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  • n. The property or characteristic of being lilting.


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  • In New Jersey it has one song; on the Hudson, a slight variation of the same; and on the high grass-lands of the interior of the State, quite a different strain, -- clearer, more distinctly articulated, and running off with more sparkle and liltingness.

    Birds and Poets : with Other Papers


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