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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 Seasons

James Thomson - 1856 - 344 pages
...boon Which Providence assigns them. One alone, 245 ,/The red-breast, sacred to the household_gods, , Wisely regardful of the embroiling sky, In joyless...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 Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - 1856 - 574 pages
...IHK HARK ; BHBIP. 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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Doesticks: What He Says, Volume 1

Q. K. Philander Doesticks - 1857 - 226 pages
...One alone. The red-breast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely regardful of th' embroiling sky, [n 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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Select specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858 - 298 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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Thomson and Pollok: Containing The Seasons

James Thomson - 1858 - 458 pages
...around The winnowing store, and claim the little bocsi Which Providence assigns them. One alone, 245 The red-breast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely regardful of the' embroiling iky, In joyless fields and thorny thickets, loaves His shivering mates, and pays to trustrd man His...
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Poetry of the Year: Passages from the Poets Descriptive of the Seasons ...

1859 - 148 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,...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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Cassell's popular natural history, Volumes 3-4; Volume 128

Cassell, ltd - 1859 - 830 pages
...soil, no chance of escape. As the season advances, the words of Thomson are verified : "The rflbreast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely regardful of...thorny thickets leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trusty man HU annual visit Half-afraid, he first Against the window beats; then brisk alights On the...
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Poetical Works of Thomson and Gray

James Thomson - 1861 - 480 pages
...Providence assigns them. One alone, The redbreast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely regardful of tb.' embroiling sky, In joyless fields and thorny thickets...shivering mates, and pays to trusted Man His annual visit. Half-afraid, he first 25O Against the window beats; then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth; then,...
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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862 - 626 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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A manual of English literature

Thomas Arnold - 1862 - 452 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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