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" ... mankind bless his ray. Healthful and gay the shepherd leaves his rest As early morn first streaks the ruddy east ; His dogs attending, bounds the mountains o'er, Explores, collects, and counts his fleecy store, Then tunes his pipes, and with a cheerful... "
Clyde, a Descriptive Poem - Page 39
by John Wilson, John Leyden - 1859 - 120 pages
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The Poets' Birds

Phil Robinson - 1883 - 540 pages
...lark's blithe carol, from the cloud, Seems for the scene too gaily loud. — Scott: L. of the Lake. (51) The towering lark ascends on pinions strong, And as...modulates the sound, Till song and songster are in ether drown'd. — LeyJen : Clyde. (52) In the mid-air sings the lark. — Scott: Gaelic AfeloJy. (53) Lark...
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The Birds of Wordsworth Poetically, Mythologically, and Comparatively Examined

William H. Wintringham - 1892 - 426 pages
...sweetest ecstasy." Again we are told by Leyden — " The towering lark ascends on pinions strong, Amd as she mounts improves the varying song ; Sweeter...modulates the sound, Till song and songster are in ether drown'd." So diverse, though, are the heights from which the lark sings, and so innumerable the degrees...
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Abbotsford Series of the Scottish Poets,

George Eyre-Todd - 1896 - 256 pages
...fleecy store, Then tunes his pipes, and with a cheerful lay Joins the grand hymn to welcome rising day. The towering lark ascends on pinions strong, And as she mounts improves the varying^song; Sweeter and sweeter modulates the sound, Till song and songster are in ether drowned....
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