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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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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1827 - 263 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...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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The Poetical Melange, Volume 1

English poetry - 1828
...And it looked to a fanciful view, As it wept for the buds, it had left with regret On the beautiful bush, where it grew. I hastily seized it, unfit as...it was For a nosegay, so dripping and drowned, And such, I exclaimed, is the pityleas part, Some act by the delicate mind ; Regardless of wringing, and...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 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 tire flourishing bush where it grew. I hastily seiz'd it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping...
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Moral and Sacred Poetry

Thomas Willcocks - 1829 - 296 pages
...plentiful moisture encumbered the 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...drowned, And swinging it rudely, too rudely, alas ! 1 snapped it, it fell to the ground. And such, I exclaimed, is the pitiless part Some act hy a delicate...
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Murray's English Reader

Lindley Murray - 1829 - 304 pages
...weigh'd down its beautiful head. . The cup was nil 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 sei/.'d it, unfit as it was For u nosegay, so dripping and drown'd ; And (twinging it...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1829 - 209 pages
...clown 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 grevr. 3. 1 hastily sciz'd it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping and drown'd ; And swinging...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1830
...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. And such, I...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 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,...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 - Elocution - 1830 - 204 pages
...grew. t. I hastily seiz'd it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping and drown'd ; And swino-ing it rudely, too rudely, alas! I snapped it— it fell to the ground. 4. And such, 1 exclaim'd, is the pitiless part, Some act by the delicate mind, Regardless of wringing...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Verses; Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1830 - 252 pages
...weigh'd down its beautiful head\ t The cup was all fill'd*, and the leaves were all wet*, And itseem'd to a fanciful view', To weep for the buds it had left with regref , On the flourishing bush where it grew\ SI hastily seiz'd if, unfit as it was For a nosegay',...
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