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" midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy... "
Spirit of the English Magazines - Page 319
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The Columbia Anthology of American Poetry

Jay Parini - 1995 - 788 pages
...one who wraps the drapery of his couch About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams. TO A WATERFOWL Whither, midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way?" Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy...
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Nineteenth-Century American Poetry

Various - 1996 - 496 pages
...who wraps the drapery of his couch About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams. 1817 TO A WATERFOWL \ Whither, midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way? 5 Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark...
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Rural Hours

Susan Fenimore Cooper - 1998 - 381 pages
...movement; Mr. Bryant saw his bird in the evening, and it was alone; still the lines would recur to one: "Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way." A flock of migratory birds can never...
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The Cambridge History of American Literature: Volume 4, Nineteenth-Century ...

Sacvan Bercovitch, Cyrus R. K. Patell - 1994 - 580 pages
...at once of the bird's vulnerability and of the instincts nature has given it to survive its enemies. Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy...
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The Meaning of Wilderness: Essential Articles and Speeches

Sigurd F. Olson - 2001 - 250 pages
...values. Do you know why you like a particular poem? What do William Cullen Bryant's lines do to you: Whither, 'midst falling dew While glow the heavens with the last steps of day. What do those lines from "To a Waterfowl" do to you duck hunters? I know what they do to me. They are...
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Favorite American Poems

Paul Negri - 2002 - 146 pages
...wraps the drapery of his couch About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams. To a Waterfowl Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way?...fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong As, darkly seen against the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along. Seek'st thou the plashy brink...
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The New Anthology of American Poetry: Traditions and Revolutions, Beginnings ...

Steven Gould Axelrod, Camille Roman, Thomas Travisano - 2003 - 770 pages
...problem, the second revealing the solution, and the third making the application. To a Waterfowl Whither,1 midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths, dostthou pursue Thy solitary way? Vainly the fowler's2 eye Might mark thy...
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The Giant Book of Poetry

William Roetzheim - 2006 - 760 pages
...mountains blue, he went to dwell with her, the friends who mourned him never knew. To a Waterfowl1 Whither, 'midst falling dew, while glow the heavens with the last steps of day, far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue thy solitary way? Form: Iambic, 3-5-5-3 pattern. ABAB end...
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The Romance of Natural History

Philip Henry Gosse - 2007 - 417 pages
...WATER-FOWL. Whither, "midst falling dew, While glow the heavani with the last steps of day, Far through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way! Vainly the fowler's eye - Might mark thy diatant iight to do thee wrong, AM, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along. Seek'st...
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Parents and Their Problems: Methods and materials for training

Mary Harmon Weeks - 1914 - 332 pages
...its course. How like the water fowl he was! That night he wrote the matchless song to a water fowl : "Whither, midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of dayj Far, through their rosy depths, dost them pursue Thy solitary way?" And then following it through...
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