shining cuckoo quotes

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Repeat that, repeat,
Cuckoo, bird,
Ask every person if he's heard the story,
And tell it strong and clear if he has not,
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The finch, the sparrow, and the lark,
The plainsong cuckoo grey,
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The hedge-sparrow fed the cuckoo so long
That it had its head bit off by its young.
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.
O Cuckoo! shall I call thee Bird,
Or but a wandering Voice?
For wheresoe'er I turn my ravished eyes,
Gay gilded scenes and shining prospects rise,
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The Spacious Firmament on high,
With all the blue Ethereal Sky,
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There is in every madman a misunderstood genius whose idea, shining in his head, frightened people, and for whom delirium was the ...
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