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" Say, Father Thames, for thou hast seen Full many a sprightly race Disporting on thy margent green The paths of pleasure trace, Who foremost now delight to cleave With pliant arm thy glassy wave ? The captive linnet which enthrall? "
The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ... - Page 11
by Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
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Poems and Letters of Thomas Gray: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings

Thomas Gray, William Mason - 1820 - 527 pages
...waving fresh their gladsome wing, My weary soul they seem to sooth, And, redolent of joy and youth, To breathe a second spring. Say, Father THAMES, for...pliant arm thy glassy wave ? The captive linnet which enthrall ? What idle progeny succeed To chase the rolling circle's speed, Or urge the flying ball ?...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1821 - 134 pages
...waving fresh their gladsome wing, My weary soul they seem to sooth, And, redolent of joy and youth, To breathe a second spring. Say, father Thames, for...race Disporting on thy margent green, The paths of pic 8 sure trace; Who foremost now delight to cleave With pliant arm, thy glassy wave? The captive...
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The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With Lord Byron's English ...

William Collins, Thomas Gray, James Beattie, George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1824 - 446 pages
...waving fresh their gladsome wing, My weary soul they seem to sooth, And, redolent of joy and youth, To breathe a second spring. Say, Father Thames, for...delight to cleave With pliant arm thy glassy wave i The captive linnet which enthrall What idle progeny succeed To chase the rolling circle's speed,...
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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...impar, equitare in uiurulinu longa. And Gray alludes thus to sports : Say, Father Thames, for tliou hast seen Full many a sprightly race Disporting on...pliant arm thy glassy wave? The captive Linnet which enthrall? What idle progeny succeed To chase the rolling circle's speed, Or urge the flying ball? See...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 pages
...soothe, And, redolent of joy and youth, To breathe a second spring. Say, father Thames, for thou host enthrall ? What idle progeny succeed To chase the rolling circle's speed, Or urge the flying ball ?...
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Knight's Quarterly Magazine, Volume 3

1824
...somewhat to the following effect ; the rarity of the quotation prevents us repeating it correctly : Say Father Thames, for thou hast seen Full many a sprightly race, &c. &c. &c. At the very mention of Father Thames Gerard laughed outright ; and draggmg us away into...
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The Circulator of useful knowledge, amusement, literature, science and ...

1825
...LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND GENERAL INFORMATION, No. XIIL] SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 1825. [PRICE 3rf. of public SAY, FATHER THAMES, for thou hast seen Full many a sprightly race, Disporting on this raargent green, The paths of pleasure trace ; Who foremost now delight to cleave With pliant arms...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1825 - 2 pages
...wing, My weary soul they seem to sooth, And, redolent of joy and youth, To breathe a second spring. 20 Say, Father Thames, for thou hast seen Full many a sprightly race, Vcr. 11. Ah, happy hills ! ah, pleasing shade !] Mr. Wakefield here quotes from the Odyssey, O. 397....
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pages
...gladsome wing, My weary soul they seem to soothe, And, redolent of joy and youth, To breathe a seeond ad request, " e raee, Disporting on thy margent green, The paths of pleasure traee, Who foremost now delight to eleave...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1827 - 346 pages
...waving fresh their gladsome wing, My weary soul they seem to sooth, And, redolent of joy and youth, To breathe a second spring. Say, Father Thames (for...pliant arm thy glassy wave? The captive linnet which enthrall What idle progeny succeed To chase the rolling circle's speed, Or urge the flying ball ? While...
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