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" Thee, chauntress, oft, the woods among I woo, to hear thy even-song; And missing thee, I walk unseen On the dry smooth-shaven green... "
Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in progress to which ... - Page 235
by Robert Deverell - 1813
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The North British Review, Volume 19

1853
...perplexity. " Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee, chan tress, oft the woods among I woo, to hear thy even-song; And, missing thee, I walk unseen On the dry smooth-shaven green, To behold the wandering moon Riding near her highest noon, Like one...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

Poetry - 1854 - 430 pages
...Smoothing the rugged brow of night, While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er the accustomed oak. Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most...hear thy even-song ; And, missing thee, I walk unseen On the dry smooth-shaven green, To behold the wandering moon, Riding near her highest noon, Like one...
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Pictorial Calendar of the Seasons, ...

Mary Botham Howitt - Country life - 1854 - 567 pages
...performers: on which account the poets have always made the song of the nightingale a nocturnal serenade. Sweet bird that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most...chauntress, oft, the woods among I woo to hear thy even song. MILTON. The singing of birds is usually supposed to be the language of courtship : " All...
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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1855
...Smoothing the rugged brow of night, While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke. Gently o'er the accustomed oak. Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most...hear thy even-song ; And, missing thee, I walk unseen On the dry smooth-shaven green, To behold the wandering moon, Riding near her highest noon, Like one...
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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

American poetry - 1855 - 430 pages
...checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er the accustomed oak. Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of foffy, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee, chauntress,...hear thy even-song ; And, missing thee, I walk unseen On the dry smooth-shaven green, To behold the wandering moon, Riding near her highest noon, Like one...
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The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton: With Life

John Milton - Bookbinding - 1855 - 491 pages
...oak : Sweet bird, that shunnest the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee, chantress, oft the woods among, I woo, to hear thy even-song ; And, missing thee, I walk unseen On the dry, smooth-shaven green, To behold the wandering moon, Riding near her highest noon, Like one...
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A collection of poems from various authors, fo young persons

Collection - 1856 - 102 pages
...oak ; Sweet bird that shun'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee, chantress, oft the woods among I woo to hear thy even-song; And missing thee, I walk unseen On the dry smooth shaven green, To behold the wand'ring moon Hiding near her highest noon, Like one...
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Essays Biographical and Critical: Chiefly on English Poets

David Masson - English literature - 1856 - 475 pages
...perplexity. " Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee, chantress, oft the woods among I woo, to hear thy even-song ; And, missing thee, I walk unseen On the dry, smooth-shaven green, To behold the wandering moon Riding near her highest noon, Like one...
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Essays Biographical and Critical: Chiefly on English Poets

David Masson - English literature - 1856 - 475 pages
...perplexity. " Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee, chantress, oft the woods among I woo, to hear thy even-song ; And, missing thee, I walk unseen On the dry, smooth-shaven green, To behold the wandering moon Riding near her highest noon, Like one...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - English poetry - 1856 - 544 pages
...oak ; Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of Folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee, chantres«, On the dry smooth-shaven green, To behold the wandering moon, Hiding near hor highest noon, Like one...
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