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" The little bird sits at his door in the sun, Atilt like a blossom among the leaves, And lets his illumined being o'errun With the deluge of summer it receives; His mate feels the eggs beneath her wings, And the heart in her dumb breast flutters and sings;... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 504
1851
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The Poetical Works of James R. Lowell ...: Complete in Two Volumes, Volume 1

James Russell Lowell - 1863 - 338 pages
...in meadows green, To be some happy creature's palace; The little bird sits at his door in the sun, With the deluge of summer it receives ; His mate feels...wings, And the heart in her dumb breast flutters and Atilt like a blossom among the leaves, And lets his illumined being o'errun THE % r ISION OF SIR LAUNFAL....
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The Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 390 pages
...to a soul in grass and flowers ; The little bird sits at his door in the sun, Atilt like a blossom among the leaves, And lets his illumined being o'errun With the deluge of summer it receives." A striking example of both qualities may be taken from the dialogue between "Old Shylock " and "Portia."...
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 528 pages
...to a soul in grass and flowers ; The little bird sits at his door in the sun, Atilt like a blossom among the leaves, And lets his illumined being o'errun With the deluge of summer it receives." A striking example of both qualities may be taken from the dialogue between " Old Shylock" and "Portia."...
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The White Hills: Their Legends, Landscape, and Poetry

Thomas Starr King - 1864 - 422 pages
...creature's palace; The little bird sits at his door in the sun, Atilt like a blossom among the leavers, And lets his illumined being o'errun With the deluge...breast flutters and sings; He sings to the wide world, and she to her nest,— In the nice ear of Nature which song is the best? It is to be regretted that...
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Chambers's readings in English poetry

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865 - 252 pages
...some happy creature's palace. -t The little bird sits at his door in the sun, Atilt like a blossom among the leaves, And lets his illumined being o'errun...deluge of summer it receives ; His mate feels the egg beneath her wings, And the heart in her dumb breast flutters and sings ; He sings to the wide world,...
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Country Life: A Handbook of Agriculture, Horticulture, & Landscape Gardening

Robert Morris Copeland - 1866 - 944 pages
...be some happy creature's palace ; The little bird sits at his door in the sun, Atilt like a blossom among the leaves, And lets his illumined being o'errun...breast, flutters and sings ; He sings to the wide world, and she to her nest, — In the nice ear of Nature, which song is the best ? Now is the high-tide of...
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The Vision of Sir Launfal

James Russell Lowell - 1866 - 68 pages
...be some happy creature's palace ; The little bird sits at his door in the sun, Atilt like a blossom among the leaves, And lets his illumined being o'errun...breast flutters and sings; He sings to the wide world, and she to her nest, — In the nice ear of Nature which song is the best ? Now is the high-tide of...
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The Poetical Works of James R. Lowell ...

James Russell Lowell - 1866 - 340 pages
...be some happy creature's palace ; The little bird sits at his door in the sun, Atilt like a blossom among the leaves, And lets his illumined being o'errun...wings, And the heart in her dumb breast flutters and He sings to the wide world, and she to her nest, — In the nice ear of Nature which song is the best?...
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Country Life: A Handbook of Agriculture, Horticulture, and Landscape Gardening

Robert Morris Copeland - 1866 - 1010 pages
...be some happy ereature's palace ; The little bird sits at his door in the sun, Atilt like a blossom among the leaves, And lets his illumined being o'errun...deluge of summer it receives ; His mate feels the eggs benenth her wings, And the heart in her dumb breast, flutters and sings ; He sings to the wide world,...
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Country Life: A Handbook of Agriculture, Horticulture, and Landscape Gardening

Robert Morris Copeland - 1866 - 980 pages
...be some happy creature's palace ; The little bird sits at his door in the sun, Atilt like a blossom among the leaves, And lets his illumined being o'errun With the deluge of summer it receives ; His mute feels the eggs beneath her wings, And the heart in her dumb breast, flutters and sings ; He sings...
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