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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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An Introduction to the Universal Explanatory Reader: Designed for Junior ...

William Pinnock - Readers (Primary) - 1822 - 232 pages
...down its beautiful head. 2. 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. 3. I hastily seiz'd it, unfit as it was, For a nosegay so dripping and drown'd, And swinging it rudely,...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - Literature - 1822 - 304 pages
...2. The cup was all fill'd, and the leaves were all wet^-V* . And seem'd to a fanciful view, x *— To weep for the buds it had left with regret, On the flourishing bush where it grew. S. I hastily seiz'd it, unfit as it was b . * -".. For a nosegay, so dripping and drown'd; i5 Q And...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1822 - 264 pages
...weigh-d down its beautiful head. ' The cup was all PH-d, and the leaves were all wet, And k seem-d to a fanciful view, To weep for the buds it had left with regret, On the flourishing bush wjiere it grew. I hastily EfMZ-d it. unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping and drown-d ; And swinging...
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The speaker: or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...weigh'd down it's beautiful head. The cap 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 - 1824
...weigh'd down its beautiful head. The cup was all filVd, and the leaves were all wet, And it seem'd to a fanciful view, To weep for the buds it had left...it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping and drown'd ; And swinging it rudely, too rudely, alas ! I enapp'd it — it fell to the ground. And euch,...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...weighed down its beautiful head. The cup was all filled, and the leaves were all wet ; And it seemed, to e shall be free ; th' Almighty hath not built Here...and, in my choice, To reign is worth ambition though drown'd, And swinging it rudely, too rudely, alas! I snapped it, it fell to the ground. And such, I...
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The poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

William Cowper - 1824
...weigh'd 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 nourishing bush where k grew. I hastily seiz'd it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping and drown'd,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...weigh'd down its beautiful head. The nip 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, i 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 - Oral reading - 1824 - 273 pages
...was all fill'd, and the leaves were all wet, And it seem'd to a fanciful view, To weep for the bud it had left with regret, On the flourishing bush where it grew. , 3. 1 hastily seizM it, unlit as it was , For a nosegay, so dripping and drown'd ; And swinging it...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library

British anthology - 1825
...weigh'd 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...it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping and drown'd, And swinging it rudely, too rudely, alas ! I suapp'd it — it fell to the ground. ' And such,'...
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