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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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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review by Francis Jeffrey, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...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," — This is all we hear of him ; and for the sake of this one accomplishment, we are told, that the...
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Biographia Literaria; Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1847 - 804 pages
...tliee for another scene." t 3 [Part of this poetical description has been altered or expanded, thus j And they would shout Across the watery vale, and shout...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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Biographia Literaria; Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1847 - 804 pages
...thee for another scene."* 8 [Part of this poetical description has been altered or expanded thus ; • And they would shout Across the watery vale, and shout...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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A System of Intellectual Philosophy

Asa Mahan - Psychology - 1847 - 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...would shout Across the watery vale, and shout again With long halloos, and screams, and echoes loud, Redoubled and redoubled, concourse wild, Of mirth,...
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Biographia Literaria; Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1847 - 804 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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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volume 17

John William Carleton - 1847
...your horse holded, sir." Well, the bard of Avon was right, as were other poets who eulogize the — "Echoes loud, Redoubled and redoubled, concourse wild Of mirth and jocund din.'' For there is nothing more exhilarating to the senses of all keen and ardent spostsmen than the rich...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1849 - 619 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...That they might answer him. — And they would shout Acre«» the watery vale, and shout again, Responsive to his call, — with quivering peals, And long...
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1849 - 546 pages
...The first from the lines on the "Boy o: WWAXDER-MERI,"— who " Blew mimic hootirjfs to the ailenl owls, That they might answer him. And they would shout, Across the watery vale and shout again With Ions hnlloos, and arréame, and echoes loud Redoubled ami redoubled, concourse wild 1 jf mini,,...
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The Prelude, Or Growth Of A Poet's Mind: An Autobiographical Poem

William Wordsworth - 1850 - 374 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 a lengthened pause Of silence came and baffled his best skill, Then sometimes,...
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THE PRELUDE; GROWTH OF A POET'S MIND.

WILLIAM WORDSWORTH - 1850
...hands \\ Pressed closely palm to palm, and to his mouth Uplifted, he, as through an instrument, /Rlfrgr mimic hootings to the silent owls, That they might...echoes loud, Redoubled and redoubled, concourse wild Of jocund din ; and, when a lengthened pause Of silence came and baffled his best skill, Then sometimes,...
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