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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 class book, for the use of schools

John Guy (schoolmaster.) - 1858
...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 were it grew. I hastily seiz'd it, unfit as it was, For a nosegay, so dripping and drown'd, And such,...
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The Poems of William Cowper ...

William Cowper - 1860 - 491 pages
...were all wet. And it seemed to a fanciful view, To weep for the buds it had left with regret On tliŤ flourishing bush where it grew. I hastily seized it,...! 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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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1863 - 378 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...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 first (-sixth) 'Standard' reader, Part 5

1863
...weighed down its beautiful head. The cup was all filled, and the leaves were all \vet, And it seem'd, to a fanciful view, To weep for the buds it had left with regret On the flourishing bnsh where it grew. I hastily seized it, unfit as it was And swinging it rudely, too rudely, alas !...
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Book of juvenile poetry, selected from the best authors [signed E.D.].

E D - 1864
...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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The poetical works of William Cowper. With life of the author

William Cowper - Poetry - 1864 - 611 pages
...weigh'd down its 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,...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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Scraps. [An anthology, ed.] by H. Jenkins

esq Henry Jenkins - 1864
...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 seiz'd it, unfit as it was For a nosegay, so dripping and...
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Easy poetry for children, a selection

1865
...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 ; Eegardless of wringing and breaking...
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Beauties of Modern British Poetry: Systematically Arranged ...

David Grant - English poetry - 1865 - 416 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...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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Class-book of English poetry

English poetry - 1866 - 348 pages
...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...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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