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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 Saturday Magazine, Volume 16

1840 - 272 pages
...crowd around The winnowing store, and clnim 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.—GRAHAME. At this time of the year, when the ice and snow are suddenly melted by a thaw, accompanied...
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The Seasons

James Thomson - 1840 - 174 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,...trusted man His annual visit. Half afraid, he first 250 On the warm -hearth ; then, hopping o'er the floor, Eyes all the smiling family askance, And pecks,...
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The Seasons: And The Castle of Indolence

James Thomson - 1841 - 352 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 Seasons

James Thomson - 1841 - 194 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,...trusted man His annual visit. Half afraid, he first 850 Against the window beats ; then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth ; then, hopping o'er the floor,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1841 - 840 pages
...Providence assigns them. One alone, The red-breast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely regardful of th' Half-afraid, he first Against the window beats ; then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth ; then, hopping...
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The Seasons

James Thomson - 1842 - 384 pages
...little boon Which Providence assigns them. One alone, The redbreast, sacred to the household-gods, Wisely regardful of the embroiling sky, In joyless...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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Perennial Flowers

1843 - 184 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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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 830 pages
...Providence assigns them. One alone, The red-breast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely regardful of th' with her who bore Scipio, the height of Rome. With tract oblique At first, as one who sought acces Half-afraid, he first Against the window beats ; then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth ; then, hopping...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 826 pages
...Providence assigns thorn. One alone, The red-breast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely regardful of th' ifter wings than Time ; Change in love to Heaven does climb : Gods, that never change their stale, Ilia annual visit. Half-afraid, he first Against the window beats; then, brisk, alights On the warm...
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The Book of the Months: And Circle of the Seasons

1844 - 276 pages
...farmyards, and attend the barn-doors, to pick their scanty fare from the chaff and straw — 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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