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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 Poetical Works

Thomas Gray - Presses, Issues of - 1826 - 134 pages
...Muttering his wayward fancies he would rove ; Now drooping, woful-wan, like one forlorn, Or crazed with care, or cross'd in hopeless love. " One morn...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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Elegant Extracts: Book V. Pindaric, Horatian, and other odes ; Book VI ...

English poetry - 1826
...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 in hopeless love. ' One morn I miss'd him on th' accustom'd hill, Along the heath, and near his favourite tree : Another came ; nor yet beside the...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...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 in hopeless love. ' One morn I miss'd him on the accustom'd hill, ' Along the heath, and near his favourite tree : ' Another came ; nor yet beside the...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 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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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 392 pages
...high, His listless length at noon-tide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. 11 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. 12 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 - 1829 - 407 pages
...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 rmss'd him on th' accustomed hill, Along the heath, and near his fav'rite tree, Another came, nor yet...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...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, 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 Comic Annual

Thomas Hood - English wit and humor - 1839
...the peep of dawn, Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, To meet the Reverend Vicar all in lawn ! One morn I miss'd him on the 'custom'd hill, Along the heath, and near his favourite tree ; Another came, nor yet beside the rill, Nor at the Magpie and the Stump was he ! The...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 2

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...high, His listless length at noon-tid< wou'd lie stretch. And pore upon the brook that babble* by. One morn I miss'd him on the custom'd hill, Along the heath, and near hii fav'ritc tree ; Another came ; nor yet beside the rill, Nor np the lawn, nor at the wood was hc.—EUgy....
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 240 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 in hopeless love. " One morn I miss'd him on th' accustom'd hill, Along the heath, and near his favourite tree ; Another came ; nor yet beside the...
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