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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 Bardiad: A Poem ; in Two Cantos

Charles Burton - 1823 - 234 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 Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 412 pages
...O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is bush'd, save where the weak-eyed bat, With short shrill shrieks 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'ning vale, May...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection from the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1823 - 406 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...sullen horn, As oft he rises midst the twilight path, A gainst the pilgrim borne in heedless hum ; . Now teach me, maid composed, To breathe some softeu'd...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is hnsh'd, save where the weak-ey'd Some few in that, but numbers err in this. Ten censure...prose. 'Tie with our judgments as our watches; no compos'd, To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose humbersetealing through thydarkening vale, May not...
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The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With Lord Byron's English ...

William Collins, Thomas Gray, James Beattie, George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1824 - 478 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...twilight path,, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless him) ; Now teach me, maid composed, To breathe some ncften'd strain, Whose numbers, stealing through...
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The Novels of Mrs. Ann Radcliffe ...: To which is Prefixed, a ..., Volume 10

Ann Ward Radcliffe - 1824 - 820 pages
...during the noon-day heat, loving best the hour when the English beetle, with less offensive sound, winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises 'midst...path, Against the pilgrim, borne in heedless hum. COLLINS. The travellers crossed the Arnoby moon-light, at a ferry, and learning that Pisa was distant...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 600 pages
...skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd teaeh me, maid eompos'd, To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers stealing through thy darkening...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1825 - 346 pages
...in his Ode to Evening. " 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 hum." WAKEFIELD. Ver. 10. The moping owl does to the moon complain.] Shakipeare, in Julius Cxsar, act. iv....
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The unknown; or, The northern gallery, Volume 2

Francis Lathom - 1826 - 256 pages
...threats the trembling ear." MASON. " Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat, With shrill short shriek, flits by on leathern wing; Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rides 'midst the twilight of the path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum." COLLINS. SEVERAL...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827 - 596 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, Remembrance oft shall haunt the shore, When Thames in summer...
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