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" Their downy breast; the swan with arched neck, Between her white wings, mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary feet... "
Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack - Page xxxviii
1817
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The Canary Bird: A Moral Fiction : Interspersed with Poetry

Edward Augustus Kendall - 1799 - 148 pages
...branch, the smaller birds with song Solaced the woods, and spread their painted wings Till even, nor then the solemn nightingale Ceased warbling, but all night tuned her soft lays. SEPARATED from his guide, the yellow-hammer, our Canary felt himself, a second time, a stranger in...
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Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton].

John Milton - 1800
...warhling, hut all night tun'd her softlaysi Others OR silver lakes and rivers hath'd Their downy hreast; the swan, with arched neck Between her white wings...The dank, and rising on stiff pennons, tower The mid aerial sky i others on ground Walk'd firm ; the crested cock, whose clarion souotli The silent hours...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

1800 - 304 pages
...warbling, but all night tun'd her soft lays: Others on silver lakes and rivers bath'd Their downy breasts ; the swan, with arched neck Between her white wings...oft they quit The dank, and rising on stiff pennons, tow'r The mid aerial sky : others on ground Walk'd firm ;thecrested cock, whose clarion sounds The...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...warbling, but all night tun'd her soft lays : Others OB silver lakes and rivers bath'd * Their dowtiy breast; the swan with arched neck Between her white...pennons, tower The mid aereal sky : Others on ground Walk'd firm ; the crested cock whose clarion sounds The silent hours, and th' other whose gay train...
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Animal Biography: Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 2

William Bingley - 1803
...imaginable : the eye wanders over every part with pleasure, and every part takes new grace with new motion. The Swan with arched neck Between her white wings mantling, proudly rows Her state wit h oary feet. The Swan will swim faster than a man can walk ; it is however but an inelegant figure...
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J ..., Volume 2

Ossian - 1805
...swift-rolling waves. 1st edit. Fingal, iv. From Par. Lost, vii. 437. Others, on silver lakes and rivers, bath'd Their downy breast ; the swan, with arched neck, Between...white wings mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary teet. SPECIMEN OF THE I ORIGINAL OF TEMORA. BOOK VII. ADVERTISEMENT. It is thought proper to give a...
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J ..., Volume 1

Ossian - 1805
...From MILTON. Par. Lost, vii. 4.37Others, on silver lakes and rivers, bathed Their down ц breasts ; the swan, with arched neck, Between her white wings mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary feet. " And sidelong winds blow on her ruffled wing." In the first editions, " when slow she sails the lake,...
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The Poems of Ossian: &c, Volume 2

James Macpherson - 1805
...Fingal, iv. From Par. Lost, vii. 437. Others, on-silver lakes and rivers, bath'd Their downy brcatt ; the swan, with arched neck, Between her white wings mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary feet. SPECIMEN OF THE ORIGINAL OF TEMORA. BOOK VII. ADVERTISEMENT. It is thought proper to give a specimen...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

1806 - 304 pages
...warbling, but all night tun'd her soft lays : Others on silver lakes and rivers bath'd Their downy breasts; the swan, with arched neck Between her white wings...oft they quit The dank, and rising on stiff pennons, tow"r The mid aerial sky : others on ground Walk'd firm ; the crested cock, whose clarion sounds The...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...night tun'd her soft lays. Others on silver lakes and rivers bath'd Their downy breast ; the swati, with arched neck Between her white wings mantling...rows Her state with oary feet ; yet oft they quit The bank, and rising on stiff pennons, tower The mid aerial sky : Others on ground Walk'd firm ; the crested...
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