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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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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - 1852 - 519 pages
...waving fresh their gladsome wing, My weary soul they seem to soothe, 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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A Book for a Corner: Or, Selections in Prose and Verse from ..., Volume 1

1852
...waving fresh their gladsome wing My weary soul they seem to soothe, 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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A Book for a Corner: Selections in Prose and Verse from Authors the Best ...

Leigh Hunt - 1852 - 731 pages
...waving fresh their gladsome wing My weary soul they seem to soothe, 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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A Book for a Corner, Or Selections in Prose and Verse from Authors the Best ...

Leigh Hunt - 1852
...waving fresh their gladsome wing My weary soul they seem to soothe, 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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A Book for a Corner, Or Selections in Prose and Verse from Authors the Best ...

Leigh Hunt - 1852
...gladsome wing My weary soul they seem to soothe, And, redolent of joy and youth, To breathe a.second spring. -Say, father Thames, for thou hast seen Full...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 COMPLETE WORKS OF SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE

PROFESSOR SHEDD - 1853
...unity of the impression, the coinherence of the brightness, the motion, and the line of motion. P. 10. Say, Father Thames, for thou hast seen Full many a...pleasure trace ; Who foremost now delight to cleave, With pi ' ,ji, hy glassy wave ? The captive linnet which enthral ? What idle progeny succeed To chase the...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1853 - 223 pages
...vol. iv. p. 410.) V. 21. This invocation is taken from Green's Grotto: see Dodsley. Col. vol. vp 159. Full many a sprightly race Disporting on thy margent...pleasure trace ; Who foremost now delight to cleave, 25 With pliant arm, thy glassy wave ? The captive linnet which enthral?. What idle progeny succeed...
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The History of English Literature: With an Outline of the Origin and Growth ...

William Spalding - 1853 - 413 pages
...waving fresh their gladsome wing, My weary soul they seem to soothe, And, redolent of joy and youth, To breathe a second spring. Say, Father Thames ! for...seen Full many a sprightly race, Disporting on thy margin green, The paths of pleasure trace : Who foremost now delight to cleave With pliant arm thy...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1853 - 223 pages
...Disporting on thy margent green, The paths of pleasure traee ; Who foremost now delight to cleave, & With pliant arm, thy glassy wave ? The captive linnet which enthral ? What idle progeny suceeed To chase the rolling circle's speed, Or urge the flying ball ? *i While some on earnest business...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1853 - 223 pages
...waving fresh their gladsome wing, My weary soul they seehi to soothe, And, redolent of joy and youth, To breathe a second spring. Say, father Thames, for thou hast seen V. 6. " and now to where Majestic Windsor lifts bis princely brow." Thoms. Sum. 1412. W. V. 10. " The...
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