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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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Literary Hours; Or, Sketches, Critical, Narrative, and Poetical, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1804
...reclin'd * There at the foot of yonder wedding beech That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, ilis listless length at noontide would he 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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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
..., Some kindred Spirit shall inquire thy fate, La H.iply some hoary-headed swain may say , — ' Oil have we seen him at the peep of dawn, ' Brushing with hasty steps the dew away To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. Thepe at the foot of yonder nodding beech , That wreaths...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1805
...broad arrow with the forked head " Misses," &c. Steevens. 7 — — as he lay along Under an oak, &c. " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech " That wreathes...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by." Much marked of the melancholy .Tuques, Stood on the extremest verge of the swift brook, Augmenting...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...relate, If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply, some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Hark ' how the sacred calm, tbat breathes around, Bids every fierce tumultuous passion cease. In atill...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 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...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. 146 " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, " Mutt'ring his wayward fancies, he would rove ; "...
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Poëmes ou morceaux détachés de differens auteurs anglais, traduits en vers ...

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...relate ; If chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate ; Haply some hoary-headed swain may say: « Oft have we seen...would he stretch, » And pore upon the brook that bubbles by. v >, Hard by yon wood , now smiling as in scorn, » Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...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...His listless length at noontide would he stretch, AMI! pore upon the brook that habbles by. *' Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Mutt'ring his...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall enquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, c Oft have we seen him, at the peep of dawn, ' Brushing...so high, ' His listless length at noon-tide would lie stretch, ' * And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn,...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...relate ; If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred Spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed Swain may say, ' Oft have we seen...Brushing with hasty steps the dews away ' To meet the sun upou the upland lawn. • ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantastic...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...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...noon-tide would he stretch, ' And pore upon the brook that bubbles by. « Him have we seen the greenwood side along, ' While o'er the heath we hied, our labour...
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