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" Pressed closely palm to palm and to his mouth Uplifted, he, as through an instrument, Blew mimic hootings to the silent owls, That they might answer him. — And they would shout Across the watery vale, and shout again, Responsive to his call, — with... "
The Miscellaneous Poems of William Wordsworth - Page 117
by William Wordsworth - 1820
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Biographia Literaria: Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary ..., Volumes 1-2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Criticism - 1834 - 351 pages
...specimens taken with little choice. The first from the lines on the " BOY OF WINANDER-MERE," — who " Blew mimic hootings to the silent owls, That they...would shout, Across the watery vale and shout again With long halloos, and screams, and echoes loud Redoubled and redoubled, concourse wild Of mirth, and...
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Biographia Literaria: Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Criticism - 1834 - 351 pages
...owls, That they might answer him. And they would shout, Across the watery vale and shout again With long halloos, and screams, and echoes loud Redoubled...concourse wild Of mirth, and jocund din. And when itcbanc'd, That pauses of deep silence mock'd his skill, Then sometimes in that silence, while he hung...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - 1836 - 313 pages
...there, with fingers interwoven, both hands Pressed closely palm to palm and to his mouth Uplifted, he, as through an instrument, Blew mimic hootings...echoes loud Redoubled and redoubled ; concourse wild Of jocund din ! And, when there came a pause Of silence such as baffled his best skill : Then, sometimes,...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - 1840
...there, with fingers interwoven, both hands Pressed closely palm to palm and to his mouth Uplifted, he, as through an instrument, Blew mimic hootings to the silent owls, That they might answer him.—And they would shout Across the watery vale, and shout again, Responsive to his call,—with...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

John Wilson - 1842
...described : " With fingers interwoven, both hands Press'd closely, palm to palm, and to his mouth Uplifted, he, as through an instrument, Blew mimic hootings to the silent owls, That they might answer him." Then comes the plantation for immortality : " When it chanced That pauses of deep silence mock'd his...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

John Wilson - 1842
...described : " With fingers interwoven, both hands Press'd closely, palm to palm, and to his mouth Uplifted, he, as through an Instrument, Blew mimic hootings to the silent owls, That they might answer him." Then- comes the plantation for immortality : " When it chanced That pauses of deep silence mock'd his...
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A System of Intellectual Philosophy

Asa Mahan - Psychology - 1845 - 330 pages
...struggling to be free." I make but one other selection, taken from Wordsworth's Boy of Winander Mere : "Who Blew mimic hootings to the silent owls, That they might answer him. And they would shont . Across the watery vale, and shout again With long halloos, and screams, and echoes loud, Redoubled...
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Prose and Verse

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1845 - 546 pages
...would shout, АСГОМ the watery vale and ihout apain With long hallóos, and screams, and qchoee a * chanc'd. That pauses of deep eilenro mock'd his skill, Then sometimes in that silence, while he hung...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth, D.C.L., Poet Laureate, Etc. Etc

William Wordsworth - Authors' presentation copies - 1845 - 619 pages
...there, with fingers interwoven, both hands Pressed closely pahu to pahu and to his mouth Uplifted, he, as through an instrument, Blew mimic hootings to the silent owls, That they mightanswerhim. — And they would shout Across the watery vale, and shout again, Responsive to his...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth ...

William Wordsworth - Authors' presentation copies - 1845 - 619 pages
...there, with fingers interwoven, both hands Prosed closely palm to palm and to bis mouth i Uplifted, he, as through an instrument, Blew mimic hootings to the silent owls, That they mightanswer him. — And they would shout Aeróse the watery vale, and shout again, Responsive to his...
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