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" For so have I seen a lark rising from his bed of grass, and soaring upwards, singing as he rises, and hopes to get to heaven, and climb above the clouds ; but the poor bird was beaten back with the loud sighings of an eastern wind, and his motion made... "
A Practical System of Rhetoric, Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ... - Page 291
by Samuel Phillips Newman - 1842 - 311 pages
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The Year Book of Daily Recreation & Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - Almanacs, British - 1832 - 1643 pages
...above the clouds ; but the poor bird was beaten back by the loud, sighings of an eastern wind, and his motion made irregular and inconstant, descending more...breath of the tempest than it could recover by the vibrations and frequent weighings of his wings ; till the little creature was forced to sit down, and...
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The Year Book, of Daily Recreation & Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - 1832 - 856 pages
...beaten back by the loud sigliings of an eastern wind, and his motion made irregular and inconstint, descending more at every breath of the tempest than it could recover by the vibrations and frequent weighings of his wings; till the little creature was forced to sit down, and...
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Scenes in our parish, by a country parson's daughter [E. Holmes].

Elizabeth Holmes - 1832 - 280 pages
...wind, according to Bishop Taylor's beautiful and well-known simile, beat the poor bird back, and it was forced to sit down and pant, and stay till the storm was over; shall it ever rise again and sing ? What a mercy to feel the hand of a Father leading, when one's voice...
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Selections from the Works of Jeremy Taylor: With Some Account of the Author ...

Jeremy Taylor - Theology - 1833 - 288 pages
...above the clouds; but the poor bird was beaten back with the loud sighings of an eastern wind, and his motion made irregular and inconstant, descending more...breath of the tempest, than it could recover by the Vibration and frequent weighing of his wings; till the little creature was forced to sit down and pant,...
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The American Quarterly Observer, Volume 1

Theology - 1833
...above the clouds ; but the poor bird was beaten back with the loud sighings of an eastern wind, and his motion made irregular and inconstant, descending more at every breath of the tempest, tban it could recover by the libration and frequent weighing of his wings ; till the little creature...
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Communion with God: or, A guide to the devotional

Robert Philip - 1833
...ominous indeed ! Comfort ! There is no comfort in the gospel for the dishonest or the drunken, but irregular and inconstant ; descending more, at every breath of the tempest, than he could recover by the libration and frequent weighing of his wings ; till the little creature was...
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American Farmer

Agriculture - 1866
...made irregular and unconstant, descending more ¡U every bre-ath of the tempest than it could rerover by the libration and frequent weighing of his wings,...and stay till the storm was over, and then it made » prosperous flight, and did rise and sing as if it had learned music and molion from an angel, n»...
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The Christian examiner and Church of Ireland magazine

1834
...above the clouds; but the poor bird was beaten back with the loud sighrngs of an eastern wind, and his motion made irregular and inconstant, descending more...recover by the libration and frequent weighing of its wings ; till the little creature was forced to sit down and pant» and stay till the storm was...
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Communion with God: or, A guide to the devotional

Robert Philip - Devotional exercises - 1834 - 216 pages
...above the clouds. But the poor bird was beaten back with the loud sighings of an eastern wind, and his motion made irregular and inconstant ; descending more, at every breath of the tempest, than he could recover by the libration and frequent weighing of his wings ; till the little creature was...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 15

1835
...beaten back with the loud sighings of an eastern wind, and his motion made irregular and unconstant, descending more at every breath of the tempest, than...sing as if it had learned music and motion from an angel."—Bishop Taylor. __ „'. ,,...' A UTXLE LESSON ON ASTRONOMY. WHEN we observe the sun rising...
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