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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. 'Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn... "
A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay - Page 194
edited by - 1897
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn, " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. " There,...babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, " Mutt'ringhiswaywardfancies, he wouldrove; " Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, " Orcraz'd...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...peep of dawn, * Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, * 1 o meet the sun upon the upland lawn. 4 'There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That...scorn, 'Mutt'ring his wayward fancies, he would rove; 4 Now drooping, woeful wan ! like one forlorn, ' Or craz'd with care, or cross'd in hopeless lovo '...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him, at the peep of dawn, " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, * To meet the sun upon the upland lawn" There...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Hark ' how the sacred calm, tbat breathes around, Bids every fierce tumultuous passion cease. In atill...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 304 pages
...hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn, " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. " There,...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. 146 " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, " Mutt'ring his wayward fancies, he would rove ; "...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...have we seen him at the peep of dawn ' Brushing with hasty steps the dews away ' To meet the sun upou the upland lawn. • ' There at the foot of yonder...his wayward fancies he would rove ; ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, ' Or craz'd with care, or cross'd in hopeless love. ' One morn I miss'd...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn, " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. " There,...his wayward fancies, he would rove; " Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, " Or craz'd with care, or cross'd in hopeless love. • " One morn T...
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W. Thompson, Blair, Lloyd, Green, Byrom, Dodsley, Chatterton, Cooper ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn Brushing with hasty steps the dews away To meet the Sun upon the upland lawn. " There...his wayward fancies he would rove ; Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, Or craz'd with care, or cross'd in hopeless love. " One morn I miss'd...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...swain may say — " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn. " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. " There...babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, " Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove ; " Now drooping, woful, wan, like one forlorn, " Or...
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The poems, with critical notes; a life of the author; and an essay on his ...

Thomas Gray, John Mitford - 1816
...147: " On airy uplands met the piercing gale.' Compare also Lucan, Phars. iii. 232. VOL. I. • B. ; There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wreathes...babbles by. Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, 105 Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove ; VARIATIONS. Ver. 106. He twmW] Would he, Ms. M. and...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, To meet the sun upon the upland lawn, " There,...And pore upon the brook that babbles by. " Hard by you wood, now smiling as in scorn. Muttering his wayward fancies he would rove, Now droopmg, woful,...
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