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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 doctor's little daughter

Eliza Meteyard - 1872
...would not touch, but for necessity." " But the nightingale, another of my airy creatures, breathes such 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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A week at Welwyn

William Chambers - 1873
...neighbourhood. At such times, we could not help recalling the quaint remarks of old Izaak Walton : ' 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 POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON: WITH A Life of the Author

CHARLES DEXTER CLEVELAND - 1873
...many places of his "Complete Angler," that neither rhythm nor rhyme are essential to true poetry:— "But the nightingale, another of my airy creatures,...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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Birds and Their Nests

Mary Howitt - Birds - 1885 - 112 pages
...with good old Izaak Walton : — " The nightingale, another of my airy creatures, breathes such sweet music out of her little instrumental throat, that it might make mankind to think that miracles had not ceased. He that at midnight, when the weary labourer sleeps securely, should...
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Neighbors with Wings and Fins, and Some Others: For Young People

James Johonnot - Zoology - 1886 - 229 pages
...old Izaak Walton gives us this : "The nightingale, another of my airy creatures, breathes such sweet music out of her little instrumental throat, that it might make mankind to think that miracles had not ceased. He that at midnight, when the weary laborer sleeps securely, should hear,...
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The Complete Angler: Or The Contemplative Man's Recreation, Volume 1

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton - Fishing - 1889 - 465 pages
...Or this, of the nightingale, worthy to compete with Crashawe's, or with Jeremy Taylor's lark : — " But the nightingale, another of my airy creatures,...very often, the clear airs, the sweet descants, the flatural rising and falling, the doubling and redoubling of her voice, might well be lifted above earth,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 269

Early English newspapers - 1890
...ravishing, like the music of heaven. Well did quaint old Izaak Walton realise this when he said of the bird, "The nightingale, another of my airy creatures, breathes...instrumental throat that it might make mankind to think that the age of miracles had not ceased. He that at midnight, when the very labourer sleeps securely,...
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Papers, Volume 1

Piscatorial Society - 1890
...dreamer saw the devout angler stand enraptured as the nightingale burst into song, "breathing sucli sweet, loud music out of her little instrumental throat,...might make mankind to think miracles are not ceased." The next instant the beams of the rising sun seemed to appear upon the horizon, gradually unfolding...
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The Esoteric: A Magazine of Advanced and Practical Esoteric Thought, Volume 3

Hiram Erastus Butler - Occultism - 1890
...tornado, or suspend not the opera* ' ' Bat the nightingale, another of my air; creatures, breathes snch 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 laborer sleeps securely, should hear,...
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The Normal Course in Reading, Book 5

Emma J. Todd, W. B.. Powell - 1890
...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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