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" ... harmony with the cogitations of my fancy, and workings of my bosom; humming every now and then the air, with the verses I have framed. "
Pages from an old volume of life. A collection of essays 1857-1881 - Page 283
by Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
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The Popular Songs of Scotland with Their Appropriate Melodies

George Farquhar Graham - 1887 - 436 pages
...poetic sentiment correspondent to my idea of the musical expression ; then choose my theme ; begin one stanza ; when that is composed, which is generally...down now and then, look out for objects in nature around me, that are in unison or harmony with the cogitations of my fancy, and workings of my bosom...
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A Japanese Boy

Shiukichi Shigemi - 1889 - 508 pages
...poetic sentiment correspondent to my idea of the musical expression ; then choose my theme ; begin one stanza ; when that is composed, which is generally...down now and then, look out for objects in nature around me that are in unison and harmony with the cogitations of my fancy and workings of my bosom...
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Burns

Robert Burns - 1889 - 334 pages
...the poetic sentiment correspondent to my idea of the musical expression, then choose my theme, begin one stanza ; when that is composed, which is generally...down now and then, look out for objects in nature around me that are in unison or harmony with the cogitations of my fancy and workings of my bosom ;...
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The Complete Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1887 - 730 pages
...poetic sentiment correspondent to my idea of the musical expression ; then choose my theme ; begin one stanza ; when that is composed, which is generally...down now and then, look out for objects in nature round me that are in unison or harmony with the cogitations of my fancy and workings of my bosom ;...
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Famous English Authors of the Nineteenth Century

Sarah Knowles Bolton - 1890 - 488 pages
...poetic sentiment correspondent to my idea of the musical expression ; then choose my theme ; begin one stanza; when that is composed, which is generally...down now and then, look out for objects in nature around me that are in unison and harmony with the cogitations of my fancy and workings of my bosom...
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The Writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Volume 8

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1891 - 652 pages
...influx from without, and active in seizing only that which will serve its purpose." It is not strange " Burns tells us how he composed verses for a given...cogitations of my fancy, and workings of my bosom j humming every now and then the air with the verses I have framed. When I feel my Muse beginning to...
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Pages From an Old Volume of Life

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1891 - 442 pages
...influx from without, and active in seizing only that which will serve its purpose." It is not strange " Burns tells us how he composed verses for a given...part of the business, I walk out, sit down now and theu, look out for objects in Nature that are in unison or harmony with the cogitations of my fancy,...
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The Book of Robert Burns: Genealogical and Historical Memoirs of ..., Volume 3

Charles Rogers - 1891 - 412 pages
...poetic sentiment correspondent to my idea of the musical expression ; then choose my theme ; begin one stanza. When that is composed, which is generally...down now and then, look out for objects in nature around me that are in unison and harmony with the cogitations of my fancy, and workings of my bosom,...
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Pages from an old volume of life. A collection of essays 157-1881

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892 - 518 pages
...smuggle themselves in as original. Honest thinkers are always stealing unconsciously from each other. OUT minds are full of waifs and estrays which we think...business, I walk out, sit down now and then, look out for ohjects in Nature that are in unison or harmony with the cogitations of my fancy, and workings of my...
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The Author, Volume 3

William Henry Hills - 1891 - 274 pages
...stanza; when that was composed, — which was generally the most difficult part of the task, — to walk out, sit down now and then, look out for objects in nature around him, such as harmonized with the cogitations of his fancy, humming occasionally the air, with...
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