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" The stately-sailing swan Gives out his snowy plumage to the gale, And, arching proud his neck, with oary feet Bears forward fierce, and guards his osier-isle, Protective of his young. "
Herrn B.H. Brockes aus dem Englischen übersetzte Jahres-zeiten des herrn Thomson - Page 82
by James Thomson, Barthold Heinrich Brockes - 1745 - 543 pages
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Poems

James Thomson - 1730 - 260 pages
....Defiance. In the Pond, The finely-chequer'd 'Duck, before heriTBain, Rows garrulous. The fla rely -failing Swan Gives out his fnowy Plumage to the Gale, And, arching proud his Neck, with oary .'Feet Bears onward fierce, and beats you from the Bank, Protective df his Young. The...
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The Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Thomson - 1763 - 458 pages
...hen Calls all her chirping family around, 770 •led and defended by the fearlels cock; Whofe breaft with ardour flames, as on he walks, Graceful, and crows defiance. In the pond, The finely-checker'd duck, before her train, VOL. I. , E Rows iRows garrulous. The ftately-failing fwan....
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The Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections and Improvements. ...

James Thomson - 1766 - 266 pages
...by the fearlefs cock; • The fartheft of the weflern iflands of Scotland, SPRING, jr Whbfe breaf t with ardour flames, as on he walks, Graceful, and crows defiance. In the pond, The finely-checker'd duck, before her train, Rows garrulous. The ftately-failing fwan 775. Gives out his...
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An Essay on the Learning of Shakespeare: Addressed to Joseph Cradock, Esq

Richard Farmer - 1767 - 116 pages
...indeed copied from Nature : but Tbomfon fometimes recollected the hand of his Mafter : . " The ftately failing Swan Gives out his fnowy plumage to the gale ; And arching proud his Neck, vjith oary feet, Bears forward fierce, and guards his ofier Ifle, Protective of his young." •__m....
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 48-49

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 628 pages
...hen Calls all her chirping family around, 770 Fed and defended by the fearlefs cock $ Whofe breaft with ardour flames, as on he walks, Graceful, and crows defiance. In the pond, The finely-checker'd duck, before her train, Rows garrulous. The flately-failing fwan 775 Gives out his...
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The Works of the English Poets: Thomson

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 274 pages
...the pond, The fmely-checker'd duck, before her train, . Rows garrulous- The ftately-faiifng fwan 775 Gives out his fnowy plumage to the gale; And, arching proud his neck, with oary feet Bears forward fierce, and guards his ofier-ifle, Proteftive of his young. The...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 91-92

John Bell - 1787 - 510 pages
...careful hen Calls all her chirping family around, 770 Fed and defended by the fearlefs cock, Whofe breaft with ardour flames as on he walks, Graceful, and crows defiance. In the pond The fincly-checkcr'd duck, before her train, ,Rows garrulous. The ftately-failing fwan 775 * The fanheft...
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The Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Thomson, Patrick Murdoch - 1788 - 326 pages
...careful hen Calls all her chirping family around, Fed and defended by the fearlefs cock ; Whofe breaft with ardour flames, as on he walks, Graceful, and crows defiance. In the pond, The finely-chccker'd duck, before her train, Rows garrulous. The ftately-failing fwan Gives out his fnowy...
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The County Magazine, Volume 1

1788 - 404 pages
...careful hen Calls all her chirping family around, Fed and defended by the ftarlcfs cock ; Whofe bread with ardour flames, as on he walks, Graceful, and crows defiance. In the pond, The finely-checker'd duck, before her train, Rows garrulous. The (lately failing (wan Gives out his fnowy...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 54

English poets - 1790 - 292 pages
...the pond, The finely-checker'd duck, before her train, Rows garrulous. The ftately-failing fwan 775 Gives out his fnowy plumage to the gale ; And, arching proud his neck, with oary feet Bears forward fierce, and guards his ofier-ifle, Proteftive of his young. The...
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