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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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McGuffey's Newly Revised Rhetorical Guide: Or, Fifth Reader of the Eclectic ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Electronic book - 1853 - 480 pages
...high, His listless length, at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that bubbles by. 27. 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. 28. One morn, I miss'd...
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Elegy Written in Country Churchyard and Other Poems

Thomas Gray - Elegiac poetry, English - 1853 - 186 pages
...Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove ; Now drooping, woeful, wan, like one forlorn, XXV&& " 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, XXfiX " The next, with dirges due, in sad...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1853 - 223 pages
...13. 15. " He lay along Tinder an oak, whose antique root peep'd o-ut " Hard by yon wood, now smifing as in scorn. Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove ; Now drooping, woful-wan, like one forlorn, Or eraz'd with care, or eross'd in hopeless love. " One morn I miss'd...
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The book of celebrated poems

Book - 1854 - 448 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...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. " The...
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Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introd. Observations

George Croly (Rev., ed) - 1854
...wayward fancies he would rove, Now drooping woful wan, like one forlorn, Or craz'd with care, or crossed in hopeless lov'e. "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 up the lawn, nor at the wood was he ; A...
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An Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

Thomas Gray - Poetry, English - 1854 - 46 pages
...stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. . ^-ЧТЯГ, -'-I, . . =КГ " ' '..'.-•,--, " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Mutt'ring...his wayward fancies he would rove ; Now drooping, woful-wan, like one forlorn, ( )r craz'd witli care, or cross'd in hopeless love. " One morn I miss'd...
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Post-structuralist Readings of English Poetry

C. Norris Machin - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 406 pages
...the nearest he comes to filling a role within the rural society is as the village idiot: Muttering his wayward fancies he would rove; Now drooping, woeful-wan,...Or craz'd with care, or cross'd in hopeless love. This "rustic" poet too is an outsider, rapt in himself like Gray in the churchyard, yet distanced from...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 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 crazed with care, or cross'd in hopeless love. 'One morn I miss'd...
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Rereading Russian Poetry

Stephanie Sandler - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 365 pages
...now smiling as in scorn, 105 "Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove, "Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, "Or craz'd with care, or cross'd...hill, "Along the heath and near his fav'rite tree; i io "Another came; nor yet beside the rill, "Nor up the lawn, nor at the wood was he, "The next with...
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November: Lincoln's Elegy at Gettysburg

Kent Gramm - History - 2001 - 344 pages
...so high, His listless Length at Noontide wou'd 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 wou'd rove, Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, Or craz'd with Care, or cross'd in hopeless...
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