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" Pleased with his solitude, and flitting light From spray to spray, where'er he rests he shakes From many a twig the pendent drops of ice, That tinkle in the wither'd leaves below. Stillness, accompanied with sounds so soft, Charms more than silence. "
Land: Its Attractions and Riches - Page 94
edited by - 1892 - 910 pages
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books. To which is Added, Tirocinium: Or, A Review ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1787 - 186 pages
...fupprefs'd. Pleab'd with his folitude, and flitting light, From fpray to fpray, where'er he r:lls, he fhakes, From many a twig, the pendant drops of ice, That tinkle in the wither'd leaves below. Stillnefs, accnmpany'd with founds fo foft, Channs more than filence. Meditation...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1800 - 420 pages
...yet well sufEc'd, And, intercepting in their silent fall The frequent flakes, has kept a path for me. No noise is here, or none that hinders thought. The...is content With slender notes, and more than half suppress'd: Pleas'd with his solitude, and flitting light From spray to spray, where'er he rests he...
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Nocturnal Visit: A Tale

Regina Maria Roche - English fiction - 1801
...suppress'd, Pleas'd with his solitudes, and flitting light, From spray to spray, shaking where'er he rests, From many a twig the pendant drops of ice, That tinkle in the wither'd leaves below. Stillness, accompany'd by sounds to soft," charmed Jacintha even more than total...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper, John Newton - English poetry - 1802
...well suffic'd, And, intercepting in their silent fall The frequent flakes, has kept a path for me. No noise is here, or none that hinders thought. The...is content With slender notes, and more than half suppress*d : Pleas'd with his solitude, and flitting light From spray to spray, where'er he rests he...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...well suffic'd, ' ' intercepting in their silent fall The frequent flakes, has kept a path for me. 73 No noise is here, or none that hinders thought. The...but is content With slender notes,, and more than hall' suppreso'd : Pleas'd with his solitude, and flitting light From spray to spray, where'er he rests...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...yet well sufficed, And intercepting in their silent fall The frequent flakes, has kept a path for me. No noise is here, or none that hinders thought. The...solitude, and flitting light From spray to spray, wherever he rests he shakes From many a twig the pendant drops of ice, That tinkle in the withered...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 193 pages
...well suffic'd, And, intercepting in their silent fall The frequent flakes, has kept a path for me. No noise is here, or none that hinders thought. The...is content With slender notes, and more than half suppress'd ; Pleas'd with his solitude, and flitting light From spray to spray, where'er he rests he...
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The task: a poem

William Cowper - 1811
...well suffic'cly And, intercepting in their silent fall The frequent flakes, has kept a path for me. No noise is here, or none that hinders thought. The...is content With slender notes, and more than half suppress'ii: Pleas'd with his solitude, and flitting light From spray to spray, where'er he rests he...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners, with Strictures ..., Volume 12

1801
...Witt slender notes, and more than half suppres't: Pleas'd with his solitude ; and flitting light f From spray to spray, where'er he rests he, shakes From many a twig the pendent drops of ice, That tinkle in the wither'd leaves below. p •*****.. ^ -Rills that...
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Poems, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1811
...may compare their manner of introducing the same picturesque object in the following passages : *' The red.breast warbles still, but is content With slender notes and more than half suppress'd, Pleas'd with his solitude, and flitting light From spray to (pray, where'er he rests, he...
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