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" Wisely regardful of the embroiling sky, In joyless fields and thorny thickets leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trusted man His annual visit. Half-afraid, he first Against the window beats ; then brisk alights On the warm hearth ; then, hopping... "
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The Seasons: By James Thomson; with His Life, an Index, and Glossary ...

James Thomson - 1793 - 300 pages
...alone, 245 The red-breast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely regardful of th' embroiling sky, Jn joyless fields and thorny thickets leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trusted Man His annual visit. Half-afraid, he first 250 Against the window beats ; then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth ; then,...
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The seasons. To which is prefixed the life of the author

James Thomson - 1803 - 186 pages
...assigns them. One aioue, The red-hreast, sacred to the houshold gods, Wisely regardful of th' emhroiling sky, In joyless fields, and thorny thickets, leaves...shivering mates, and pays to trusted Man His annual visit. Half-afraid, he first Against the window heats; then, hrisk, alights On the warm hearth ; then, hopping...
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The Metrical Miscellany: Consisting Chiefly of Poems Hitherto Unpublished

Maria Riddell - 1803 - 286 pages
...The red-lreast, sacred to the household godst " Wisely regardful of th' embroiling iky, " In joy less fields and thorny thickets leaves " His shivering...mates, and pays to trusted Man " His annual visit." THOMSON'S SEASOKS. WELCOME, sweet bird, that from the leafless grove Now seek'st a refuge in my lowly...
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The seasons; with his life, by mr. Murdoch

James Thomson - 1806 - 242 pages
...assigns them. One alone, 845 The red-breast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely regardful of th' embroiling sky, In joyless fields and thorny thickets...His shivering mates, and pays to trusted Man , His anuual visit. Half-afraid, he first 250 Against the window beats; then, brisk, alights On the warm...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 546 pages
...red-bre.ist, sacred tu the household gods, Wisely regardful of th' embroiling sky. In joyless lielils, and thorny thickets, leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trusted man His annual visit. Half-afraid he first Against the window beats ; then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth ; then,' hopping...
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Select Beauties of Ancient English Poetry, Volume 2

Henry Headley - 1810 - 238 pages
...household gods, Wisely regardful of th' embroiling sky, In joyless fields, and thorny thirkets, leave His shivering mates, and pays to trusted man His annual visit. Half afraid, he first ' MADRIGAL. thoughts hold mortal strife, I do detest my life, And with lamenting cries Peace to my...
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The seasons; to which is prefixed the life of the author

James Thomson - 1811 - 182 pages
...Providence assigns them. One alone, The red breast, sacred to the honsehold gods, Wisely regardfnl of th' embroiling sky, In joyless fields, and thorny thickets, leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trnsted man His annaal visit. Half-afraid, he first Against the window beats; then, brisk, alights...
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The Seasons, Hymns, Ode, and Songs

James Thomson - 1813 - 346 pages
...assigns them. One alone, 245 The red-breast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely regardful of th' embroiling sky, In joyless fields and thorny thickets...shivering mates, and pays to trusted Man His annual visit. Half-afraid, he first 250 Against the window beats ; then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth ; then,...
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The Seasons

James Thomson, Samuel Johnson - 1813 - 180 pages
...crowd around The winnowing store, and claim the little boon Which Providence assigns them. One alone, The red-breast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely regardful of the embroiling sky, In joyless fieldb and thorny thickets, leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trusted man Hfc annual visit. Half...
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 5

Edward T W. Polehampton - 1815 - 728 pages
...our fire. sides. Thomson * has prettily described the annual visits of this guest ; The red. breast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely regardful of...the window beats ; then, brisk, alights On the warm earth ; then hopping o'er the floor Eyes all the smiling family askance, And pecks and starts, and...
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