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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. "
Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain ... - Page 1958
by John Claudius Loudon - 1838 - 6 pages
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...peep of dawn " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn [4]. " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That...fantastic roots so high, " His listless length at noontide would he stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. f 4] Variation : — On the high brow...
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The British poetical miscellany

British poetical miscellany - 1805
...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 noontide would he ftretch, " And pore upon the brook...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...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...roots so high, " His listless length at noon-tide would he stretch, " And pore upon the .brook that babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...peep of dawn " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn [44], " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That...fantastic roots so high, " His listless length at noontide would he stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. [44] Variation:—On the high brow of...
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1800
...the glade, Beside some water's rushy brink, With me the Muse shall sit, and think ' At ease reclin'd There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes...fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Many passages which powerfully appeal to...
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The temple of Apollo, being a selection of the best poems, from the most ...

Apollo - 1800
...done, " Oft as the wood-lark pip'd her farewell long, '- \\ ith wifhful eyes purfue the felting fun. ' There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, " Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, " Muttermg his wayward fancies,...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...peep of dawn, * Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, * 1 o meet the sun upon the upland lawn. 4 'There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, « That...fantastic roots so high, 'His listless length at noon-tide would he stretch, 'And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now smiling as In scorn,...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...the high brow of yonder hanging lawn. After which, in the first manuscript, followed this stanza : " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That...fantastic roots so high, " His listless length at noontide would he stretchi " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 7

Great Britain - 1804
...atthepecpof d:iwn " Brufhing with haily fteps the dews away " To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech " That wreathes its old lanuftic roots fo high, " His lidiéis length at noontide would lie (treten, " Aüd pore upon the brook...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1805
...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...roots so high, " His listless length at noon-tide would he stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by." Much marked of the melancholy .Tuques,...
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