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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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GEMS OF POETRY, FROM FORTY-EIGHT AMERICAN POETS.

1850
...'mid the desolate main, While the wonder and pride of your works remain. TO A WATERFOWL. BY WC BRTANT. 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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History of the State of California: From the Period of the Conquest by Spain ...

John Frost - California - 1850 - 508 pages
...marked by the swiftness of their flight, and the height to which they soar : " Vainly the fowler'* eye, Might mark thy distant flight, to do thee wrong; As darkly painted on the crimson iky. Thy figure float* along. "Seek'st tluw the pla»hy brink, Of weedy lake, or merge of river wide...
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The Optimist

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - 1850 - 273 pages
...lonely flight of the water-fowl. Veneration prompted the inquiry, " Whither 'midst falling dew, When glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far through their rosy depths dost thou pursue Thy solitary way I" Sometimes, in musing upon genius in its simpler manifestations, it...
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Poems

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1851 - 371 pages
...lingers near ; But when he marks the reddening sky, He bounds away to hunt the deer. TO A WATEEFOWL. 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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Sartain's Union Magazine of Literature and Art, Volumes 9-10

1851
...beautiful lines, "To a Waterfowl," that are, or should be, familiar to al readers of American poetry : " Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...steps of day Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way? " All day thy wings have fanned, At that far height, the cold, thin atmosphere,...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...Stoop. With what adjectices or verbs are the following abstract nouns connected. Depth. Flight. Height. WHITHER ' 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...steps of day, Far through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way,2 Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong,...
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Poems: Collected and Arranged by the Author, Complete in One Volume

William Cullen Bryant - 1852 - 378 pages
...lingers near; But when he marks the reddening sky, He bounds away to hunt the deer. 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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The naturalist's poetical companion, with notes, selected by E. Wilson

Naturalist pseud, Edward WILSON (M.A., F.L.S.) - 1852
...woodland dress, And bring no book ; for this one day We 'll give to idleness. WORDSWORTH. 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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The Poets and Poetry of America: To the Middle of the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1852 - 550 pages
...is thine; It breathes of Him who keeps The vast and helpless city while it sleeps. 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 - 1852 - 371 pages
...But when he marks the reddening sky, He bounds away to hunt the deer. TO A WATERFOWL. WHiTHE%,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,...
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