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" The breezy call of incense-breathing morn, The swallow twittering from the straw-built shed, The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife... "
Ajax His Speech to the Grecian Knabbs, from Ovid's Metam. Lib.XIII ... - Page 6
by Ovid - 1755 - 51 pages
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The book of celebrated poems

Book - 1854 - 448 pages
...swallow twittering from the straw-built shed, The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care : No children run to lisp their sire's...
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Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introd. Observations

George Croly (Rev., ed) - 1854
...swallow twittering from the straw-built shed, The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care : No children run to lisp their sire's...
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An Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

Thomas Gray - Poetry, English - 1854 - 46 pages
...twitt'ring from the straw-built shed, о ' The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care ; No children run to lisp their sire's...
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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1855
...swallow, twittering from the straw-built shed, The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Nor busy housewife ply her evening care ; No children run to lisp their...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Quotations, English - 1855 - 570 pages
...swallow twittering from the straw-built shed, The eoek's shrill elarion, or the eehoing hom, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy house-wife ply her evening eare ; No ehildren run to lisp their...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - Nature in literature - 1856 - 554 pages
...swallow, twittering from the straw-built shed, The cock's shrill clarion, or tho echoing horn, No more , shone in tears. A native grace Sat fair-proportioned on h blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care ; Nor children run to Map their sire's...
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Lovers

Brian Friel - English drama - 1968 - 118 pages
...Andrew! ANDY. "The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn " CISSY. Dirty animal ! ANDY. "No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care " Thomas Gray, l7l6-l77l. HANNA....
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The English Rural Community: Image and Analysis

Brian Short, School of Cultural and Community Studies Brian Short - History - 1992 - 239 pages
...swallow twitt'ring from the straw-built shed, The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care: No children run to lisp their sire's...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 pages
...swallow twitt'ring from the straw-built shed, The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care: No children run to lisp their sire's...
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Aspects of Modern English Usage: for advanced students

Paul Lambotte, Harry Campbell, J. Potter - Foreign Language Study - 1998 - 452 pages
...gives some good examples of its poetic use: ...The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn Or busy housewife ply her evening care :' Note 5 : When repetition is involved,...
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