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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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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...peep of dawn, c 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 roots (b ' high, * His liftlefs length at noontide would he ' ftretch, * And pore upon the brook that babbles...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...hafty fteps the dew away * To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. 1 358 DESCRIPTIVE PIECES. BOOK VII. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, ' That wreathes its old fatuaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide would he Jtretcb, ( And pore upon the brook...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...peep of dawn, '•Drafting, 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 fo high, His lilllefs length at noontide would he ftretch, And pore upon the brook that babbies by. 'Hard by yon...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...the peep of dawn, Jrufhing, with hafty ftcps, 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 fo high, lis liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, And pore upon the brook that bubbles by. -lard by...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...at the peep of dawnk Brulhing with lully ftcps, 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 liftlcfs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, And pore upon the brook...
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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 that babbles...
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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 wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, " His listless length at noontide would he stretch, " And pore upon the brook...
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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, he would rove, " Now droopmg,...
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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 wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, " His listless length at noon-tide would he stretch, " And pore upon the .brook...
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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 its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook...
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