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" The open windows seem'd to' invite The freeman to a farewell flight ; But Tom was still confined ; And Dick, although his way was clear, Was much too generous and sincere To leave his friend behind. So settling on his cage, by play, And chirp, and kiss,... "
One Hundred Fables in verse; by various authors. Selected and revised by J ... - Page 152
by One hundred fables, James PLUMPTRE - 1825
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
...farewell flight; But Tom was still confin'd; And Dick, although his way was clear, Was much too gen'rous and sincere To leave his friend behind. • For, settling...roof, He chirp'd and kiss'd him, giving proof That he desir'd no more; . ,• . Nor would»forsake his cage at last, Till gently seiz'd I shut him fast,...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1806
...seemed to invite The freeman to a farewell flight ; But Tom was still confined ; And Dick, although his way was clear, Was much too generous and sincere...friend behind. For, settling on his grated* roof, He chirped and kissed him, giving pi-oof That he desired no more ; Nor would forsake his cage at last,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...windows seemed to invite The freeman to a farewell flight; But Tom was slil) confined; And Dick, although his way was clear, Was much too generous and sincere...friend behind. For, settling on his grated roof, He chirped and kissed him, giving proof That he desired no more ; Nor would forsake bis cage at last,...
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Tales of the robin, and other small birds, selected from the British poets ...

Joseph Taylor - 1815
...farewel flight; But Tom was still confin'd; And Dick, although his way was clear. Was much too gen'rous and sincere, To leave his friend behind. For, settling...roof He chirp'd and kiss'd him, giving proof, That he desir'd no more: Nor would forsake his cage at last, Till gently seiz'd, I shut him fast A pris'aer...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1817
...seemed to invite The freeman to a farewell flight ; But Tom was still confined ; And Dick, although his way was clear, Was much too generous and sincere To leave his friend hehind. For, settling on his grated roof, He chirped and kissed him, giving proof ' That he desired...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1818 - 420 pages
...seemed to invite The freeman to a farewell flight ; But Tom was still confined; And Dick, although bis way was clear, Was much too generous and sincere To...friend behind. For, settling on his grated roof, He chirped and kissed him, giving proof That he desired no more; Nor would forsake his cage at last, Till...
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The minor poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1818
...seem'd to invile The freeman to a farewell flight ; But Tom was still confined ; And Dick, although his way was clear, Was much too generous and sincere To leave his friend behind. So settling on his cage, by play, And chirp, and kiss, he seem'd to say, You must not live alone. —...
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The Minor Poems of William Cowper of the Inner Temple

William Cowper - 1818 - 216 pages
...seem'd to invite The freeman to a farewell flight; But Tom was still confined ; And Dick, although his way was clear, Was much too generous and sincere To leave his friend behind, c 3 So settling on his cage, by play, And chirp, and kiss, he seem'd to say, You must not live alone....
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Poems

William Cowper - 1820 - 24 pages
...windows seem'd to invite The freeman to a farewell flight; But Tom was still confined; And Dick, althongh his way was clear, Was much too generous and sincere, To leave his friend behind, So settling on his cage, by play, And chirp, and kiss, he seem'd to say, Nor would he qnit that chosen...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1821
...seemed to invite The freeman to a farewell flight ; But Tom was still confined ; And Dick, although his way was clear, Was much too generous and sincere To leave his friend behind. So settling on his cage, by play, And chirp, an;l kiss, he seem'd to say, You must not live alone—...
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