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" Whither, midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson... "
Sporting Scenes and Sundry Sketches: Being the Miscellaneous Writings of J ... - Page 187
by J. Cypress - 1842
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 19

Robert Walsh - Serial publications - 1836
...eloquent language of feeling. An unpretending beauty marks the following lines, " To a Waterfowl." " Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way? Might mark thy distant flight to do thfe wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, '' Vainly the...
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Fifth Book of Lessons for the Use of the Irish National Schools

Readers (Elementary) - 1836 - 406 pages
...thou may'st remember the flake of snow, By the promise that God hath given." GoVLP. TO A WATERFOWL. Whither midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...their rosy depths dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As darkly painted on the...
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The harp of the wilderness; or, Flowers of modern fugitive poetry

Harp - 1836
...ordained to prove Our faith in heav'n's unfailing love And all-controlling pow'r. TO A WATER-FOWL. BRYANT. WHITHER 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the...
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The Laurel: a Gift for All Seasons: Being a Collection of Poems

American poetry - 1836 - 252 pages
...'mid the desolate main, While the wonder and pride of your works remain. TO A WATERFOWL. BY WC BRYANT. WHITHER, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? Vainly the fowler's eye . . Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 19

Robert Walsh - Serial publications - 1836
...marks a less original genius. An unpretending beauty marks the following lines, " To a Waterfowl." " Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last steps of-day, Far through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? Might mark thy distant flight...
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The every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of ..., Volume 2

William Hone - 1837
...frehiť ton, prince Henry, is told that in his quent themes of their speculation. To A WATER-XOWL. Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thec wrong, As darkly painted on the...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1837
...are frehil son, prince Henry, is told that in his quent themes of their speculation. To A WATER-FOWL. Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As darkly painted on the...
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Sacred philosophy of the seasons, Volume 4

Henry Duncan - 1837
...waterfowl, finely allude to this instinct of migration, and to the feelings it ever ought to inspire : — " Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? * * * * " There is a Power whose care Teaches thy way along that pathless coast, — The desert and...
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Tales of Animals: Comprising Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles, and Insects

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Animals - 1837 - 327 pages
...that it is to one of these birds that Mr. Bryant's beautiful lines, to a water-fowl, are addressed. Whither) 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...their, rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 12

Periodicals - 1838
...of ( .V i . j TO A WATERFOWL. Whither 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens with the last stops of day, Far through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the...
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