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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... "
The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900 - Page 472
edited by - 1901 - 1084 pages
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...their artless tale relate ; If chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall enquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, "...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 grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...peep of dawn, * Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, * 1 o meet the sun upon the upland lawn. 4 'There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, « That...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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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th* unlettered Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply, And many...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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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 304 pages
...their artless tale relate ; If chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall enquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, "...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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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...have we seen him at the peep of dawn ' Brushing with hasty steps the dews away ' To meet the sun upou the upland lawn. • ' There at the foot of yonder...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 miss'd...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...Ev'n from the tomb the voice of nature cries, Ev'n in our ashes live their wonted fires. For thee, who, mindful of th' unhonour'd dead, Dost in these...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 T...
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W. Thompson, Blair, Lloyd, Green, Byrom, Dodsley, Chatterton, Cooper ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...in our ashes live their wonted fires. For thee, who, mindful of th' unhonour'd dead. Dost in the** lines their artless tale relate; If chance, by lonely...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 miss'd...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 15

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 612 pages
...may say, " dft have we seen him at the peep и f «lawn Brushing with hasty steps the dews away TJ meet the Sun upon the upland lawn. " There at the...noon-tide would he stretch. And pore upon the brook that bubbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Muti'ring his wayward fancies he would rove...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate : Haply some hoary -headed swain may say — " Oft have we seen him at the peep...babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, " Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove ; " Now drooping, woful, wan, like one forlorn, " Or...
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The poems, with critical notes; a life of the author; and an essay on his ...

Thomas Gray, John Mitford - 1816
...147: " On airy uplands met the piercing gale.' Compare also Lucan, Phars. iii. 232. VOL. I. • B. ; There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wreathes...babbles by. Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, 105 Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove ; VARIATIONS. Ver. 106. He twmW] Would he, Ms. M. and...
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