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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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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...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, ' His...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 392 pages
...tale relate ; If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy fate, 9 Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have...the dews away, To meet the sun upon the upland lawn : 10 There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, 11 Hard by yon wood, now smiling, as in scorn, Mutt'ring...
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The Athenaeum and Literary Chronicle, Volume 1, Issues 63-92

1829
...at the peep of dairi, Brushing with hasty steps the dews nway, 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, Muttering his wayward fancies he would rove, Now drooping,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1829 - 407 pages
...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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Oeuvres completes de M. J. Chenier: precedees de notices ..., Volume 3

Marie-Joseph Chénier - 1829
...artless tale relaie; 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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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...at the peep of dawm Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. * ker», must have been employed in order to bring together...remotest comers of the world ! What a variety of lab * Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies he would rove ; Now drooping,...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 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 wreaths its old fantastic root so high, His listless...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...tale relate ; If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall inquire thy *ate : 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 listless...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1831 - 276 pages
...the peep of dam 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, Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove ; Now drooping,...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1832 - 295 pages
...fires. 24. For thee, who mindful of th' unhonored dead, Dost in these lines their artless tale relate, 25. Haply, some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft..." There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wreaths its old, fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore...
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