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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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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785
...fome hoary-headed Swain may fay, • Oft have we ieen him at the Peep of Dawn ' Bruftiing with haity Steps the Dews away ' To meet the SUN upon the Upland...There at the Foot of yonder nodding Beech, ' That wreaths its old fantaftic Roots fo high, ' His liftlefs Length at Noon-tide would he ftretch, ' And...
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts. Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1785 - 276 pages
...have we feen him at the peep of dawn *' Bruftiing 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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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...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 wreathes its old fantaftic roots (b ' high, * His liftlefs length at noontide would he ' ftretch, * And pore upon the...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse Intended as a Specimen of the Types: At the ...

John Walter - 1785 - 225 pages
...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 wreaths its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, ' And...
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Poems

Thomas Gray - 1786 - 178 pages
...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, « • An3 pore upon...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...we feen him, at the peep of dawn, '•Drafting, 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 lilllefs length at noontide would he ftretch, And pore upon the brook...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften, Volume 4

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - Literature - 1789
...have we feen him at the peep of dawn „Bruf hing with hafty ftep the dews away „To meet the lun upon the upland lawn. „-There at the foot of yonder nodding beech „That wreathe« its old fantaftic roots fo high, „His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, „And...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 68

English poets - 1790
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn * Brofhing 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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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...Oft have we' feen him at the peep of dawn, Jrufhing, with hafty ftcps, 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, lis liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, And pore upon the brook...
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Poems Selected and Printed by a Small Party of English, who Made this ...

1792 - 91 pages
...Oft have we feen him, at the peep of dawn, Brushing, 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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