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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 ... To which is prefixed a memoir of the author, by John M'Diarmid ...

William Cowper - 1837 - 514 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 of...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1837 - 263 pages
...owl Sounds inharmonious in themselves, and harsh, That hails the rising moon, have charms for me. Yet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly for their sake.—COWPKR SECTION III. The rose. THE rose had been wash'd, just wash'd in a showe. VV hich Mary...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1839 - 516 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...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1841
...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 Devis'd the weatherhouse, that useful toy ! Fearless...
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... The Task, a Poem ...: For the Use of Schools and Academies

William Cowper - 1842 - 150 pages
...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 Devis'd the weatherhouse, that useful toy ! Fearless...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...owl That hails the rising moon, have charms for me. Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh, Yet ave forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men ; ОЫ raise freedom of this versification, and the admirable variety of pause and cadence, must strike the most...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...owl That hails the rising moon, have charms for me. Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh, Yet rain, with all the knowledge and art requisite for preparing that beautiful and happy inventio freedom of this versification, and the admirable variety of pause and cadence, must strike the most...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art - 1846
...loud, The jay, the pie, and even the boding owl, Sounds inharmonious in themselves, and harsh, Yet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly for their sake. Like a coy maiden, ease, when courted most, Farthest retires — an idol, at whose shrine Who oftenest...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...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. SLAVERY.1 OH for a lodge in some vast wilderness, Some boundless contiguity of shade, Where rumour...
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The Book of Poetry

Bennett George Johns - English poetry - 1847 - 186 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. COWPER. PEACE. I HAVE found peace in the bright earth, And in the sunny sky ; 154 CHILDREN'S GLEE....
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