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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. "
Arundines Cami: Sive, Musarum Cantabrigiensium Lusus Canori - Page 220
by Henry Drury - 1851 - 361 pages
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The Union: Or Select Scots and English Poems

Thomas Warton - Dialect poetry, Scottish - 1753 - 164 pages
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away, ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, ' And...
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1753 - 164 pages
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Brufhing with haity fteps the dews away, ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech r * That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide wou'd he ftretch,...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - English poetry - 1755 - 378 pages
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide wou'd he ftretch, * And...
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Ajax His Speech to the Grecian Knabbs, from Ovid's Metam. Lib.XIII ...

Ovid - 1755 - 306 pages
...or lonely contemplation leads ome kindred spirit to inquire thy fate ; >ly somę hoary-headed sage may say,— Oft' have we seen him, at the peep of dawn, ishing, with hasty steps, the dews away, i'o meet the judges, at the court in town. zre, at the foot...
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The Union: Or, Select Scots and English Poems

1759 - 168 pages
...fay, ' Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Bruflung with hafty dews away, ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide woii'd he ftretch, ' And...
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The Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - English poetry - 1762 - 292 pages
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away, < To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech < That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, < And...
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The art of poetry on a new plan, illustrated with a great variety of ...

Art - 1762 - 292 pages
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn < Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away, ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech i That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, i His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch,...
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A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes, Volume 4

English poetry - 1765 - 414 pages
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn c Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away * To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. * There at the foot of yonder nodding beech * That rears its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, * And pore...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765 - 416 pages
...Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn * Brufhing with Jiafty fteps the dews away * To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. * There at the foot of yonder nodding beech c That rears its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, c...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English essays - 1767 - 294 pages
...Oft have we feen him, at the peep of dawn, Bruming, with hatty fleps, the dews away, To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wriths its old fantaftic roots fo high, His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, And pore...
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