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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 Rhyme and Reason of Country Life, Or, Selections from Fields Old and New

Susan Fenimore Cooper - Country life - 1855 - 428 pages
...loud sighings of an eastern wind, and his motion made irregular and inconstant, descending more and more at every breath of the tempest than it could...forced to sit down and pant, and stay till the storm WHS over, and then it made a prosperous flight, and did rise and sing, us if it had learned music and...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 11

American literature - 1855
...aÎK>ve the clouds ; but the poor bird was beaten back by the oud sighings of an eastern wind, and his motion made irregular and inconstant, descending more...every breath of the tempest than it could recover >y the vibrations and frequent weighings of his wings, till the little creature was forced to sit down,...
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The Rhyme and Reason of Country Life

Country life - 1856 - 428 pages
...loud sighings of an eastern wind, and his motion made irregular and inconstant, descending more and more at every breath of the tempest than it could...it made a prosperous flight, and did rise and sing, aa if it had learned music and motion from an angel, as he passed sometimes through the air about his...
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The Edinburgh Christian magazine, Volumes 7-8

1856
...the clouds ; but the poor bird was beaten back with the loud sightings of an eastern wind, and his motion made irregular and inconstant, descending more...to sit down and pant, and stay till the storm was ovtr, and then it made a prosperous flight, and did rise and sing as if it bad learned music and motion...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...above the clouds ; but the poor bird was beaten back with the loud sighings of au eastern wind, and his motion made irregular and inconstant, descending more...creature was forced to sit down and pant, and stay till tho storm was over ; and then it made a prosperous flight, and did rise and sing as if it had learned...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 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 librntion and frequent weighing of his wings; till the little creature was forced to sit down and pant,...
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Cage and Chamber-birds: Their Natural History, Habits, Food, Diseases ...

Johann Matthäus Bechstein - Birds - 1856 - 500 pages
...TAYLOE and BISHOP HALL, have made it the theme of their high discourse ; the former says that " it did rise and sing as if it had learned music and motion from an angel." We wish that the nature of our work permitted us to quote a few of the most beautiful meeds of song...
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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines with ..., Volume 2

James Hamilton - Christian literature, English - 1857
...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...and did rise and sing, as if it had learned music and-motion from an angel, as lie passed sometimes through the air about his ministries here below....
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The Christian sentinel; or, Soldiers' magazine, Volume 1

...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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1858 - 762 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...till the little creature was forced to sit down and 1 rtac belt edition or hti works U that by Blcbop Hebcr, " with a Lite of the Author, and a vlUOU EiamlnaOOD...
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