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" I BRING fresh showers for the thirsting flowers, From the seas and the streams ; I bear light shade for the leaves when laid In their noon-day dreams ; From my wings are shaken the dews that waken The sweet buds every one, When rocked to rest on their... "
Class-book of English poetry - Page 299
by English poetry - 1866
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East and West

Daphne Smith Giles - American fiction - 1856 - 246 pages
...will no doubt do it justice, seeing you are a poetess." 'il'll do my best'so we will have it. i. MI bring fresh showers for the thirsting flowers, From the seas and the streams; I bear light shades for the leaves when laid In their noon-day dreams. From my wings are shaken the dews that waken...
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The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley: With Notes

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1860 - 498 pages
...bring froth showers for the thirsting flowers, From the seas and the stream* ; I bear light shades for the leaves when laid In their noon-day dreams. From my wings are shaken the dew* that waVem The sweet buds every one, When roek'd to rest, on their mother's breast, As she dances...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...screen to protect the earth from the intense rays of the sun, and as a vehicle for the electric fluid. I BRING fresh showers for the thirsting flowers, From the seas and the streams ; I hear light shades for the leaves when laid In their noon-day dreams ; From my wings are shaken the...
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The Sea-Side Lesson Book: Designed to Convey ... a Knowledge of the Nature ...

Henry Gardiner ADAMS - Crustacea - 1856 - 236 pages
...water again, and falls as rain over a wide extent of land. When the poet made the cloud sing — " I bring fresh showers for the thirsting flowers From the seas and the streams" — he might have added from the lakes also, for they supply much of the moisture which freshens the...
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Merry's Museum and Parley's Magazine, Volumes 31-32

1856
...a peaceful grave ! [See letter from PANSY in " Chat."] The Cloud. I BRING fresh showers for thirsty flowers, From the seas and the streams ; I bear light...my wings are shaken the dews that waken The sweet birds every one, When rocked to rest on their mother's breast, As she dances about the sun. I wield...
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Select specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858
...summer. 'Tis the haunt Of every gentle wind whose breath can teach The wilds to love tranquillity. THE CLOUD. I bring fresh showers for the thirsting...my wings are shaken the dews that waken The sweet birds every one, When rocked to rest on their mother's breast, As she dances about the sun. I wield...
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A Second Class Reader: Consisting of Extracts, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

George Stillman Hillard - Readers (Elementary) - 1858 - 278 pages
...stood still, and nature made a pause — An awful pause, prophetic of her end. TlIE CLOUD — SBELLET. I bring fresh showers for the thirsting flowers From the seas and the streams ; I bear light shade tor the leaves when laid In their noonday dreams. From my wings are shaken the dews that waken The...
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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1858
...I bathe, and many souls beside Feel a new life in the celestial tide. THE CLOUD.— Shelley I EKING fresh showers for the thirsting flowers, From the seas and the streams ; I bear light shades for the leaves, when laid In their noonday dreams. From my wings are shaken the dews that waken...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1859
...once used specifically for song or singing ; — thus Milton writes, " with charm of earliest birds." THE CLOUD.' I BRING fresh showers for the thirsting...leaves when laid In their noon-day dreams. From my wines are shaken the dews that waken The sweet birds every one, When rocked to rest on their mother's2...
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School-room poetry [ed. by S.R.].

Schoolroom poetry, S. R. - 1860
...impure, Till the warm sun pities its pain And to the skies exhales it back again. THE CLOUD. I BEING fresh showers for the thirsting flowers From the seas...the dews that waken The sweet buds every one, When rooked to rest on their mother's breast, As she dances about the sun. I wield the flail of the lashing...
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