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" E'en in our ashes live their wonted fires. For thee, who, mindful of th' unhonour'd dead, Dost in these lines their artless tale relate; If chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate — Haply some hoary-headed swain... "
Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ... - Page 88
by Elegant poems - 1814
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The Union: Or Select Scots and English Poems ...

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1753 - 144 pages
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away, ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook...
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1753 - 144 pages
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Brufhing with haity fteps the dews away, ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech r * That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide wou'd he ftretch,...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - English poetry - 1755
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide wou'd he ftretch, * And pore upon the brook...
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Ajax His Speech to the Grecian Knabbs, from Ovid's Metam. Lib.XIII ...

Ovid - 1755 - 51 pages
...or lonely contemplation leads ome kindred spirit to inquire thy fate ; >ly somę hoary-headed sage may say,— Oft' have we seen him, at the peep of dawn, ishing, with hasty steps, the dews away, i'o meet the judges, at the court in town. zre, at the foot...
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The Union: Or, Select Scots and English Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Warton - Dialect poetry, Scottish - 1759 - 152 pages
...fay, ' Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Bruflung with hafty dews away, ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide woii'd he ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook...
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The Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - English poetry - 1762 - 252 pages
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away, < To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech < That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, < And pore upon the brook...
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The art of poetry on a new plan, illustrated with a great variety of ...

Art - 1762
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn < Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away, ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech i That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, i His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch,...
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A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes, Volume 4

English poetry - 1765
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn c Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away * To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. * There at the foot of yonder nodding beech * That rears its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, * And pore...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn * Brufhing with Jiafty fteps the dews away * To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. * There at the foot of yonder nodding beech c That rears its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, c...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...Oft have we feen him, at the peep of dawn, Bruming, with hatty fleps, the dews away, To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wriths its old fantaftic roots fo high, His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, And pore...
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