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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. "
Poems by Mr. Gray - Page 147
by Thomas Gray - 1768 - 187 pages
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1758
...peep of dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away • To meet the fun upon the upland land. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftick roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide wou'd he ftretch, ' And pore upon the...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1758
...the peep of dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away ' To meet the fun upon the upland land. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftick roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide wou'd he ftretch, ' And pore upon the...
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Poems

Robert Lloyd - English poetry - 1762 - 277 pages
...properabat faepius ortum, Summaque tendebat per juga laetus her. Saepe " There at the foot of younder nodding beech " That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, " His liftlefs length at noon- tide would he ftretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. tc 41 Hard by yon wood, now...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 27

Books - 1763
...polHhed and harmonious Gray has been Co ftrangely impolite, as to draw the following picture of himfelf. There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wreathes its old fantallic roots fo high, Ilis liftlcfs length at noon-tide would he llretch. And pore upon the brook...
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Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1768 - 119 pages
...the peep of dawn ' Brufliing 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 fantafUc roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftreteh» ' And pore upon the brook...
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Elegia inglese ... sopra un cimitero di campagna, trasportata in verso ital ...

Thomas Gray - 1772
...peep of dawn Brushing 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 fohigh, His liillefs length at noontide Would he ftretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by ....
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

English literature - 1773 - 376 pages
...him at the peep of dawn Bruming 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 fantallic roots fo high, His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch,. And pore upon the brook...
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Poems

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1778 - 158 pages
...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 root fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he flretch, * And pore upon the brook that babbles...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 4

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1782
...yonder hanging lawn. After which, in the tuft manufcript, followed this ftanza : ' There at the'foot of yonder nodding beech, ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His lifllefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by...
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...Now drooping, woeful, wan, like one forlorn, * Or craz'd with care, or crofs'd in hopelefs * love.' 4 There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, f His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, 4 And pore upon the brook that babbles by.' Thefe...
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