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 289
edited by - 1857
Full view - About this book

The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...Cornicula, pennas, Łui sic humanis rebus abesse velit. II.— THE JACKDAW. Tranilation of the foregoing. THERE is a bird, who by his coat. And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be supposed a crow ; A ertat frequenter of the church, Where, bishop.like, he finds a perch, And dormitory too. Above the...
Full view - About this book

The poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

William Cowper - 1824
...such a reptile has its gem, And boasts its splendour too. THE JACKDAW. A TRANSLATION FROM THE LATIN. 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

Poems of William Cowper, Esq

William Cowper - English poetry - 1824 - 427 pages
...such a reptile has its gem, And boasts its splendour too. THE JACKDAW. A TRANSLATION FROM THK LATIN. 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

Cowper's minor poems

William Cowper - 1825
...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

The Practice of Elocution, Or A Course of Exercises for Acquiring the ...

Benjamin Humphrey Smart - Elocution - 1826 - 213 pages
...Jackdaw. LIVELY AND COLLOQUIAL EXPRESSION: 1 Narrative manner, * Repining and 3 Distaste, * Alacrity. 1 There is a bird, who, by his coat And by the hoarseness...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...
Full view - About this book

Poemata Latine partim reddita, partim scripta

Vincent Bourne - 1826 - 296 pages
...thoughts to you, Since such a reptile has its gem, And boasts its splendour too. THE JACKDAW. fi . s i' i 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

Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1826
...Cornicula, pennas, Qui sic hrnnanis rebusse velit II. THE JACKDAW. TRANSLATION OF THE FOREGOING. I. 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

Ornithologia, or The birds, a poem, in 2 pt., with an intr. to their natural ...

James Jennings (of Huntspill.) - 1828
...beetles." And COwPER has written a pleasing poem called the JACKDAw ; it begins thus : " There is a hird who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note,...supposed a crow : A great frequenter of the church, Where hishop-like he finds a perch, And dormitory too." The note, however, of the Jack-daw, is much more...
Full view - About this book

Ornithologia, Or The Birds: A Poem, in Two Parts with an ..., Parts 1-2

James Jennings - Birds - 1828 - 468 pages
...beetles." And COWPER has written a pleasing poem called the JACKDAW ; it begins thus : " There is a hird who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note,...supposed a crow : A great frequenter of the church, Where hishop-like he finds a perch, And dormitory too." The note, however, of the Jack-daw, is much more...
Full view - About this book

The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 pages
...such a reptile has its gem, And boasts its splendour too. THE JACKDAW. A TRANSLATION PROM THE LATIN. 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




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