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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... "
Time's Telescope - Page 115
1824
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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...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,...
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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...steps of day, Far through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way? Might mark thy distant flight to do thfe wrong, As, darkly painted on...
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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...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,...
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Poems

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1836 - 274 pages
...human eye, And that which sprung of earth is now A portion of the glorious sky. M 23 TO A WATERFOWL. WHITHER, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...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,...
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Poems

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1836 - 274 pages
...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 tbee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along. • Seek'st thou the plashy...
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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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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...steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? * * * * " There is a Power whose care Teaches thy way along that pathless...
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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...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 thec wrong,...
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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...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,...
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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...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,...
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