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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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Thomson's Poetical Works

James Thomson, George Gilfillan - 1853 - 408 pages
...Providence assigns them. One alone, The redbreast, 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 Against the window beats ; then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth ; then, hopping o'er the floor,...
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson, Volume 2

James Thomson - 1854 - 312 pages
...around The winnowing store, and claim the little boon Which Providence assigns them. One alone, 545 The Redbreast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely...trusted Man His annual visit. Half afraid, he first 250 Till more familiar grown, the table-crumbs 255 Attract his slender feet. The foodless Wilds Pour...
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The Miscellaneous Works, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1854 - 980 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 National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 4

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1854 - 584 pages
...crowd around The wiunowing store, and claim the little boon Which Providence assigns them. One alone, The red-breast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely...leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trusted man His aunual visit Half-afraid, he first Against the window beats ; then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth...
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 4

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1854 - 588 pages
...Providence assigus them. One alone. The red-breast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely regardfnl of the embroiling sky, In joyless fields and thorny...leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trusted man His annnal visit. Half-afraid, he first Against the window beats ; then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth...
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The Seasons: A Poem Compared with the London and Edinburgh Editions

James Thomson - 1854 - 172 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,...shivering mates, and pays to trusted man His annual visiy Half afraid, he first 250 On the warm hearth ; then, hopping o'er the floor, Eyes all the smiling...
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The Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introductory Observations

George Croly - 1854 - 426 pages
...Providence assigns them. One alone, The red-breast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely regardful of tl\e embroiling sky, In joyless fields, and thorny thickets, leaves His shivering mates, ;uid pays to trusted man His annual visit. Half afraid, he first Against the window beats ; then, brisk,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 76

1854 - 760 pages
..."Redbreast" at length, as it consists of a few lines only : — "The redbreast, sacred to the household Wisely regardful of the embroiling sky, In joyless fields and thorny thickets leave« His shivering mates, and pays to trusted man His annual visit. Half-afraid, he first Against...
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The Rhyme and Reason of Country Life, Or, Selections from Fields Old and New

Susan Fenimore Cooper - 1855 - 478 pages
...Providence ass'gns them. Oue alone, The redbreast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely regardful of th' embroiling sky, In joyless fields and thorny thickets leaves His shivering mates, and Imya to trusted man His annual visit. Half afraid, he first Against the window beats ; then, brisk,...
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The Seasons

James Thomson - 1856 - 346 pages
...around The winnowing store, and claim the little boon Which Providence assigns them. One alone, 245 The red-breast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely...trusted man His annual visit. Half afraid, he first 250 Against the window beats ; then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth ; then, hopping o'er the floor,...
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