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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 134
by Thomas Gray - 1775 - 136 pages
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The Union: Or Select Scots and English Poems ...

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1753 - 144 pages
...at the foot of yonder nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, ' And pore upon...fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove, ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, 1 Or craz'd with care, or Crofs'd in hopelefs...
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1753 - 144 pages
...nodding beech r * That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide wou'd he ftretch, ' And pore upon the 'brook that babbles...fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he wcu'd rove, ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, ' Or craz'd with care, or crofs'd in hcpeleis...
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1753 - 144 pages
...That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length at noontide would he flretch, 4 And pore upon the brook that babbles by. * Hard by...fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove, ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, • Or craz'd with care, or crofs'd in hopelefs...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - English poetry - 1755
...nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide wou'd he ftretch, * And pore upon the brook that babbles...fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove; ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, ' Or craz'd with care, or crofs'd in hopelefs...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1758
...nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftick roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide wou'd he ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcora, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove ; ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn,...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1758
...liftlefs length at noon-tide wou'd he ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. AS ' Hard ' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove ; * Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, ' Or craz'd with care, or crofs'd in hopelefs...
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The Union: Or, Select Scots and English Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Warton - Dialect poetry, Scottish - 1759 - 152 pages
...nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide woii'd he ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'i ing MS wayward fancies he would rove, ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, ' Or craz'd...
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The Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - English poetry - 1762 - 252 pages
...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 pore upon...in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would tove, ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, ' Or craz'd with care, or crofs'd in hopel&fs love,...
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Poems

Robert Lloyd - English poetry - 1762 - 277 pages
...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...babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, " Mutt' ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove ; " Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, " Or...
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The art of poetry on a new plan, illustrated with a great variety of ...

Art - 1762
...high, i His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, i And pore upon the brook that babbles by. i Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, • Mutt'ring his wayward fancies'he would rove, ' One morn I mifs'd him on th' accuftom'd hill, i Along the heath, and near...
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