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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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Post-structuralist Readings of English Poetry

Richard Machin, Christopher Norris - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 406 pages
...With'ring her Giant Sons with strange uncouth Surprise. Now Air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd Bat, With short shrill Shriek flits by on leathern...rises 'midst the twilight Path, Against the Pilgrim born in heedless Hum: What though far of I", from some dark dell espied His glimm'ring mazes cheer...
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Words that Taste Good

Bill Moore - Poetry - 1987 - 175 pages
...THOMAS ELLIS Mists . . . melting. Distant day. The wind-warped upland thorn. THOMAS HARDY Wind-warped. Now air is hushed, save where the weak-eyed bat, With...where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn. WILLIAM COLLINS Weak-eyed bat is good. The alliteration in short, shrill shriek is enhanced by the...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...NAEL-1; NOEC; OAEL-I; PoE; PoEL-3; TEP Ode to Evening 10 Now Air is hush'd. save where the weak-ey'd o look on. (I, iv) 5 The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Burnt (1. 9-12) AWP; EBEV; EnRP; FaBoBe; GTBS; GTBS-P; HAP; LiTB; NAEL-1; NOBE; NOEC; NoP; OAEL-1; OBEV;...
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A Defense of Poetry: Reflections on the Occasion of Writing

Paul H. Fry - Poetry - 1995 - 255 pages
...and Milton, is, after all, the first twenty lines of Collins's "Ode to Evening," which read, in part: Now air is hushed, save where the weak-eyed bat With...me, maid composed, To breathe some softened strain." "Now came still evening on," Milton had written, but we can be sure that his evening was as audible...
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Speak Silence: Rhetoric and Culture in Blake's Poetical Sketches

Mark L. Greenberg - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 221 pages
...personification disliked so strongly by Johnson. In his "Ode to Evening," Collins talks of a place where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn,...twilight path Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum.^4 Aikins' advice under the circumstances is to turn away from literature and back to scientific...
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Lyric Generations: Poetry and the Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century

G. Gabrielle Starr - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 298 pages
...to Eve's sensual presence, the poet's body is obscured: Now Air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd Bat, With short shrill Shriek flits by on leathern...rises midst the twilight Path, Against the Pilgrim born in heedless Hum. (11. 9-14) The deictic "now," indicating a present time, might also suggest the...
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The Mysteries of Udolpho

Ann Ward Radcliffe - Castles - 2005 - 699 pages
...even during the noonday heat, loving best the hour when the English beetle, with less offensive sound, winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises 'midst...twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum.2 The travellers crossed the Arno by moonlight, at a ferry; and learning that Pisa was distant...
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The Invention of Evening: Perception and Time in Romantic Poetry

Christopher R. Miller - Art - 2006 - 262 pages
...now the bright-hair'd sun Sits in yon western Tent, whose cloudy Skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy Bed: Now Air is hushed, save where...Hum: Now teach me, Maid composed, To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose Numbers, stealing through thy darkening Vale, May not unseemly with its Stillness...
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How to Read a Poem

Terry Eagleton - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 182 pages
...bright-haired sun Sits in yon western tent, whose cloudy skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhangs his wavy bed: Now air is hushed, save where the weak-eyed...where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As of the rises 'midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum: Now teach me, maid...
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