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" E'en in our Ashes live their wonted Fires. For thee, who, mindful of th' unhonour'd dead, Dost in these lines their artless tale relate; If chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed Swain... "
English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ... - Page 59
by English poetry - 1844
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 27

Books - 1763
...polHhed and harmonious Gray has been Co ftrangely impolite, as to draw the following picture of himfelf. There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wreathes its old fantallic roots fo high, Ilis liftlcfs length at noon-tide would he llretch. And pore upon the brook...
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A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes, Volume 4

English poetry - 1765
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn c Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away * To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. * There at the foot of yonder nodding beech * That rears its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, * And pore...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn * Brufhing with Jiafty fteps the dews away * To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. * There at the foot of yonder nodding beech c That rears its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, c...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...Oft have we feen him, at the peep of dawn, Bruming, with hatty fleps, the dews away, To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wriths its old fantaftic roots fo high, His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, And pore...
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - Cats - 1768 - 119 pages
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn * Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away * To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. * There at the foot of yonder nodding beech * That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length at noontide would he flretch, * And pore upon the brook...
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - 1768 - 187 pages
...dawn «' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away, " To meet the Sun upon the upland lawn. 26. • *' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech " That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, " His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, « And pore upon the brook...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1770
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech * That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, • And pore upon the...
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - 1770 - 120 pages
...That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length at noontide would he flretch, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. * Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, * Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove, * Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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The Lady's Magazine: Or Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ..., Volume 38

English literature - 1807
...mory. ' Haply some hoaryheaded sw«ia m;<cht say, Oft li'ive we seen him, at the peep ot dawn, Blushing with hasty steps the dews away, To meet the sun upon the upland Ijwn; Thereat the foot of yonder nodding beachi That wreaths Its old fantastic root so high, His listless...
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Elegia inglese ... sopra un cimitero di campagna, trasportata in verso ital ...

Thomas Gray - 1772
...have we feen him at the peep of dawn Brushing with hafty fteps the dews , away » • To meet the fun upon the upland lawn There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fohigh, His liillefs length at noontide Would he ftretch, And pore upon the brook that...
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