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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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The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher, Volume 2

Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, Francis Beaumont - 1811 - 728 pages
...exceeded him in energy and grandeur, *i 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 doth rise.' SewarJ. 400 THE FAITHFUL SHEPHERDESS....
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Fauna Orcadensis: Or, The Natural History of the Quadrupeds, Birds, Reptiles ...

George Low - 1813 - 272 pages
...expression, as old as Solomon*; and, indeed, one must be an early riser who * Hears the lark begin bis flight, And singing startle the dull night, From his watch-tower in the skies, Till the dappled morn doth rise. Nothing, however, is more cheerful than a spring-morning scene, though too seldom enjoyed...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 270 pages
...Mirth, admit me of thy crew. To live with her, and live with thee, In nnreproved pleasures free ; • ^0 To hear the lark begin his flight, And singing startle the dull night, From his watcJWow'r in the skies, Till the dappled dawn dotli rise ; Then to come, in spit* of sorrow, 4* And...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813 - 588 pages
...Allegro (Ralph) in the moon borders immediately upon those above assigned to Euphrosyne and Liberty. 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 doth rise ; Then to come, in spite of sorrow, 45 And...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813 - 596 pages
...Allegro (Rajiph) in the moon borders immediately upon those above assigned to Euphrosyne and Liberty. To hear the lark begin his flight, And singing startle the dull night, From his watch-low'r in the skies, Till the dappled dawn doth rise ; Then to come, in spite of sorrow, 45 And...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 424 pages
...give the honor due, Mirth admit me of thy crew, To live with her and live with thee, In nnreproved pleasures free : To hear the lark begin his flight,...come in spite of sorrow And at my window bid good morrovt, Through the sweetbriar or the vine, Or the twisted eglantine ; While the cock, with lively...
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 5

Edward T W. Polehampton - 1815 - 728 pages
...regularity of his life, and the innocencv of his own mind ; thus he describes himself as in a situation 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. It continues its harmony several months,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1815 - 236 pages
...dappled dawn dnth rise ; Then to come, in spite of sorrow, 45 And at my window bid good morrow, Tbrongh the sweet.briar, or the vine, Or the twisted eglantine : While the cock, with lively din, ""•Utersthe rear of darkness thin ; 90 3 the stack, or the harn.door, strnts his names before : 'ning...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816 - 490 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 watch-tow'r in the skies, Till the dapple dawn doth rise ; Then to come, in spite of sorrow, And at...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - 1817 - 276 pages
...give thee honour due, Mirth, admit me of thy crew, To live with her, and live with thee, In uureproved pleasures free ; 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 : Then to come in spite of sorrow, And at...
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