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" 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 sky, Thy... "
History of Lee County - Page 28
1881 - 873 pages
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Poems, collected and arranged by the author. Author's ed, Issue 626

William Cullen Bryant - 1873
...lingers he beside the hill ? Far, in the dim and doubtful light, Where woody slopes a valley leave, Seek.st thou the plashy brink Of weedy lake, or marge of river wide. And oft he turns his truant eye, And pauses oft, and lingers near ; But when he marks the reddening...
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Evening hours, ed. by E.H. Bickersteth, Volume 1

Edward Henry Bickersteth (bp. of Exeter) - 1874
...thee wrong, As, darkly painted on tho crimson aky, Thy figure floats along. Scck'st thou the plasLy brink Of weedy lake, or marge of river wide, Or where the rocky billows rise and sink On the chafed ocean side ? There is a Power, whose care Teaches thy way...
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The Children's Treasury of English Song

Francis Turner Palgrave - Children's poetry - 1875 - 302 pages
...way? Vainly the fowler's eye $ Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along. Seek'st...plashy brink Of weedy lake, or marge of river wide, 10 Or where the rocking billows rise and sink On the chafed ocean side ? There is a Power whose care...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1875 - 534 pages
...way? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along. Seek'st...plashy brink Of weedy lake, or marge of river wide, PARNASSUS. Or where the rocking billows rise and sink Oн the chafed ocean-side? There is a Power whose...
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Poems

William Cullen Bryant - 1875 - 385 pages
...Where woody slopes a valley leave, He sees what none but lover might, The dwelling of his Genevieve. : Seek'st thou the plashy brink Of weedy lake, or marge of river wide. To A WATERFOWL p. 29. And oft he turns his truant eye, And pauses oft, and lingers near ; But when...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1876
...solitary way ? Vainly the fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along. Seek'st...Of weedy lake, or marge of river wide, Or where the rock ing billows rise and sink On the chafed ocean side ? There is a Power, whose care Teaches thy...
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The illustrated English reader, Book 4

English reader - 1875
...fowler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Seek'st thou the plashy brink Of weedy lake, or marge of river wide, Or where the rocky billows rise and sink Oil the chafed ocean's side? There is a Power whose care Teaches thy way...
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A Festival of Art, Poetry and Song: Selections from the Greatest Poets of ...

Frederick Saunders - American poetry - 1880 - 392 pages
...? Vainly the fbivler's eye Might mark thy distant flight to GO thee wrong, As, darkly seen against the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along. Seek'st...Of weedy lake, or marge of river wide, Or where the rocky billows rise and sink On the chafed ocean side ? There is a Power whose care Teaches thy way...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1880 - 534 pages
...distant flight to do thee wrong, As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along. Seck'st thou the plashy brink Of weedy lake, or marge of river wide, Suddenly, Or where the rocking billows rise and sink On the chafed ocean-side ? There is a Tower whose...
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Thanatopsis and Other Poems

William Cullen Bryant - 1881 - 40 pages
...good-naturedly pronounced " utterly abominable." Compare Hamlet iii, 1 : — As, darkly painted on the crimson sky, Thy figure floats along. Seek'st...plashy brink Of weedy lake, or marge of river wide, 10 Or where the rocking billows rise and sink On the chafed ocean side ? There is a Power whose care...
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