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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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The poetical works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1853
...frequenter of the church, Where, bimoplike, he finds a perch, And dormitory too. Above the fteeple mines 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 it the rather....
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The Works of William Cowper, Volume 5

William Cowper - 1854
...Since such a reptile has its gem, And boasts its splendour too. sc — 5. s II. THE JACKDAW. THEBE is a bird who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of...indicate From what point blows the weather ; Look up, — your brains begin to swim, "Pis in the clouds ; — that pleases him, He chooses it the rather....
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The Works of William Cowper: Comprising His Poems, Correspondence ..., Volume 5

William Cowper, Robert Southey - 1854
...bids him shine, Nor bids him shine in vain. Ye proud and wealthy, let this theme H. THE JACKDAW. THEHE is a bird who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of...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....
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper, George Gilfillan - 1854
...thoughts to you, Since such a reptile has its gem, And boasts its splendour too. THE JACKDAW. 1 THERE is a bird, who, by his coat, And by the hoarseness...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...
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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM COWPER

REV. H. STEBBING - 1854
...cornicuia, pennas, Qui sic Jiumanis rebas abesse velit. II. THE JACKDAW. TRANSLATION OP THE FOREGOING. THERE is a bird, who, by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be supposed a crow ; A £reat frequenter of the church, Where bishop-like he finds a perch, And dormitory too. Above the steeple...
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The analysis of sentences explained and systematised, after Beckers' German ...

John Daniel Morell - 1854
...sound, Ordain them laws. Solomon was the richest monarch that reigned over the Jewish people. There is a bird, who, by his coat And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be supposed a crow. D If the existence of war always implies injustice in one at least of the parties concerned, it is...
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Oldham's Amusing and Instructive Reader: A Course of Reading, Original and ...

Oliver Oldham - 1854 - 384 pages
...Threescore summers, when they're gone, Will appear as short as one ! THE JACK-DAW.—COWPER. 1. 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 bishop-like he finds a perch, And dormitory...
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POEMS, BY WILLIAM COWPER, ESQ

JOHN JOHNSON - 1854
...tibi invideat, felix Cornieula, peimas, (226) II. THE JACKDAW. TRANSLATION OF THE FOIiKGOINd. I. THERE is a bird who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his riolw, Might be suppos'da crow ; A great frequenter of the church, Where bishop-like he finds a perch,...
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The complete poetical works of William Cowper, with life and critical notice ...

William Cowper - 1855
...thoughts to you, Since such a reptile has its gem, And boasts its splendour too. THE JACKDAW. THERE is a bird who, by his coat And by the hoarseness of...the church, Where, bishop-like, he finds a perch, Above the steeple ahinea a plate, That turns and turns, to indicate From what point blows the weather....
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Poems, Volumes 1-3

William Cowper - 1855
...Cornicula, pennu, Qui sic humanis rebusso velit (226) II. THE JACKDAW. TRANSLATION OF THE t'O 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 bishop-like he finds a perch, And dormitory...
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