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" But the Nightingale, another of my airy creatures, breathes such sweet loud music out of her little instrumental throat, that it might make mankind to think miracles are not ceased. He that at midnight, when the very labourer sleeps securely, should hear,... "
Parsing Book: Containing a Brief Course of Syntax, Together with Selections ... - Page 113
by Allen Hayden Weld - 1860 - 128 pages
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 14; Volume 61

England - 1890
...instrumental throat, that it might make mankind to think miracles are not ceased. He that at midnight . . . should hear, as I have very often, the clear airs, the sweet decants, the natural rising and falling, the doubling and re-doubling of her voice, might well be lifted...
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Wells of English

Isaac Bassett Choate - English literature - 1891 - 310 pages
...he looked upon Nature and listened to her voices. There is room here but for a single paragraph. " But the nightingale, another of my airy creatures,...very laborer sleeps securely, should hear, as I have often, the clear airs, the sweet descants, the natural rising and falling, the doubling and redoubling...
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Poachers and Poaching

John Wilson - Natural history - 1891 - 327 pages
...only its meagre skeleton remains. Isaac Walton, in his quaint eloquence, tries to say what he felt: "The nightingale, another of my airy creatures, breathes...think miracles are not ceased. He that at midnight .... should hear, as I have very often, the clear airs, the sweet descants, the natural rising and...
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The Complete Angler: Or The Contemplative Man's Recreation

Izaak Walton - Fishing - 1892 - 287 pages
...laverock, the titlark, the little linnet, and the honest robin, that loves mankind both alive and dead. But the nightingale, another of my airy creatures,...clear airs, the sweet descants, the natural rising and ailing the doubling and redoubling of her voice, might well be lifted above earth, and say, " Lord,...
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The Birds of Wordsworth Poetically, Mythologically, and Comparatively Examined

William H. Wintringham - Birds in literature - 1892 - 426 pages
...song in the same ardent manner as honest Isaak Walton, the angler, did when he said, " The nightingale breathes such sweet loud music out of her little instrumental...mankind to think miracles are not ceased. He that at night, when the very labourer sleeps securely, should hear, as I have very often, the clear airs, the...
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Music: A Monthly Magazine, Devoted to the Art, Science, Technic ..., Volume 10

Music - 1896
...melody Could melt into such sweet variety." And dear old Izaak Walton, has this quaint description: "But the nightingale, another of my airy creatures,...little instrumental throat, that it might make mankind think that miracles are not ceased. He that at midnight, when the very laborer sleeps securely, shall...
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The Normal Course in Reading: Fifth Reader : Advanced Readings in Literature ...

Emma J. Todd, William Bramwell Powell - Readers - 1892 - 511 pages
...three-quarters of an ounce. Its colors are dark brown above and grayish white below. Izaak Walton says : " But the nightingale, another of my airy creatures, breathes such sweet, loud music out of the little instrumental throat, that it might make mankind think that miracles are not ceased. He that...
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Wood Notes Wild: Notations of Bird Music

Simeon Pease Cheney - Birdsongs - 1892 - 261 pages
...pp. 705-707.) "Bat the nightingale, another of my airy creatures, breathes such sweet, load magic oat of her little instrumental throat that it might make mankind to think that miracles are not ceased. He that at midnight, when the very laborer sleeps securely, should hear,...
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English Prose: Selections, Volume 2

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1894
...laverock, the titlark, the little linnet, and the honest robin, that loves mankind both alive and dead. But the nightingale, another of my airy creatures,...are not ceased. He that at midnight, when the very labourer sleeps securely, should hear, as I have very often, the clear airs, the sweet descants, the...
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English Prose: Selections : with Critical Introductions by Various ..., Volume 2

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1894
...laverock, the titlark, the little linnet, and the honest robin, that loves mankind both alive and dead. But the nightingale, another of my airy creatures,...are not ceased. He that at midnight, when the very labourer sleeps securely, should hear, as I have very often, the clear airs, the sweet descants, the...
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