Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 101 - 107 of 107 on Whither, midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far,....
" Whither, midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson... "
Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes - Page 254
edited by - 1851
Full view - About this book

The Columbia Anthology of American Poetry

Jay Parini, Axinn Professor of English Jay Parini - Poetry - 1995 - 757 pages
...one who wraps the drapery of his couch About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams. TO A WATERFOWL Whither, midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way?" Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on...
Limited preview - About this book

Nineteenth-century American Poetry

William C. Spengemann, Jessica F. Roberts - Poetry - 1996 - 447 pages
...who wraps the drapery of his couch About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams. 1817 TO A WATERFOWL \ Whither, midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way? 5 Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly seen against...
Limited preview - About this book

Rural Hours

Susan Fenimore Cooper - Nature - 1998 - 352 pages
...movement; Mr. Bryant saw his bird in the evening, and it was alone; still the lines would recur to one: "Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way." A flock of migratory birds can never fail, indeed, to be a beautiful and striking sight. The...
Limited preview - About this book

The Cambridge History of American Literature: Volume 4, Nineteenth-Century ...

Cyrus R. K. Patell - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 562 pages
...at once of the bird's vulnerability and of the instincts nature has given it to survive its enemies. Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly seen against...
Limited preview - About this book

The New Anthology of American Poetry: Traditions and Revolutions, Beginnings ...

Steven Gould Axelrod, Camille Roman, Thomas J. Travisano - Literary Collections - 2003 - 736 pages
...problem, the second revealing the solution, and the third making the application. To a Waterfowl Whither,1 midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the...through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way? Vainly the fowler's2 eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly seen against...
Limited preview - About this book

The Giant Book of Poetry

William Roetzheim - Poetry - 2006 - 748 pages
...mountains blue, he went to dwell with her, the friends who mourned him never knew. To a Waterfowl1 Whither, 'midst falling dew, while glow the heavens...through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue thy solitary way? Form: Iambic, 3-5-5-3 pattern. ABAB end rhymes — Vocabulary: Whither: where are you going: fowler:...
Limited preview - About this book

Tin Lizard Tales: Reflections from a Train

Schuyler T. Wallace - Travel - 2007 - 348 pages
...considered by some anthologists to be in the top one hundred most popular American poems, is To a Waterfowl. Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight...painted on the crimson sky Thy figure floats along. Susan Warner (1819-1885) and Anna Bartlett Warner (1827-1915) were sisters who moved to Constitution...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download PDF