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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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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - 1876 - 599 pages
...be some happy creature's palace ; The little bird sits at his door in the sun, A-tilt 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 Russell Lowell. Household ed

James Russell Lowell - 1876 - 434 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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Modern Classics, Volume 5

1876 - 294 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 Independent First[-sixth] Reader ...

James Madison Watson - 1876 - 484 pages
...some happy creature's palace. 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 nics ear of Nature which song is the best ? 7. Now is the high-tide...
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Reading and Elocution: Theoretical and Practical

Anna Randall Diehl - 1876 - 458 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 sirttrs; He sings to the wide world, and she to her nest, — In the nice ear of Nature which song...
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The Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell - 1876 - 450 pages
...at his door in th.8 sun, Atilt like a blossom among the leaves, And lets his illumined being o'ernm 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? Now is the high-tide of...
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The White Hills: Their Legends, Landscape, and Poetry

Thomas Starr King - 1876 - 448 pages
...at his door in the sun, Atilt like n 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? It is to be regretted that...
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The Religion of Evolution

Minot Judson Savage - 1881 - 264 pages
...is full of water. And in June " The little bird sits at his door in the sun, A-tilt like a blossom among the leaves, And lets his illumined being o'errun With the deluge of summer it receives." And so all through human life, just so far as there is health, harmony, and right adjustment between...
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The Religion of Evolution

Minot Judson Savage - 1876 - 262 pages
...is full of water. And in June " The little bird sits at his door in the sun, A-tilt like a blossom among the leaves, And lets his illumined being o'errun With the deluge of summer it receives." And so all through human life, just so far as there is health, harmony, and right adjustment between...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant - 1877 - 618 pages
...at his door in the sun, A-tilt like a blossom among the leaves, And lets his illumined being o'ernin 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 ? Now is the high-tide...
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