The Birds of the Latin Poets Volume 13

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 Excerpt: ... To our Mocking-bird. Morris: The Whip-poor-will. Machar (Sladen): The Whip-poor-will. Van Dyke: The Whip-poor-will. Pike: To a Mocking-bird. Stanton (Stedman): The Mocking-bird. Stedman: Le jour du Rossignol, Music at home (Catbird). Stockard (Stedman): The Mocking-bird. Wilde (Stedman): To the ...
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 Excerpt: ... To our Mocking-bird. Morris: The Whip-poor-will. Machar (Sladen): The Whip-poor-will. Van Dyke: The Whip-poor-will. Pike: To a Mocking-bird. Stanton (Stedman): The Mocking-bird. Stedman: Le jour du Rossignol, Music at home (Catbird). Stockard (Stedman): The Mocking-bird. Wilde (Stedman): To the Mocking-bird. Van Dyke: The Mocking-bird. W. H. Timrod: The Mocking-bird. Carman-Hovey: The Mocking-bird. Tabb: The Mocking-bird. Hic avis est quaedam dulci celeberrima voce, Quae variare sonos usque canendo solet. (Descriptio Pennsylvaniae, anno 1729.)--Thomas Mak1n. Translation: Tis here the mocking-bird extends his throat, And imitates the birds of every note.--Proud. (History of Pennsylvania, vol. II, p. 365.) The lonely whip-poor-will, our bird of night, Ever unseen, yet ever seeming near. (The Backwoodsman.)--Pauld1ng. And from the woods the late resounding note Issued of the loquacious whip-poor-will.--Freneau. Lone whip-poor-will, There is much sweetness in thy fitful hymn Heard in the drowsy watches of the night.--Mclellan (Griswold). The Bird of sorrow' wak'd her funeral song.--Alsop. The plaint of the wailing whip-poor-will, Who moans unseen, and ceaseless sings Ever a note of wail and woe. Till Morning spreads her rosy rings, And earth and sky in her glances glow.--Drake. Why dost thou come at set of sun, Those pensive words to say? Why whip poor Will? What has he done? And who is Will, I pray?--Morr1s. In the grove the whip-poor-will Forgot his story, and sat still.--Read. The hand of sorrow touched me, And made my senses thrill With all the pain that haunts the strain Of mournful whip-poor-will. "Whip poor-will I whippoorwill!" Sad and shrill,--"whippoorwill!"--Henry Van Dyke. Hic avis est repetens, whip-whip-will, voce jocosa; Quae...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781151112590
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 94
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.19 (d)

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