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" Here at the fountain's sliding foot, Or at some fruit-tree's mossy root, Casting the body's vest aside, My soul into the boughs does glide: There like a bird it sits, and sings, Then whets and claps its silver wings; And, till prepared for longer flight,... "
Poems - Page 166
by James Russell Lowell - 1844 - 279 pages
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The London Magazine, Volume 4

1821
...boughs does glide : There, like a bird, it sib and sings, Then whets and claps its silver wings ; And, till prepared for longer flight, Waves in its plumes...gardener drew, Of flowers and herbs, this dial new ! Wbere, from above, the milder sun Does through a fragrant zodiac run : And, as it works, the industrious...
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Time's Telescope, Or, The Astronomer's, Botanist's, and Naturalist's Guide

Almanacs, English - 1824
...boughs does glide ; There, like a bird, it sits and sings, Then whets 'and claps its silver wings ; And, till prepared for longer flight, Waves in its plumes the various light. Can the reader content himself with this delightful picture of the rich products of an English garden,...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

English literature - 1835
...boughs does glide : There, like a bird, it sits and smgs, Then wets and claps its silver wmgs ; And, till prepared for longer flight, Waves in its plumes...this dial new ! . Where, from above, the milder sun Does through a fragrant zodiac run : And, as it works, the industrious bee Computes its time as well...
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Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1835 - 412 pages
...boughs does glide ; There, like a bird, it sits and sings, Then whets and claps its silver wings ; And, till prepared for longer flight, Waves in its plumes...herbs, this dial new! Where, from above, the milder sun , , . Does through a fragrant zodiac run ; And, as it works, the industrious bee Computes its time...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

1835
...Then wets and claps its silver wmgs ; And, till prepared for longer flight, Waves in its plumes lite various light. How well the skilful gardener drew,...this dial new ! Where, from above, the milder sun Does through a fragrant zodiac run : And, as it works, the industrious bee Computes its time as well...
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The Prose Works of Charles Lamb ...: Elia. First series

Charles Lamb - English literature - 1836
...boughs does glide ; There, like a bird, it sits and sings, Then whets and claps its silver wings ; And, till prepared for longer flight, Waves in its plumes...this dial new ! Where, from above, the milder sun Does through a fragrant zodiac run : And, as it works, the industrious bee Computes its time as well...
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The Works of Charles Lamb: To which are Prefixed, His Letters, and ..., Volume 2

Charles Lamb, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1838 - 476 pages
...boughs does glide ; There, like a bird, it sits and sings. Then wets and claps its silver wings ; And, till prepared for longer flight, Waves in its plumes...How well the skilful gardener drew, Of flowers and herds, this dial new ! Where, from above, the milder sun Does through a fragrant zodiac run : And,...
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The essays of Elia, Volumes 1-2

Charles Lamb - 1840
...bird, it sits and sings, Then wets and claps its silver wings. And, till prepared for longer night, Waves in its plumes the various light. How well the...this dial new ! Where, from above, the milder sun Does through a fragrant zodiac run : And, as it works, the industrious Dee Computes its time as well...
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Flowers and their associations

Anne Pratt - 1840
...Hemans, and of some of the thoughts of which, that lady's stanzas seem but a fuller illustration. " How well the skilful gardener drew, Of flowers and...this dial new ! Where, from above, the milder sun, Does through a fragrant Zodiac run, And, as it works, the industrious bee Computes its time as well...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...boughs does glide : There, like a bird, it sits and sings, Then whets, and claps its silver wings ; And, till prepared for longer flight, Waves in its plumes the various light. Such was that happy garden-state, While man there walk'd without a mate : After a place so pure and...
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