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" ... and bidding his beads for the souls of his benefactors, interred in that venerable pile that lies beneath him. Beyond it (the meadow still descending) nods a thicket of oaks that mask the building, and have excluded a view too garish and luxuriant... "
The Prosaic Garland: Consisting of Upwards of Two-hundred Pieces Selected ... - Page 39
by John Evans - 1807 - 260 pages
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...distinctly seen. In the bosom of the woods (concealed from prophane eyes) lie hid the ruins of Ncttely abbey; there may be richer and greater houses of religion,...man !) and bidding his beads for the souls of his benefactors, interred in that venerable pile that lies beneath him. Beyond it (the meadow still descending)...
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Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812
...distinctly seen. In the bosom of the woods (concealed from profane eyes) lie hid the ruins of Nettley Abbey ; there may be richer and greater houses of...religion, but the abbot is content with his situation. Sec thcre, at the top of that hanging meadow, under thr shade of those old trees that bend into a half...
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Classical English letter-writer: or, Epistolary selections designed to ...

Frank Elizabeth - 1814
...distinctly seen. In the bosom of the woods, concealed from profane eyes, lie hid the ruins of Nettely abbey. There may be richer and greater houses of religion,...but the abbot is content with his situation. See, at the top of that hanging meadow, under the shade of those old trees that B6 bend into a half circle...
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Classical English Letter-writer: Or, Epistolary Selections; Designed to ...

Elizabeth Frank - Letter-writing - 1814 - 368 pages
...distinctly seen. In the bosom of the woods, concealed from profane eyes, lie hid the ruins of Nettely-abbey. There may be richer and greater houses of religion,...but the abbot is content with his situation. See, at the top of that hanging meadovy, under the shade of those old trees thai bend into a half circle...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Electronic book - 1816 - 392 pages
...distinctly seen. In the bosom of the woods (concealed from profane eyes), lie hid'the rnitis of Netlley Abbey ; there may be richer and greater houses of...walking slowly (good man !}, and bidding his beads fur the souls of his benefactors, interred in that venerable pile that lies beneath him. Beyond it...
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Classical English Letter-writer, Or, Epistolary Selections: Designed to ...

English letters - 1816 - 321 pages
...a distance, > In the bosom of the woods, concealed from profane eyes, lie hid the ruins of Nettely abbey. There may be richer and greater houses of religion, but the abbot is content with his situation. See at the top of that hanging meadow, under the shade of those old trees that bend into a half circle...
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The British Prose Writers: Gray's letters

British prose literature - 1821
...distinctly seen. In the bosom of the woods (concealed from profane eyes) lie hid the ruins of Nettely abbey ; there may be richer and greater houses of...circle about it, he is walking slowly (good man !) and telling his beads for the souls of his benefactors, interred in that venerable pile that lies beneath...
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Poems and Letters of Thomas Gray: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings

Thomas Gray, William Mason - English literature - 1820 - 527 pages
...distinctly seen in the bosom of the woods (concealed from profane eyes) lie hid the ruins of Netteley Abbey ; there may be richer and greater houses of...man !) and bidding his beads for the souls of his benefactors, interred in that venerable pile that lies beneath him. Beyond it (the meadow still descending)...
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Letters of Thomas Gray: Two Volumes in One

Thomas Gray - Poets, English - 1820 - 244 pages
...distinctly seen. In the bosom of the woods (concealed from profane eyes) lie hid the ruins of Nettely abbey; there may be richer and greater houses of religion,...a half circle about it, he is walking slowly (good muni) and telling his beads for the souls of his benefactors, interred in that' venerable pile that...
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Classical English Letter Writer

1821 - 420 pages
...greater houses of religion, but the abbot is content with his situation. See, at the top of that banging meadow, under the shade of those old trees that bend...into a half circle about it, he is walking slowly, and bidding his beads for the souls of his benefactors, interred in the venerable pile that lies beneath...
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