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" And it seemed, to a fanciful view, To weep for the buds it had left with regret On the flourishing bush where it grew. I hastily seized it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping and drowned, And swinging it rudely, too rudely, alas ! I snapped it... "
Poems - Page 225
by William Cowper - 1806
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Vocal Poetry: Or, A Select Collection of English Songs. To which is Prefixed ...

John Aikin - Ballads, English - 1810 - 244 pages
...weigh'd ilown its beautiful head. The cup was all fill'd, and the leaves were all wet, And it seem'd, to a fanciful view, To weep for the buds it had left with regref On the flourishing bush where it grew. I hastily seized it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1811 - 254 pages
...down its beautiful head. * • The cup was all filled, and the leaves were all-wet, And it feemed to a fanciful view, To weep for the buds it had left with regret, On the flouriftiing bufii where it grew. I haftily feized it, unfit as it was For a nofegay, fo dripping and...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1812
...weigh'd down it's beautiful head. Hie cup was all fill'd, and the leaves were all wet, And it seem'd to a fanciful view, To weep for the buds it had left...regret, On the flourishing bush where it grew. I hastily seiz'd it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping and drown'd, And swinging it rudely, too rudely,...
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

Ballads, English - 1819
...weigh'd down its beautiful head. The cups were all fill'd, and the leaves were all wet, And it seem'd, to a fanciful view, To weep for the buds it had left...regret On the flourishing bush where it grew. I hastily seiz'd it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping and drown 'd ; And swinging it rudely, too rudely,...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1815 - 262 pages
...weigh' d down its beautiful head. The cup was all fill'd, and the-l«aves were all wet, And it seem'd to a fanciful view, To weep for the buds it had left...regret, On the flourishing bush where it grew. I hastily siez'd it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping and drown'd-; And swinging Jt rudely, too rudely,...
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Private Education; Or, A Practical Plan for the Studies of Young Ladies ...

Elizabeth Lachlan - Women - 1815 - 326 pages
...syllables alternately:— " The cup > was all filled and the leaves were all wet, And it seemed to a fanciful view, To weep for the buds it had left...with regret, On the flourishing bush where it grew." f have mentioned but a few sorts, because I J\*try. have dwelt, perhaps, too long upon the subject....
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1815 - 264 pages
...haftily feiz'd it, unfit as it was cup was all fill'd, and the leaves were all wet, And it feem'd, to a fanciful view, To weep for the buds it had left with regret, 1 fnapp'd it ; it fell to the ground. ZfAnd fuch, I exclaim'd, is the pitilefs part . • Some act...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Electronic book - 1816 - 392 pages
...weigh'd down it's beautiful head. The cup was all fill'd, and the leaves were all wet. And it seem'd, to a fanciful view, To weep for the buds it had left...regret, On the flourishing bush where it grew. I hastily seiz'd it, unfit as it was, For a nosegay, so dripping and drown'd, And swinging it rudely, too rudely,...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1817
...the huds it had left with regret, On the flourishing hush where it grew. I hastily seized it, until as it was, For a nosegay, so dripping and drowned,...alas! I snapped it, it fell to the ground. And such, I exclaimed, is the pitiless part Some act hy the delicate mind, Regardless of wringing and hreaking...
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Poems on various subjects: selected to enforce the practice of virtue, and ...

E Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...down its beautiful head. • ^ The cup was all fill'd, and the leaves were all wet, And it seem'd to a fanciful view, To weep for the buds, it had left...with regret On the flourishing bush where it grew. ' V r I hastily seized it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping and drowtf'd*, J " And swinging...
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