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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 American Whig Review, Volume 9

George Hooker Colton, James Davenport Whelpley - 1849
...left to his son. He must have relished music, judging from the impassioned tone where he exclaims, "He that at midnight, when the very laborer sleeps securely, should hear as I have done, the sweei descants, the natural rising and falling, the doubling and redoubling of the nightingale's...
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The complete angler, by I. Walton and C. Cotton. With a new intr. and notes ...

Izaak Walton - 1851
...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, the...
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Book of Natural History: Containing a Description of Animals and Birds

Francis Orpen Morris - Birds - 1852 - 318 pages
...Izaak Walton, the always-popular author of the "Lives" and the "Complete Angler," says of this bird, "But the nightingale, another of my airy creatures,...instrumental throat, that it might make mankind to think that miracles were not ceased. He that at midnight, when the very labourer sleeps securely, should...
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Our Native Songsters

Anne Pratt - Birds - 1852 - 350 pages
...nightingale," he says, " another of my airy creatures, breathes such sweet, loud musicke out of her instrumental throat, that it might make mankind to...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 Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction, Volume 1

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1852
...nightingale," he says, " another of my airy creatures, breathes such sweet, loud musicke out of her instrumental throat, that it might make mankind to...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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A Commentary on the Song of Solomon

George Burrowes - Bible - 1853 - 527 pages
...together composed a choir which we cannot imitate." In the words of Isaac Walton, " the nightingale breathes such sweet loud music out of her little instrumental...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 Forests and Forest Trees, Historical, Legendary, and Descriptive

England - 1853 - 406 pages
...this exquisite songster, that clever angler and good man Izaak Walton thus beautifully speaketh : " The nightingale, another of my airy creatures, breathes...throat, that it might make mankind to think miracles had not ceased. He that at midnight, when the very labourer sleeps securely, should hear, as I have...
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English Forests and Forest Trees, Historical, Legendary, and Descriptive

England - 1853 - 406 pages
...this exquisite songster, that clever angler and good man Izaak "Walton thus beautifully speaketh : " The nightingale, another of my airy creatures, breathes...throat, that it might make mankind to think miracles had not ceased. He that at midnight, when the very labourer sleeps securely, should hear, as I have...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productins of ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1853
...honest robin, tin« loves mankind both alive and dead. But the nightingale, another of ray airy creatum, breathes such sweet loud music out of her little instrumental throat, that it might make mankind и think miracles are not ceased. He that at midni^M, when the very labourer sleeps securely, should...
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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1854 - 776 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,...when the very laborer sleeps securely, should hear as 1 have, very often, the clear airs, the sweet descants, the natural rising and falling, the doubling...
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