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" To hear the lark begin his flight, And singing startle the dull night, From his watch-tower in the skies, Till the dappled dawn doth rise... "
Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ... - Page 140
by John Milton - 1810
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806 - 280 pages
...And, if I give thee honour due, Mirth, admit me of thy crew, To live with her, and live with thee, To hear the lark begin his flight, And singing startle...his watch-tower in the skies, Till the dappled dawn dutb rise; Then to come in spite of sorrow, And at my window hid good-morrow, Through the sweet-briar,...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 408 pages
...; And if I give thee honour due. Mirth, admit me of thy crew, To live with her, and live with thee, In unreproved pleasures free ; To hear the lark begin...flight, And singing startle the dull night; From his watch-tow'r in the skies, Till the dappled dawn doth rise; Then to come hi spite of sorrow, And at...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807 - 434 pages
...Liberty ; And if I give thee honor due, Mirth admit me of thy crew To live with her, and live with thee In unreproved pleasures free ; To hear the lark begin...flight, And singing startle the dull Night, From his wateh-tower in the skies, Till the dappled' Dawn doth rise ; Then to come in spite of Sorrow, And at...
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The Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - 1809 - 302 pages
...And, if I give thee honour due, Mirth, admit me of thy crew, To live with her, and live with thee, In unreproved pleasures free ; To hear the lark begin...to come, in spite of sorrow, And at my window bid good-morrow, Through the sweet briar, or the vine, Or the twisted eglantine : While the cock, with...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - 1809 - 512 pages
...And, if I give thee honour due, Mirth, admit me of thy crew ; To live with her, and live with thee, In unreproved pleasures free ; To hear the lark begin...flight, And singing startle the dull Night, From his watch-tow'r in the skies, Till the dappled dawn doth rise ; Then to come in spite of sorrow; And at...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - 1809 - 490 pages
...And, if I give thee honour due, Mirth, admit me of thy crew ; To live with her, and live with thee, In unreproved pleasures free; To hear the lark begin...flight, And singing startle the dull Night, From his watch-tow'r in the skies, Till the dappled dawn doth rise ; Then to come in spite of sorrow, And at...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 656 pages
...And if 1 give thee Iranour due, Mirth, .ulinit me of thy crew, To live with her and live with thee. In unreproved pleasures free ; To hear the lark begin...flight, And singing startle the dull Night, From his watch-tow'r in the skies, Till the dappled dawn doth rise ; Then to come in spight of sorrow, And at...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - 1810 - 308 pages
...; And if I give thee honor due, Mirth, admit me of thy crew, To live with her, and live with thee, In unreproved pleasures free ; To hear the lark begin...flight, And singing startle the dull night, From his watch-tow'r in the skies, Till the dappled dawn doth rise -f Then to come in spite of sorrow, And at...
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Walter Scott - 1810 - 618 pages
...to have had this passage il hit mind, when he wrote the following HnCi in h ¡a L'allégro : — " To hear the lark begin his flight, And singing startle the dull night, From his u .itrli tower in the skies, Till the dappled dawn doth rise." And a late elegant writer, Mr F. Coventry,...
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Life of Francis Beaumont. Life of John Fletcher. Prefaces. Commendatory ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1811 - 712 pages
...exceeded him in energy and grandeur, u much as he has fallen short in sweetness and prettiness : ' To hear the lark begin his flight, ' And singing startle the dull night, ' From his watch-tow'r in the skies, ' Till the dappled dawn duth rise.' Semard. I will not prove inconstant,...
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