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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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Mercedes of Castile: Or, the Voyage to Cathay

James Fenimore Cooper - 1852
...district of New-York. MERCEDES OF CASTILE. CHAPTER I. " Whither, 'midst fulling dew, While i,'...» the heavens with the last steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou puisue Thy solitary way 7" THE slumbers of Columbus were of short duration. While his sleep lasted...
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Works

James Fenimore Cooper - 1853
...of the vestiges of the fight, and proceeded to obey the repeated and earnest call. CHAPTEK XXXIV. " Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ?" Bryant. WHEN the young seaman wb"o now commanded the frigate descended...
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A cyclopędia of sacred poetical quotations, ed. by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia, Henry Gardiner ADAMS - 1854 - 725 pages
...obedient son. he might look up To the Almighty Father of his race, And claim his guidance. John Jfty. 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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American Literary Autographs, from Washington Irving to Henry James

Herbert Cahoon, Thomas V. Lange, Charles Ryskamp - Antiques & Collectibles - 1977 - 10 pages
...manuscript illustrated is one that Bryant copied out in the last year of his life. To a Waterfowl. Whither, midst falling dew, / While glow the heavens...steps of day / Far through their rosy depths dost thou pursue I Thy solitary way? / Vainly the fowler's eye / Might mark thy distant flight, to do thee...
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American Literary Autographs, from Washington Irving to Henry James

Herbert Cahoon, Thomas V. Lange, Charles Ryskamp - Antiques & Collectibles - 1977 - 10 pages
...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 ftight, to do thee wrong, / As, darkly seen against the crimson sky, / Thy figure floats along. / Thou'rt...
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Early American Poetry: Selections from Bradstreet, Taylor, Dwight, Freneau ...

Jane Donahue Eberwein - Poetry - 1978 - 398 pages
...thee nor will let thee pass Ungreeted, and shall give its light embrace. (1815; 1817) 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 s Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong,...
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Essays and Reviews

Library of America, Edgar Allan Poe, Gary Richard Thompson - Literary Collections - 1984 - 1544 pages
...mind, and a fine sense of effect in throwing its figure on the back ground of the "crimson sky," amid the pricks of nettles' But the merits which possibly have had most weight in the public estimation of the poem, are the melody...
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Sea Tales: The Pilot, the Red Rover

James Fenimore Cooper - Fiction - 1991 - 902 pages
...himself of the vestiges of the fight, and proceeded to obey the repeated and earnest call. Chapter XXXIV. "Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...steps of day, Far, through their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way?" Brvant, "To a Waterfowl," 11. 1-4. WHEN THE YOUNG SEAMAN, who now commanded...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...FaBoBe; FaFP; LiTA; NAAL-1; NOBA; OBEY; OHFP; OxBA; PWR; TAP; TrGrPo; WBLP; WGRP To a Waterfowl 25 @ thou pursue Thy solitary way! (1. 2—4) 73 POETRY QUOTATIONS 74 26 There is a power whose care Teaches...
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The Columbia Anthology of American Poetry

Jay Parini, Axinn Professor of English Jay Parini - Poetry - 1995 - 757 pages
...one who wraps the drapery of his couch About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams. 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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