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" And raise my low-pitched thoughts above Earth, or what poor mortals love : Thus, free from lawsuits, and the noise Of princes' courts, I would rejoice. Or, with my Bryan and a book, Loiter long days near Shawford brook. "
The Complete Angler [and] the Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Herbert and ... - Page 87
by Izaak Walton - 1901 - 497 pages
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The Fisheries Exhibition Literature, Volume 3

Fisheries - 1883
...sweet dewdrops kiss these flowers, And then washed off by April showers : Here, hear my Kenna sing a song ; There, see a blackbird feed her young, Or...rest, And raise my low-pitch'd thoughts above Earth, and what poor mortals love : Thus free from lawsuits and the noise Of princes' courts, I would rejoice...
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Literature of Sea and River Fishing

John Jackson Manley - Fishing - 1883 - 160 pages
...sweet dewdrops kiss these flowers, And then washed off by April showers : Here, hear my Kenna sing a song ; There, see a blackbird feed her young, Or...rest, And raise my low-pitch'd thoughts above Earth, and what poor mortals love : Thus free from lawsuits and the noise Of princes' courts, I would rejoice...
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The Disowned, Volumes 1-2

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - English fiction - 1883
...in reality than romance: like the laverock, here will I build my nest — Here give my weary spirit rest, And raise my low-pitch'd thoughts above Earth, or what poor mortals love. "And your son," said Clarence, "has he reformed?" "Oh, yes," answered Cole. "For my part, I believe...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 137

Scotland - 1885
...sweet dew-drops kiss those flowers, And then, wash'd off by April showers : Here, hear my Kenna sing a song, There, see a blackbird feed her young. " Or...nest ; Here give my weary spirits rest ; And raise my low-pitched thoughts above Earth, or what poor mortals love : Thus free from law-suits, and the noise...
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The American Library of Art, Literature and Song, Volume 6

Literature - 1886
...see sweet dewdropa kiss these flowers, And then washed off by April showers ; Here hear my Kenna sing a song, There see a blackbird feed her young, Or a...nest ; Here give my weary spirits rest, And raise my low-pitched thoughts above Earth, or what poor mortals love : Tims free from lawsuits and the noise...
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Crown Jewels, Or Gems of Literature, Art and Music: Being Choice Selections ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - American literature - 1888 - 632 pages
...April showers : Here, hear my Kenna sing a song, There, see a blackbird feed her young, Or a laverock build her nest ; Here give my weary spirits rest, And raise my low-pitched thoughts above Earth, or what poor mortals love : Thus free from lawsuits, and the noise...
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Famous Single and Fugitive Poems

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1890 - 364 pages
...April showers ; Here, hear my kenna sing a song : There, see a blackbird feed her young, Or a laverock build her nest; Here, give my weary spirits rest, And raise my low-pitched thoughts above Earth, or what poor mortals love. Thus, free from lawsuits, and the noise...
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The Complete Angler: Or The Contemplative Man's Recreation

Izaak Walton - Fishing - 1892 - 287 pages
...her young. Or a leverock build her nest ; Here give my weary spirits rest, And raise my low-pitched thoughts above Earth, or what poor mortals love :...and the noise Of princes' courts, I would rejoice : 1 Probably written by Walton himself. " Kenna " is an allusion to his second wife, whose maiden name...
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The Classic and the Beautiful from the Literature of Three ..., Volume 6

Henry Coppée - Literature - 1896
...see sweet dewdrops kiss these flowers, And then washed off by April showers ; Here hear my Kenna sing a song, There see a blackbird feed her young, Or a...nest ; Here give my weary spirits rest, And raise my low-pitched thoughts above Earth, or what poor mortals love : Thus free from lawsuits and the noise...
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Library of the World's Best Literature: A-Z

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H. Warner, Edward Cornelius Towne - Literature - 1897
...see sweet dewdrops kiss these flowers. And then washed off by April showers: Here, hear my Kenna sing a song; There, see a blackbird feed her young, Or...nest; Here, give my weary spirits rest, And raise my low-pitched thoughts above Earth, or what poor mortals love: Thus free from lawsuits and the noise...
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