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" Above the steeple shines a plate, That turns and turns, to indicate From what point blows the weather. Look up— your brains begin to swim, 'Tis in the clouds— that pleases him, He chooses it the rather. "
Poems - Page 337
by William Cowper - 1782 - 359 pages
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...' i. THERE is a bird who by his coat, And by the hoarlenefs of his note, Might be fuppos'da crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where bifhop-like...turns and turns, to indicate From what point blows the weather ; Look up — your brains begin to fwim, 'Tis in the clouds — that pleafes him, He choofes...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1787
...frequenter of the church,. Where bifhop-fike he finds a perch., And dormitory too. II. Above the fleeple fhines a plate, That turns and turns, to indicate From what point blows the weather,. Look up — your brains begin to fwim, 'Tis in the clouds — that pleafes him* He choofes...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1788
...W. I. THERE is a bird who by his coat, And by the hoarfcnefs of his note, Might be fuppos'da crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where bifhop-like he finds a perch, And dormitory too. • - ' •:..> II. Above the fteeple fhines a plate, That turns and turns, to indicate From what point...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1790 - 298 pages
...of the church, Where bifhop-like he finds a perchj., And dormitory coo.. II. Above the fteeple mines a plate, That turns and turns, to indicate From what point blows the weatheiy Look up — your brains begin to fwim, 'Tis in the clouds — that pleafcs him,. He choofes...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...JACKDAW. I. THERE is a bird who, by his coat, And by the hoarfenefs of his note, Might be fuppos'da crow i A great frequenter of the church, Where, bifhop-like, he finds a perch, And dormitory too. II. Above the fteeple fhines a plate, That turns and turns, to indicate From what point blows the weather....
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 1008 pages
...frequenter of the church, Where biihop-like he finds a perch - And dormitory too. About the ftecplc fnines a plate, That turns and turns, to indicate From what point blows the weather ; Look up — your brains begin to fwim, Tis in the clouds — that plcafcs him, He choofes...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1800
...I. THERE is a bird who, by his coat, And by the hoarfenefs of his note, Might be fuppos'da crow; V 2 A great frequenter of the church, Where, bifhop-like, he finds a perch, And dormitory too. ir. Above the fteeple fhines a plate, That turns and turns, to indicate From what point blows the weather....
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1805
...ABOVE, I. THERE is a bird who by his coat, And by the hoarfenefs of his note, Might be fuppofed a crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where bifhop-like he finds a perch, And dormitory too. II. Above the fteeple fhines a plate, That tums and tums, to indicate From what point blows the weather....
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1806
...of the church, Where bishop-like he finds a perch, And dormitory too. II. Above the steeple shines a plate, ' > That turns and turns, to indicate From what point blows the weather. Look up— your brains begin to swim, 7Tis in the clouds — that pleases him, He chooses...
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review, Volume 3

1806
...frequenter of the church, Where, bishop-like, he finds a perch And dormitory too. 2 Above the steeple shines a plate, That turns and turns, to indicate From what point blows the weather. Look up — your brains begin to swim, Tis in the clouds — that pleases him, He choose*...
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