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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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The poems, with critical notes; a life of the author; and an essay on his ...

Thomas Gray, John Mitford - 1816
...now smiling as in scorn] " Yet at my parting sweetly did she smile _M scorn." Shakspearc's Sonnets. Now drooping, woeful-wan, like one forlorn, Or craz'd...hill, Along the heath, and near his fav'rite tree ; IK) Another came ; nor jet beside the rill, Nor up the lawn, nor at the wood was he : " The next,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1817 - 407 pages
...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 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 him...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 407 pages
...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 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 him...
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Poems and Letters of Thomas Gray: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings

Thomas Gray, William Mason - English literature - 1820 - 527 pages
...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 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 him...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 407 pages
...now smiling, as in scorn, Mutt' ring his wayward fancies he would rove ; Kow drooping, woeful, wan, like one forlorn, Or craz'd with care or cross'd in hopeless love. One morn 1 miss'd him on th' aceustom'd hill, Along the heath, and n<;ar his fav'rite tree, Another came, nor...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott (teacher, Edinburgh.) - Elocution - 1819 - 360 pages
...listless length at noontide would he stretch) And pore upon the brook that babbles by. * Hard by yon wpod, 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 hopless love. One morn 1 miss'd him...
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The Poems of Thomas Gray: Embellished with Engravings from the Designs of ...

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1821 - 134 pages
...labour 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...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 was he : "...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1821 - 134 pages
...labour 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...cross'd in hopeless love. " One morn I miss'd him on the custoin'd hill, Along the heath, and near his favourite tree; Another came ; nor yet beside the rill,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 8

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...wood, now smiling as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies he would rove, Now drooping woeful wan, like one forlorn, Or craz'd with care, or cross'd...on the 'custom'd hill, Along the heath and near his farourite tree ; Another came; nor yet beside the rill, Nor up the lawn, nor at the wood was he : "...
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The Wreath: A Collection of Poems from Celebrated English Authors

English poetry - 1821 - 259 pages
...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 he would rove : Now drooping, woful wan, like one forlorn, Or craz'd with care, or cross'd in hopeless love. One morn I miss'd him...
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