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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. "Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Mutt'ring his wayward fancies... "
The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ... - Page 91
by Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
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Ajax His Speech to the Grecian Knabbs, from Ovid's Metam. Lib.XIII ...

Ovid - 1755 - 51 pages
...nigh, lested by the agents filthy stench, He'd pore on books with many a piteous sigh. yonder hall, now smiling as in scorn, Mutt'ring his wayward fancies, he would rove ; )w drooping, woeful, wan, like one forlorn, Or eraz'd with care, or eross'd in hopeless love. ic...
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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785
...would he ftretch, ' And pore upon the Brook that babbles by. •Hard ' Hard by yon Wood, now fmiling as in Scorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward Fancies he would rove ; ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, ' Or craz'd with Care, or crofs'd in hopeleis Love • One Morn I mifs'd...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...now smiling , as in scorn, Mutt'ringh is wayward fancies he would rove; Now drooping , woeful wan , like one forlorn , Or craz'd with care , or cross'd in hopeless love. ' One morn I miss'd him on th' accustom'd hill, ' Along the heath, and near his favourite tree ; ' Another came; nor yet beside...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...high, 'His listless length at noon-tide would he stretch, 'And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now smiling as In scorn, 'Mutt'ring his wayward fancies, he would rove; 4 Now drooping, woeful wan ! like one forlorn, ' Or craz'd with care, or cross'd in hopeless lovo '...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...wood, now smiling as in scorn, Mntt'ring his wayward fancies, he would rove, Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, Or craz'd with care, or cross'd in hopeless love. " One morn I raiss'd him on th' accostom'd hill, Along the heath and near his favourite tree; Another came ; nor...
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The Eve of San-Pietro: A Tale ...

Mary Anne Neri - Gothic fiction (Literary genre) - 1804
...wood, now smiling as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies he would rove, Now drooping woeful wan, like one forlorn,. Or craz'd with care, or cross'd in hopeless love." GHAY-. Viola entered the saloon, all her acquired fortitude forsook her: for the attendant, in the...
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Poëmes ou morceaux détachés de differens auteurs anglais, traduits en vers ...

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...now smiling as in scorn, » Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove ; y> Now drooping woeful wan, like one forlorn, » Or craz'd with care, or cross'd...hill, » Along the heath and near his fav'rite tree ; Sans jeter en arrière un regard dp tristesse , Sans donner à la vie un soupir , un regret. Oui,...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...smiling as in scorn, ** Mutt' ring his wayward fancies, he would rove; " Now drooping, woeful wan! like one forlorn, " Or craz'd with care, or cross'd...miss'd him on the custom'd hill, ** Along the heath*, aud near his f-iv'rite tree; " Anoiner came; nor yet beside the rill, ** Nor up the lawn, nor at the...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...His listless length at noon-tide would lie stretch, ' * And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, ' Mutt'ring...' Now drooping, woeful-wan, like one forlorn, ' Or craz d with care, or cross'd in hopeless love. ' One morn I miss'd him on th' accustom'd hill, ' Along...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 304 pages
...His listless length at noon-tide would he 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 ; " Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, " Or craz'd with care, orcross'd in hopeless love. " One morn I miss'd...
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