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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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Gathered lights; illustrating the meaning and structure of the Lord's prayer

Charles Hope Robertson - 1858
...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...tempest than it could recover by the libration and the frequent weighing of his wings, till the little creature was forced to sit down and pant, and stay...
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The year book of daily recreation and information

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1859 - 2 pages
...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...it had learned music and motion from an angel, as be passed sometimes through the air, about his ministries here below." — Jeremy Taylor. hm May 2....
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1859
...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 liberation and frequent weighing of his wings ; till the little creature was forced to sit down and...
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The Evening of Life, Or, Light and Comfort Amid the Shadows of Declining Years

Jeremiah Chaplin - Old age in literature - 1859 - 281 pages
...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 - 1860 - 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...breath of the tempest than it could recover by the libralion and frequent weighing of his wings ; till the little creature was forced to sit down and...
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Goodly Pearls; Or, Choice Extracts from Christian Writers ...

Christian writers - Religion - 1870 - 148 pages
...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 liberation and frequent weighing of his wings, till the little creature was forced to. sit down and...
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Netley Hall, Or, The Wife's Sister

William Davy Watson - 1860 - 359 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 Still Hour, Or, Communion with God

Austin Phelps - Prayer - 1861 - 136 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...and sing, as if it had learned music and motion from SERENITY OF PRAYER. 75 an angel, as he passed sometime through the air, about his ministries here below....
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Daily Walk with Wise Men: Or, Religious Exercises for Every Day in the Year

Devotional exercises - 1861 - 782 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...was over ; and then it made a prosperous flight, and it did rise and sing, as if it had learned music and motion from an angel, as he passed sometimes through...
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Thoughts on Preaching: Being Contributions to Homiletics

James Waddel Alexander - Preaching - 1861 - 514 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...libration and frequent weighing of his wings ; till tho little ereature was foreed to sit down and pant, and stay till the storm was over ; and then it...
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