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" No goblins lead their nightly crew: The female fays shall haunt the green, And dress thy grave with pearly dew ! The redbreast oft, at evening hours, Shall kindly lend his little aid, With hoary moss, and gathered flowers, To deck the ground where thou... "
The Poetical Works of William Collins: With Memoirs of the Author; and ... - Page 97
by William Collins, John Langhorne - 1781 - 184 pages
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1178 pages
...pour Their notes through the noon of the year. A. JAMES G. CLARKE — The Wood Rabin. The redbreast What Will lie Do With It t Bk. I. Ch. VI. I would I were a cigarett moss, and gathered flowers, To deck the ground where thou art laid. t. WILLIAM COLLINS — Odes. Dirge...
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English Synonyms and Antonyms, with Notes on the Correct Use of Prepositions

James Champlin Fernald - English language - 1896 - 564 pages
...EXAMPLES. At church, with meek and unaffected grace. His looks the venerable place. The red breast oft, at evening hours, Shall kindly lend his little aid, With hoary moss, and gathered flowers, To the ground where thou art laid. .. aflVont 37 aim AFFRO1VT (page 24)....
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English Lyrics: Chaucer to Poe, 1340-1809

William Ernest Henley - English poetry - 1897 - 412 pages
...nightly crew : The female fays shall haunt the green, And dress thy grave with pearly dew. The red-breast oft at evening hours Shall kindly lend his little aid, With hoary moss and gather'd flowers, To deck the ground where thou art laid. i howling winds and beating rain...
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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...nightly crew ; But female fays shall haunt the green, And dress thy grave with pearly dew. The redbreast oft at evening hours Shall kindly lend his little aid, With hoary moss and gather'd flowers To deck the ground where thou art laid. When howling winds and beating rain...
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Gray's English Poems: Original, and Translated from the Norse and Welsh

Thomas Gray - 1898 - 290 pages
...shall bring Each opening sweet of earliest bloom, And rifle all the breathing spring. The redbreast oft, at evening hours, Shall kindly lend his little aid, With hoary moss, and gathered flowers To deck the ground where thou art laid." That Gray had read these stanzas...
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Outline History of English and American Literature: For Use in Colleges and ...

Charles Frederick Johnson - American literature - 1900 - 552 pages
...crew : The female fays shall haunt the green, And dress thy grave with pearly dew : " The redbreast oft, at evening hours, Shall kindly lend his little aid, With hoary moss and gathered flowers, To deck the ground where thou art laid. " When howling winds and beating...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1901
...nightly crew; The female fays shall haunt the green, And dress thy grave with pearly dew. The redbreast oft. at evening hours, Shall kindly lend his little aid, With hoary moss and gathered flowers, To deck the ground where thou art laid. When howling winds and beating rain...
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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1901 - 1084 pages
...nightly crew ; The female fays shall haunt the green, And dress thy grave with pearly dew. The redbreast oft at evening hours Shall kindly lend his little aid, With hoary moss, and gather'd flowers, To deck the ground where thou art laid. When howling winds, and beating...
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The English Poets

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1901
...nightly crew : The female fays shall haunt the green, And dress thy grave with pearly dew I The redbreast oft, at evening hours, Shall kindly lend his little aid, With hoary moss, and gathered flowers, To deck the ground where thou art laid When howling winds and beating rain,...
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A History of English Literature

E. J. Mathew - English literature - 1901 - 534 pages
...crew ; The female fays shall haunt the green, And dress thy grave with pearly dew. " The redbreast oft at evening hours Shall kindly lend his little aid, With hoary moss and gather' d flowers, To deck the ground where thou art laid." A curious piece of criticism that...
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