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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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England and Wales

English poetry - 1876
...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 auswer him; and they would shout Across the watery vale, and shout again, Responsive to his call, with...
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The Literary Reader

George Rhett Cathcart - 1877
...both hands 3* 58 CATHCART'S LITERARY READER. Pressed closely palm to palm, and to his mouth Uplifted, he, as through an instrument, Blew mimic hootings...concourse wild Of mirth and jocund din ! And, when a lengthened pause Of silence came and baffled his best skill, Then, sometimes, in that silence, while...
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The Literary Reader: Typical Selections from Some of the Best British and ...

George Rhett Cathcart - American literature - 1878 - 426 pages
...as his finest poem. THE BOY AND THE OWLS. Pressed closely palm to palm, and to his mouth Uplifted, he, as through an instrument, Blew mimic hootings...concourse wild Of mirth and jocund din ! And, when a lengthened pause Of silence came and baffled his best skill, Then, sometimes, in that silence, while...
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Poems of Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1879 - 319 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...call, — with quivering peals, And long halloos, and screams/and echoes loud Redoubled and redoubled ; concourse wild Of mirth and jocund din ! And, when...
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Text-book of Poetry: From Wordsworth, Coleridge, Burns, Beattie, Goldsmith ...

Henry Norman Hudson - English poetry - 1880 - 111 pages
...there, with fingers interwoven, both hands Press'd closely palm to palm, and to his mouth Uplifted, he, as through an instrument, Blew mimic hootings...loud, Redoubled and redoubled, — concourse wild Of jocund din; and, when a Icngthen'd pause Of silence came and baffled his best skill, Then sometimes,...
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Wordsworth to Dobell

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...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 English Poets: Wordsworth to Dobell

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...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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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 21

James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch - Authors - 1880
...and brings us into unity with nature, may be given — the passage about the boy on Windermere, who Blew mimic hootings to the silent owls That they might...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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Poems, selected from the best eds, Volume 1

William [poetical works Wordsworth (selections]) - 1880
...there, with fingers interwoven, hoth hands Pressed closely palm to palm and to his mouth Uplifted, he, as through an instrument, Blew mimic hootings...peals, And long halloos, and screams, and echoes loud Redouhled and redouhled ; concourse wild Of mirth and jocund din ! And, when it chanced That pauses...
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The poetical works of Wordsworth, with memoir, notes etc

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1880
...there, with fingers interwoven, both hands [mouth Pressed closely palm to palm and to his Uplifted, he, as through an instrument, Blew mimic hootings...Responsive to his call, — with quivering peals, [loud And long halloos, and screams, and echoes Redoubled and redoubled; concourse wild Of mirth and...
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