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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 Works of Thomas Gray, Esq

Thomas Gray, William Mason - Poetics - 1827 - 446 pages
...at the peep of dawu 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...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 scorn,...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...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, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...dawn, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. " There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wreathes its old, fantastic roots so high, I " Hard by yon wood, now smiling, as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove; Now drooping,...
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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...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 National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 pages
...peep of dawi\ ' ' Brushing, with hasty steps, the dews away, To meet the sun upon the upland lavm. " 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 hrook that babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling, as in scorn,...
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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...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 scorn,...
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Oeuvres completes de M. J. Chenier: precedees de notices ..., Volume 3

Marie-Joseph Chénier - 1829
...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 uoou-tide would be stretch, « And pore upon the brook that babbles by. • Hard DT TOO wood, now smiling...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 3

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...Shahtpeare. The babbling echo mocks the hounds. Id. The babbling echo had descried his face. Aidant. There at the foot of yonder nodding beech. That wreathes its old fantastic root so high. His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that bubbles...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 pages
...him 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 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 scorn,...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...the peep of dawn Brushing with hasty steps the dews away To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. 100 "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 scom,...
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