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" O'erhang his wavy bed: Now air is hushed, save where the weak-eyed bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rises, 'midst the twilight path Against the pilgrim borne in heedless... "
The Young Lady's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the ... - Page 96
by Author of The young man's own book - 1836 - 320 pages
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The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins

William Collins - Digital images - 1802 - 124 pages
...Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat, With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn...pilgrim borne in heedless hum : Now teach me, Maid compos'd, 1 To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers stealing thro' thy dark'ning vale, May not...
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The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins

William Collins - Digital images - 1802 - 124 pages
...short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small but -sullen horn : I As oft he rises 'midst the twilight path, Against...pilgrim borne in heedless hum : Now teach me, Maid compos'd, To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers stealing thro' thy dark'ning vale, May not...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins, Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1804 - 144 pages
...Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing ; Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn,...pilgrim borne in heedless hum : Now teach me, maid compos'd, To breathe some soften' d strain, Whose numbers, stealing through thy dark'ning vale, May...
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The Beauties of English Poetry: Selected from the Most Esteemed Authors ...

Peter Pindar - English poetry - 1804
...Kow air is hush'd, save where the weak-eyed bat, With short shrill shriek, flits by on leathern wing; Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn,...pilgrim borne in heedless hum: Now teach me, maid compos'd, •To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers, stealing through thy darkening May not...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...air is hush'd , save where the -weak-eyed bat, With short shrill shrieks flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn...twilight path , Against the pilgrim borne in heedless [nun, Now teach me, maid coinpos'd, To breathe some softened strain , "Whose numbers stealing through...
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The poetical works of William Collins, with the comm. of Langhorne. To which ...

William Collins - 1804
...shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing; Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oil he rises 'midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum : Now teach me, maid compos'd, 61 Whose numbers, stealing through thy dark'ningvaie, May not unseemly with its st illness...
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed ..., Volume 2

John Wolcot - 1804
...Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-eyed bat, With short shrill shriek, flits by on leathern wing; Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft h rises 'midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne-in heedless hum : Now teach me, maid...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn,...pilgrim borne in heedless hum ; Now teach me, maid compos'd ! To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers stealing thro' thy dark'ning vale May not...
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The chaplet, poems, partly original and partly selected

Chaplet - 1805
...air is hush'd, save where the wfak-ey'd bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern in;;, Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oft he rjses 'midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum: Jfow teach me, maid compos'd,...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat, With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn,...twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hunt: Now teach me, maid compost. To breathe some soften'd strain, Whose numbers, stealing through...
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