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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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Pictorial Calendar of the Seasons, ...

Mary Botham Howitt - Country life - 1854 - 567 pages
...laverock, the tit-lark, the little linnet, and the honest robin, who 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 air, the sweet descants, the...
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The Complete Angler

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton - Fishing - 1854 - 309 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, the...
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The Rhyme and Reason of Country Life, Or, Selections from Fields Old and New

Susan Fenimore Cooper - Country life - 1855 - 428 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 fulling, the doubling and redoubling of her voice, might well be lifted above earth, and say, " Lord,...
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Orr's Circle of the Sciences: A Series of Treatises on the ..., Volume 6

William Somerville Orr - Science - 1855
...express his admiration of the bird in the following quaint terms : — " But the Nightingale," says he, " another of my airy creatures, breathes such sweet...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 Illustrated Natural History

John George Wood - Natural history - 1855 - 444 pages
...greatly to the effect of the scene. Well may Isaak Walton say in his delightfully quaint language : " 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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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1858
...laverock (skylark), the titlark, the 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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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...kverock, 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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The prose and prose writers of Britain, from Chaucer to Ruskin

Robert Demaus - 1860
...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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The Complete Angler, Or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being ..., Volume 1

Izaak Walton - Fishing - 1860 - 129 pages
...little Linnet, and the honest Robin that loves mankind both alive and dead. But the Nightingale,31 another of my airy creatures, breathes such sweet...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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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 48

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1860
...loved birds almost as well as he loved fish," quoting •from him that graphic eulogy of the bird : " But the nightingale, another of my airy creatures,...instrumental throat, that it might make mankind to think that miracleĞ are not ceased. He that at midnight, when the very labourer sleeps securely, should...
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