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" O'erhang his wavy bed, Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-eyed bat With short shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn... "
The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins - Page 66
by William Collins - 1802 - 124 pages
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The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins

William Collins - 1802 - 198 pages
...own solemn springs, Thy springs, and dying gales, O Nymph reserv'd ! while now the bright-hair'd SUB Sits in yon western tent, whose cloudy skirts, With...where the beetle winds His small but -sullen horn : I As oft he rises 'midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum : Now teach...
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The poetical works of William Collins, with the comm. of Langhorne. To which ...

William Collins - 1804 - 166 pages
...brawling springs, » Thy springs, and dying gales ; 0 Nymph reserv'd, while now the bright-hair'd sun Sits in yon western tent, whose cloudy skirts, With...where the beetle winds His small but sullen horn, As oil he rises 'midst the twilight path, Against the pilgrim borne in heedless hum : Now teach me, maid...
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed ..., Volume 2

John Wolcot - 1804 - 176 pages
...own solemn springs, Thy springs, and dying gales ; O nymph reserv'd, while now the bright-hair'd sun Sits in yon western tent, whose cloudy skirts, With...O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-eyed bat, With short shrill shriek, flits by on leathern wing; Or where the beetle winds His small...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 418 pages
...springs , Thy springs , and dying gales , O Nymph reserv'd , while now the bright hair'd SUB Sits on yon western tent, whose cloudy skirts With brede ethereal...O'erhang his wavy bed: Now air is hush'd , save where the -weak-eyed bat, With short shrill shrieks flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His...
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The Beauties of English Poetry: Selected from the Most Esteemed ..., Volume 2

Peter Pindar - 1804 - 176 pages
...own solemn springs, Thy springs, and dying gales ; O nymph reserv'd, while now the bright-hair'd sun Sits in yon western tent, whose cloudy skirts, With brede ethereal wove, O'erhang his wavy bed: Kow air is hush'd, save where the weak-eyed bat, With short shrill shriek, flits by on leathern wing;...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1804 - 224 pages
...seems to have strong features of similarity with the following in Collin's " Ode to ' Evening :" " Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat " With short shrill shriek flitts by on leathern wing, " Or where the beetle winds " His small but sullen horn." No children run...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1808 - 434 pages
...solemn springs, Thy springs, and dying gales, O Nymph preserv'd, while now the bright hair'd sun Sits on yon western tent, whose cloudy skirts With brede ethereal...O'erhang his wavy bed : Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-eyed bat, With short shrill shrieks flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His small...
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A Criticism of the Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

John Young - 1810 - 432 pages
...relief (to speak in the language of artists) to silence, is not new. Thus wrote Collins in 1746 : b Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat, With...; Or, where the beetle winds His small, but sullen horn.1 The beetle of Collins and Gray is the " Sreyfly" °f Milton, that, in the pensive man's ear,...
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A criticism on the Elegy written in a country church yard. Being a ...

John Young - 1810 - 266 pages
...a relief (to speak in the language of artists) to silence, is not new. Thus wrote Collins in 1746 : Now air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat, With...; Or, where the beetle winds His small, but sullen horn.1 The beetle of Collins and Gray is the " grey fly" of Milton, that, in the pensive man's ear,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Watts, A. Philips ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 556 pages
...own solemn springs, Thy springs, and dying gales; nymph reserv'd, while now the bright-hair'd Sun Sits in yon western tent, whose cloudy skirts, With...air is hush'd, save where the weak-ey'd bat, With slxwi shrill shriek flits by on leathern wing, Or where the beetle winds His «mall but sullen horn,...
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