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" O'erhang his wavy bed; Now air is hushed, save where the weak-eyed bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn... "
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1900
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The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins

William Collins - 1802 - 124 pages
...highly finished. The imitative harmony of the following lines will scarcely escape the reader, " ' the weak-eyed bat, " With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing;" nor the exquisite description of the gradual approach of Evening, . " And hears their simple bell,...
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The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins

William Collins - 1802 - 124 pages
...highly finished. The imitative, harmony of the following lines will scarcely escape the reader, " - the weak-eyed bat, "With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing;" nor the exquisite description of the gradual approach of Evening, " And hears their simple bell, and...
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed ..., Volume 2

John Wolcot - 1804
...tent, whose cloudy skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-eyed bat, With short shrill shriek,...where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft h rises 'midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne-in heedless hum : Now teach me,...
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The Beauties of English Poetry: Selected from the Most Esteemed ..., Volume 2

Peter Pindar - 1804
...tent, whose cloudy skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed: Kow air is hush'd, save where the weak-eyed bat, With short shrill shriek,...where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises 'midst the twilight path, -Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum: Now teach me,...
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The poetical works of William Collins, with the comm. of Langhorne. To which ...

William Collins - 1804
...skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern...where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oil he rises 'midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum : Now teach me,...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins - 1804 - 144 pages
...skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern...where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises 'midst the twilight, path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum : Now teach me,...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...O'erhang his wavy bed: Now air is hush'd , save where the -weak-eyed bat, With short shrill shrieks flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn , As oft he rises 'midst the twilight path , Against the pilgrim borne in heedless [nun, Now teach...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1804 - 207 pages
...to ' Evening :" " Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat " With short shrill shriek flitts by on leathern wing, " Or where the beetle winds " His small but sullen horn." No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied kiss to share. Oft did the...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - 1805 - 132 pages
...skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed ; Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern...where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises 'midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum ; Now teach me,...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...skirts. With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat, With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern...where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises 'midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hunt: Now teach me,...
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