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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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Cowper's minor poems

William Cowper - 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 snapp'd it, it fell to the ground. i And such,...
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Ver-Vert

Gresset - 1825 - 259 pages
...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 flourishing bush where it grew. 89 3(uf einen im Я$амсг »erfcungeríw ©oíbfinf. fêinfl wat <ф wie bu Suft fo frei, SDîein...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1825 - 264 pages
...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 flourishing bush where it grew. 1 hastily geiz'd it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping and drown'd ; x 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 - Readers - 1825 - 302 pages
...flower, On the flourishing hush where it grew. 8. 1 hastily seiz'd it, unfit as it was And seem'd to a fanciful view, To weep for the buds it had left with regret, 1 snap'd it—it fell to the ground. 4. And such, I exclaim'd, is the pitiless part, Some act by the...
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Poems. With an introductory essay by J. Montgomery

William Cowper - 1826
...weighed down its beautiful head. 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...snapped it — it fell to the ground. And such, I exclaimed, is the pitiless part Some act by the delicate mind, Regardless of wringing and breaking...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1826
...weigh'd down its beautjfuj 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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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, John Walker - Children - 1826 - 304 pages
...weigh'd down its beautiful head. 2. The cup was all fill'd, and the leaves were all wet, ' And seem'd to a fanciful view, To weep for the buds it had left...with regret, On the flourishing bush where it grew. 3. 1 hastily seiz'd it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping and drown'd ; And swinging it rudely,...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1826 - 286 pages
...weigh'd down its beautiful head. 2 The cup was all till'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 sei/.'d it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping and drown'd ; And swinging it rudely,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1826 - 209 pages
...wet, On the flourishing bush where it grew. 3.1 hastily seiz'd it, unfit as it was' And it seem'd to a fanciful view, To weep for the buds it had left with regret, 4. And such, I exclaim'd, is the pitiless part, For a nosegay, so dripping and drown'd; And swinging...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray - 1826
...was all fill'd, and tho leaves wefe all wet And it seem'd to a fanciful view, To weep for fhe bnfls 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...
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