When the chimes play soft in the Sabbath air. Filling the spirit with tones of prayer, — Whatever tale in the bell is heard, He broods on his folded feet... Melanie and Other Poems - Seite 172von Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1837 - 242 SeitenVollansicht
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...heard, He broods on his folded feet unstirred, Or rising half in his rounded nest, He takes the time to smooth his breast, Then drops again with filmed eyes, And sleeps as the last vibration dies." — pp. 158 - 160. The conclusion of the poem we do not like. It is prettily expressed, but the sentiment...