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... air a solemn stillness holds , Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight ,
And drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds : ' ' ۔۔ نادر ACTOR , LENOX AND TILDE :
Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight , Save that , from yonder ivy ...
The moping Owl does to the Moon complain Of such as , wandering near her
secret bower , Molest her ancient solitary reign . ان NOXD T LE [ 0 913 IV .
Beneath. Save that , from yonder ivy - mantled tower , Each in his narrow cell for
ever laid ,
... say : “ Oft have we seen him , at the peep of dawn , To meet the Sun upon the
upland lawn . NEW YORK i'wLIC LIB : AKY ASTOR HENOXAN Tin xxvi. Brushing
, with hasty steps , the dews away , “ There , at the foot of yonder nodding beech.
xxvi . That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high , His listless length , at noontide
, would he stretch , And pore upon the brook that babbles by . FREYOEK & i .
XXVII . “ Hard by yon. “ There , at the foot of yonder nodding beech , Another
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Reprint of what may once have been one of the most familiar poems in English from the 18th century. At a time when few could read in England, one of its most educated sons, and the companion of Horace ... Read full review