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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. "
Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ... - Page 200
by William Swinton - 1882 - 678 pages
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The Wreath: A Collection of Poems from Celebrated English Authors

English poetry - 1821 - 259 pages
...at the peep of dawn, Brushing with hasty steps, the dews away, To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wreathes...stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Hard by yon wood, now smiling, as in scorn, Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove : Now drooping,...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1821
...broad arrow with the forked head " Misses," &c. STEEVENS. 7 — as he lay along Under an oak, &c.] " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech " That wreathes...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by." Gray's Elegy. STEEVENS. 8 The wretched animal heav'd forth such groans, That their discharge did stretch...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 8

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...artless tale relate ; If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have...the dews away To meet the Sun upon the upland lawn. " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, • His...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1823 - 373 pages
...artless tale relate, If chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit should inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have...dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn, &c." Nothing can be conceived more truly ridiculous, in reading this passage, than quitting the melancholy...
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Noontide leisure; or, Sketches in summer

Nathan Drake - 1824
...very spirit of the Roman bard, has given us of his minstrel-youth " to fortune and to fame unknown." " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes...stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by." It is the pre-disposition which scenery of this kind, and at such an hour, gives to the empire of fancy...
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Noontide Leisure: Or, Sketches in Summer, Outlines from Nature and ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1824
...spirit of the Roman bard, has given us of his minstrel-youth " to fortune and to fame unknown." « " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes...stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by." It is the pre-disposition which scenery of this kind, and at such an hour, gives to the empire of fancy...
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The poetical works of Collins, Gray and Beattie: with lord Byron's English ...

William Collins - 1824
...at the peep of dawn Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes...stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove ; Now drooping,...
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Noontide Leisure: Or, Sketches in Summer, Outlines from Nature ..., Volumes 1-2

Nathan Drake - 1824
...very spirit of the Roman bard, has given us of his minstrel-youth " to fortune and to fame unknown." " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes...stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by." It is the pre-<lisposition which scenery of this kind, and at such an hour, gives to the empire of...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...artless tale relate; If chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate : id, which there amidst them Who can arcad, what creature...goddess graced With heavenly gifts from heaven first en " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless...
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œUvres de M.J. Chénier ...: précédés d'une notice sur Chénier, Volume 3

Marie-Joseph Chénier, Antoine-Vincent Arnault - 1824
...artless tale relate; If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate : Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, « Oft have...dews away , « To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. «There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, « That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high , «...
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