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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 Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

English literature - 1773 - 376 pages
...fay, Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn Bruming 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 fantallic roots fo high, His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch,. And pore upon the brook...
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Poetical Works: To which is Prefixed an Account of the Life and ..., Volume 2

Robert Lloyd - 1774
...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 brook...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Lloyd, A. M.: To which is Prefixed an ..., Volume 2

Robert Lloyd - 1774
...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 brook...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 52

Books - 1775
...beach, That wreathes its old fantadic roots fo high, His lilHels length at noon tide would he ftretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove. Ivlr. Gray had great excellence...
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A collection of poems on divine and moral subjects, selected from various ...

William Giles (didactic writer) - 1775
...That wreaths its old fantaftic roots fo high, * Hjs.liftlisfs length at noontide would he ftretch, * And pore upon the brook that babbles by, * Hard by yon wood, now fmiljng as in fcorn, 'Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he. would rove; ' Now drooping, woful wan, like...
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Poems

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1778 - 158 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 root fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he flretch, * And pore upon the brook...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 56

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...chiufi • c ; Rimaner doppo noi pien di faville." PETRARCH. SON. di iaville. PETRARCH. SON. 169. " 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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The Lady's Poetical Magazine: Or, Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 1

English periodicals - 1781
...have we feen him, at the peep of dawn, ' Brufhing with hafly fteps the dews away, ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. • There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, • That wreathes it's old fantaftick roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, ' And pore...
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - 1781
...wreathes it's old fantaftick roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, ' 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,...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 4

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1782
...That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His lifllefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now fmil/ng as in fcorn, * Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove : ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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