ground cuckoo quotes

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Massa's in de cold, cold ground.
Repeat that, repeat,
Cuckoo, bird,
To stand on common ground
here and there gritty with pebbles
...
the white
bruised
ground-mist the mirage
of a true lake.
The finch, the sparrow, and the lark,
The plainsong cuckoo grey,
...
The hedge-sparrow fed the cuckoo so long
That it had its head bit off by its young.
Like bright metal on a sullen ground,
My reformation, glitt'ring o'er my fault,
...
Salmon, shad, and alewives were formerly abundant here, and taken in weirs by the Indians ... until the dam and afterward the cana ...
The cuckoo is a merry bird,
He sings as he flies,
He brings us glad tidings
And tells us no lies.
The cuckoo is a lazy bird,
She never builds a nest,
She makes herself busy
By singing to the rest.
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