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" But cawing rooks, and kites that swim sublime In still repeated circles, screaming loud, The jay, the pie, and e'en the boding owl, That hails the rising moon, have charms for me. Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh, Yet heard in scenes where... "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 419
1882
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
...owl That hails the rising moon, have charms for me. Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh, Yet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly for their sake. / Peace to the artist, whose ingenious thought Devis'd the weather-house, that useful toy! Fearless...
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Further Thoughts on the Present State of Public Opinion: Being a ...

John Penn - Great Britain - 1800 - 185 pages
...the rising;moon, have chanris-fdr irrc.! " Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh, ' "i .; ; Yet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, . . -And only there, please highly for their sake. ; A natural harshness, loudness, or lowness of the voice, a hesitation in the speech, too hurried motions,...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...owl, That hails the rising moon, have charms for me. Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh, Yet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns. And only there, please highly for their sake. Peace to the artist, whose ingenious thought Devised the weather-house, that useful toy ! Fearless...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...boding owl, That hails the rising moon, have charms for me. Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh, Vet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly for their sake. Peace to the artist, whose ingenious thought Devis'd the weatherhouse, that useful toy ! Fearless of...
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Poems [ed. by J. Newton]. Illustr. with engr. from the designs of ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810
...owl, That hails the rising moon, have charms for me. Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh, Yet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly for iheir sake. Peace to the artist, whose ingenious thought 210 Devis'd the weatherhouse, that useful...
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The Task: A Poem in Six Books

William Cowper - Electronic books - 1811 - 212 pages
...owl That hails the rising moon, have charms for me. Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh, Yet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly for their sake. Peace to the artist, whos'e ingenious thought Devis'd the weather-house, that useful toy ! Fearless...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1812 - 356 pages
.... That hails the rising moon, have charms for me. Sounds inharmonious in themselves, and harsh, Yet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly for their sake. SECTION III. The rose. COWPEH/ THE rose had been wash'd, just wash'd in a shower; Which Mary to Anna...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Electronic book - 1816 - 392 pages
...owl, That hails the rising moon, have charms for me. Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh; Yet, heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly for their sake. Gud made the country, and man made the town : What wonder then that health and virtue, gifts That can...
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The Task

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817 - 188 pages
...owl, That hails the rising moon, have charms for me. Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh, Yet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly for their sake. Peace to the artist, whose ingenious thought Devis'd the weatherhouse, that useful toy ! Fearless of...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq: With a New Memoir

William Cowper - 1869 - 288 pages
...boding owl, That hails the rising moon, have charms for me, Bounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh. Vet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns. And only there, please highly for their sake. Peace- to the artist, whose ingenious thought Devis'dthe weatherhouse, that useful toy! Fearless of...
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