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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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Reading and Elocution: Theoretical and Practical

Anna Randall Diehl - 1872 - 460 pages
...at his door in the sun, Atilt like a blossom among the leaves, And lets his illumined being o'errnn With the deluge of summer it receives, His mate feels...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? Joy comes, grief goes, we...
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The Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell, Issue 514

James Russell Lowell - 1873 - 484 pages
...Tobe some happy creature's palace ; The little bird sits at hisdoorin the sun, Atiltlike 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 earof Nature which song it the best ? Now is the high.tide of...
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Analytical Fourth [-sixth] Reader: Containing Practical Directions for ...

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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My New Home in Northern Michigan: & Other Tales

Charles W. Jay - 1874 - 188 pages
...little Mr. Green jolly ! Hour by hour would he sit " Atilt like a blossom, amid the leaves, And let his illumined being o'errun, With the deluge of summer...breast flutters and sings. He sings to the wide world and she to the nest. — In the nice ear of Nature, which song is the best?" But I weary the impatient...
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A manual of expressive reading

John Daniel Morell - 1874 - 336 pages
...be some happy creature's palace. The little bird sits at his door in the sun, Atilt3 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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The Pacific Coast First [-fifth] Reader, Volume 5

1875 - 324 pages
...some happy creature's palace. 2. 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. Joy comes, grief goes,...
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An Elocutionary Manual: With an Introductory Essay on the Study of ...

1875 - 448 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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Independent Sixth Reader: Containing a Complete Treatise on ..., Book 6

James Madison Watson - 1875 - 486 pages
...never a leaf nor a blade too mean 6. 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 ? 7. Now is the high-tide...
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Golden Treasures of Poetry, Romance, and Art

William Fearing Gill - 1876 - 416 pages
...SONNET. BY JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL. 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? THE CLERGYMAN'S CONFESSION....
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The Vision of Sir Launfal

James Russell Lowell - 1875 - 44 pages
...sense happy creaturt's palace ; Trie 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 feeJs the eggs beneath her wings, And the heart in her dumb breast flutters and sings. Ho sings to...
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