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" As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the bald top of an eminence ; Wonder to all who do the same espy, By what means it could thither come, and whence; So that it seems a thing endued with sense : Like a sea-beast crawled forth, that on... "
Poems by William Wordsworth: Including Lyrical Ballads, and the ... - Page 28
by William Wordsworth, Dorothy Wordsworth - 1815
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Poems from the Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1853 - 281 pages
...unawares : The oldest man he seemed that ever wore grey hairs. Asa huge stone is sometimes seen to He Couched on the bald top of an eminence ; Wonder to...endued with sense : \\ Like a sea-beast crawled forth, that on a shelf Of rock or sand reposeth, there to sun itself; Such seemed this Man, not all alive...
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The girl's first help to reading; or, Selections from the best authors, by T ...

Theodore Alors W. Buckley - 1854
...eye of heaven I saw a man before me unawares : The oldest man he seemed that ever wore gray haira. As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie, Couched...and whence ; So that it seems a thing endued with senso : Like a sea-beast crawled forth, that on a shelf Of rock or sand reposeth, there to sun itself....
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Pictures of Nature in the Silurian Region Around the Malvern Hills and Vale ...

Edwin Lees - Malvern Hills (England : Mountains) - 1856 - 336 pages
...northern precipice, seen in solitary dignity, it makes a bold appearance on the edge of the hill : " As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on...endued with sense : Like a sea-beast crawled forth, that on a shelf Of rock or sand reposeth, there to sun itself." Wordsworth. From very ancient times...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth: In Six Volumes, Volume 6

William Wordsworth - 1857
...picture compared with that produced by their being thus connected with, and opposed to, each other ! * As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on...on a shelf Of rock or sand reposeth, there to sun himself. Such seemed this Man ; not all alive or dead Nor all asleep, in his extreme old age. *******...
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The Earlier Poems of William Wordsworth: Corrected as in the Latest Editions ...

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1857 - 435 pages
...and down my fancy thus was driven, And I with these untoward thoughts had striven.— Edit. 1815. * As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on...endued with sense : Like a sea-beast crawled forth, that on a shelf Of rock or sand reposeth, there to sun itself ; Such seemed this Man, not all alive...
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the poetical works of william wordsworth

WILLIAM WORDSWOTH - 1858
...drew, He being all the while before me Ml in view. As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couch'd on the bald top of an eminence, Wonder to all who do the same espy By what means it could thither coiue, and whence, So that it seems a thing endued with sense : Like a sea-beast crawl'd forth, which...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth ...

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1858 - 496 pages
...drew. He being all the while before me full in view. As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couch'd on the bald top of an eminence, Wonder to all who do the same espy By what means it could thither corne, and wher."o, So that it seems a thing endued with sense : Like a sea-beast erawl'd forth, which...
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Select specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858
...eye of heaven, I saw a man before me unawares ; The oldest man he seemed that ever wore gray hairs. As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the bald top of an eminence ; Wonder to all that do the same espy, By what means it could thither come and whence, So that it seems a thing endued...
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Twelve lectures on the connection between science and revealed ..., Volume 1

Nicholas Patrick S. Wiseman (card, abp. of Westminster.) - 1859
...verify the beautiful description of the poet, — " As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couoh'd on the bald top of an eminence, Wonder to all who do the same espy, * Saussure, "Voyage dans les A Ipes," tom. iv. p. 414. Ure, "New System of Geology :" Lond. 1829, p....
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth: With a Life of the Author

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1864 - 532 pages
...saw a man before me unawares : The oldest man he seemed that ever wore grey hairs. As a huge atone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the bald top of...thither come, and whence, So that it seems a thing endned with sense : Like a sea-beast crawled forth, which on a shelf Of rock or sand reposeth, there...
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