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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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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 its old fantastic roots so high, ' His listless length at noontide would he stretch, ' And pore upon the brook...
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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 fantastic roots so high, llnVoucffi length at noon-tide would lie stretch, And pore upon the brook...
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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 its old fantastic roots so high, ' His listless length at noon-tide would he stretch, ' And pore upon the brook...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1810
...herd, Full of the pasture, jumps along by him. And never stays to greet him ; Ay, quoth Jaques, [7] " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech " That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high. " His listkss length at noon-tide would be stretch. "' And pore upon the brook...
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A Criticism of the Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

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 wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, " His listless length at noontide would he stretch, " And pore upon the brook...
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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 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 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 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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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 15

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 644 pages
...the peep и f «lawn Brushing with hasty steps the dews away TJ 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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Poetical selections, consisting of the most approved pieces of our best ...

Poetical selections - 1811 - 300 pages
...peep of dawn " Brushing with hasty steps the dew away, " To meet the sun upon the upland l«wn. •« There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That wreathes its old fantastic root so high, " His listless length at noon-tide would he stretch, " And pore upon the brook...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1813
...a testament As worldlings do, giving thy sum of more 7 — — a* he lay along Under an oak, &c.] " 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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