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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 Golden Lyre: Specimens of the poets of England, France, Germany, Italy ...

J. Macray - Poetry - 1830 - 62 pages
...hails the rising moun, luwe charma for me : Sounds inharmonious in themselves ami harxh, Yet hoard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly for their sake. THE FORSAKEN HEARTH. Till hearth. the hearth is desolate — ihe fire is quench'd and gone, 'l bai into...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1830
...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 weatherhouse, that useful toy ! Fearless of...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 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 Devised the weather-house, that useful toy ! Fearless of...
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Insect Miscellanies

James Rennie - Animals - 1831 - 414 pages
...every thing that is rural, verdurous, and joyous*." " Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh, Yet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly for their sake." COWPER, Task, book i. This circumstance, no doubt, causes the Spaniards to keep them in cages, as we...
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...melancholy and exceedingly pleasing. Cowper says, — " Sounds inharmonious in themselves, and harsh, Yet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly for their sake." Then we may listen to the bleating of sheep and the lowing of oxen, with sounds of a similar kind ;...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 34

Scotland - 1833
...Cowper comes somewhat near this idea where he says, " Sounds inharmonious in themselves, and harsh, Yet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly for their sake." Mr Merivale, we remember, will not agree with Jacobs in thinking the voice of the swallow sweet. Jacobs...
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The Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ...

William Cowper - 1835
...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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The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems ..., Volume 9

William Cowper - 1836
...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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Translation from Madame de La Mothe-Guion. The task. Tirocinium. John Gilpin ...

William Cowper - 1836
...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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The Task: In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1836 - 172 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 thougfit Devis'd the weatherhouse, that useful toy ! Feailess...
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