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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
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The attic Warbler pours her throat,
Responsive to the cuckoo’s note.
        Gray.—Ode on Spring, Stanza I. Line 5.
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It is for thee the linnet pours his throat?
Loves of his own, and raptures swell the note.
        Pope.—Essay on Man, Epi. III. Line 33.
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Where penn’d like hapless cuckoos in a cage,
The ragged warblers pour their tuneful rage.
        Peter Pindar.—The Lousiad, Canto II.
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The cicala pours forth his voice.
        Hesiod.—Shield of Hercules, Line 396. (Banks’ Transl.)
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I taught thee how to pour in song.
        Burns.—Miscellaneous Poems.
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Pours the melting lay.
        Dr. Johnson.—Autumn, V. 5.
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