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" THERE is a bird, who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be supposed a crow; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishoplike he finds a perch, And dormitory too. Above the steeple shines a plate, That turns and turns, to indicate... "
The Poetical Works of William Cowper - Page 256
by William Cowper - 1854
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1806
...penaas, tliii -.ic Iiuiuanis rebus abesse vclit. II. THE JACKEXAW. TRANSLATION OF THB ABOVE.' I. THERE is a bird who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of...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...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806
...crow ; A great 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* it the rather....
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1806
...top, was Hunted; So the next parfon ftubb'd and burnt it. THE JACKDAW. Ë fable. BY COWPKR. THERE if a bird, who, by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be suppos'da crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where, bishop-like, he finds a perch And dormitory...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1806
...thoughts to you, Since such a reptile has its gem, And boasts its splendour too. THE JACKDAW. | i. There is a bird who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Mjght be supposed a crow -f A great frequenter of the church, Where bishop-like he finds a perch, And...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1806
...JACKDAW. TRANSLATION OF THE ABOVE. I. THERE is a hird who by Lis coat, And by the hoarseness of bis note, Might be supposed a crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where hishop-like he finds a perch, And dormitory too. II. Above the steeple shines a plate, That turns and...
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Poemata Latine partim reddita, partim scripta

Vincent Bourne - 1808 - 286 pages
...TRANSLATED BY COUTES. THERE is a bird who by his coaf, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be suppos'da crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishop-like...turns, to indicate From what point blows the weather, book up— your brains begin to swim, 'Tis in the clouds — that pleases him, He chooses it the rather....
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1810
...penuas, Qui sic humanis rebus abesse velit. II. THEJACKDA W. TRANSLATION OF THE FOREGOING. I. THERE is a' bird, who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be suppos'da crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishoplike 'he finds a perch, And dormitory...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1812
...pennas, Qui sic humanis rebus abesse velit. II. THE JACKDAW. TRANSLATION OF THE FOREGOING. I. THERE is a bird, who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be suppos'da crow; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishoplike he finds a perch, And dormitory...
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Poems by William Cowper ...

William Cowper - 1814 - 480 pages
...peunas, Qnt sic hnmanis rebns abesse velit. II. THE JACKDAW. TRANSLATION OF THE FOREGOING. I. THERE is a bird, who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be snppos'da crow ; A great freqnenter of the chnrch, Where bishop-like he finds a perch, And dormitory...
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Tales of the robin, and other small birds, selected from the British poets ...

Joseph Taylor - 1815
...poverty and care! The mite high Heaven bestowed, that mite with thee I'll share. The JACKDAW, THERE is a bird who, by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Burns, Might be suppos'da crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where, bishop-like, he finds a perch....
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