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Bulbul

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The nightingale. A Persian word, familiarised by Tom Moore.

“ʹTwas like the notes, half-ecstasy, half-pain,

The bulbul utters.”


Moore: Lalla Rookh (Veiled Prophet, part 1, stanza 14).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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