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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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Scripture Proverbs: Illustrated, Annotated, and Applied

Francis Jacox - Bible - 1876 - 604 pages
...les bienstances mettent la perfection. Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh, says Cowper, yet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, and only there, please highly for their sake. Barry Cornwall poetizes a remonstrance with the nightingale for singing at midday ; he would have the...
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Blackie's graded readers, ed. by M. Paterson, Part 7

Maurice Paterson - 1880
...Nice-fingered art must emulate in vain, THE GREAT DESERT. Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh, Yet heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly for their sake. — Cowper. Questions on the lesson: — What two things are spoken of as cheering the spirit? What...
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Cowper

Goldwin Smith - Authors, English - 1880 - 128 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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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - English poetry - 1881 - 649 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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An Examination of the Functional Elements of an English Sentence: Together ...

William Garmonsway Wrightson - English language - 1882 - 163 pages
...harsh [ = though they be inharmonious and harsh in themselves], yet, heard in scenes [ = when they are heard in scenes] where peace for ever reigns, and only there, please highly for their sake.' — Cowper. ' And the Queen herself, grateful [ = inasmuch as she was grateful] to Prince Geraint for...
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The Royal Readers: Special Canadian Series ..., Book 5

1883
...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." [The Sofa, 181-209.] Affection such as the last lines display for the inharmonious as well as the harmonious,...
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The Poets' Birds

Phil Robinson - Birds in literature - 1883 - 490 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. —Cmi'fer: The Sofa. To Philomell the next, the linnet we prefer, And by that warbling bird, the wood-larke...
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Selections from Cowper's Poems

William Cowper - 1883 - 234 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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Sonnenschein's special merit readers. Standard 3,4

Swan Sonnenschein (and co, ltd.) - 1884
...That hails the rising moon, have charms for me. Sounds inharmonious in themselves and harsh, 55 Yet heard in scenes, where peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly, for their sake. Cowper. 1. Put down all the advantages you think you would gain by living in the country. 2. Write...
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The poetical works of William Cowper [ed.] with prefatory notice by E. Hope

William Cowper - 1885
...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. He does not scorn it, who, imprison'd long In some unwholesome dungeon, and a prey To sallow sickness,...
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