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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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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 395 pages
...wayward fancies he would rove, Now drooping woful wan, like one forlorn, Or craz'd with care, or crossed in hopeless love, " One morn I miss'd him on the 'custom'd hill, Along the heath, and near his favourite tree, (IKAV . " The next with dirges due in sad array, Slow through the church-way path we...
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The Standard elocutionist; and gem-book of British authors, ed. by A. Cunningham

A. Cunningham - 1850
...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 Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1851 - 223 pages
...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...hill, Along the heath, and near his fav'rite tree ; no Another came ; nor yet beside the rill, Nor up the lawn, nor at the wood was he : " The next,...
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The speaker: or, Miscellaneous pieces selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield, James Pycroft - 1851
...smiling' as iri 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 on th' accustom'd hill, " Along the heath, and near his fav'rite tree ; " Another came, nor yet beside...
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A Book for a Corner, Or Selections in Prose and Verse from Authors the Best ...

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1852
...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 favorite tree : Another came ; nor yet beside the rill, Nor up the lawn, nor at the wood was he ; "...
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A Book for a Corner: Selections in Prose and Verse from Authors the Best ...

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1852 - 731 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 favorite tree : Another came; nor yet beside the rill, Nor up the lawn, nor at the wood was he ; "...
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A Book for a Corner: Or, Selections in Prose and Verse from ..., Volume 1

English literature - 1852
...yon wood, now smm^^s 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 favorite tree : Another came ; nor yet beside the till, Nor up the lawn, nor at the wood was he ; "...
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First collection of instructive extracts

Scottish school-book assoc - 1852
...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 aecustom'd hill, ' Along the heath, and near his favourite tree ; ' Another came ; nor yet beside the...
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The Class Book of Poetry

Class-book - Poetry - 1852 - 144 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 I miss'd him on the custom' d hill, Along the heath, and near his favourite tree : Another came ; nor yet beside the rill,...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1853 - 223 pages
...desiliunt tuse." Hor. Od. iii. 13. 15. " He lay along Under an oak, whose antique root peep'd out " 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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