Oft, as in airy rings they skim the heath,The clam'rous lapwings feel the leaden death;Oft, as the mounting larks their notes prepare,They fall, and leave their little lives in air.
Oft, airy, rings, heathThe, feel, leaden, mounting, larks, notes
He liked those literary cooks Who skim the cream of others' books; And ruin half an author's graces By plucking bon-mots from their places.
liked, literary, cooks, Who, cream, others', books, ruin, half
The insect youth are on the wing, Eager to taste the
honeyed spring, And float amid the
liquid noon: Some lightly o'er
the current skim, Some show their
gaily-gilded trim Quick-glancing to
insect, youth, wing, Eager, taste, honeyed, spring, float, amid
Short swallow-flights of song, that dip Their wings in tears, and skim away.
Short, song, dip, wings, tears, away