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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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Woodland and Wild: A Selection of Descriptive Poetry

Woodland - 1868 - 132 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...either side, In a broad space and level line they glide ; N All in their wedge-like figures from the north, Day after day, flight after flight, go forth. Inshore...
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Notes or jottings about Aldeburgh, Suffolk, Volume 1

Nicholas Fenwick Hele - 1870
...individuals in my collection are in perfect winter dress, or nearly so. CHAPTER VIII. WILD FOWL. " High o'er the restless deep above the reach Of gunner's...north, Day after day, flight after flight, go forth." CRABBE. ' I "HE sport occasioned by the arrival of these 1^ birds, tends considerably to make amends...
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The Advanced Book of Reading Lessons: Forming a Supplement to the Fourth and ...

Ontario. Council of Public Instruction - 1871 - 483 pages
...on the tempestuous main. High o'er the restless deep, above the reach Of gunner's hope, rast flocks of Wild-ducks stretch ; Far as the eye can glance on either side, In-shore their passage tribes of sea-gulls urge, And drop for prey within the sweeping surge ; Oft...
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George Crabbe's Poetical Works: Preface to the Tales. Life

George Crabbe, A. C. Cunningham - 1877 - 523 pages
...flutters in the spray; She rises often, often drops again, And sports at ease on the tempestuous main EE 3 High o'er the restless deep, above the reach Of gunner's hope, vast flights of Wild-ducks stretch; F&r 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 English Poets: Addison to Blake

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1880
...tempestuous main. High o'er the restless deep, above the reach Of gunners' hope, vast flocks of wild-duck stretch ; Far as the eye can glance on either side, In a broad space and level line they glide ; AH in their wedge-like figures from the north Day after day, flight after flight, go forth. In-shqre...
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Harper's Cyclopædia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - 1881 - 958 pages
...flutters in the spray ; She rises often, often drops again, And sports at ease on the tempestuous main. : 1881 H aud level line they glide ; All in their wedge-like figures from the north, Day after day, flight after...
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Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - 1882 - 958 pages
...sports at ease on tho tempestuous main. High o'er tho restless deep, above the reach Of gunner's hopo, te, late, so late ! and dark the night aud chill !...we cau enter still. Too late, too late ! yo cauuot iu their wedge-like figures from the north, Day after day, flight after flight, go forth. Inshore their...
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Englische Grammatik: Die Lehre von der Wort- und Satzfügung

Eduard Adolf Ferdinand Maetzner - 1882
...Jack-boots.). So wird auch das Hinausliegen über den Bereich einer Tbätigkeit durch above bezeichnet: High o'er the restless deep, above the reach Of gunner's hope, vast flights of wild-ducks stretch (URABBE, The Borough 1.). Die erweiterte wie die einfache Form kommen in gleichem Sinne seit frühester...
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Winter pictures by poet and artist

Winter pictures - 1882
...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 flights of wild ducks stretch ; Far as the eye can glance on either side, In a broad space and level line they...
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The Poets' Birds

Phil Robinson - 1883 - 490 pages
...Mistrusts her coward wings, and seeks again The kind protecting flood. — Somerville : Field Sforts. (15) High o'er the restless deep, above the reach Of gunner's hope, vast flights of wild-duck stretch. Far as the eye can glance on either side, In a broad space and level line they glide....
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