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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 first (second) book of Cowper's Task, with notes by C.P. Mason, Book 1

William Cowper - 1859
...rising moon, have charms for me. Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh, Tet heard in scenes when peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly for their sake. Peace to the artist whose ingenious thoughts 210 Devised the weather-house, that useful toy. Fearless...
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Poetical reading book, with aids for grammatical analysis, paraphrase and ...

John Daniel Morell - 1860 - 239 pages
...dignily, who dwells secure," &c. — Task, I. 5g5. " Sounds inharmonious in themselves and barsh, Yet heard in scenes, where peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly for their sake."— Task, l, 207. " Powers, That put to proof his high supremacy. Whether upheld by strength, or chance,...
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Poets of England and America; being selections from the best authors of both ...

England - English poetry - 1860 - 472 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.-[From "The Tnsk."] fm's af esitfe to gne 1 is'e HEBE 'sa health to ane I lo'e dear, Here 'sa...
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Sunshine in the Country: A Book of Rural Poetry

American poetry - 1861 - 158 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. 60 MORNING TWILIGHT. HROUGH the vales the breezes sigh ; Twilight opes her bashful eye ; Peeping...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1863 - 378 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 then- sake. Peace to the artist, whose ingenious thought Devised the weather-house, that useful toy...
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Life-lights of song, ed. by D. Page, Volume 1

Life-lights - 1864
...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. WILLIAM COWPER, 1731-1800. — The Task. THE LORD'S PRAYER. "After this manner, therefore, pray ye...
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The poetical works of William Cowper. With life of the author

William Cowper - 1864 - 448 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 toyj Fearless of...
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Chambers's readings in English poetry

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...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. WINTER EVENING. Book iv. I crown thee king of intimate delights, Fireside enjoyments, home-born happiness,...
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Some account of the life and religious exercises of Mary Neale, principally ...

Samuel Neale - 1795
...owl That hails the ilsing 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." CUWPKR j|HE history of human suffering, could it be written, would furnish a wonderful commentary on...
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The Children's hour

1868
...shrill, ringing sharply on the ear. Cowper speaks of ' Sound inharmonious in itself, and harsh, Yet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, And only there please highly for their sake. ' And this is truly applicable to the grasshopper's chirp, for there is a homely rural sound about...
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