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" Fountain heads and pathless groves, Places which pale passion loves! Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly housed save bats and owls! A midnight bell, a parting groan, These are the sounds we feed upon; Then stretch our bones in a still gloomy... "
Essays - Page 160
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
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Guy's learner's poetic task book, a selection from the modern British poets

Joseph Guy - 1849
...that piercing, mortifies; A look that's fasten'd to the ground ; A tongue chain'd up without a sound. Fountain-heads and pathless groves ; Places which...passion loves ; Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are housed, save the bats and owls; A midnight hall, a parting groan,— These are the sounds we feed upon...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1849
...fasten'd to the ground, A tongue chain'd up, without a sound I Fountain heads, and pathless grorefl, egan t( $ warmly hous'd, save bate and owls ! A midnight bell, a parting groan 1 These are the sounds we feed...
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The Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1849
...the waving grass and the peeping flowers have grown intelligent : and almost he fears to trust them with the secret which they seem to invite. Yet nature...green solitude he finds a dearer home than with men." " Behold there in the wood the fine madman ! He is a palace of sweet sounds and sights ; he dilates...
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The Book of English Songs: From the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century

Charles Mackay - 1851 - 312 pages
...that, piercing, mortifies, A look that's fasten'd to the ground, A tongue chain'd up without a sound ! Fountain-heads, and pathless groves, Places which...passion loves ! Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly housed save bats and owls ! A midnight bell, a parting groan ! These are the sounds we feed...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - 1851
...mortifies, A look that's fasten'd to the ground, A tongue chain'd up without a sound ! Fountain heads, and pathless groves, Places which pale passion loves! Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Arc warmly hous'd, save bats and owls ! A midnight bell, a parting groan ! These are the sounds we...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - 1852 - 558 pages
...mortifies, A look that's fastened to the ground, A tongue chained up without a sound ! Fountain heads and pathless groves, Places which pale passion loves ! Moonlight walks, when all the fowls Are warmly housed, save bats and owls ! A midnight bell, a parting groan, These are the sounds we feed...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Companion, Volumes 5-6

William Maxwell - 1852
...mortifies ; A look that's fastened to the ground ; A tongue chained up without a sound. Fountain heads and pathless groves, Places which pale Passion loves ; Moonlight walks when all the fowls Are warmly housed save bats and owls ; A midnight bell, a parting groan, These are the sounds we feed upon:...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Companion, Volumes 5-6

1852
...mortifies ; A look that's fastened to the ground ; A tongue chained up without a sound. Fountain heads and pathless groves, Places which pale Passion loves ; Moonlight walks when all the fowls Are warmly housed save bats and owls ; A midnight bell, a parting groan, These are the sounds we feed upon:...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Companion, Volumes 5-6

1852
...mortifies ; A look that's fastened to the ground ; A tongue chained up without a sound. Fountain heads aud pathless groves, Places which pale Passion loves ; Moonlight walks when all the fowls Are warmly housed save bats and owls ; A midnight bell, a parting groan, These are the sounds we feed upon:...
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The Golden Present: A Gift for All Seasons

Mrs. J. Thayer - 1853 - 128 pages
...the wavcing grass and the peeping flowers have grown intelligent ; and he almost fears to trust them with the secret which they seem to invite. Yet nature soothes and sympathizes. In the green solitudes he finds a dearer home than with men. * * * * * The lover cannot paint the maiden to his...
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