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" Far off, the petrel in the troubled way Swims with her brood, or flutters in the spray; She rises often, often drops again, And sports at ease on the tempestuous main. "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 39
1903
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The Borough: A Poem in Twenty-four Letters

George Crabbe - 1810 - 330 pages
...flutters in the spray ; She rises often, often drops again, And sports at ease on the tempestuous main. High o'er the restless deep, above the reach Of gunner's...stretch; Far as the eye can glance on either side, Jn a broad space and level line they glide; All in their wedge-like figures from the north, Day after...
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Briefe an eine deutsche Edelfrau: über die neusten englischen Dichter

Friedrich Johann Jacobsen - 1820 - 741 pages
...Deep, above the reach Of Gunner's hope, vast ßights of Wild-Ducks str•tth; Far as the eye can glanve on either side, In .a broad space and level line they glide ; All in their wedge-like ßgures from the North, Day after day , ßight after ßight go forth. In shore their passage tribes...
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The Works of the Rev. George Crabbe, Volume 2

George Crabbe - 1823
...flutters in the spray ; She rises often, often drops again, And sports at ease on the tempestuous main. High o'er the restless deep, above the reach Of gunner's hope, vast nights of wild-ducks stretch ; Far as the eye can glance on either side, In a broad space and level...
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The Poetical Works of George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1899 - 496 pages
...tempestuous main. High o'er tha restless deep, above the reach Of gunner's hope, vast flights of Wild-duoks stretch ; Far as the eye can glance on either side,...north, Day after day, flight after flight, go forth. While to the storm they give their weak complaining srj ; Or clap the sleek white pinion to the breast,...
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The Poetical Works of George Crabbe: Complete in One Volume..

George Crabbe - 1829 - 319 pages
...hope, vast flights of wild-dueks streteh ; Far as the eye ean glanee on either side, In a hroad spaee and level line they glide; All in their wedge-like...flight after flight, go forth. In-shore their passage trihes of sea-gulls urge, And drop for prey within the sweeping surge ; Oft in the rongh opposing hlast...
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The borough

George Crabbe - 1834
...in the spray; She rises often, often drops again, And sports at ease on the tempestuous main. ( 2 ) High o'er the restless deep, above the reach Of gunner's...north, Day after day, flight after flight, go forth. ( 3 ) In-shore their passage tribes of Sea-gulls urge, And drop for prey within the sweeping surge;...
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The poetical works of ... George Crabbe, with his letters and journals, and ...

George Crabbe - 1840
...in the spray ; She rises often, often drops again, And sports at ease on the tempestuous main. (2) High o'er the restless deep, above the reach Of gunner's...flights of Wild-ducks stretch; Far as the eye can glance en either side, In a broad space and level line they glide ; All in their wedge-like figures from the...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 123

1874
...stale fish. He loves the dreary estuary, where the slow tide sways backwards and forwards, and whence High o'er the restless deep, above the reach Of gunner's hope, vast flocks of wildfowl stretch. The coming generation of poets took to the mountains ; but Crabbe remained...
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The Life and Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1847 - 587 pages
...flutters in the spray ; She rises often, often drops again, And sports at ease on the tempestuous main.1» High o'er the restless deep, above the reach Of gunner's hope, vast flights of Wild-ducks stretch ; For as the eye can glance on either side, In a broad space and level line they glide ; All in their...
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The Class Book of Poetry

Class-book - 1852 - 144 pages
...flutters in the spray ; She rises often, often drops again, And sports at ease on the tempestuous main. High o'er the restless deep, above the reach Of gunner's...north, Day after day, flight after flight go forth. In shore their passage tribes of sea-gulls urge, And drop for prey within the sweeping surge ; Oft...
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