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9. Boys flying kites haul in their white-winged birds;
You can't do that when you're flying words.
10. Earth-day or birth-day
Which the true mirth-day?
11. There the river eddy whirls
And there the surly village churls
Pass onward from Shalott.
12. Ye may trace my steps o'er the waking earth,
By the winds which tell of the violet's birth.
13. Below they lie, their sails are furled,
The ships that go about the world.
14. Beautiful lips are those whose words
Leap from the heart like the songs of birds,
15. Wind of the sea, sweep over the bay,
And bear me away! away! 16. The sun that brief December day,
Rose cheerless over hills of gray.
17. But ere he alighted at Netherby gate,
Sweet Auburn ! loveliest village of the plain,
-GOLDSMITH. 19. And at the closing of the day
She loosed the chain, and down she lay;
20. Set all things in their own peculiar place, And know that order is the greatest grace.
21. Blow high, blow low; not all its snow Could quench our hearth-fire's ruddy glow.
-WHITTIER. 22. O'er the high and o'er the lowly,
Floats our banner bright and holy. -SCHILLER.
23. What way does the wind come?
What way does he go?
24. Only a brave old maple
Shorn of its scarlet and gold,
As a handwriting black and bold.
25. Open afresh your round of starry folds,
Ye ardent marigolds.
26. Not blither is the mountain roe:
With many a wanton stroke
That rises up like smoke.
27. Through every hollow cave and valley lone,
Round and round the spicy downs the yellow
28. Build thee more stately mansions, O my soul,
As the swift seasons roll!
Leave thy low vaulted past !
-HOLMES. 29. Oh velvet Bee! you're a dusty fellow
You've powdered your legs with gold.
Our echoes roll from soul to soul,
31. Wilt thou not ope thy heart to know
What rainbows teach, and sunsets show!
-and all in a moment his roan
Quotations Containing the Sounds of i as in ice, u as in use,
oi as in oil, and ou as in out
1. On either side the river lie
Long fields of barley and of rye.
2. Strike-till the last armed foe expires;
Strike for your altars and your fires;
3. Sweet day, so cool, so calm, so bright,
The bridal of the earth and sky,
For thou must die.
4. Where the bee sucks, there suck I:
In a cowslip's bell I lie;
5. I hear the cry
Of their voices high
6. Music that gentlier on the spirit lies,
Than tir'd eyelids upon tir'd eyes.
7. A mighty wind went raging by
It was a wondrous sight-
But trophies of its might.
8. And the brave foemen side by side
Lay peaceful down like brothers tried,
A man severe he was and stern to view,
10. He spoke of wrongs too long endured,
Of sacred rights to be secured.
11. Like a glow-worm golden
In a dell of dew,
Its aerial hue
-SHELLEY. 12. The union of lakes, the union of lands,
The union of States none can sever;
-GEORGE P. MORRIS.
13. And flowers put forth a fairer hue,
And everything was strange and new.
14. Year after year beheld the silent toil
That spread his lustrous coil !
Still as the spiral grew,