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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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Analytical Sixth Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the General ...

Richard Edwards - 1867 - 510 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 ? 3. Now is the high-tide...
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Analytical Fifth-[sixth] Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the ...

Richard Edwards - 1867 - 508 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 ? 3. Now is the high-tide...
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Select Academic Speaker: Containing a Large Number of New and Appropriate ...

Henry Coppée - 1867 - 588 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? From ;' The Vision of Sir...
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Standard Fifth Reader, Part 2

Epes Sargent - 1867 - 544 pages
...some happy creature's palace. n. The little bird sits at his door in the sun, Atilt like a blossom among the leaves, And lets his illumined being o'errun...the 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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Chaucer's England, by Matthew Browne

William Brighty Rands - 1869 - 346 pages
...be some happy creature's palace ; The little bird sits at the 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 ? ' In these lines we have...
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Chaucer's England, Volume 2

William Brighty Rands - 1869 - 352 pages
...be some happy creature's palace ; The little bird sits at the 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 ? ' In these lines we have...
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The Standard Fifth Reader: With a New Treatise on Elocution and an ..., Part 2

Epes Sargent - 1870 - 538 pages
...some happy creature's palace. u. 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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Hours at Home, Volume 9

1869 - 588 pages
...o'errun With the deluge of summer it receives 212 213 His mate feels the eggs beneath her wings, Aod the heart in her dumb breast flutters and sings ; He sings to the wide world, she sings to her nest, — In the niee ear of -Nature which song is the best?" VTe mention but one more...
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The Franklin Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools : with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1871 - 410 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 Standard Fifth Reader, Volume 2

Epes Sargent - 1871 - 536 pages
...And lets his illumined being o'errun With the deluge of summer it receives ; His mate feels the egg beneath her wings, And the heart in her dumb breast flutters and sings ; O * He sings to the wide world, and she to her nest — In the nice ear of Nature which song is the...
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