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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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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...goes the clerk. The Nightingale and Glow- Worm. Cow PEK. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had chcer'd the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...Began to feel, as well he might, The keen demands of apatite; When looking eagerly around, He spied far oft', upon the ground, A something shining in the...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817
...Resolves to have none of her own. NIGHTINGALE AND GLOW-WORM. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheered the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...something shining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm Ih his spark, So, stooping down from hawthorn top, He thonght to put him in his crop. The worm, aware...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817
...Resolves to have none of her own. NIGHTINGALE AND GLOW-WORM. A 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 on", upon the ground, A something shining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm hy his spark, So, stooping...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1817 - 288 pages
...that all day long fiad cheer'd the village with his w>;:g, IB or yet at eve his note suspended, Mor yet when eventide was ended. Began to feel, as well he might, The keen demands of appetite ; \Vhen. looking eagerly around, He spied far off upon the ground, A something shining in the dark....
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1819 - 258 pages
...behind. SECTION II. THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE GLOW-WORM. 1. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheer'd the village with his song, • Nor yet at eve his...from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his crop. 2. The worm, aware of his intent, Harangued him thus, right eloquent— " Did you admire my lamp,"...
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The minor poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1818 - 108 pages
...shrinking show'd he felt it. 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...the glow-worm by his spark; So, stooping down from haw thorn top, He thought to put him in his crop. The worm, aware of his intent, Harangued him thus,...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1820 - 480 pages
...have none of her own. 203 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...feel, as well he might, The keen demands of appetite ; ^hen, looking eagerly around, He spied far off, upon the ground, A something shining in the dark,...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820
...GLOW-TTORM. SV-l. •<.;••"•'• .- :. -. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long v} , i. Had cheer'd the village with his song,. , •< Nor yet at eve his note suspended, . ' t^ . - <-_. Nor yet when eventide was ended, od; ...... Began to feel, as well he might, K v-'...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 264 pages
...behind. R SECTION IF. The nightingale and tlie gto 1. A NIGHTINGALE, that all day long Had cheer'd the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note...yet when eventide was ended, Began to feel, as well be might, The keen demands of appetites When, looking eagerly around, He spied far off. upon the ground,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 253 pages
...MERRICK. SECTION II. The Nightingale and the Glow Worm. A NIGHTINGALE, that all clay long Had cheer'd the village with his song, Nor yet at eve his note suspended, Nor yet when even tide was ended, Began to feel, as well he might, Ihe keen demands of appetite; When, looking eageily...
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