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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... "
Our Young Folks - Page 275
edited by - 1866
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862 - 774 pages
...alo: <-•• The redbreast, sacred to tho household guJi, Wisely regardful of the embroiling sky, [n joyless fields and thorny thickets leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trusted ш^г, Elis annual visit. Half afraid, he first Against the window beats, then brisk aligfat& 3n the...
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Cassell's popular natural history, Volumes 3-4; Volume 43

Cassell, ltd - 1863 - 848 pages
...aperture in the soil, no chance of escape. As the season advances, the words of Thomson are verified : "The redbreast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely...embroiling sky, In joyless fields and thorny thickets Iravei His shivering mates, and pays to trusty man His annual visit. Half-afraid, he first Against...
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Our feathered families, Volume 1

Henry Gardiner Adams - 1863 - 330 pages
...fail, and the naked boughs afford no covering. Then is realised the picture drawn by Wordsworth : — The Redbreast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely regardful of the embroiling sky, In joyless woods and thorny thickets leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trusted man His annual visit. Half...
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Die Laut- und Flexionslehre der englischen Sprache

Ch. F. Koch - 1863 - 516 pages
...eats the eggs of other birds. Read.71. — The bittern knows his time. Th.spr.22. — The redbreast leaves his shivering mates and pays to trusted man his annual visit. Th. wint. 250. Robin Redbreast — we'll strow him here some crumbs of bread. NR. 10. A stork who swallows...
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Historische grammatik der englischen sprache: Die laut-und Flexionslehre der ...

Christian Friedrich Koch - 1863 - 540 pages
...eats the eggs of other birds. Read.71. — The bittern knows his time. Th. spr. 22. — The redbreast leaves his shivering mates and pays to trusted man his annual visit. Th. wint.250. Robin Redbreast — we'll strow him here some crumbs of bread. NR. 10. A stork who swallows...
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Poetry of the Year: Passages from the Poets Descriptive of the Seasons

1864 - 150 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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OUR OWN FIRESIDE

REV. CHARLES BULLOCK - 1865 - 700 pages
...little boou Which Providence assigns them. One aloue, The red-breast, His shivering mates, and pay« to trusted man His annual visit. Half afraid, he first Against the window beata ; then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth ; then, hopping o'er the floor, Eyes all the smiling...
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Pen and pencil pictures from the poets

Pen and pencil pictures - 1866 - 176 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 History of English Literature for Secondary Schools

James Logie Robertson - 1894 - 388 pages
...forest glade The wild deer trip, and, often turning, gaze At early passenger." — Summer. " One alone, The redbreast, sacred to the household gods, Wisely...leaves His shivering mates, and pays to trusted man His ammal visit. Half afraid, he first Against the window beats ; then, brisk, alights On the warm hearth...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1895 - 656 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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