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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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Nature and Art: Poems and Pictures from the Best Authors and Artists

1881 - 222 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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A Library of Religious Poetry: A Collection of the Best Poems of All Ages ...

Philip Schaff, Arthur Gilman - 1880 - 1108 pages
...be some happy creature's palace ; The little bird sits at his door in the sun, Atilt like a blossom X n ˌO g 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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St. Nicholas, Volume 8

Mary Mapes Dodge - 1881 - 514 pages
...at his door in the sun, Atilt like a blossom among the leaves, And lets his illumined being o'crrun 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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Advanced Readings and Recitations

Austin Barclay Fletcher - 1881 - 454 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. LOWELL. The splendor falls on castle walls, And snowy summits old in story ; The long like shakes across...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1882 - 686 pages
...figure ? Express in plain language. 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 of...
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The poetical works of James Russell Lowell. Household ed. Complete ed

James Russell Lowell - 1882 - 494 pages
...blossom among the leaves, And lets his ilinmined being o'errun With the deluge of summer it receives ; í His mate feels the eggs beneath her wings, And the...breast flutters and sings ; He sings to the wide world, and she ID her nest, — In the nice earof Nature which song is the best ? ; Now is the high-tide of...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - 1882 - 984 pages
...at his door in the 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 the eggs beneath her wings, And the heart in her flumb breast nutters and sings ; thine, He sings to the wide world, and she to her nest. — In the...
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Transactions of the American Horticultural Society, Volume 1

American Horticultural Society - 1883 - 324 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 nestIn the nice ear of Nature, which song is the best ? ADORNING RURAL HOMES. BY MRS....
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Transactions

American Horticultural Society - 1883 - 326 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 ? ADORNING RURAL HOMES. BY...
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Voices for the Speechless: Selections for Schools and Private Reading

1883 - 270 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 ? JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL. THE...
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