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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
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Mallet, Akenside ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn finishing with hasty steps the dews away To meet the Sun upon...nodding beech That wreathes its old fantastic roots sn high. His listlos length at noontide would he stretch, And \юге upon the brook that bubbles by....
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 14

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 638 pages
...chiusi Kimaucr doppo noi pien di faville. Petrarch, Son. 169. Haplv some hoary-headed swain may sav, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn Brushing...steps the dews away To meet the Sun upon the upland lu\\n. " There at the foot of yonder nodding beocli That wreathes its old fantastic rooi.- so Irgh....
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 15

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 734 pages
...swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn &m*hin; with hasty steps the dews away Tu meet the Sun upon the upland lawn. " There at the...nodding beech That wreathes its old fantastic roots so hish, His listless length at noon-tide would be stretch. And pore upon the brook that babbles by. "...
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Poems and songs on different subjects

Andrew M'Kenzie - 1810 - 180 pages
...sure "Thou shall abide!" REFLECTIONS ON A BROOK. '• There at the foot of yonder nodding beach, " That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high ; "...noontide would he stretch, " And pore upon the brook that bubbles by." GRAY. LET others join the thoughtless crowd, Where noisy mirth resounds aloud, And laugh...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1810
...herd, Full of the pasture, jumps along by him. And never stays to greet him ; Ay, quoth Jaques, [7] " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech " That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high. " His listkss length at noon-tide would be stretch. "' And pore upon the brook that babbles by." Gray's Elegy....
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Poetical selections, consisting of the most approved pieces of our best ...

Poetical selections - 1811 - 300 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...at the peep of dawn " Brushing with hasty steps the dew away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lwn. • There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech,...
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The Gleaner: A Series of Periodical Essays, Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1811
...morning with me: oft have these pain. visitants of the day-break met me, -as the poet sings it, At tlie peep of dawn, Brushing, with hasty steps, the dews...away, To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. There, while the morning lark alone has accompanied the song of praise, have I, in all the joyous tranquillity...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 pages
...tale 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...babbles by. 'Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove, Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, Or crazed...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...tale 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...the dews away To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. 100 "There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless...
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Two Poets of the Oxford Movement: John Keble and John Henry Newman

Rodney Stenning Edgecombe - Poetry - 1996 - 296 pages
...Gray's swain: If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, "Oft have we seen...the dews away "To meet the sun upon the upland lawn [" P "Mark'd them for his own" likewise echoes the phrasing of the Epitaph—"And Melancholy marked...
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