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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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Tales of the Robin, and Other Small Birds: Selected from the British Poets ...

Joseph Taylor - 1815 - 170 pages
...forsake the Fields, endeavours to ingratiate himself with Man, THE Redbreast, sacred to the househould Gods, Wisely regardful of the embroiling sky, In joyless fields, and thorny thickers, leaves His shivering mates, and pays tp trusted Man His annual visit. Half afraid, he first...
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The seasons; to which is added the life of the author

James Thomson - 1816 - 256 pages
...Providence assigns them. One alone, The red-breast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely regardful of th' embroiling sky, In joyless fields, and thorny thickets, leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trusted mail His annual visit. Il..ilf-afraid, he first Against the window beats ; then, brisk, alights On...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art: Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 5

Edward Polehampton, John Mason Good - 1818 - 894 pages
...described the annual visits of this guest ; The red. breast, sacred to the household gods, Wisel}' regardful of the embroiling sky, In joyless fields,...the window beats; then, brisk, alights On the warm earth ; then hopping o'er the floor Ryes all the smiling family askance, And pecks and starts, and...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 358 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...sky, In joyless fields and thorny thickets leaves N fti^^ tôiious ; it ^selections "Enfield's is not conä genius or ЩОатоп and parts of stitched...
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The Seasons, and Castle of Indolence ...

James Thomson, Dr. Johnson - 1818 - 316 pages
...Providence assigns them. One alone, 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 Against the window beats ; then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth ; then, hopping...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ...

Edward Polehampton - 1821 - 752 pages
...has prettily described the annual visits of this guest: The red breast, sacred to the household god*, Wisely regardful of the embroiling sky, In joyless fields, and thorny thickets, leaves Mis shivering mates, and pays to trusted man His annual visit. Half afraid, he first Against the window...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 43

British poets - 1822 - 272 pages
...crowd around The winnowing store, and claim the little boon Which Providence assigns them. One alone, The redbreast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely...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 British Poets: Including Translations ...

1822 - 278 pages
...crowd around . The winnowing store, and claim the little boon Which Providence assigns them. One alone, The redbreast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely...leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trusted man (I is annual visit. Half-afraid, he first Against the window beats ; then, brisk, alights On the warm...
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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824 - 846 pages
...crowd around The winnowing store,- and claim the little boon Which Providence assigns them. One alone, The Redbreast, sacred to the Household Gods, Wisely...shivering mates, and pays to trusted Man His annual visit. FEBRUARY. HORNUNG. PLUVIOSUS. 1. St. Ignatius. St. Briget. St. Kinnia. 0 rises at vn. 28'. sets at...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 510 pages
...Providence assigns them. One alone, The red-breast, sacred to the household goda, 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 Against the window beats; then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth ; then, hopping...
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