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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. "
Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ... - Page 206
by William Swinton - 1886 - 638 pages
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...tale relate ; If chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit, shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have...dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. " There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, " His...
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Mallet, Akenside, Gray, Lyttelton, Moore, Cawthorne, Churchill, Falconer ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...artless tale relate; If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoar law n. " There at the foot of yonder noddinsr beech That wreathes its old fantastic rooi< so high,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: W. Thompson, Blair ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...relate; If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, Ha;>ly t t q o o o r u u u u u u r;p s o u u u t o o%v u o o q o u+v,v"v#v$v ...v t v o o o u!vEvFvGv<v=v p t t u>v?v p p t t p p p t p p f There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, IT * ˇistless...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 15

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 644 pages
...the peep и f «lawn Brushing with hasty steps the dews away TJ meet the Sun upon the upland lawn. " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes...noon-tide would he stretch. And pore upon the brook that bubbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Muti'ring his wayward fancies he would rove...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1813
...a testament As worldlings do, giving thy sum of more 7 — — a* he lay along Under an oak, &c.] " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech " That wreathes...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by.'' Gray's Elegy. STEEVENS. * — — the big round tears &c.] It is said in one of the marginal notes...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...peep of dawn. " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech " That wreathes...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, " Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove ; " Now...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...artless tale relate ; If chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have...dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. " There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, " His...
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The poems, with critical notes; a life of the author; and an essay on his ...

Thomas Gray, John Mitford - 1816
...sepultos, Non nihil ad verum cunscia terra sapit." Mr. Wakefield cites Pope's Ep. to M. Blouut, ver. 72 : Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, '' Oft have...the dews away, To meet the sun upon the upland lawn: 100 VARIATIONS. Ver. 100. To meet the sun upon the uplan " On the high brow of yonder hanging lawn."...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...artless taie relate, If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate : Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have...the dews away, To meet the sun upon the upland lawn, " There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless...
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Poems and Letters of Thomas Gray: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings

Thomas Gray, William Mason - English poetry - 1820 - 527 pages
...artless tale relate ; If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have...the dews away To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless...
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