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" Wisely regardful of the embroiling sky, In joyless fields and thorny thickets, leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trusted man His annual visit. Half afraid, he first Against the window beats; then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth; then, hopping... "
Time's Telescope - Page 20
1822
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The Seasons, and Castle of Indolence ...

James Thomson, Dr. Johnson - Laziness - 1818 - 279 pages
...thorny thickets leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trusted man His annual visit. Half-afraid, he first Against the window beats ; then, brisk, alights...grown, the table-crumbs Attract his slender feet. The foodless wilds Pour forth their brown inhabitants. The hare, Though timorous of heart, and hard...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art: Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 5

Edward Polehampton, John Mason Good - Natural history - 1818
...Against the window beats; then, brisk, alights On the warm earth ; then hopping o'er the floor Ryes all the smiling family askance, And pecks and starts,...grown, the table.crumbs Attract his slender feet. The great beauty of that celebrated poet consists in his elegant and just descriptions of the (economy...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - Electronic book - 1820 - 807 pages
...shivering mates, and pays to trusted man His annual visit Half-afraid, he first Against the window heats ; own : Th' assassinating wife, the household fiend,...far the blackest there, the traitor-friend. On t* The foodless wilds Pour forth their brown inhabitants. The hare, Though timorous of heart, and hard...
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The life of a boy, by the author of The panorama of youth [M.R. Sterndale].

Mary R. Sterndale - 1821
...Here the children smiled with pleased recognition of the image with which they had been just familiar. Then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth ; then hopping...the floor, Eyes all the smiling family askance, And peeks, and starts, and wonders where he is : Till more familiar grown, the table crums Attract hit...
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The Life of a Boy, Volume 1

Miss Stockdale (Mary R.), Mary Sterndale - 1821 - 885 pages
...Here the children smiled with pleased recognition of the image with which they had been just familiar. Then, brisk, alights 'On the warm hearth; then hopping o'er the floor, Eyes all the statling family askance, And pecks, and sta'rts, and wonders where he is : Till more familiar grown.,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...thorny thickets, leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trusted man His annual visit. Half-afraid, he first Against the window beats ; then, brisk, alights...grown, the table-crumbs Attract his slender feet. The foodless wilds Pour forth their brown inhabitants. The hare, Though timorous of heart, and hard...
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The Seasons

James Thomson - 1822 - 158 pages
...joyless fields and thorny thickets, leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trusted man His annual visit. Half afraid, he first Against the window beats; then,...the warm hearth ; then, hopping o'er the floor, Eyes alt the smiling family askance, And pecks, and starts, and wonders where he is ; Till, more familiar...
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The Seasons

James Thomson - 1824 - 215 pages
...joyless fields and thorny thickets leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trusted man His annual visit. Half afraid, he first Against the window beats : then,...grown, the table-crumbs Attract his slender feet. The foodless wilds Pour forth their brown inhabitants, fhe hare, Though timorous of heart, and hard...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...thorny thickets leaves His shiv'ring mates, and pays to trusted man His annual visit. Half-afraid, azlitt table-cmmbs Attract his slender feet. The foodless wilds Pour forth their brown inhabitants. The hare,...
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Nugae metricae

William Wyndham Grenville Baron Grenville - English poetry - 1824 - 89 pages
...joyless fields and thorny thickets leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trusted man His annual visit. Half afraid, he first Against the window beats, then...the floor Eyes all the smiling family askance, And picks, and starts, and wonders where he is : Till more familiar grown, the table crumbs Attract his...
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