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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 Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 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...floor. Eyes all the smiling family askance, And pecks, *nd starts, and wonders where he is : Till, more familiar grown, the table-crumbs Attract his slender...
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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...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 henrth; then, hopping o'er the floor, Eyes all the smiling family askance, And pecks, and starts, and...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...joyless fields and thorny thiekets leaves His shiv'ring mates, and pays to trusted man His annual visit. askanee, And peeks, and starts, and wonders where he is ! Till, more familiar grown, the table-erumbs...
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Floral Emblems

Henry Phillips - Emblems - 1825 - 352 pages
...clamorous joy to welcome in the day, This consecrated day, To Mirth and Indolence." " The Red-breast Half afraid, he first Against the window beats: then,...brisk, alights On the warm hearth ; then, hopping on the floor, Eyes all the smiling family askance, And pecks, and starts, and wonders where he is;...
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The Seasons, and Castle of Indolence: To which is Prefixed the Life of the ...

James Thomson - 1826 - 234 pages
...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. The hare, Though timorous of heart, and hard...
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Le stagioni

James Thomson - Seasons - 1826 - 412 pages
...trusted Man His annual visit. Hu It-afraid, he first Against the window beats; then , brisk , »lighls On the warm hearth; then, hopping o'er the floor,...grown, the table-crumbs Attract his slender feet, The fondless wilds Pour forth their brown inhahitants. Th,s hare, Though timorous of heart, and hard...
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The Seasons

James Thomson - 1826 - 154 pages
...thickets, leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trusted man His annual visit. Half afraid, he first 250 Against the window beats ; then, brisk: alights On...family askance, And pecks, and starts, and wonders whore he is ; Till, more, familiar grown, the table-crumbs 255 Attract his slender feet. The foodless...
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Le stagioni

James Thomson - 1826 - 412 pages
..., brisk , aligbts On thè warm hearth; then, hopping o'er thè floor, Eyos ali thè smiling furnily askance, And pecks, and starts, and wonders where he is: Till more familiar grown, thè table-crumbs Attract bis stender feet; The foodless wilds Pour forth their brown inbabitants....
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Much Instruction from Little Reading: Or, Extracts from Some of the Most ...

Anthologies - 1827
...And much he laughs. nor reeks the storm that blows Without, and rattles on his humble roof. p. 161. Half afraid, he first Against the window beats; then,...w*onders where he is : Till more familiar grown, the table crumbs Attract his slender feet. The foodless wilds Pour forth their brown inhabitants. The hare,...
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A Description of More Than Three Hundred Animals: Interspersed with ...

Zoology - 1829 - 476 pages
...the Seasons gives us a very exact and animated description of this bird in the following lines : — -Half afraid, he first Against the window beats :...brisk, alights On the warm hearth ; then, hopping on the floor, Eyes all the smiling family askance, And pecks, and starts, and wonders where he is,...
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