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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
edited by - 1830
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The poems, with critical notes; a life of the author; and an essay on his ...

Thomas Gray, John Mitford - 1816 - 446 pages
...Hath rung night's yawning peal." Macbeth, act iii. sc. 2. And so Collins, in his Ode to Evening : " Or where the beetle winds His small, but sullen horn...path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum." W. p 2 Save that from yonder ivy-mantled tow'r, . The mopeing owl does to the moon complain 10 Of such...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 45

1839 - 894 pages
...O'erhang his wavy bed : *' Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat, With short stirill skriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds...pilgrim borne in heedless hum : Now teach me, maid compos'd, To breathe some soften'd strain, " Whose numbers, stealing through thy dark'uing vale, May...
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Lectures on the English Poets

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 354 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 darkling vale May not...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 23

Ezekiel Sanford - 1819 - 464 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 thydark'ning vale. May not...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

Thomas Campbell - 1819 - 418 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 darkening vale, May not...
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The British Novelists: With an Essay, and Prefaces ..., Volume 47, Part 3

1820 - 352 pages
...during the noon-day beat, loving hest the hour when the English beetle, with less offensive sound, winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises 'midst...twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum. * The travellers crossed the Arno by moon-light, at a ferry ; and learning that Pisa was distant only...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 7

John Aikin - 1821 - 412 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 softcn'd strain, Whose numbers, stealing through thy darkening vale, May...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 270 pages
...ear, Like thy own solemn springs, &c. Langhornes edit. Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern...hum : Now teach me, maid composed, To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers, stealing through thy darkening May not unseemly with its stillness...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 3

New elegant extracts - 1823 - 402 pages
...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...hum; Now teach me, maid composed, To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers, stealing through thy darkening May not unseemly with its stillness...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection from the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1823 - 470 pages
...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...hum; Now teach me, maid composed, To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers, stealing through thy darkening May not unseemly with its stillness...
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