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" So the sweet lark, high poised in air. Shuts close his pinions to his breast (If, chance, his mate's shrill call he hear), And drops at once into her nest. "
The pocket encyclopedia of Scottish, English, and Irish songs, selected from ... - Page 150
by Scottish songs - 1816
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The Myrtle and Vine: Or, Complete Vocal Library, Containing ..., Volume 2

Charles Henry Wilson - 1803
...voice he heard, He sigh'd, and cast his eyes below. The cord slides swiftly thro' his glowing hands, And, quick as lightning, on the deck he stands. So...pinions to his breast, (If, chance, his mate's shrill note he hear) And drops at once into her nest. The noblest captain in the British fleet Might envy...
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The goldfinch, being a collection of the most esteemed modern songs in the ...

Goldfinch - 1805
...flies swiftly through his glowing hands) V> id quick as lightnmg on the deck he stands. £ 2 So So the sweet lark, high pois'd in air, Shuts close his pinions to his Beast, If chance his mate's shrill c;ill he hear, And drops at once into her nest. The noblest captain...
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A select collection of songs; or, An appendage to the piano-forte

Select collection - 1806
...voice he heard, He sigh'd, and cast his eyes below. The cords slide swiftly thro' his glowing hands ; And, quick as lightning, on the deck he stands. So...pinions to his breast, If, chance, his mate's shrill voice he hear, He drops at once into her nest. The noblest captain in the British fleet Might envy...
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Ashburner's new vocal and poetic repository, selected by Queery Queerum

George Ashburner - 1807
...well-known voice he heard, He sigh'd, and cast his eyes below. The cord slides swiftly through his glowing And, quick as lightning, on the deck he stands. So...pinions to his breast, ('If, chance, his mate's shrill note he hear) And drops at once into her nest. The noblest captain in the British fleet Might envy...
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Poemata Latine partim reddita, partim scripta

Vincent Bourne - 1808 - 286 pages
...and cast his eyes below. The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands, And (quick as lightuing) on the deck he stands. So the sweet lark, high pois'd...his pinions to his breast, (If, chance, his mate's sin-ill note he hear) And drops at once into her nest. The noblest captain in the British fleet, Might...
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The Poetical Works of Vincent Bourne, M.A.: Consisting of ..., Volumes 1-2

Vincent Bourne - 1808
...Protinus, ut vocem bene notam audivit, ad infra Praemisit gemitum, nee piger ipse sequi : III. So fhe sweet lark, high pois'd in air, Shuts close his pinions to his breast, (If, chance, his mate's shrill note he hear) And drops at once into her nest. The noblest captain in fhe British fleet, Might envy...
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The poetical works of Vincent Bourne, consisting of originals and ..., Volume 1

Vincent Bourne - 1808
...not (which has happened to many old men) outlive all my friends. III. So the sweet lark, high pois'cl in air, Shuts close his pinions to his breast, (If, chance, his mate's shrill note he hear) And drops at once into her nest. The noblest captain in the British fleet, Might envy...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - 1809
...voice he heard, He sigh'd, and cast his eyes below : The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands, And (quick as lightning) on the deck he stands. So the sweet lark, high-pois'd in air, Shuts close his pinions to his breast, (If chance his mate's shrill call he hear)...
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Essays on Song-writing: With a Collection of Such English Songs as are Most ...

John Aikin, Robert Harding Evans - 1810 - 352 pages
...voice he heard, He sigh'd and cast his eyes below ; The cord glides swiftly thro' his glowing hands, And quick as lightning on the deck he stands. So the...mate's shrill call he hear, And drops at once into her nes?. The noblest captain in the British fleet* Might envy William's lips those kisses sweet. O Susan,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 547 pages
...heard, He s^gh'd, ami cast his eyes below : The cord slides s- iftly thro. igh his glow-ins; hands, And (quick as lightning.') on the deck he stands. So the sweet lark, high pois'd in air, Shots close his pinions to his breast, (If cham-c his mate's shrill-call he hear) And drops at once...
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