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" Began to feel as well he might The keen demands of appetite ; When looking eagerly around, He spied far off upon the ground, A something shining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his spark, So stooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him... "
One Hundred Fables in verse; by various authors. Selected and revised by J ... - Page 143
by One hundred fables, James PLUMPTRE - 1825
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original ..., Volume 6

John Wesley - 1783
...from hawthorn top. He thought to put him in his crop; The worm aware of his intent, Harangued him thqs right eloquent. Did you admire my lamp, quoth he, As much as I your minftrelfy, You would abhor to dp me wrong. As much as I to fpoil your fong ; For 'twas the felf fame...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1782 - 359 pages
...the glow-worm by his fpark, So flboping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his crop j The worm aware of his intent, Harangu'd him thus right...Did you admire my lamp, quoth he, As much as I your minftrelfy, You would abhor to do me wrong, As much as I to fpoil your fong, For 'twas the felf-fame...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...upon the ground, A fomething fhining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his fpark, So ftooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his...Did you admire my lamp, quoth he, As much as I your minftrelfy, You would abhor to do me wrong. As much as I to fpoil your fong, For 'twas the felf-fame...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1787
...fomething fhining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his fpark, So ftoop'mg down from hawthorn top, Pie thought to put him in his crop; The worm aware of...Did you admire my lamp, quoth he, As much as I your minflrelfy, You would abhor to do me wrong, As much js I to fpoil your fofig, For 'twas the felf-fame...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1788
...upon the ground, A fomething fhining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his fpark, So So ftoeping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his...Did you admire my lamp, quoth he, As much as I your minftrelfy, You would abhor to do me wrong, As much as I to fpoil your fong, For 'twas the felf-fame...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...upon the ground, A fbmething fhining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his fpark; So, ftooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his...Did you admire my lamp, quoth he, As much as I your minftrelfy, You would abhor to do me wrong, As much as I to fpoil your fong ; For 'twas the felf-fame...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 1008 pages
...down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his crop; The wprm, aware of his intent. Harangued him thus, right eloquent : Did you admire my lamp, quoth he, As much as I your minilrtlly, You would abhor to do me wrong, As much as I to fpoil your fong ; For 'twas the felf-famc...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1799 - 356 pages
...his fpark. So, fiooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his crop. The worm, aware oi his intent, Harangu'd him thus, right eloquent ...you admire my lamp," quoth he, '* As much as I your minflrelfy, " You w ould abhor to do me wrong, " As much as I to fpoil your fong ; " For 'twas the...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1800
...upon the ground, A fomething fhining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his fpark ; So, . ftooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his...you admire my lamp, quoth he, * As much as I your minftrelfy, You would abhor to do me wrong, As much as I to fpoil your fong ; For 'twas the felf-fame...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1803 - 348 pages
...around, He spied far off, upon the ground, A something shining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his spark ; So, stooping down from hawthorn top,...as I to spoil your song ; For 'twas the self-same pow'r divine Taught you to sing, and me to shine ; That you with music, I with light, Might beautify...
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