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" The auburn nut that held thee, swallowing down Thy yet close-folded latitude of boughs And all thine embryo vastness at a gulp. "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 275
1804
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 44

1804
...gloom Of thickest shades, like Adam after taste Of fruit proscrib'd, as to a refuge, fled ! ' Thou wert a bauble once ; a cup and ball, Which babes might play with ; and the thievish jay Seeking her food, with ease might have purloin'd The auburn nut that held thee, swallowing...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 2

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1805
...COWPIR, ON A BECATED OAK. J)lfeovered by Mr. Haylry among fame laofi papat found in tie fcet'i ßuJy. THOU waft a bauble once ; a cup and ball, Which babes might play with, ; and the thieviili jay Seeking her food, with eafe might have purloin'd The auburn nut that held thee, fwallowing...
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The life and posthumous writings of William Cowper, by W. Hayley ..., Volume 4

William Cowper - 1806
...gloom Of thickest shades, like Adam after taste Of fruit proscrib'd, as to a refuge, fled. Thou wast a bauble once, a cup and ball, Which babes might play with ; and the thievish jay, Seeking her food, with ease might have purloin'd The auburn nut, that held thee, swallowing...
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The Port Folio, Volumes 5-6

1808
...into gtoom Of thickest shades, like Adam, after tastt Of prosci-ib'd, as to arefugc fled ! Thou wast a bauble once ; a cup and ball, Which babes might play with ; and the thievish jay Seeking her food, with ease might have, purloin 'd 166 167 The auburn nut that held thee,...
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The life and letters of William Cowper, Volume 4

William Cowper - 1809
...gloom Of thickest shades, like Adam after taste Of fruit proscrib'd, as to a refuge, fled. Thou wast a bauble once, a cup and ball, Which babes might play with ; and the thievish jay, Seeking her food, with ease might have purloin'd The auburn nut; that held thee, swallow'ing...
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The Life and Letters of William Cowper, Esq: With Remarks on ..., Volume 4

William Hayley - 1812
...gloom Of thickest shades, like Adam after taste Of fruit proscrib'd, as to a refuge, fled. Thou wast a bauble once, a cup and ball, Which babes might play with; and the thievish jay, Seeking her food, with ease might have purloin'd The-auburn nut, that held thee, swall'wing...
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Poems, by William Cowper, in Two Volumes

William Cowper - 1815 - 810 pages
...gloom Of thickest shades, like Adam after taste Of fruit proscribed, as to a refuge, fled. Thou wast a bauble once ; a cup and ball, Which babes might play with; and the thievish jay, Seeking her food, with ease might have purloin'd The auburn nut that held thee, swallowing...
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Poems, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1815
...gloom Of thickest shades, like Adam after taste Of fruit proscrib'd, as to a refuge, fled. Thou wast a bauble once ; a cup and ball, Which babes might play with ; and the thievish jay, Seeking her food, with ease might have purloin'd The auburn nut that held thee, swallowing...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1816
...age And, yet, this veteran of the forest, which had braved the inclemency of so many winters, was but a bauble once, a. cup and ball, Which babes might play with ; and tlie thievish jay, Seeking her food, witb case might have purloined The auburn nut, that held thee,...
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The minor poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1818
...gloom Of thickest shades, like Adam after taste Of fruit proscrib'd, as to a refuge, fled. Thou wast a bauble once ; a cup and ball, Which babes might play with ; and the thievish jay, Seeking her food, with ease might have purloin'd The auburn nut that held thee, swallowing...
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