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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 Complete Works of C. S. Calverley

Charles Stuart Calverley - 1901 - 640 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 Quern cernis est -at rirulns, imperi Facms potenlis presidium, rates Hinc inde sit vectnrus, ipsis...
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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt: Lectures on the English poets and on ...

William Hazlitt - 1902 - 442 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...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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A Handbook of Modern English Metre

Joseph Bickersteth Mayor - 1903 - 190 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...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 Masters of English Literature

Stephen Lucius Gwynn - 1904 - 458 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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Choice of Choices [poems]

1905 - 274 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 men His annual visit. Half afraid, he first. 444 THE RAINBOW. A rainbow and the sun breaking through...
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The British classical authors: with biographical notices. On the basis of a ...

Ludwig Herrig - 1906 - 844 pages
...Providence assigns them. One alone, The redbreast, sacred to the household gods, 25 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 BO On the warm hearth; then, hopping...
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English Poetry (1170-1892).

John Matthews Manly - 1907 - 616 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 250 Against the window beats; then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth; then,...
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A Collection of Eighteenth Century Verse

Margaret Lynn - 1907 - 528 pages
...around The winnowing store, and claim the little boon Which Providence assigns them. One alone, 245 The redbreast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely...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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A Collection of Eighteenth Century Verse

Margaret Lynn - 1907 - 506 pages
...around The winnowing store, and claim the little boon Which Providence assigns them. One alone, 245 The redbreast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely...shivering mates, and pays to trusted man His annual visit. Half-afraid, he first 250 Eyes all the smiling family askance, And pecks, and starts, and wonders where...
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English lands, leters and kings; Queen Anne and the Georges

Donald Grant Mitchell - 1907 - 378 pages
...The fowls of heaven, Tamed by the cruel season, crowd around The winnowing stone. . . . One alone, The red-breast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely...fields and thorny thickets, leaves His shivering mates. Half afraid, he first Against the window beats ; then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth ; then hopping...
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