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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 whole works of ... Jeremy Taylor, with a life of the author ..., Volume 4

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1861
...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...recover by the libration and frequent weighing of its wings; till the little creature was forced to sit down and pant, and stay til] the storm was over;...
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A History of English Literature: In a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - American literature - 1880 - 549 pages
...the clouds ; but the pooi bird was beaten back with the loud sip hings of an eastern wind, and his motion made irregular and inconstant, descending more...breath of the tempest than it could recover by the Hbration and frequent weighing of his wings, till the little creature was forced to sit down and pant,...
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Continuous Latin prose, exercises

James Moir - 1880
...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 its wings, till the little creature was forced to sit down and pant,...
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A Manual of English Prose Literature: Biographical and Critical, Designed ...

William Minto - Authors, English - 1881 - 548 pages
...above the clouds ; but the poor bird was beaten back with the loud sighings of an eastern wind, ana his motion made irregular and inconstant, descending more...sing, as if it had learned music and motion from an anycl, as he passed sometimes through the air, about his ministries here below." KINDS OF COMPOSITION....
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A Manual of English Prose Literature: Biographical and Critical, Designed ...

William Minto - Authors, English - 1881 - 548 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...did rise and sing, as if it had learned music and motimi from, an angel, as he passcd sometimes thrvuyk the air, about his ministries here below." KINDS...
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A Manual of English Prose Literature: Biographical and Critical, Designed ...

William Minto - Authors, English - 1881 - 548 pages
...above the clouds ; but the poor bini 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 libratiou and frequent weighing of his wings ; till the little creature was forced to sit clown and...
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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1881
...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...every breath of the tempest than it could recover bv the libration and frequent weighing of his wings; till the little creature was forced to sit down...
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Development of English Literature and Language

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1882
...above the clouds; bat the poor bird was beaten back witb the loud sighings of an eastern wind, and his motion made irregular and inconstant, descending more...recover by the libration and frequent weighing of bis wings; till the little creature was forced to sit down and pant, and stay till the storm was over;...
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Studies in Early English Literature

Emelyn W. Washburn - English literature - 1882 - 225 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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English Language and Literary Criticism: English prose

James Baldwin - English language - 1883
...loud sighings of an eastern wind, and his motion made irregular and inconstant, descending more nt every breath of the tempest, than it could recover...and then it made a prosperous flight, and did rise aud sing, as if it had learned music and motion from an angel, as he passed sometimes through the air,...
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