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" Whom art had never taught cliffs, moods, or notes, Should vie with him for mastery, whose study Had busied many hours to perfect practice ; To end the controversy, in a rapture Upon his instrument he plays so swiftly So many voluntaries, and so quick... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 461
edited by - 1811
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...practice : To tad the controversy, in a rapture I'pon his instrument he plays so swiftly, So талу w books demean themselves as well as men ; and differing method Meeting in one full centre of delight. Août. Now for the bird. Mai. The bird, ordain'd...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...spent, the young man grew at last Into a pretty anger, that a bird Whom art had never taught clefs, to him. Among those foolish pursuers of pleasure,...reckon all those that delight in bunting, or birding differing method Meeting in one full centre of delight. Amet. Now for the bird. Men. The bird, ordain'd...
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The Poetry and Poets of Britain: From Chaucer to Tennyson ; with ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - English poetry - 1850 - 528 pages
...spent, the young man grew at" last Into a pretty anger, that a bird, Whom art had never taught clefs, moods, or notes, Should vie with him for mastery,...quick, That there was curiosity and cunning, Concord and discord, lines of differing method, Meeting in one full centre of delight. Amet. Now for the bird....
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...spent, the young man grew at last Into a pretty anger, that a bird Whom art had never taught clefs, he sweats at it as much as at wan curiosity and cunning, Concord in discord, lines of differing method Meeting in one full centre...
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Works, Prose and Verse

Mary Russell Mitford - 1850 - 672 pages
...taught clefs, raoorU. or notea. Should vie with him fur laniwrr. whose study Mad hueiod many hours lo perfect practice. To end the controversy, in a rapture Upon his instrument he plays to swiftly, He could not run divisions with more art Upon his quaking instrument than she, The nightingale,...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...thus spent, the young man grew at last In a pretty anger, that a bird Whom art had never taught clefs, moods, or notes, Should vie with him for mastery,...curiosity and cunning, Concord in discord, lines of differing method Meeting in one full centre of delight. Amet. Now for the bird, Men. The bird, ordain'd...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...thus spent, the young man grew at last In a pretty anger, that a bird Whom art had never taught clefs, moods, or notes, Should vie with him for mastery,...curiosity and cunning, Concord in discord, lines of differing method Meeting in one full centre of delight. Amet. Now for the bird. Men. The bird, ordain'd...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 14

Periodicals - 1851
...that a bird, "Whom art had never taught cliffs, moods, ' r not«, Should vie with him for masterv, whose study Had busied many hours to perfect practice...curiosity and cunning, Concord in discord, lines of differing method Meeting in one full centre of delight The bird (ordained to be Music's first martyr)...
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London, Volumes 5-6

Charles Knight - London (England) - 1851
...wrote the following lines, in his exquisite account at toe contention of a bird and a musician : " Upon his instrument he plays so swiftly, So many voluntaries,...curiosity and cunning, Concord in discord, lines of different method, Meeting in on* full centre of delight." with their effeminate notes and quavers,...
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The History of English Literature: With an Outline of the Origin and Growth ...

William Spalding - English literature - 1853 - 413 pages
...spent, the young man grew at last Into a pretty anger ; that a bird, Whom art had never taught cleffs, moods, or notes, Should vie with him for mastery,...plays so swiftly, So many voluntaries, and so quick, When we open the pages of Shirley, again, a man of very fine poetic fancy, with an excellent turn for...
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