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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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Advanced Reading Book: Literary and Scientific

Advanced reading book - Readers - 1860 - 432 pages
...and rave, And April weeps — but, O ye hours ! Follow with May's fairest flowers. THE CLOUD. I BEING fresh showers for the thirsting flowers From the seas...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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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 2

1860
...Then there is his lyric of the " Cloud : " — " I bring fresh showers forthe thirsting flowers, For the seas and the streams ; I bear light shade for...my wings are shaken the dews that waken The sweet birds every one, • When rocked to rest on their mother's breast As the dances about the sun ; I wield...
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MacMillan's Magazine, Volume 2

Sir George Grove, David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1860
...Then there is his lyric of the " Cloud : " — " I bring fresh showers forthe thirsting flowers, For the seas and the streams ; I bear light shade for...my wings are shaken the dews that waken The sweet birds every one, When rocked to rest on their mother's breast As the dances about the sun ; I wield...
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The New Speaker. With an Essay on Elocution

John Connery - Elocution - 1861 - 395 pages
...be their winding-sheet, And every turf beneath their feet Shall be a soldier's sepulchre. CAMPBELL. THE CLOUD. I bring fresh showers for the thirsting...the dews that waken The sweet buds every one, When rock'd to rest on their mother's breast, As she dances about the sun. I wield the flail of the lashing...
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A Second Class Reader

George Stillman Hillard - Elocution - 1861 - 278 pages
...general pulse Of life stood still, and nature made a pause — An awful pause, prophetic of her end. I bring fresh showers for the thirsting flowers From...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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Temple Bar, Volume 2

English periodicals - 1861
...concluding our account of this subject by a few extracts from it to justify the opinion we have expressed. "I 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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Poetry for School and Home: From the Best Authors

Thomas Shorter - Children's poetry - 1861 - 212 pages
...— laugh at that !" Sing merrily, sing merrily, the Little Brown Man ! 165. THE CLOUD. • 1 BBING 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 Progressive English reading books, Volume 3

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1862
...or that the pot, which was a new one, did not choose to boil them!" THE CLOUD. 27 THE CLOUD. I BEING fresh showers for the thirsting flowers, From the...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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The first (-sixth) 'Standard' reader, Volume 6

James Stuart Laurie - 1863
...dissolve it in rain, And laugh as I pass in thunder. I BRING fresh showers for the thirsting flowers, Erom the seas and the streams ; I bear light shade, for the leaves, when laid In their noonday dreams. I sift the snow on the mountains below, And their great pines groan aghast; And all the night 'tis...
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The advanced reader

Scottish school-book assoc - 1863
...works are " Prometheus Chained," " Alastor or the Spirit ot Solitude," " Queen Mab," and " Cenci."] I bring fresh showers for the thirsting flowers, From the seas and the streams; I bear light shades for the leaves1 when laid In their noon-day dreams; From my wings are shaken 1 the dews that...
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