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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 Christian Library: A Weekly Republication of Popular Religious ..., Volume 6

Religion - 1836
...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...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 over,...
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The Christian Library: A Reprint of Popular Religious Works, Volume 6

Christian biography - 1836
...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...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 over,...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 292 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, de-scending...breath of the tempest, than it could recover by the liberation and frequent weighing of his wings; till the little creature was forced to sit down and...
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The Penny Sunday Reader

Rev. Molesworth - 1837
...above the clouds ; but the poor bird was beaten back with the loud sighing of an eastern wind, and his motion made irregular and inconstant, descending more at every breath of the tempest, than all the vibrations of his wings served to exalt him, till the little creature was forced to sit down...
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Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - Conduct of life - 1839 - 350 pages
...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...flight, and did rise and sing as if it had learned musick and motion from an angel, as he passed sometimes through the air about his ministries here below...
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Ecclesiastes Anglicanus: Being a Treatise on Preaching, as Adapted to a ...

William Gresley - Preaching - 1840 - 387 pages
...above the clouds ; but the poor bird was beaten back by the loud sighing of an eastern wind. and his motion made irregular and inconstant, descending more...tempest, than it could recover by the libration and weighing of its wings, till the little creature was forced to sit down, and pant, and stay till the...
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The church scholar's reading-book, selected from the Saturday magazine

Saturday magazine - 1840
...above the clouds; but the poor bird was beaten back with the loud sighing of an eastern wind, and his motion made irregular and inconstant, descending more at every breath of the tempest than all the vibrations of his wings served to exalt him : tQl the little creature was forced to Bt down...
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The sacred cabinet of literature and art. Pr

Sacred cabinet - 1841
...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...breath of the tempest, than it could recover by the libratiou and frequent weighing of its wings, till the little creature was forced to sit down and pant,...
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The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1841 - 1645 pages
...clouds ; but the poor bird was beaten back by the loud siglrings of an eastern wind, and his molion made irregular and inconstant, descending more at...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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Pictures of religion and religious truth, passages from the works of [J ...

Pictures - 1841
...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 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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