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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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Through the Year with the Poets, Volume 1

Oscar Fay Adams - 1885
...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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Red-letter Poems by English Men and Women

1885 - 648 pages
...tempestuous main. High o'er the restless deep, above th» reach Of gunners' hope, vast flocks of wild duck stretch ; Far as the eye can glance on either side....flight, go forth. In-shore their passage tribes of sea-gull* urge, And drop for prey within the sweeping surge; Oft in the rough opposing blast they fly...
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Red-letter Poems by English Men and Women

Thomas Young Crowell - 1885 - 648 pages
...tempestuous main. High o'er the restless deep, above tht. reach Of gunners' hope, vast flocks of wild duck stretch ; Far as the eye can glance on either side...and level line they glide; All in their wedge-like figurev from the north Day after day, flight after flight, go forth. In-shore their passnge tribes...
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The Royal Gallery of Poetry and Art: An Illustrated Book of the Favorite ...

Nathan David Thompson - 1886 - 19 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 hope, vast flights of wild-ducks stretch ; -Their passage tribes of sea-gulls urge." All where the eye delights, yet dreads, to roam The breaking...
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Crown Jewels, Or Gems of Literature, Art and Music: Being Choice Selections ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - 1888 - 632 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...after day, flight after flight, go forth. Inshore thtir passage tribes of sea-gulls urge, And drop for prey within the sweeping surge ; Oft in the rough,...
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Sea Song and River Rhyme from Chaucer to Tennyson

Algernon Charles Swinburne - 1887 - 324 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 hope, vast flocks of Wild-ducks stretch Far as the eye can glance on either side, In a broad space and level line...
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A History of English Literature

E. J. Mathew - 1901 - 534 pages
...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,...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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The Life and Poetical Works of George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1901 - 584 pages
...flutters in the spray ; She rises often, often drops again, And sports at ease on the tempestuous main.10 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 cither side, In a broad space and level line they glide ; All in their...
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Poems, Volume 1

George Crabbe - 1905
...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, tto In a broad space and level line they glide ; All in their wedge-like figures from the north, Day...
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The Oxford Treasury of English Literature: Jacobean to Victorian

Grace Eleanor Hadow, William Henry Hadow - 1908
...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. 80 In-shore their passage tribes of Sea-gulls urge, And drop for prey within the sweeping surge ; Oft...
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