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" And the swift-winged arrows of light. When I think of my own native land, In a moment I seem to be there ; But alas ! recollection at hand Soon hurries me back to despair. But the sea-fowl is gone to her nest, The beast is laid down in his lair, Even... "
Poems - Page 209
by William Cowper - 1806
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A Book of British and American Verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig, Asa Don Dickinson - American poetry - 1922 - 1908 pages
...despair. • Locksley Hall But the sea-fowl is gone to her nest, The beast is laid down in his lair, Even here is a season of rest, And I to my cabin repair. There 's mercy in every place, And mercy, encouraging thought! Gives even affliction a grace, And reconciles...
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William Cowper: Selected Poems

William Cowper, Nick Rhodes - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 144 pages
...back to despair. 48 But the sea-fowl is gone to her nest, The beast is laid down in his lair, Ev'n here is a season of rest, And I to my cabin repair. There is mercy in every place; And mercy, encouraging thought! Gives even affliction a grace, And reconciles...
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Bartlett's Poems for Occasions

Geoffrey O'Brien, Billy Collins - Poetry - 2007 - 544 pages
...in his lair, THE HUMAN Ev'n here is a season of rest, CONDITION And I to my cabin repair. There is mercy in every place; And mercy, encouraging thought!...affliction a grace, And reconciles man to his lot. WILLIAM COWPER ENGLISH (1731-1800) Ode to a Nightingale My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 pages
...wish or a thought after me? O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see. There is mercy in every place, And mercy, encouraging thought!...affliction a grace And reconciles man to his lot. The Castaway Obscurest night involved the sky, The Atlantic billows roared, When such a destined wretch...
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