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11 Cuckoos Quotes

The Attic warbler pours her throat Responsive to the cuckoo's note.

Thomas Gray Quotes , Source: Ode on the Spring

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And now I hear its voice again, And still its message is of peace, It sings of love that will not cease, For me it never sings in vain.

Frederick Locker-Lampson Quotes , Source: The Cuckoo

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Oh, could I fly, I'd fly with thee! We'd make, with joyful wing, Our annual visit o'er the globe, Companions of the spring.

John Logan Quotes , Source: To the Cuckoo, also attributed to Michael Bruce

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Sweet bird! thy bower is ever green, Thy sky is ever clear; Thou hast no sorrow in thy song, No winter in thy year.

John Logan Quotes , Source: To the Cuckoo, also attributed to Michael Bruce

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At land indeed Thou dost o'ercount me of my father's house: But since the cuckoo builds not for himself, Remain in't as thou mayst.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Antony and Cleopatra (Pompey at II, v)

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And, being fed by us, you used us so As that ungentle gull, the cuckoo's bird, Useth the sparrow--did oppress our nest; . . .

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Henry the Fourth, Part I (Worcester at V, i)

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When daisies pied and violets blue And lady-smocks all silver-white And cuckoo-buds of yellow hue Do paint the meadows with delight, The cuckoo then, on every tree, Mocks married men: for thus sings he, Cuckoo; Cuckoo, cuckoo: O, word of fear, Unpleasing to a married ear!

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Love's Labor's Lost (Spring at V, ii)

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The merry cuckow, messenger of Spring, His trumpet shrill hath thrice already sounded.

Edmund Spenser Quotes , Source: Sonnet (19)

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While I deduce, From the first note the hollow cuckoo sings, The symphony of spring.

James Thomson (1) Quotes , Source: Seasons--Spring (l. 576)

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List--'twas the cuckoo--O, with what delight Heard I that voice! and catch it now, though faint, Far off and faint, and melting into air, Yet not to be mistaken. Hark again! Those louder cries give notice that the bird, Although invisible as Echo's self, Is wheeling hitherward.

William Wordsworth Quotes , Source: The Cuckoo at Laverna

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O blithe New-comer! I have heard, I hear thee and rejoice; O Cuckoo! shall I call thee Bird, Or but a wandering Voice?

William Wordsworth Quotes , Source: To the Cuckoo

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