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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. "
Beauties of the British Poets ... - Page 137
by George Croly - 1850 - 395 pages
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 10

English poetry - 1795
...ftrctch, " And pore upon the brook that bubble* by. " Hard by-yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, " Muttering his wayward fancies he would rove, " Now...woful wan, like one forlorn, " Or craz'd with care, or crofs'd in hopelefs love. " One morn I mifs'd him on the cuftom'd hill, " Along the heath and near...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...the upland lawn [4]. " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, " His listless length at noontide would...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. f 4] Variation : — On the high brow of yonder hanging lawn. After which, in his first manuscript,...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...upon the upland lawn. " There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, " His listless length at noon-tide...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 Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...the upland lawn [44], " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, " His listless length at noontide would...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. [44] Variation:—On the high brow of yonder hanging lwn. After which, in the first manuscript, followed...
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1800
...think ' At ease reclin'd There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would...stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Many passages which powerfully appeal to the heart, and which may, indeed, be esteemed very striking...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...upon the upland lawn. 4 'There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, 'His listless length at noon-tide would...babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now smiling as In scorn, 'Mutt'ring his wayward fancies, he would rove; 4 Now drooping, woeful wan ! like one forlorn, ' Or...
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The Eve of San-Pietro: A Tale ...

Mary Anne Neri - Gothic fiction (Literary genre) - 1804
...root so higb, His listless length at noon-tide "would hcstrctchi And pore upon the brook that bubbles by. Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies he would rove, Now drooping woeful wan, like one forlorn,. Or craz'd with care, or cross'd in hopeless love." GHAY-. Viola entered...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1805
...along Under an oak, &c. " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech " That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, " His listless length at noon-tide...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by." Much marked of the melancholy .Tuques, Stood on the extremest verge of the swift brook, Augmenting...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...upon the upland lawn" There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, •" That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, " His listless length at noon-tide...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
...upon the upland lawn. " There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, " His listless length at noon-tide...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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