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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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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 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 noontide would he stretch, " And pore upon the brook...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...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 noontide would he stretch, " And pore upon the brook...
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Sequel to the English Reader, Or Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Authors - 1816 - 286 pages
...the 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 iantaftic roots fo high, His liftlefs length at noon.tide would he ilretch, And pour upon the brook...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...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 its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook...
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Select Plays of William Shakespeare: In Six Volumes. With the ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1820
...broad arrow with the forked head " Misses," &c. Steevens. 7 • as fie 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,, . j " And pore upon...
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Poems and Letters of Thomas Gray: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings

Thomas Gray, William Mason - English poetry - 1820 - 527 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 its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch. And pore upon the brook...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1821
...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 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 Wreath: A Collection of Poems from Celebrated English Authors

English poetry - 1821 - 259 pages
...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 its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1821 - 134 pages
...thy fate, — I Japly some hoary-headed swain may say, " Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech. That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high. His listless length at noontide would he streteh, And pore upon the brook...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 8

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...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 its old fantastic roots so high, • His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook...
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