Wren: small active songbirds

Dreary: sadness or gloom

Chamber: a private room in a house or an apartment

Mortal: a human being

Livelong: whole or entire, long and tedious

Bog: spongy, wet ground composed of decomposed vegetables

Overspread: to spread over

Myriad: of a great number

Brazen: shameless or impudent

Tardy: delaying through reluctance

Feeble: physically weak or frail

Gamut: The entire range or scale

Cavern: a large, mostly underground cave.

Peering: to look narrowly or searchingly

Taut: tightly drawn