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feathered fairies perpetually weaving their aerial ballet-dance about the flowers

feathered fairies perpetually weaving their aerial ballet-dance about the flowers

feathered fairies perpetually weaving their aerial ballet-dance about the flowers

feathered fairies perpetually weaving their aerial ballet-dance about the flowers

"The pious bird with the scarlet breast, our little English Robin; the bird that comes about our doors when autumn-winds are sobbing?"

"Diamond black to end of toe, thy counterpoint the crystal snow."

"Lo--a black line of birds in wavering thread bore him the greetings of the deathless dead"

"curving and crossing each other so as to form geometrical figures unlike anything in nature"

"curving and crossing each other so as to form geometrical figures unlike anything in nature"

"curving and crossing each other so as to form geometrical figures unlike anything in nature"

"curving and crossing each other so as to form geometrical figures unlike anything in nature"

"The forest folk peep from their holes"

"The forest folk peep from their holes"

"The forest folk peep from their holes"

Always groomed to tip of feather, calm and trim in every weather

"when balanced before a flower the swift motion of the wings obliterates their form, making them seem like a mist encircling the body; yet it is precisely this formless cloud on which the glittering body hangs suspended, which contributes most to give the humming-bird its wonderful sprite-like or extra-natural appearance."

"when balanced before a flower the swift motion of the wings obliterates their form, making them seem like a mist encircling the body; yet it is precisely this formless cloud on which the glittering body hangs suspended, which contributes most to give the humming-bird its wonderful sprite-like or extra-natural appearance."

"when balanced before a flower the swift motion of the wings obliterates their form, making them seem like a mist encircling the body; yet it is precisely this formless cloud on which the glittering body hangs suspended, which contributes most to give the humming-bird its wonderful sprite-like or extra-natural appearance."

"when balanced before a flower the swift motion of the wings obliterates their form, making them seem like a mist encircling the body; yet it is precisely this formless cloud on which the glittering body hangs suspended, which contributes most to give the humming-bird its wonderful sprite-like or extra-natural appearance."

"But the nightingale, another of my airy creatures, breathes such sweet loud music out of her little instrumental throat, that it might make mankind to think miracles are not ceased."

These I will pass by, but not those little nimble musicians of the air, that warble forth their curious ditties with which nature has furnished them to the shame of art.

These I will pass by, but not those little nimble musicians of the air, that warble forth their curious ditties with which nature has furnished them to the shame of art.

These I will pass by, but not those little nimble musicians of the air, that warble forth their curious ditties with which nature has furnished them to the shame of art.