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" Where the thin harvest waves its withered ears; Rank weeds, that every art and care defy, Reign o'er the land and rob the blighted rye... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 128
1808
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The works of George Crabbe, Volume 1

George Crabbe - 1816
...shed ? Can their light tales your weighty griefs o'erpower, Or glad with airy mirth the toilsome hour? Lo ! where the heath, with withering brake grown o'er Lends the light turf that warms the neighbouring puor ; From thence a length of burning sand appears, Where the thin harvest waves its wither'd ears;...
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The London Magazine, Volume 3

1821
...Repulsive objects (or those which are painted so) do not conciliate affection, or soften the heart. bo ! r pride. As an instance of the cnriosa.felicitas wann« the neighbouring poor : From thence a length of burning sand appears, Where the thin harvest...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe: With His Letters and ..., Volume 2

George Crabbe - 1834 - 336 pages
...the §cene of the poet's nativity and boyish days. See ante, Vol. I. p. 10.] (2) [" This is a line description of that peculiar sort of barrenness which...sandy and thinly inhabited shores of the channel." — JEFFREY.] Want only claim'd the labour of the day, But vice now steals his nightly rest away. Where...
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The Life of the Rev. George Crabbe, LL.B.

George Crabbe - 1834 - 311 pages
...The Village " was copied, in every touch, from the scene of the Poet's nativity and boyish days : " Lo ! where the heath, with withering brake grown o'er, Lends the light tui'f that warms the neighbouring poor; From thence a length of burning sand appears, Wh-3re the thin...
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The Boston Miscellany of Literature and Fashion, Volume 2

1842
...fears, The lame, the blind, and far the happiest they, The moping idiot and the madman gay. * * * * Lo ! where the heath, with withering brake grown o'er, Lends the light turf that warms the neighboring poor, And la the ragged infant threaten war, There poppies nodding mock the hope of toil,...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 60

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1859
...been described by the poet himself, in lines to whoso force and minuteness nothing can be added: — " Lo ! where the heath, with withering brake grown o'er, Lends the light turf that warms the neighboring poor ; From thi'iicc a length of burning sand appears, Where the thin harvest wave» its...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review by Francis Jeffrey, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...matron pale, whose trembling hand Turns on the wretched hearth th' expiring brand." — p. 8 — ID. We shall only give one other extract from this poem...of the Channel ; — " Lo ! where the heath, with with 'ring brake grown o'er, Lends the light turf that warms the neighbouring poor; From thence a length...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - Edinburgh review (1802) - 1846 - 762 pages
...matron pale, whose trembling hand Turns on the wretched hearth Ih' expiring brand." f pp. 8 — 10. We shall only give one other extract from this poem;...along the sandy and thinly inhabited shores of the Chaunel : — " Lo' where the heath, wiih wiih'ring brake grown o'er, [poor | Ijpnds the liuhl turf...
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Thoughts on the Poets

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - English poetry - 1846 - 318 pages
...childhood's fears, The lame, the blind, and far the happiest they, The moping idiot and the madman gay. 8* Lo ! where the heath , with withering brake grown o'er, Lends the light tnrf that warms the neighbouring poor, From thence a length of burning sand appears, Where the thin...
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The Life and Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1847 - 587 pages
...Village " was copied, in every touch, from the scene of the Poet's nativity and boyish day» : — " Lo! where the heath, with withering brake grown o'er, Lends the light turf that warms the neighltouring poor ; From thence a length of burning sand appears, Where the thin harve.it waves ils...
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