There is a Power whose care Teaches thy way along that pathless coast, — The desert and illimitable air, — Lone wandering, but not lost. All day thy wings have fanned, At that far height, the cold, thin atmosphere ; Yet stoop not, weary, to the welcome... Voices of the True-hearted - Page 2701846 - 288 pagesFull view
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William Cullen Bryant - Literary Criticism - 1975 - 474 pages
...below, has not been identified. 2. In the fifth stanza of "To a Waterfowl" (1815) Bryant had written "All day thy wings have fanned, At that far height,...the welcome land. Though the dark night is near." See Poems (1876), p. 31. 762. To Frances F. Bryant [New York] Wednesday Aug. 27, 1851. Dear F. I got...