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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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Nidderdale and the Garden of the Nidd: a Yorkshire Rhineland: Being a ...

Harry Speight - Botany - 1894 - 514 pages
...that it might make mankind think miracles are not ceased. He that at midnight, when the very labourer sleeps securely, should hear, as I have very often,...natural rising and falling, the doubling and redoubling o: her voice, might well be lifted above earth and say, ' Lord, what music hast Thou provided for the...
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English Prose, Volume 2

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1894
...and dead. >/But the nightingale, another of my airy creatures, breathes such sweet loudjnusic out^pf- her little instrumental throat, >that it might make...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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Nidderdale and the Garden of the Nidd: a Yorkshire Rhineland: Being a ...

Harry Speight - Botany - 1894 - 514 pages
...all other songsters of the grove. " The bird," says good old Isaak Walton the father of anglers, " breathes such sweet loud music out of her little instrumental throat that it might make mankind think miracles are not ceased. He that at midnight, when the very labourer sleeps securely, should...
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The Age of Dryden

Richard Garnett - English literature - 1895 - 292 pages
...leverock, the tit-lark, 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 1 have very often, the clear airs, the sweet descants, the...
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Natural History of the World: With Anecdotes Illustrating the Nature, Habits ...

Alfred Henry Miles - Animal behavior - 1895 - 385 pages
...zqua pipiquisi — Zozozozozozozozozozozozo zirrhading! • &c. &c. Quaint old Izaac Walton says : " But the nightingale, another of my airy creatures, breathes such sweet, loud music out of her instrumental throat, that it might make mankind to think that miracles are not ceased. He that at midnight,...
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Shakespeare's True Life

James Walter - 1896 - 395 pages
...Walton preceded him, how deeply he would have drank in his glorious description that '' the nightingale breathes such sweet loud music out of her little instrumental throat, that it might make mankind to think that miracles are not ceased. He that at midnight, when the very labourer sleeps securely, should hear,...
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The Normal Course in Reading, by Emma J. Todd and W.B. Powell: Alternate ...

Emma J. Todd - 1896
...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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Evolutional Ethics and Animal Psychology

Edward Payson Evans - Ethics - 1897 - 386 pages
...Ornithological Society " Ornis," held at Leipsic in February, 1896. Isaak Walton says the nightingale " breathes such sweet, loud music out of her little...instrumental throat, that it might make mankind to think that miracles are not ceased." But the miracle is still greater when such " sweet descants " come from...
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Credulities Past and Present: Including the Sea and Seamen, Miners, Amulets ...

William Jones (F. S. A.) - Superstition - 1898 - 560 pages
...cannot forbear quoting the well-known exquisite words in Walton's "Angler " on the nightingale ; who " breathes such sweet, loud music out of her little...might make mankind to think miracles are not ceased. lie that at midnight, when the very labourer sleeps securely, shuuM hear, as I have very often, the...
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Credulities Past and Present: Including the Sea and Seamen, Miners, Amulets ...

William Jones - Superstition - 1898 - 560 pages
...quoting the well-known exquisite words in Walton's "Angler " on the nightingale ; who " breathes sudi sweet, loud music out of her little instrumental throat, that it might mate mankind to think miracles art not ceased, lie that at midnight, when the very labourer sleeps...
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