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" The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands, And, quick as lightning, on the deck he stands. 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.... "
Preface. A historical essay on the origin and progress of national song ... - Page 213
1783
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations: By Several Hands. Particularly, I ...

Alexander Pope - 1720
...fweet William fails among the, crew. K j William * , who high upon the yard, Rock'd with the billows to and fro, Soon as her well-known voice he heard. He figh'd, and caft his .eyes below: The cord fiides fwiftly Jthto' his glowing hands. And, quick as lightuing, on the deck he flands. So the fweet...
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A miscellaneous collection of poems, songs and epigrams. By several hands ...

Miscellaneous collection - 1721
...among the Crew. II. MISCELLANY POEMS. ii. William, who high upon the Yard, Rock'd with the Billows to and fro', Soon as her well-known Voice he heard,...and caft his Eyes below : The Cord flides fwiftly thro' his glowing Hands, And quick as Lightning, on the Deck he flands. III. So the fweet Lark high-pois'd...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations, Volume 1

1722
...the crew. William, who high upon the yard, Rock'd with the billows to and fro, Soon as her well known voice he heard, He figh'd, and caft his eyes below ; The cord flides fwiftly thro' his glowing hands, . And, quick as lightning, on the deck he Hands. So the fweet lark high-pois'd...
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The tea-table miscellany: or, a collection of scots sangs. In three volumes ...

Allan Ramsay - 1733 - 356 pages
...crew. William, who high upon the yard, Rock'd with the billows to and fro ; Soon as her well known voice he heard, He figh'd and caft his eyes below : The cord flides fwiftly thro' his glowing hands, And quick as lightning on the deck he ftands. So the fweet lark, high pois'd...
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Poematia, Latinè partim reddita, partim scripta:

1734 - 148 pages
...my fweet WILLIAM fail among the Crew ? II. WILLIAM, who high upon the Yard, Rock'd with the Billows to and fro ; Soon as her well-known Voice he heard,...figh'd, and caft his Eyes below. The Cord flides fwiftly thro' his glowing Hands, And (quick as Lightning) on üs2 Deck he Hands. III. So GULIELMUS SUSANNA...
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Epistles on several occasions. Tales. Eclogues. Miscellanies. Dione, a ...

John Gay - 1745
...my fweet William fails among the crew. II. William, who high upon the yard, Rock'd with the billows to and fro, Soon as her well-known voice he heard, He figh'd and caft his eyes below : The cord Hides fwiftly through his glowing hands, And (quick as lightning) on the deck he ftands. III. So the...
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The Tea-table Miscellany, Or, A Collection of Choice Songs, Scots ..., Volume 1

Allan Ramsay - 1750 - 448 pages
...If my fweet William fails among the crew. William, who high upon the yard, Rock'd with the billows to and fro ; Soon as her well-known voice he heard,...figh'd, and caft his eyes below : The cord flides gently thro' his glowing hands, And quick as lightning on the deck he ftands. So the fweet lark, high...
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Poems on Several Occasions: Epistles on several occasions. Tales. Eclogues ...

John Gay - 1752
...my fweet William fails among the crew. ir. William, who high upon the yard, Rock'd with the billows to and fro, Soon as her well-known voice he heard,...glowing hands, And (quick as lightning) on the deck he ftands. III. So the fweet lark, high-pois'd in air, Shuts clofe his pinioas to his breaft. (If, chance,...
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The tea-table miscellany: a collection of choice songs, Scots and English ...

Allan Ramsay - 1762 - 448 pages
...Jf my fweet William fails among the crew, William, who, high upon the yard, Rock'd with the billows to and fro ; Soon as her well-known voice he heard, He figh'd, and caft his eyes below : The cord Hides gently thro' his glowing hands, And quick as lightning on the deck he ftands. So the fweet lark,...
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Poems on several occasions

John Gay - 1767 - 260 pages
...fails among the crew.. ITWilliam, who high upon the yardy Rock'd with the billow to and fro,, Sťon as her well-known voice he heard,. He figh'd and caft his eyes below : The cord. Hides fwiftly thiough his glowing hand?,. And (quick as lightning) on the deck he (lands. MI SC ELLANIE...
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