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" O'erhang his wavy bed: Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-eyed bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises, 'midst the twilight path Against the pilgrim borne in heedless... "
Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ... - Page 21
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The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins

William Collins - 1802 - 206 pages
...skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat, With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern...pilgrim borne in heedless hum : Now teach me, Maid compos'd, 1 To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers stealing thro' thy dark'ning vale, May not...
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The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins

William Collins - 1802 - 198 pages
...skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat, , With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern...where the beetle winds His small but -sullen horn : I As oft he rises 'midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum : Now teach...
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The Beauties of English Poetry: Selected from the Most Esteemed ..., Volume 2

Peter Pindar - 1804 - 176 pages
...western tent, whose cloudy skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed: Kow air is hush'd, save where the weak-eyed bat, With short shrill shriek,...pilgrim borne in heedless hum: Now teach me, maid compos'd, •To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers, stealing through thy darkening May not...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins - 1804 - 168 pages
...skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern...pilgrim borne in heedless hum : Now teach me, maid compos'd, To breathe some soften' d strain, Whose numbers, stealing through thy dark'ning vale, May...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 418 pages
...O'erhang his wavy bed: Now air is hush'd , save where the -weak-eyed bat, With short shrill shrieks flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds...twilight path , Against the pilgrim borne in heedless [nun, Now teach me, maid coinpos'd, To breathe some softened strain , "Whose numbers stealing through...
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed ..., Volume 2

John Wolcot - 1804 - 178 pages
...western tent, whose cloudy skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-eyed bat, With short shrill shriek,...the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft h« rises 'midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne-in heedless hum : Now teach me, maid...
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The poetical works of William Collins, with the comm. of Langhorne. To which ...

William Collins - 1804 - 166 pages
...skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern...where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oil he rises 'midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum : Now teach me, maid...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - 1805 - 238 pages
...skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed ; Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern...pilgrim borne in heedless hum ; Now teach me, maid compos'd ! To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers stealing thro' thy dark'ning vale May not...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 248 pages
...skirts. With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat, With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern...twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hunt: Now teach me, maid compost. To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers, stealing through...
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The Mysteries of Udolpho: A Romance; Interspersed with Some Pieces ..., Volume 3

Ann Ward Radcliffe - 1806 - 480 pages
...during the noon-day heat, loving best the hour when the Eiiglish beetle, with less offensive sound, " winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises 'midst...path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum*." The travellers crossed the Arno by. moon-light, at a ferry, and learning that. Pisa wasMistant only...
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