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" There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high. His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. "Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Mutt'ring his wayward fancies... "
The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ... - Page 91
by Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...high, 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 wayward fancies, he would rove, Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, Or craz'd with care, or cross'd in hopeless love. "One morn I ruiss'd...
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Poétique anglaise, Volume 3

Albin Joseph U. Hennet - 1806
...» His listless length at noon-tide would he stretch, » And pore upon the brook that bubbles by. » Hard by yon wood , now smiling as in scorn , » Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove ; y> Now drooping woeful wan , like one forlorn , » Or craz'd with care, or cross'd in hopeless love....
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...high, ' His listless length at noontide would he stretch, ' And pore upon the brook that 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 craz'd with care, or cross'd in hopeless love. ' One morn I miss'd...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...upon th'e brook ifra,f bubbles by. ' £ ' ,,. .-: ' '-n .' iv :• - i'.-V. -.-.. ". , ' Hard by },on wood, now smiling, as In scorn, ° - ' ' Mutt,ring...his wayward fancies he would rove, ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, ' Or craz,d wkUSkre, or cross'd in hopeless loTC.' -"/'- * .•,' ji...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...done, ' Oft as the woodlark pip'd her farewell song, . ' With wistful eyes pursue the setting sun.* ' Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, ' Mutt'ring...wayward fancies he would ' rove ; ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, ' Or craz'd with care, or cross'd in hopeless love. * This stanza bas...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...at the peep of dawn, Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Mutt'ring his wayward fancies, he would rove : Vovr drooping, woeful wan! like one forlorn, Or craa'd with care, or croas'd in hopeless love. One...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 14

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 638 pages
...wood, now smiling as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies he would rove. Now drooping woful wan, like one forlorn, Or craz'd with care, or cross'd...on the custom'd hill, Along the heath and near his favourite tree; Another came ; nor yet beside the rill, Nor up the lawn, nor at the wood wa» he ;...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 15

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 644 pages
...wayward fancies he would rove ; Now drooping, wcieful wan, like one forlorn, Or craz'd with car«', or cross'd in hopeless love. " One morn I miss'd him...on the custom'd hill, Along the heath and near his fav'rlte tree: Another came; nor yet beside the rill, Nur up the lawn, nor at the wood was he. " The...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...high, " His listless length at noon-tide would he stretch, " And pore upon the brook that 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 craz'd with care, or cross'd in hopeless love. • " One morn T...
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A criticism on the Elegy written in a country church yard. Being a ...

John Young - Gray, Thomas, 1716-1771 - 1810 - 148 pages
...His listless length at noontide would he stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. XXVII. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, " Mutt'ring...wayward fancies, he would rove ; '* Now drooping, woeful, wan, like one forlorn, " Or craz'd with care, or cross'd in hopeless love. XXVIII. " One mom...
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