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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 of William Cowper: With Life, and Critical Notice of His ...

William Cowper - 1870 - 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 of...
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Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1870 - 597 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.1 MOVEMENT AND ACTION THE LIFE OF NATURE.— BOOK I. By ceaseless action all that is subsists....
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Chambers's supplementary reader, selected from Miscellany of ..., Issue 1

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1872
...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. Like a coy maiden, ease, when courted most, Farthest retires — an idol, at whose shrine Who oftenest...
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The task, Tirocinium, and other poems, Issue 350

William Cowper - 1872 - 264 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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Encyclopaedia of English & American Poetry from Caedmon & King Alfred's ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - American poetry - 1873
...owl That hails the rising moon, have charms for mo. Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh, Yet thee, Ocean ! and my joy Of youthful sports was on thy breast to be Borne, like thy bubble Con-pa-. — Born 1731, Died 1800. loSo.— FROM "CONVERSATION." The emphatic speaker dearly loves...
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Cowper. The didactic poems of 1782, with selections from the minor ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - 1874
...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 Weatherhouse, that useful toy ! Fearless...
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William Cowper: sa correspondance et ses poésies

Léon Boucher - 1874 - 437 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. prodiges, du tremblement de terre de Sicile, par exemple, c'est dans une intention religieuse, ce n'est...
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Cowper: The task, with Tirocinium, and selections from the minor poems, A.D ...

William Cowper - 1874
...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 aio Devised the Weatherhouse, that useful toy ! Fearless...
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The task, with intr. and notes by F. Storr, Issue 710

William Cowper - 1874
...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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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1876
...owl That hails the rising moon, have charms for me. Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh, Yet n, He does not swallow, but he gulps it down. Your hope to please him vain on every plan, Hims freedom of this versification, and the admirable variety of pause and cadence, must strike the most...
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