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" 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
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Gems of Poetry, from Forty-eight American Poets: Embracing the Most Popular ...

American poetry - 1848 - 252 pages
...'mid the desolate main, While the wonder and pride of your works remain. TO A WATERFOWL. BY WC BRYANT. 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...
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The poetic prism or Original and reflected rays from modern verse ed. by R.N ...

Robert Northmore Greville - 1848 - 403 pages
...keep your souls from blight! Earth will forsake—Oh! happy to have given TO A WATEKFOWL. WC BRYANT. 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...
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Reading lessons for the higher classes in classical, middle and diocesan schools

William Balmbro'. Flower - 1848 - 80 pages
...boasted name, Unmentioned in holy songs — unheralded by fame. WB Flower. To A WATEBFOWL. WHITHEB midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the...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...
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The Metropolitan, Volume 56

English literature - 1849
...with the British public, but we shall be forgiven, we trust, for quoting it again. TO A WATER POWL. 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...
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Poems by William Cullen Bryant

William Cullen Bryant - 1849 - 378 pages
...Genevieve. And oft he turns his truant eye, And pauses oft, and lingers near; TO A WATERFOWL. WHITHEB, midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the...through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? Vainly the fowler's eye /• f Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted...
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GEMS OF POETRY, FROM FORTY-EIGHT AMERICAN POETS.

1850
...'mid the desolate main, While the wonder and pride of your works remain. TO A WATERFOWL. BY WC BRTANT. 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...
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The Optimist

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - 1850 - 273 pages
...lonely flight of the water-fowl. Veneration prompted the inquiry, " Whither 'midst falling dew, When glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far through their rosy depths dost thou pursue Thy solitary way I" Sometimes, in musing upon genius in its simpler manifestations, it seems as if the great art...
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History of the state of California : from the period of the conquest by ...

John Frost - California - 1851 - 508 pages
...by man ; and they are marked by the swiftness of their flight, and the height to which they soar : " Vainly the fowler's eye, Might mark thy distant flight,...painted on the crimson sky. Thy figure floats along. "Seck'st thou the plashy brink, Of weedy lake, or merge of river wide ; Or where the rocking billows...
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Poems

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1851 - 371 pages
...lingers near ; But when he marks the reddening sky, He bounds away to hunt the deer. TO A WATEEFOWL. 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...
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Sartain's Union Magazine of Literature and Art, Volumes 9-10

1851
...beautiful lines, "To a Waterfowl," that are, or should be, familiar to al readers of American poetry : " Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way? " All day thy wings have fanned, At that far height, the cold, thin atmosphere, Yet stoop not,...
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