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" 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 : The noblest captain in the British fleet Might envy William's lip those kisses sweet. "
The roundelay; a selection of comic, martial, naval and sentimental songs - Page 60
by Roundelay - 1815
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

1797
...his glowing hands, And (quick as lightning) on the deck he stands. in. So the sweet lark, high-pois'd in air, Shuts close his pinions to his breast, ' (...captain in the British fleet Might envy William's lip those kisses sweet. Vdume II. 1 Iv. O Susan! Susan! lovely dear, s / My vows shall ever true remain...
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The Myrtle and Vine: Or, Complete Vocal Library, Containing ..., Volume 2

Charles Henry Wilson - 1803
...below. The cord slides swiftly thro' his glowing hands, And, quick as lightning, on the deck he stands. So the sweet lark, high pois'd in air, Shuts close...pinions to his breast, (If, chance, his mate's shrill note he hear) And drops at once into her nest. The noblest captain in the British fleet Might envy...
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The goldfinch, being a collection of the most esteemed modern songs in the ...

Goldfinch - 1805
...flies swiftly through his glowing hands) V> id quick as lightnmg on the deck he stands. £ 2 So So the sweet lark, high pois'd in air, Shuts close his pinions to his Beast, If chance his mate's shrill c;ill he hear, And drops at once into her nest. The noblest captain...
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A select collection of songs; or, An appendage to the piano-forte

Select collection - 1806
...below. The cords slide swiftly thro' his glowing hands ; And, quick as lightning, on the deck he stands. So the sweet lark, high pois'd in air, Shuts close...pinions to his breast, If, chance, his mate's shrill voice he hear, He drops at once into her nest. The noblest captain in the British fleet Might envy...
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Ashburner's new vocal and poetic repository, selected by Queery Queerum

George Ashburner - 1807
...below. The cord slides swiftly through his glowing And, quick as lightning, on the deck he stands. So the sweet lark, high pois'd in air, Shuts close...pinions to his breast, ('If, chance, his mate's shrill note he hear) And drops at once into her nest. The noblest captain in the British fleet Might envy...
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Poemata Latine partim reddita, partim scripta

Vincent Bourne - 1808 - 286 pages
...The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands, And (quick as lightuing) on the deck he stands. So the sweet lark, high pois'd in air, Shuts close...his pinions to his breast, (If, chance, his mate's sin-ill note he hear) And drops at once into her nest. The noblest captain in the British fleet, Might...
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The Poetical Works of Vincent Bourne, M.A.: Consisting of ..., Volumes 1-2

Vincent Bourne - 1808
...Protinus, ut vocem bene notam audivit, ad infra Praemisit gemitum, nee piger ipse sequi : III. So fhe sweet lark, high pois'd in air, Shuts close his pinions to his breast, (If, chance, his mate's shrill note he hear) And drops at once into her nest. The noblest captain in fhe British fleet, Might envy...
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The poetical works of Vincent Bourne, consisting of originals and ..., Volume 1

Vincent Bourne - 1808
...not (which has happened to many old men) outlive all my friends. III. So the sweet lark, high pois'cl in air, Shuts close his pinions to his breast, (If, chance, his mate's shrill note he hear) And drops at once into her nest. The noblest captain in the British fleet, Might envy...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - 1809
...through his glowing hands, And (quick as lightning) on the deck he stands. So the sweet lark, high-pois'd in air, Shuts close his pinions to his breast, (If...captain in the British fleet, Might envy William's lip those kisses sweet. * O Susan! Susan! lovely dear, My vows shall ever true remain; Let me kiss...
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Essays on Song-writing: With a Collection of Such English Songs as are Most ...

John Aikin, Robert Harding Evans - 1810 - 352 pages
...below ; The cord glides swiftly thro' his glowing hands, And quick as lightning on the deck he stands. So the sweet lark high pois'd in air Shuts close his...mate's shrill call he hear, And drops at once into her nes?. The noblest captain in the British fleet* Might envy William's lips those kisses sweet. O Susan,...
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