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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 British Poets: With a Few Introductory Observations...

George Croly - English poetry - 1849 - 395 pages
...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. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies he would rove, Now drooping...
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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - Elocution - 1849 - 432 pages
...peep of dawn, Brushing, with hasty steps, the dews away, 20 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. 25 " Hard by yon wood, now smiling, as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove ; Now...
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The Grammar School Reader: Containing the Essential Principles of Elocution ...

Salem Town - Readers - 1850 - 360 pages
...relies ; Some pious drops the closing eye requires ; E'en from the tomb the voice of nature cries, E'en in our ashes live their wonted fires. 24. For thee,...noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that bubbles by. 27. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies, he would...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...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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Grammar School Reader ...

Salem Town - Readers - 1851 - 360 pages
...relies; Some pious drops the closing eye requires; E'en from the tomb the voice of nature cries, E'en in our ashes live their wonted fires. 24. For thee,...the sun upon the upland lawn. 26. " There, at the toot of yonder nodding beech, That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1851 - 429 pages
...steps, the dews away, Haply, some hoary-headed swain may say, 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. Now drooping, woful wan, like one forlorn, " Hard by yon wood, now smiling, as in scorn, Mattering...
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The Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - Readers - 1851 - 408 pages
...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. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove; Now drooping,...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 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 we...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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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 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 we...the dews away To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. 100 "There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless...
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Two Poets of the Oxford Movement: John Keble and John Henry Newman

Rodney Stenning Edgecombe - Poetry - 1996 - 296 pages
...of Gray's swain: If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, "Oft have we...the dews away "To meet the sun upon the upland lawn [" P "Mark'd them for his own" likewise echoes the phrasing of the Epitaph—"And Melancholy marked...
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