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" ... this country. I should not perhaps find the roaring of lions in Africa, or of bears in Russia, very pleasing ; but I know no beast in England whose voice I do not account musical, save and except always the braying of an ass. The notes of all our... "
The life and posthumous writings of William Cowper, by W. Hayley ... - Sivu 240
tekijä(t) William Cowper - 1806
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Nide 4

1804
...our birds and fowls pleafe me-, without one exception, t fhould not indeed think of keeping a goofe in a cage, that I might hang him up in the parlour, for die faLc of his melody ; but a gooia npon a common, or in a farm-yard, u no bad performer: And as to...

The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Nide 3

Charles Brockden Brown - 1805
...musical, save and except always the braying of an ass. The notes of all our birds and fowls please me, without one exception. I should not indeed think...insects, if the black beetle, and beetles indeed of all hues, will keep out of my way, I have no objection to any of the rest ; on the contrary, iii whatever...

The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - 1805
...musical, save and except always the braying of an ass. The notes of all our birds and fowls please me, without one exception. I should not indeed think of keeping a goose in a cage, that 1 might hang him up in the parlour, for the sake of his melody, but a goose upon a common, or in a...

The Life, and Posthumous Writings, of William Cowper, Esqr: With an ..., Nide 2

William Hayley - 1806
...except always the braying of an ass. The notes of all ourbirdsand fowls please me, without oneexception. I should not indeed think of keeping a goose in a...to insects, if the black beetle, and beetles indeed ef all hues, will keep out of my way, I have no objection to any of the rest; on the contrary, in whatever...

The life and letters of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1809
...musical, save and except always the braying of an ass. The notes of all our birds and fowls please me, without one exception. I should not indeed think...performer ; and as to insects, if the black beetle, and 248 beetles indeed of all hues, will keep out of my wayt I have no objection to any of the rest ; on...

Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812
...musical, save and except always the braying of an ass. The notes of all our birds and fowls please me, without one exception. I should not indeed think...in a cage, that I might hang him up in the parlour fur the sake of his melody; but a goose upon a common, or in a farmyard, is no had performer : and...

The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - 1816 - 392 sivua
...musical, save and except alwa)'s the braying of an ass. The notes of all our birds and fowls please me, without one exception. I should not indeed think...insects, if the black beetle, and beetles indeed of all hues, will keep out of my way, I have no objection to any of the rest ; on the contrary, in whatever...

The Letters of the Late William Cowper to His Friends

William Cowper, John Johnson - 1817
...musical, save and except always the braying of an ass. The notes of all our birds and flowls please me, without one exception. I should not indeed think...of his melody, but a goose upon a common, or in a farm yard, is no bad performer; and as to insects, if the black beetle, and beetles indeed of all hues,...

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Nide 1

1817
...always, the braying of an ass. The notes of all our birds and fowls please me, without one exception ; and as to insects, if the black beetle, and beetles indeed of all hues, will keep out of my way, I have no objection to any of the rest ; on the contrary, in whatever...

The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Nide 17

1819
...accbunt musical, save and except only the braying of an ass. The notes of all our birds and fowls please me, without one exception. I should not indeed think...upon a common or in a farm-yard is no bad performer Seriously, however, it strikes me as a very observable instance of providential kindness to man, that...




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