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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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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands: With Notes

1782
...That wreathes its old fantaftic roots lo high, * His liftlefs 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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A Criticism on the Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard: Being a ...

John Young - 1783 - 90 pages
...of dawn, " Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away, <( To meet the Sun upon the upland lawn. XXVI. " 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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Pieces selected from the Italian poets, by A. Isola, and tr. into Engl ...

Agostino Isola - 1784
...: 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 ftretch, And pore upon the brook...
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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785
...fome hoary-headed Swain may fay, • Oft have we ieen him at the Peep of Dawn ' Bruftiing with haity Steps the Dews away ' To meet the SUN upon the Upland...There at the Foot of yonder nodding Beech, ' That wreaths its old fantaftic Roots fo high, ' His liftlefs Length at Noon-tide would he ftretch, ' And...
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts. Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1785 - 276 pages
...have we feen him at the peep of dawn *' Bruftiing 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 ftretch, " And pore upon the brook...
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...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 wreathes its old fantaftic roots (b ' high, * His liftlefs length at noontide would he ' ftretch, * And pore upon the...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse Intended as a Specimen of the Types: At the ...

John Walter - 1785 - 225 pages
...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 wreaths its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, ' And...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion. A Collection of Poems: By Lord Carlisle. Lord ...

1785 - 289 pages
...That wreathes its old fantaftic 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 ke would rove ; 4 Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...peep of dawn, ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away, * To meet the fun upon the upland lawn.' 4 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...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...hafty fteps the dew away * To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. 1 358 DESCRIPTIVE PIECES. BOOK VII. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, ' That wreathes its old fatuaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide would he Jtretcb, ( And pore upon the brook...
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