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" A light broke in upon my brain, — It was the carol of a bird; It ceased, and then it came again, The sweetest song ear ever heard, And mine was thankful till my eyes Ran over with the glad surprise, And they that moment could not see I was the mate... "
The Living Age - Page 411
1849
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The new poetical reader, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - 1872 - 160 pages
...Ran over with the glad surprise, And they that moment could not see I was the mate of misery ; But then by dull degrees came back My senses to their...But through the crevice where it came That bird was perch'd, as fond and tame, And tamer than upon the tree ; A lovely bird with azure wings, A song that...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1872 - 789 pages
...Kan over with the glad surprise, And they that moment could not see I was the mate of misery ; But oft rapture shall teach life to glow, And light up a smile on t 1 saw the dungeon walls and floor Close slowly round me as before, I saw the glimmer of the sun Creeping...
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Longer English poems, with notes, ed. by J.W. Hales, Issue 440

John Wesley Hales - 1872
...Ran over with the glad surprise, And they that moment could not see I was the mate of misery ; But then by dull degrees came back My senses to their wonted track ; 260 I saw the dungeon walls and floor Close slowly round me as before, I saw the glimmer of the sun...
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The Midland readers and home lesson books, Book 5

Henry Major - 1873
...Ran over with the glad surprise, And they that moment could not see I was the mate of misery ; But then by dull degrees came back My senses to their...bird was perched as fond and tame. And tamer than upon the tree ; A lovely bird with azure wings, A song that said a thousand things, And seemed to say...
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Manual of Elocution: Embracing the Philosophy of Vocalization...

Charles P. Bronson - 1873 - 330 pages
...ear ever heard; And mine — was thankful — till my eyes Ran over — with the glad surprise; But then — by dull degrees — came back My senses —...crevice — where it came — That bird — was perched — Rsfond — and In me, And tamer — than upon the tree, — A lovely bird — with azure wings,...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873
...]tan over with the glad surprise, And they that moment could not see I was the mate of miseiy ; But then by dull degrees came back My senses to their...But through the crevice where it came That bird was perch'd, as fond and tame, And tamer than upon the tree ; A lovely bird, with azure wings, And song...
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Encyclopaedia of English and American Poetry: From Caedmon and King Alfred's ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1873
...Ran over with the glad surprise, And they that moment could not see I was the mate of misery ; But r sires' " Islands of the Blest." The mountains look...Marathon, And Marathon looks on the sea ; And musing t camo That bird was perch'd as fond and tame, And tamer than upon the tree — A lovely bird with azure...
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Little Classics, Volumes 13-14

Rossiter Johnson - 1875
...Ran over with the glad surprise, And they that moment could not see I was the mate of misery ; But then by dull degrees came back My senses to their...bird was perched, as fond and tame, And tamer than upon the tree ; A lovely bird, with azure wings, And song that said a thousand things, And seemed to...
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Major's New code ... readers, Book 5

Henry Major - 1875
...Ran over with the glad surprise, And they that moment could not see I was the mate of misery ; But then by dull degrees came back My senses to their...bird was perched as fond and tame, And tamer than upon the tree ; A lovely bird with azure wings, A song that said a thousand things, And seemed to say...
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Our Poetical Favorites, Second Series: A Selection from the Best ..., Volume 2

1876 - 543 pages
...Ran over with the glad surprise, And they that moment could not see I was the mate of misery ; But then, by dull degrees came back My senses to their...bird was perched as fond and tame, And tamer than upon the tree — A lovely bird with azure wings, And song that said a thousand things, And seemed...
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