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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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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - 1852 - 438 pages
...his wavy bed : Xow air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd b»t, With short shrill shriek flits on by leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small...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...
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Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural ..., Volume 3

Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society - 1852 - 244 pages
...his " Ode to Evening," could not be correctly applied to them, He says ; " Now air is hushed, save Where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn ;...twilight path, Against the pilgrim, borne in heedless hum ;" for these creatures were not seen by mortal eye, nor was their hum music to mortal ear. Upwards...
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Scholarship examinations of 1846/47 (-1853/54).

Bengal council of educ - 1852 - 348 pages
...to their portion fall Health, competence, and peace." " 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." " Then at the last and only couplet fraught With some unmeaning thing they call a thought, A needless...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - 1853 - 838 pages
...where the weak-eyed bat, With ehort shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winde His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises midst the...hum ; Now teach me, maid composed, To breathe some softcn'd strain, Whose numbers stealing through thy darkening May not unseemly with its stillness suit,...
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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1854 - 796 pages
...cloudy skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed ; Now air is Jmsh'd, snvo where tho weak-eyed bat, With short shrill shriek, flits by...hum: Now teach me, maid composed, To breathe some soften'd strain, 1 He bere iilludcs to the old super Billions connected with All-Hallow Even, or Hallow...
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The pleasures of hope, Gertrude of Wyoming, and other poems. To which are ...

Thomas Campbell - 1854 - 278 pages
...where the weak-ey'd bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing; Or where the beetle wiuds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises midst the...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 Poetical Works of Goldsmith, Collins, and T. Warton: With Lives ...

Oliver Goldsmith, William Collins, George Gilfillan, Thomas Warton - 1854 - 354 pages
...western tent, whose cloudy skirts, With braid ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed : 3 Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-eyed bat, With short shrill shriek...where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, 4 As oft he rises 'midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum : Now teach me,...
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The girl's first help to reading; or, Selections from the best authors, by T ...

Theodore Alors W. Buckley - 1854 - 208 pages
...western tent, whose cloudy skirts, "With bredef ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-eyed bat With short shrill shriek...where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, * Pipe. t Brnid. As oft he rises 'midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum...
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The Miscellaneous Works, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1854 - 980 pages
...where the weak-ey'd bat, With short shrill shriek, flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle wind* His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises midst the...twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless horn. Now teach me, maid compos'd, To breathe some softcn'd strain, Whose numbers, stealing through...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critcal Notices and An ...

1855 - 834 pages
...shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winde His small but sullen horn, As oil he rises midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim...hum ; Now teach me, maid composed, To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers stealing through thy darkening May not unseemly with its stillness suit,...
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