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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 Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...peep of dawn, ' Brushing with ha.sty 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 lie stretch, ' * And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now smiling as...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 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. Hark ' how the sacred calm, tbat breathes...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...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...fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, AMI! pore upon the brook that habbles by. *' Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in...
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Poétique anglaise, Volume 3

Albin Joseph U. Hennet - 1806
...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 bubbles by. » Hard by yon wood , now smiling as...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 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. 146 " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...peep of dawn ' Brushing with hasty steps the dews away ' To meet the sun upou the upland lawn. • ' 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. ' Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...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...roots so high, ' His listless length at noon-tide would he stretch, ' And pore upon the brook that bubbles by. « Him have we seen the greenwood side...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...at the peep of dawn, Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, To meet the sun upon the upland lawn ; news is in the fetter fouhn ; The carrier's not commlssion'd to expound. It speak; itsel llnVoucffi length at noon-tide would lie stretch, And pore upon the brook that bubbles by. Han! hv...
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A criticism on the Elegy written in a country church yard. Being a ...

John Young - Gray, Thomas, 1716-1771 - 1810 - 148 pages
...of dawn, " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. XXVI. " 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. XXVII. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...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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