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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 Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...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...! I 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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Cobb's Sequel to the Juvenile Readers: Comprising a Selection of Lessons in ...

Lyman Cobb - Readers - 1834 - 215 pages
...weighed down its beautiful head. 2. 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. 3. I hastily seized it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping and drowned ; And swinging it rudely,...
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The Universal Songster, Or, Museum of Mirth: Forming the Most Complete ...

Ballads, English - 1834
...weighed down its beautiful head. The CUD 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 floari-ehing bush where it grew. I hastily seized it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping and...
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The Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ...

William Cowper - 1835
...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 such, I exclaim'd, is the pitiless part Some act by the delicate mind, Regardless of wringing...
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The Works of William Cowper: The life of William Cowper. Letters, 1765-1783

William Cowper - 1835
...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 drovvn'd, And swinging it rudely, too rudely, alas ! I snapp'd it — it fell to the ground. And such,...
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life and Letters, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1835
...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. • Mrs. Unwin. t Lady Austen. I hastily seized it, unfit as it was, For a nosegay, so dripping and...
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The Songs of England and Scotland, Volume 1

Ballads, English - 1835
...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 it grew. I hastily seized it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping and...
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The songs of England and Scotland

England - 1835
...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 it grew. I hastily seized it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping and...
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Translation from Madame de La Mothe-Guion. The task. Tirocinium. John Gilpin ...

William Cowper - 1836
...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,...
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The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems ..., Volume 9

William Cowper, Robert Southey - 1836
...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,...
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