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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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English Lessons: Book One-two, Book 2

Ada Van Stone Harris, Charles Benajah Gilbert - English language - 1912
...GLOWWORM Study of a Poem — Meter — Rhyme 1 Read : A nightingale, that all day long Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...glowworm by his spark : So, stooping down from hawthorn topv He thought to put him in his crop. The worm, aware of his intent, Harangued him thus, right eloquent...
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City and Town: A Fourth Reader

Pauline Frost Rafter - Readers - 1916 - 272 pages
...and ISABEL R. WALLACH THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE GLOW-WORM 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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The Easy Road to Reading: Second-[third] reader

Carrie Josephine Smith - Readers - 1917
...GLOWWORM 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...from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his crop. 204 "Did you admire my lamp," quoth he, "As much as I your minstrelsy, You would abhor to do me wrong,...
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An Argosy of Fables: A Representative Selection from the Fable Literature of ...

Frederic Taber Cooper - Aesop's fables - 1921 - 483 pages
...(James Merrick.) THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE GLOW-WORM A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long /~\ Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...stooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put it in his crop. The worm, aware of his intent, Harangued him thus, right eloquent. "Did you admire...
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Human Life: Its Philosophy and Laws

Herbert M. Shelton - Philosophy - 1979 - 518 pages
...while on exhibition in one of the theatres in Paris, having been kept without food for a long time, 'Began to feel, as well he might, the keen demands of appetite.' and took it into his fancy to swallow a bed-blanket. The snake was two or three days in getting the...
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The True Healing Art

R. T. Trall - 1993 - 102 pages
...while on exhibition in one of the theatres in Paris, having been kept without food for a long time, " Began to feel, as well he might, The keen demands of appetite," and took it into his fancy to swallow abed-blanket. The snake was two or three days in getting the...
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Poetry and prose: with lessons on the art of reading; a suppl. to Daily ...

Poetry - 1870
...shackles fall. 80 WILLIAM COWPER. A LESSON ON CHARITY. A NIGHirsattE, that all day long Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...far off, upon the ground, A something shining in the dart, And knew the glow-worm by his spark. So, stooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him...
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Fibre & Fabric: A Record of American Textile Industries in the ..., Volume 28

Textile fabrics - 1898
...Defense. A nightingale that all day long Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his notes suspended. Nor yet when eventide was ended. Began...looking eagerly around He spied far off upon the ground Something shining in the dark. And knew the glowworm by his spark. The worm aware of his intent Harangued...
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Pleasant pages (by S.P. Newcombe). [With suppl., entitled ..., Volume 3

Samuel Prout Newcombe - 1850
...will not begin it now, but will finish the whale's history next week. THE NIGHTINGALE AND GLOWWORM. A NIGHTINGALE that all day long Had cbeer'd the village...his note suspended, Nor yet when eventide was ended, — Eegan to feel, as well he might, The keen demands of tipetite : When, looking eagerly around, He...
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