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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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London Society, Volume 4

English literature - 1863
...:'— •I bring fresh showers for the tiny 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 dev.s that waken The sweet buds every one. When rocked to rest on their mother's breast. As she dances...
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The Canadian Naturalist and Geologist, Volume 1

Geology - 1864
...heaven Upon the plants beneath."* Shelley too, personifying the Cloud, sings beautifully : '•'• I bring fresh showers for the thirsting flowers From the seas and the streams." A volume of prose could scarcely express with more precision and completeness than these four lines...
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Chambers's readings in English poetry

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...recommends it to the more enthusiastic lovers of verse, but disqualifies it from giving general pleasure. 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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Poems, chiefly lyrical, compiled and arranged by G.H. Strutt

George H Strutt - 1866 - 240 pages
...like thee to mortals given, The faith touching all things with hues of heaven ! Mrs, Bemans. XLIV. THE CLOUD. I bring fresh showers for the thirsting...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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Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets

Frederick Saunders - American poetry - 1866 - 376 pages
...Ode to the Skylark. Judge of the rich quality of these compositions by the following extracts : — 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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Progressive Readers: A Class Book for the Use of Advanced Pupils ..., Issue 5

John Epy Lovell - 1866
...minute, to be fixed, that the day might not run out in the idleness of suspense. ANTHOLOGY. CLXIV.— 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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Repetition and reading book, selections by C. Bilton

Charles Bilton - 1866
...harmonious madness From my lips would flow, The world should listen then, as I am listening now. Shelley. 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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Double acrostic enigmas, with poetical descriptions selected principally ...

Kate Gordon (of Fyvie.) - 1866
...unreasonable critic. 3. A kind of eagle. 4. A province of Chili. 5. The act of overthrowing. C'XVIII. " I BRING fresh showers for the thirsting flowers From...noonday dreams. From my wings are shaken the dews that wakeu The sweet birds every one, When rocked to rest on their mother's breast, As she dances about...
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1866
...cTrpeirev ovvo/na X<apu> vdvToOev ipepriav ir\-r]6op.iv<a Xapiruv; MARIANVS SCHOLASTICVS lOj 7Y/.E CLOUD 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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Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter, Volume 9

Penny readings - 1866
...or to save, Will prove in the end the best blessing. (Copyright.) THE CLOUD. PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY. 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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