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" 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
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The Works of William Cowper: Comprising His Poems, Correspondence ..., Volume 5

William Cowper, Robert Southey - 1854
...bids him shine, Nor bids him shine in vain. Ye proud and wealthy, let this theme H. THE JACKDAW. THEHE 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,...
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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM COWPER

REV. H. STEBBING - 1854
...cornicuia, pennas, Qui sic Jiumanis rebas abesse velit. II. THE JACKDAW. TRANSLATION OP THE FOREGOING. THERE is a bird, who, by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be supposed a crow ; A úreat frequenter of the church, Where bishop-like he finds a perch, And dormitory too. Above the steeple...
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The analysis of sentences explained and systematised, after Beckers' German ...

John Daniel Morell - 1854
...tempests' sound, Ordain them laws. Solomon was the richest monarch that reigned over the Jewish people. There is a bird, who, by his coat And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be supposed a crow. D If the existence of war always implies injustice in one at least of the parties concerned, it is...
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Oldham's Amusing and Instructive Reader: A Course of Reading, Original and ...

Oliver Oldham - Readers (Secondary) - 1854 - 384 pages
...threescore! Threescore summers, when they're gone, Will appear as short as one ! THE JACK-DAW.—COWPER. 1. 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...
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POEMS, BY WILLIAM COWPER, ESQ

JOHN JOHNSON - 1854
...llle tibi invideat, felix Cornieula, peimas, (226) II. THE JACKDAW. TRANSLATION OF THE FOIiKGOINd. I. THERE is a bird who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his riolw, Might be suppos'da crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishop-like he finds a perch,...
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The complete poetical works of William Cowper, with life and critical notice ...

William Cowper - 1855
...humbler thoughts to you, Since such a reptile has its gem, And boasts its splendour too. THE JACKDAW. 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, Above the steeple ahinea a plate, That turns and turns, to indicate...
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Poems, Volumes 1-3

William Cowper - 1855
...felix Cornicula, pennu, Qui sic humanis rebusso velit (226) II. THE JACKDAW. TRANSLATION OF THE t'O 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...
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The Book of Oratory: A New Collection of Extracts in Prose, Poetry and ...

Readers - 1856 - 500 pages
...another ?" Oh ! oh ! Orator Puff, One voice for an orator's surely enough. THOMAS MOOEE. 4. THE JACKDAW. 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...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...and be at rest. La, then would I wander far off, and remain in the wilderneSR."— Pialm Iv. 6, 7. 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...
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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM COWPER, ESQ.,

REV. H. STEBBING A.M. - 1856
...cornicula, pennas, Qui sic humauis rebus abesse velit. 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...
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