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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 Visitor: Or, Monthly Instructor

Christianity - 1840
...season has Gray delineated as the favourite resort of the " youth to fortune and to fame unknown." " There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wreathes...noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that bubbles by." Which of the glorious tints that dye the woods with more than rainbow splendour, can exceed...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 118 pages
...at the 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. " Him have we seen the greenwood side along, While o'er the heath we hied, our labour done, Oft as...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - Elocution - 1841 - 364 pages
...peep of dawn', | Brushing, with hasty step, the dews away, | To meet the sun upon the upland lawn,. | There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech' , | that...would he stretch', | And pore upon the brook that bubbles by,. | Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn', | Mutt'ring Ais wayward fancies, he would...
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Readings in poetry: a selection from the best English poets, from Spenser to ...

Readings - 1843
...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...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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The American Class-reader: Containing a Series of Lessons in Reading; with ...

George Willson - American literature - 1844 - 288 pages
...Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate ; — 25 Haply, some hoary-headed swain may say, 26 " There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That...stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. 27 " Hard by yon wood, now smiling, as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove ; Now...
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The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With a Memoir of Each

William Collins - English poetry - 1844 - 308 pages
...artless tale relate ; If chance, hy lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred Spirit shall inquire thy fata, 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 heech That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...tale relate ; If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate ; ell (Jf Jura's shore, its parent sea ! But softer...the deep, The Mermaid's sweet sea-soothing lay, Tha There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...tale relate ; If chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate ; ply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen...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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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...tale relate; If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate; Maply There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless...
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Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

Thomas Gray - 1845 - 11 pages
...of dawn, Brushing, with hasty steps, the dews away, To meet the Sun upon the upland lawn. XXV. r " There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wreathes...stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. 4 XXVI. r " Hard by yon wood, now smiling, as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove...
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