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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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Home Sketches and Foreign Recollections, Volume 1

Lady Georgiana Chatterton - Europe - 1841
...abound in this homely place; and here, two hundred years ago, he may have penned the following lines : " The nightingale, another of my airy creatures, breathes...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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The Complete Angler: Or, Contemplative Man's Recreation, Being a Discourse ...

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton - Fishing - 1842 - 396 pages
...Leverock, 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 B 3...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1842
...pensioner. To the same family also belongs the nightingale, which, to use the words of Isaac Walton, ' 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 Eclectic Review, Volume 12; Volume 76

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1842
...pensioner. To the same family also belongs the nightingale, which, 'to use the words of Isaac Walton, ' breathes such sweet loud music out of her little instrumental throat, that it might make mankind to think that miracles are not ceased. lie that at midnight, when the very labourer sleeps securely, should...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1842
...find alone echoes for its own sadness, is here presented to us with more cheerful associations : — " But the nightingale, another of my airy creatures,...such sweet loud music out of her little instrumental See that sweet, sad " sonnetto ;" — " Quel rossigmuol, che si solve piange Forse suoi figli, O sna...
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Results of Reading

James Stamford Caldwell - Literature and morals - 1843 - 351 pages
...hymnis consecrate Of lovis use, now soft, now loud among, 3 That all the gardens and the wallis rung. 4 But the nightingale, another of my airy creatures, breathes such sweet, loud musick, out of her little instrumental throat, that it might make mankind to think miracles are not...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 254

1907
...clearvoiced nightingale. Nor do we accuse izaak Walton of exaggeration in his beautiful description: "But the nightingale, another of my airy creatures,...at midnight, when the very laborer sleeps securely, shall hear, as i have very often, the clear airs, the sweet descants, the natural rising and falling,...
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Scenes and Tales of Country Life: With Recollections of Natural History

Edward Jesse - Natural history - 1844 - 399 pages
...Laverock, 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 I have very often, the clear airs, the sweet descants, the...
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The Complete Angler: Or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton - Fishing - 1844 - 418 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,...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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Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...robin, that loves mankind both alive and dead. But the nightingale, another of my airy cre»ture-, patiently for awhile. and to command them victoriously...of the three nations, and overéeme 1 with equal f midnirfn. when the very labourer sleeps securely, should be*r,u I have very often, the clear airs,...
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