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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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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 738 pages
...crowd around The winnowing store, and claim the little boon Which Providence assigns them. One alone, Half-afraid, he first Against the window beats ; then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth ; then hopping...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 746 pages
...crowd around The winnowing store, and claim the little boon Which Providence assigns them. One alone, ce : — Day set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's...deep, And Cheviot's mountains lone ; The battled aud pays to trusted man His annual visit. Half-afraid, he first Against tin; window beats ; then, brisk,...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 512 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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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 510 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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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volume 15

Anna Maria Hall - 426 pages
...BY HG ADAMS. • " The Redbreast, saered to the houschold Gods, Wisely regardful of the threatening sky, In joyless fields, and thorny thickets, leaves...first Against the window beats ; then, brisk, alights Ou the warm hearth ; then hopping o'er the floor, Eyes all the smiling family askanee, ' And pecks,...
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Anthologia oxoniensis

William Linwood - 1846 - 372 pages
...form Of money, Pallas sets the captive free. J. Philips, Ch. Cli. Oxford, 1703. XXXII. Ueöbreast. 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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Anthologia oxoniensis

William Linwood - 1846 - 342 pages
...him ; 'till, in form Of money, Pallas sets the captive free. J. Phtlips, Ch. Ch. Oxford, 1703. XXXII. 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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Anthologia oxoniensis

William Linwood - 1846 - 340 pages
...Pallas sets the captive free. J. Phuips, Ch. Ch. Oxford, 1703. XXXII. îtUïbwaat. THE Kedbreast,. sacred to the household gods, Wisely regardful of...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, ed. with notes by A.T. Thomson

James Thomson - 1847 - 504 pages
...little boon Which Providence assigns them. One alone, 245 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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The Boy's Treasury of Sports, Pastimes, and Recreations: With Four Hundred ...

1847 - 508 pages
...in, so that the bird may enjoy a bath. It may be so tamed as to eat from the hand : " The redbreast pays to trusted man His annual visit. Half afraid, he first Against the window heats; then brisk alights On the warm hearth ; then, hopping on the floor, Eyes all the smiling family...
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