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Aery  n.  An aerie.

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"Aery" Quotes from Famous Books

... Shelley. In the editions the two vowel-sounds are confounded under the one spelling, 'leapt.' In a few cases Shelley's spelling, though unusual or obsolete, has been retained. Thus in 'aethereal,' 'paean,' and one or two more words the "ae" will be found, and 'airy' still appears as 'aery'. Shelley seems to have uniformly written 'lightening': here the word is so printed whenever it is employed as a trisyllable; elsewhere the ordinary spelling has been adopted. (Not a little has been written ...
— The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Volume I • Percy Bysshe Shelley

... graced his carrion with. God curse the same! Yet still my niche is not so cramped but thence 20 One sees the pulpit o' the epistle-side, And somewhat of the choir, those silent seats, And up into the aery dome where live The angels, and a sunbeam's sure to lurk; And I shall fill my slab of basalt there, And 'neath my tabernacle take my rest, With those nine columns round me, two and two, The odd one at my feet where Anselm stands: Peach-blossom marble all, the ...
— Men and Women • Robert Browning

... steps in th' eastern clime Advancing, sow'd the earth with orient pearl, When Adam wak'd, so custom'd; for his sleep Was aery ...
— Familiar Quotations • John Bartlett

... Light!' said God; and forthwith Light Ethereal, first of things, quintessence pure, Sprung from the Deep; and from her native east To journey through the aery gloom began, Sphered in a radiant cloud; for yet the Sun Was not; she in a cloudy tabernacle Sojourned the while. God saw the light was good; And light from darkness by the hemisphere Divided; light the day, and ...
— The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' • Thomas Orchard

Words linked to "Aery" :   aeriform, insubstantial, unsubstantial, bird's nest, habitation, aerial, unreal, airy, birdnest

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