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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 Plays of William Shakspeare. In Fifteen Volumes: With the Corrections ...

William Shakespeare - English drama - 1793
...broad arrow with the forked head " Mifles," &c. STEEVENS. * — as he lay along Under an oak, &c.] " 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 english anthology

T AGERTON - 1794
...peep of dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. 109 ' 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 Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 10

English poetry - 1795
...have we feen him at the peep of dawa " Brulhing with hafly ftcps the dews away " To meet the fun upm the upland lawn." . " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That wreathes its otd fantaftic roof, fo high, " His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftrctch, " And pore upon the...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...Oft have we fcen him at the peep of dawnk Brulhing with lully ftcps, 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 liftlcfs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, And pore upon the brook...
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The Children's Miscellany: In which is Included The History of Little Jack ...

Children's stories - 1797 - 325 pages
...have we feen him at the peep of dawn.. " Brufliing 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 ft retch, " And...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...tale relate; If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred Spirit shall enquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed Swain may say, " Oft have we seen...dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn [4]. " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high,...
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The British poetical miscellany

British poetical miscellany - 1805
...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 noontide would he ftretch, " And pore upon the brook...
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The rudiments of English grammar

T. Bowen - 1799
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn, * Brufliing with hafty fteps the dew 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 noontide would he flrelch, ' And...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...relate ; If chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall enquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen...babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, " Mutt'ringhiswaywardfancies, he wouldrove; " Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, " Orcraz'd...
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1800
...the glade, Beside some water's rushy brink, With me the Muse shall sit, and think ' At ease reclin'd There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes...stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Many passages which powerfully appeal to the heart, and which may, indeed, be esteemed very striking...
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