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" Nor less composure waits upon the roar Of distant floods, or on the softer voice Of neighbouring fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft rock, and chiming as they fall Upon loose pebbles, lose themselves at length In matted grass, that with... "
Poems of William Cowper, Esq., with a New Memoir: Compiled from Johnson ... - Page 40
by William Cowper - 1846 - 284 pages
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - 1801 - 231 pages
...once. Nor less composure waits upon the roar Of distant floods, or on the softer voice Of neighb'ring fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as they full Upon loose pebbles, lose themselves at length 1 In matted grass, that with a livelier green Betrays...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

1802 - 288 pages
...Nor less composure waits upon the roar 190 Of distant floods, or on the softer voice Of neighbouring fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft...length In matted grass, that with a livelier green 195 Betrays the secret of their silent course. Nature inanimate, employs sweet sounds, But animated...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...waits upon the roar Of distant floods, or on the softer voice Of neighbouring fountains, or of hills that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as...ear. Ten thousand warblers cheer the day, and one The live long night : nor these alone, whose notes Nice fingered art must emulate in vain, But cawing rooks,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...voice Of neighbouring fountain, or of rilh that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as they £all Upon loose pebbles, lose themselves at length In matted grass, that .with a livelier green. Bttrays the secret of their silent course. Nature inanimate employs sweet sounds, But animated nature...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1808
...once.' r Nor less composure waits upon the roar Of distant floods, or ou the softer voice Of neighh'ring fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as they fell Upon loose pehhles, lose themselves at length ' In matted grass, that with a livelier green Betrays...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...Ttf«- less composure waits upon the roar Of distant floods, or on the softer voice Of neighb'ring fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft...sweet sounds, But animated nature sweeter still, To soothe and satisfy the hmn. in ear. Ten thousand warblers cheer the day, and one The live-long night:...
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Poems [ed. by J. Newton]. Illustr. with engr. from the designs of ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810
...Nor less composure wails upon the roar 190 Of distant floods, or on the softer voice Of neighb'ring fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft...nature sweeter still, To sooth and satisfy the human car. Ten thousand warblers cheer the day, and one 200 The livelong night: nor these alone, whose notes...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1810 - 231 pages
...once. Nor less composure waits upon the roar Of distant floods; or on the softer voice Of neighboring fountain ; or of rills that slip Through the cleft...sweet sounds, But animated nature sweeter still, To soothe and satisfy the human ear. Ten thousand warblers cheer the day, and one The live-long night....
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 4

1811
...Of distant floods, or on the softer voice Of neighb'ring fountain, or of rills that slip Through ihe cleft rock, and chiming as they fall Upon loose pebbles,...green Betrays the secret of their silent course.' It is consistent with this habit of mind that our author should evince little relish for the sentimental....
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1812 - 356 pages
...all at once. X T or less composure waits upon the roar Of distant floods ; or on the softer voice Oi neighb'rmg fountain; or of rills that slip Through...the cleft rock, and, chiming as they fall Upon loose prbbles, lose themselves at length In matted grass, that, with a livelier green, B -trays the secret...
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