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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 Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 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 [44], " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high,...
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Young. Churchill. Lloyd. Falconer. Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...That wreathes its old fantaftic routs 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 fcom, " Mutt' ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove ; " Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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Moore. Cawthorne. Collins. Dyer. Shenstone. Mallet. Akenside. Gray ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...Oft have we feen him at the peep'of <Lwn ' ruhmg with hafty fteps the dews away ' To mjei the iun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foo.t of yonder nodding beech ' That wrcathcs its old fantaftic routs fo high, ' His liftlcl's length at noontide would he ftrctch, ' And...
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The temple of Apollo, being a selection of the best poems, from the most ...

Apollo - 1800
...done, " Oft as the wood-lark pip'd her farewell long, '- \\ ith wifhful eyes purfue the felting fun. ' There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, " Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, " Muttermg his wayward fancies,...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1801 - 392 pages
...relate, If chance, by lonely contemplation led. Some kindred spirit shquld inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him, at the peep of dawn, ff Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, \'. To meet the sun upon the upland lawn," &c. Nothing...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
..... C 2 27 r .i „.. n .. .; -. ? -....;,. " Haply some ' hbary-headed swain may say,. — Oft luve we seen him, at the pee.p of dawn, Brushing with hasty steps the dew aw.ay, To meet the su'n upon the upland lawn. " There, at the-foot-ofyonder'nodding beach1," That'wreathes...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...tale relate. If chance, hy lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred Spirit shall enquire thy fate. Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen...upland lawn. " There, at the foot of yonder nodding heech, That wreaths its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch....
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 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...dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn [44], ful interrogatory. Who is there, what indifferent wretch ever existed, who, a prey to dull for'getfulness,...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 7

Great Britain - 1804
...Oft have we feen him atthepecpof d:iwn " Brufhing with haily fteps the dews away " To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech " That wreathes its old lanuftic roots fo high, " His lidiis length at noontide would lie (treten, " Ad pore upon the brook...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoarj-headed swain may say, ' Oft hav6 we seen him at the peep of dawn, * Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, * 1 o meet the sun upon the upland lawn. 4 'There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wreathes...
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