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" See! from the brake the whirring pheasant springs, And mounts exulting on triumphant wings: Short is his joy; he feels the fiery wound, Flutters in blood, and panting beats the ground. Ah! what avail his glossy, varying dyes, His purple crest, and scarlet-circled... "
Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack - Side 305
1817
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Cities of the Dead: Circum-Atlantic Performance

Joseph R. Roach - 1996 - 328 sider
...expansion of Windsor Forest, as the waters of Thames circulate through the circumAtlantic vastness: See! from the Brake the whirring Pheasant springs,...Flutters in Blood, and panting beats the Ground. Ah! what avail his glossie, varying Dyes, His Purple Crest, and Scarlet-circled Eyes, The vivid Green his shinning...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - 1998 - 226 sider
...invest; Sudden they seize th' amazed, defenceless prize, And high in air Britannia's standard flies. no See! from the brake the whirring pheasant springs,...Flutters in blood, and panting beats the ground. Ah! what avail his glossy, varying dyes, His purple crest, and scarlet-circled eyes, The vivid green his shining...
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Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb: A Chronicle of Sensibility to Animals

Rod Preece - 2002 - 413 sider
...that be to us?7 In his poem Windsor Forest (1713) Pope expressed his quiet disgust for the fowler: See! from the brake the whirring pheasant springs,...Flutters in blood, and panting beats the ground. Ah! what avail his glossy, varying dyes, His purple crest, and scarlet-circled eyes, The vivid green his shining...
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Poetry and the Fate of the Senses

Susan Stewart - 2002 - 447 sider
...nature descriptions are dramatically vivid, as in these lines (111-114) on the shooting of a pheasant: See! from the brake the whirring pheasant springs,...wound, Flutters in blood, and panting beats the ground. See "Windsor Forest," 41. 9. See, for example, Jean Mallinson, "Anne Finch"; Charles H. Hinnant, The...
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The Ethics of Diet: A Catena of Authorities Deprecatory of the Practice of ...

Howard Williams - 2003 - 394 sider
...Afán; and the following verses, descriptive of the usual "sporting" scenes, are significant: — " See ! from the brake the whirring Pheasant springs,...Flutters in blood, and panting beats the ground. Ah, what avail his glossy, varying dyes, His purple crest and scarlet-circled eyes — The vivid green his shining...
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