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" There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. "
New Cyclopaedia of Poetical Illustrations: Adapted to Christian Teaching ... - Page 107
1872 - 696 pages
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...peep of dawn " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn [4]. " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. f 4] Variation : On the high brow of yonder hanging lawn. After which, in his first manuscript,...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

1800 - 304 pages
...led, Some kindred spirit shall enquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn, " Brushing with hasty...babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, " Mutt'ringhiswaywardfancies, he wouldrove; " Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, " Orcraz'd...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...peep of dawn " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn [44], " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. [44] Variation:On the high brow of yonder hanging lwn. After which, in the first manuscript, followed...
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1800
...the glade, Beside some water's rushy brink, With me the Muse shall sit, and think ' At ease reclin'd There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes...stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Many passages which powerfully appeal to the heart, and which may, indeed, be esteemed very striking...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...led, Some kindred spiiit shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary- headed swain may say, ' Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn, ' Brushing with hasty...upland lawn. 'There at the foot of yonder nodding beeclr, 'That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, 'His listless length at noon-tide would he...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - 1804 - 256 pages
...led, Some kindred Spirit shall enquire thy fate. Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn Brushing with hasty...upland lawn. " There, at the foot of yonder nodding heech, That wreaths its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch....
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1805
...broad arrow with the forked head " Misses," &c. Steevens. 7 as he lay along Under an oak, &c. " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech " That wreathes...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by." Much marked of the melancholy .Tuques, Stood on the extremest verge of the swift brook, Augmenting...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

1806 - 304 pages
...led, Some kindred spirit shall enquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn, " Brushing with hasty...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. 146 " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, " Mutt'ring his wayward fancies, he would rove ; "...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply, some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him, at the peep of dawn, " Brushing with...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Hark ' how the sacred calm, tbat breathes around, Bids every fierce tumultuous passion cease. In atill...
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Poétique anglaise, Volume 3

Albin Joseph U. Hennet - 1806
...led , Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate ; Haply some hoary-headed swain may say: Oft have we seen him, at the peep of dawn, Brushing with...would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that bubbles by. Hard by yon wood , now smiling as in scorn , Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would...
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