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" O'erhang his wavy bed: Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-eyed bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises, 'midst the twilight path Against the pilgrim borne in heedless... "
Chamber's Cyclopędia of English Literature - Page 369
by Robert Chambers - 1902
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The cabinet of poetry, containing the best entire pieces in the works of the ...

Cabinet - 1808
...skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat, With short shrill shriek, flits by on leathern...pilgrim borne in heedless hum : Now teach me, maid compos'd, To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers stealing through thy darkening vale, May not...
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The Speaker, or, Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English ...

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-eyed bat, With short shrill shrieks flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds...rises 'midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim born in heedless hum : Now teach me, maid compos'd, To breathe some softened strain, Whose numbers...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - 1809
...skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern...pilgrim borne in heedless hum: Now teach me, maid compos'd, To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers, stealing through thy dark'ning vate, May...
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Specimens of the British poets

British poets - 1809
...skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed : Vow air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat, With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern...pilgrim borne in heedless hum ; Now teach me, maid compos'd, Whose numbers, stealing through thy darkening vale, May not unseemly with its stillness suit...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 13

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...weak-ey'd bat, With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or whore the beetle winds His email but sullen horn. As oft he rises 'midst the twilight...pilgrim borne in heedless hum : Now teach me, maid cotnpos'd, To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers, stealing through thy darkening vale, May...
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English Minstrelsy: Being a Selection of Fugitive Poetry from the Best ...

Sir Walter Scott - English poetry - 1810
...now the bright-haired Sun Sits in yon western tent, whose cloudy skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is hushed, save where...bat, With short shrill shriek, flits by on leathern wing1, Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises 'midst the twilight path,...
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A criticism on the Elegy written in a country church yard. Being a ...

John Young, Thomas Gray - 1810
...artists) to silence, is not new. Thus wrote Collins in 1746 : Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat, With short shrill shriek, flits by on leathern...; Or, where the beetle winds His small, but sullen horn.1 The beetle of Collins and Gray is the " grey fly" of Milton, that, in the pensive man's ear,...
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A criticism of the Elegy written in a country churchyard

John Young - 1810 - 148 pages
...to silence, is not new. Thus wrote Collins in 1746 : b Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat, With short shrill shriek, flits by on leathern...; Or, where the beetle winds His small, but sullen horn.1 The beetle of Collins and Gray is the " Sreyfly" °f Milton, that, in the pensive man's ear,...
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Poetical selections, consisting of the most approved pieces of our best ...

Poetical selections - 1811 - 300 pages
...Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wino.' Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn,...pilgrim borne in heedless hum ; „ Now teach me, maid compos'd, To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers stealing thro' thy dark'nin" vale, May not...
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Elegant extracts

Elegant extracts - English poetry - 1816 - 1064 pages
...Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat [wing. With short shrill shriek flies by on leathern Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn,...path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum : Now tench me, maid compos'd, To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers, stealing ihrough thy darkening...
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