 355 pages
...teacher of good taste, and I include it at her request. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...eagerly around, He spied far off, upon the ground, Poems That Every Child Should Know 35 A something shining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his...
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Poems for the Study of Language Prescribed in the Course of Study for the ...

Chestine Gowdy - 1907
...blue. THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE GLOWWORM WILLIAM COWPER A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheer'd the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...eventide was ended, Began to feel, as well he might, 5 The keen demands of appetite ; When, looking eagerly around, He spied far off, upon the ground, A...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1908 - 536 pages
...Anglia sola parit ; 170 THE NIGHTINGALE AND GLOW-WORM. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...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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Standard Catholic Readers: First-[fifth] reader, Book 4

Mary E. Doyle - Readers - 1909
...NIGHTINGALE AND THE GLOWWORM appetite eagerly harangued minstrelsy eloquent abhor oration approbation Began to feel, as well he might, The keen demands...dark, And knew the glowworm by his spark; So, stooping from the hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his crop. The worm, aware of his intent, Harangued...
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A Language Series: Book one-[two], Volume 1

Robert Comfort Metcalf, Augustine L. Rafter - English language - 1910
...NIGHTINGALE AND THE GLOWWORM Study of a Poem Read : — A nightingale, that all day long Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...And knew the glowworm by his spark ; So, stooping from the hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his crop. The worm, aware of his intent, Harangued...
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