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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 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 : N ow drooping, woful wan, like one forlorn, Or craz'd with care, or cross'd in hopeless love. One...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 29

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...stanza : Him h\ve we seen the greenwood side along. Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies he would rove ; Now drooping,...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 Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

Decorative arts - 1824
...stray'd, A stranger yet to pain, 1 feel the gales that from you blow A momentary bliss bestow. WEST SIDE. 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 crazed wish care, ur cross'd in hopeless love. One morn I miss'd him...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...high, " His listless length at noontide 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; " Now drooping, woful, wan, like one forlorn, " Or craz'd with care, or cross' d in hopeless love. " One morn, I miss'd...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the hrook that bubbles 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 lore. One morn I miss'd him...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...wood, now srailing as in scorn. Muttering his wayward fancies he would rove, Now drooping woful wan, d tells his tale Under the hawthorn in the dale. Strait mine eye hath caught 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 Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With Lord Byron's English ...

William Collins, Thomas Gray, James Beattie, George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1824 - 446 pages
...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 crazed with care, or cross'd in hopeless love. ' One morn I miss'd...
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Œuvres de M.J. Chénier ...: précédés d'une notice sur Chénier

Marie-Joseph Chénier - 1824
...And pore upon the brook that babbles by. « Hard by yon 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 in hopeless love, « One morn I miss'd him on the custom'd hill, «...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Elocution - 1825 - 299 pages
...so high, 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 ; 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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Œuvres de M.J. Chénier ...: précédés d'une notice sur Chénier

Marie-Joseph Chénier - 1824
...And pore upon the brook that babbles by. « Hard by von wood, now smiling as in scorn, « Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove; «Now drooping,...craz'd with care, or cross'd in hopeless love. « One mom I miss' d him on the custom' cl hill, « Along the heath, and near his favourite tree; « Ànother...
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