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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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The Poetical Works

William Cowper - 1889 - 536 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 210 Devised the weather-house, that useful toy ! Fearless...
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The Task And Other Poems

William Cowper - 1891
...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 of...
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Milton

Mark Pattison - 1895 - 220 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. Affection such as the last lines display for the inharmonious as well as the harmonious, for the uncomely,...
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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...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.* MOVEMENT AND ACTION THE LIFE OF NATURE. BY ceaseless action all that is subsists. Constant rotation...
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English Men of Letters: Milton, by Mark Pattison, 1900; Goldsmith, by ...

1900
...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. Affection such as the last lines display for the inharmonious as well as the harmonious, for the uncomely,...
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The task, and minor poems [ed.] by E. Lee

William Cowper - 1900
...205 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 210 Devised the weather-house, that useful toy ! Fearless...
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William Cowper, sein naturgefühl und seine naturdichtung: Ein beitrag zur ...

Arthur Max Hantsche - Nature in literature - 1901 - 139 pages
...selbst eine ausgezeichnete psychologische Motivierung: »Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh, »Vet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns »And only there, please highly for their sake.« (IX, 71, 207—209.) Wie es bei den Farbenwirkungen stets auf die Umgebung ankommt, wonach eine Harmonie...
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Goldsmith, Gray, Burns and Other Romantic Poets of the Eighteenth Century ...

Poetry - 1901 - 86 pages
...owl, That hails the rising moon, have charms for me, Sounds inharmoniotis in themselves and harsh, Yet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly for their sake. LIGHT SHINING OUT OP DARKNESS. GOD moves in a mysterious way His wonders to perform ; He plants His...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - English poetry - 1904
...owl, That hails the rising moon, have charms for men. Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh, Yet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns And only there, please highly for their sake. WILLIAM COWPER. ROBERT OF LINCOLN. MERRILY swinging on brier and weed, Near to the nest of his little...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1905 - 741 pages
...The jay, the pie, and even the boding owl I 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 no Devised the weather-house, that useful toy ! Fearless...
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