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" Stand, never overlooked, our favourite elms, That screen the herdsman's solitary hut ; While far beyond, and overthwart the stream, That, as with molten glass, inlays the vale, The sloping land recedes into the clouds ; Displaying on its varied side the... "
The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ... - Page 341
by John Britton - 1801
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James Thomson

George Campbell Macaulay - Poets, Scottish - 1908 - 259 pages
...sinuous course Delighted. There, fast rooted in their bank, Stand, never overlook'd, our favourite elms, That screen the herdsman's solitary hut ; While...the vale, The sloping land recedes into the clouds." (The Task, i. 163 ff.) On this or some similar scene Sainte-Beuve justly remarks, " On copierait ce...
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Indiana University Studies

Science - 1913
...pastoral farms. Green to the very door; and wreaths of smoke Sent up, in silence, from among the trees That screen the Herdsman's solitary hut. While far...stream That, as with molten glass, inlays the vale. 1 'Literary Studies.' 3 vols. London, 1895. Vol. I. 'William Cowper.1 The sloping land recedes into...
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English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

Ernest Bernbaum - English poetry - 1918 - 364 pages
...sinuous course Delighted. There, fast rooted in their bank, Stand, never overlooked, our favourite elms, That screen the herdsman's solitary hut; While...the grace Of hedge-row beauties numberless, square tower, Tall spire, from which the sound of cheerful bells Just undulates upon the listening ear; Groves,...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: With a Memoir, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1854
...bank, Stand, never overlook'd, our favourite elms, That screen the herdsman's solitary hut ; Wliile far beyond, and overthwart the stream, That, as with...into the clouds ; Displaying on its varied side the gi'ace Of hedge-row beauties numberless, square tower, Tall spire, from which the sound of cheerful...
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Aspects of Eighteenth Century Nature Poetry

Cecil V. Deane - Art - 1967 - 145 pages
...Part II, canto 4, xi. Delighted. There, fast-rooted in his bank Stand, never overlooked, our favourite elms That screen the herdsman's solitary hut; While...the grace Of hedge-row beauties numberless, square tower, Tall spire, from which the sound of cheerful bells Just undulates upon the listening ear; Groves,...
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A Critical History of English Literature: The Restoration to 1800, Volume 3

David Daiches - 1979 - 319 pages
...his foreground with a background filled in on a diminishing scale. The passage just quoted continues: While far beyond, and overthwart the stream That,...clouds; Displaying on its varied side the grace Of hedge-royv beauties numberless, square tow'r, Tall spire, from which the sound of cheerful bells Just...
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Landscape, Liberty and Authority: Poetry, Criticism and Politics from ...

Tim Fulford - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 251 pages
...his sinuous course Delighted. There, fast rooted in his bank Stand, never overlook'd, our fav'rite elms, That screen the herdsman's solitary hut; While...square tow'r, Tall spire, from which the sound of chearful bells Just undulates upon the list'ning ear; Groves, heaths, and smoking villages remote....
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Coleridge's Notebooks: A Selection

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Literary Collections - 2002 - 264 pages
...394 17. 35 i. C/Vii. 2484. CHH 149-50. AP 128. 16 March 1805. 9. Cowper, The Task, I, ll. 169-71: 'While far beyond and, overthwart the stream | That,...vale, | The sloping land recedes into the clouds'. 10. Shakespeare's : Shakespere's CN. (But the writing is scrawly.) The reference is obscure: CN finds...
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William Cowper: Selected Poems

William Cowper, Nick Rhodes - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 144 pages
...its sinuous course Delighted. There, fast -rooted in his bank, Stand, never overlook'd, our fav'rite elms, That screen the herdsman's solitary hut; While...stream That, as with molten glass, inlays the vale, 170 The sloping land recedes into the clouds; Displaying on its varied side the grace Of hedge-row...
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From Enlightenment to Romanticism: Anthology II

Ian L. Donnachie, Ian Donnachie, Carmen Lavin - History - 2004 - 400 pages
...Olney. While far beyond and overthwart"1 the stream That as with molten glass inlays the vale, 170 The sloping land recedes into the clouds; Displaying...hedge-row beauties numberless, square tow'r," Tall spire,32 from which the sound of cheerful bells Just undulates upon the list'ning ear, 175 Groves,...
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