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" And the scene, where his melody charm'd me before, Resounds with his sweet-flowing ditty no more. My fugitive years are all hasting away, And I must ere long lie as lowly as they, With a turf on my breast, and a stone at my head, Ere another such grove... "
The Life and Works of William Cowper: Now First Completed by the ... - Page 9
by William Cowper, William Hayley - 1835
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The Public Characters, Volume 2

Biography - 1799
...they, With a turf at my bread, and a ftdne at my head, lire another fuch grove fifes up in. its flead. The change both my heart and my fancy employs; I reflect on" the frailly of man and his joys; Short liv'das we are, yetour pleafures, we.feej Have a ftill fhorter date,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800
...they, With a turf at my breaft, and a ftone at my head, Ere another fuch grove rifes up in its Head. The change both my heart and my fancy employs; I reflect on the frailty of man and Jiis joys ; Short-liv'd as we are, yet our pleafures, we fee, Have a ftill fhorter date, and die fooner...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1806
...fugitive years are all hasting away, And I must ere long lie as lowly as they, "With a ttrrf On my breast, and a sto'ne at my head; Ere another Such grove shall arise in its stead. 'Tis a sight to engage me, if any thing can, To mtise on the perishing pleasures of man; Though his...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...My fugitive years are all hasting away, And I must ere long lie as lowly as they, With a turf on my breast, and a stone at my head, Ere another such grove shall arise in its stead. 'Tis a sight to engage me, if any thing can, To muse on the perishing pleasures of man ; Though his...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...My fugitive years are all hasting away, And I must ere long lie as lowly as they, With a turf on my breast, and a stone at my head' Ere another such grove shall arise in its stead. 'Tis a sight to engage me, if any thing can, To muse on the perishing pleasures of man; Though his...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1808
...My fugitive years are all hasting away, And I must ere long lie as lowly as they, With a turf on my breast, and a stone at my head, Ere another such grove shall arise in it's stead. 'Tis a sight to engage me, if any thing can, To muse on the perishing pleasures of man...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper, Richard Westall - 1810 - 368 pages
...My fugitive years are all hasting away, And I must ere long lie as lowly as they, With a turf on my breast, and a stone at my head, Ere another such grove shall arise in it's stead. Tis a sight to engage me, if any thing can, To muse on the perishing pleasures of man ;...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1810
...years are all hasting away, And I must ere long lie as lowly as they, With a turf on my breast_and a stone at my head, Ere another such grove shall arise in it's stead. Tis a sight to engage me, if any thing can, To muse on the perishing pleasures of man ;...
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Poetical selections, consisting of the most approved pieces of our best ...

Poetical selections - 1811 - 300 pages
...as lowly as they; With a turf at my breast, and a stone at my head) Ere another such grove rises up in its stead. The change both my heart and my fancy...employs; I reflect on the frailty of man and his joys; Short liv'd as we are, yet our pleasures we see Have a still shorter date, and die sooner than we....
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Poems

William Cowper - 1812
...My fugitive years are all hasting away, And I must ere long lie as lowly as they, With a turf on my breast, and a stone at my head, Ere another such grove shall arise in it's stead. 'Tis a sight to engage me, if any thing can, To muse on the perishing pleasures of man;...
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