Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" THERE is a bird, who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be supposed a crow; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishoplike he finds a perch, And dormitory too. Above the steeple shines a plate, That turns and turns, to indicate... "
The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine - Page 291
edited by - 1857
Full view - About this book

Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...sophistry their sauce they sweeten, Till quite from tail to snout 'tis eaten. The Jackdaw. COWPBR. THERE is a bird who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be suppos'da crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishop-like he finds a perch And dormitory...
Full view - About this book

The minor poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1818
...humbler thoughts to you, Since such a reptile has its gem, And boasts its splendour too. ii. THE JACKDAW. THERE is a bird, who by his coat, And by the hoarseness...supposed a crow; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishop-like he finds a perch, And dormitory too. Above the steeple shines a plate, That turns and turns,...
Full view - About this book

The Minor Poems of William Cowper of the Inner Temple

William Cowper - English poetry - 1818 - 216 pages
...humbler thoughts to you, Since such a reptile has its gem, And boasts its splendour too. II. THE JACKDAW. THERE is a bird, who by his coat, And by the hoarseness...supposed a crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishop-like he finds a p'erch, And dormitory too. Above the steeple shines a plate, That turns and...
Full view - About this book

Poems

William Cowper - 1818 - 420 pages
...Cornicula, pennas, Qui sic hnmanis rebus abesse velit. II. THE JACKDAW. TRANSLATION OF THE FOREGOING. TH ERE is a bird who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of...supposed a crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishop-like he finds a perch, And dormitory too. Above the steeple shines a plate, That turns and turns,...
Full view - About this book

Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1818
...pennas, Qui sic humanis rebus abesse velit. II. THE JACKDAW. TRANSLATION OP THE FOREGOING I. There in a bird, who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be suppos'da crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishop-like he finds a perch, And dormitory...
Full view - About this book

Poems

William Cowper - Digital images - 1820 - 24 pages
...crocitatIlle tibi Invideat, felix Cornicula, pennas, II. THE JACKDAW. Translation of the Foregoing. I. THERE is a bird, who by his coat, And by the hoarseness...supposed a crow; A great frequenter of the church. Where bishop-Tike he finds a perch, And dormitory too. II. Above the steeple shines a plate, That turns and...
Full view - About this book

A Journal of Travels in England, Holland and Scotland: And of Two ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Silliman - Great Britain - 1820
...this morning, by repeating Cowper's pleasant little piece of the Jackdaw, which I had by heart. I. " There is a bird, who by his coat, And by the hoarseness...supposed a crow ; A great frequenter of the church, When bishop-like he finds a perch And dormitory too. II. Above the steeple shines a plate That turns...
Full view - About this book

Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1821
...Cornicula, pennas, Qui sic humanis rebus abesse velit. 219 II.— THE JACKDAW. TRANSLATION OF THE FOREGOING. THERE is a bird, who by his coat, And by the hoarseness...supposed a crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishop-like he finds a perch, And dormitory too. Above the steeple shines a plate, That turns and turns,...
Full view - About this book

The British poets, including translations, Volume 80

British poets - 1822
...humbler thoughts to you, Since such a reptile has its gem, And boasts its splendour too. II. THE JACKDAW. THERE is a bird, who by his coat, And by the hoarseness...supposed a crow; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishoplike he finds a perch, And dormitory too. Above the steeple shines a plate, That turns and turns,...
Full view - About this book

Poems

William Cowper - 1824
...Cornicula, pennas, Qui sic humanis rebus abesse velit. II. THE JACKDAW. TBAHStATION OF THE FOBEGOING. L THERE is a bird, who by his coat, And by the hoarseness...supposed a crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishop-like he finda a perch, And dormitory too. JI. Above the steeple shines a plate, That turns and...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF