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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... "
The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical, ecclesiastical ... - Page 306
1848
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Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 9

English literature - 1824
...Our next extract is from an exceedingly pretty and graceful poem by Mr. Bryant; and is addressed " To a Waterfowl." " Whither 'midst falling dew, While...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 pointed on...
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The North American Review, Volume 13

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1821
...Violet. We will quote a part of the first, which many of our readers probably do not recollect. • Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...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...
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Specimens of the American Poets

American poetry - 1822 - 283 pages
...date of thy deep-founded strength ; or tell How happy, in thy lap, the sons of men shall dwell! L. TO A WATER-FOWL. WHITHER, 'midst falling dew, While...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...
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The Poetical Common-place Book: Consisting of an Original Selection of ...

English poetry - 1822 - 388 pages
...silently. TO A WATER-FOWL. BRYANT, (An American Paet.J WIIITHKU, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heav'ns 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...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 11

1822
...who, without any commendation of ours, will not fail to do justice to its beauties. TII a H'atcr-Fm'l. Whither, 'midst falling dew. While glow the heavens with the last steps of day, Far thro' their rosy depths dost thou pursue Thy solitary way? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant...
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The Lady's Magazine and Museum of the Belles-lettres, Fine Arts ..., Volume 1

English literature - 1832
...ode to the Migrating Water Fowl, and give the little history of its introduction into Europe : — Whither, midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...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...
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The Pilot: A Tale of the Sea, Volume 2

James Fenimore Cooper - United States - 1823 - 293 pages
...himself of the vestiges of the fight, and proceeded to obey the repeated and earnest call. CHAPTER XVI. Whither, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? •* Bryant. WHEN the young seaman, who now commanded the frigate, descended from the quarter-deck...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation, Book 4

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 480 pages
...heard some friendly words ; — but knew not what they were. LESSON CXIV. To a .Waterfowl. — BRYANT. WHITHER, 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...their rosy depths, dost thou pursue Thy solitary way ? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, 't_ As, darkly painted on...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 9

Books - 1824
...next extract is from an exceedingly pretty and graceful poem by Mr. Bryant; and is addressed " JTo a Waterfowl." " Whither 'midst falling dew, While...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 pointed on the...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1824
...the [light in the breeding season, from its swampy retreats. To a WATER-FOWL. By aa American Poet. Whither 'midst falling dew, While glow the heavens...steps of day, Far through their rosy depths, dost thon pursue Thy solitary way ? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong...
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