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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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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Elocution - 1825 - 299 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 its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noon-tide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook...
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Elegant Extracts: Book V. Pindaric, Horatian, and other odes ; Book VI ...

English poetry - 1826
...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 noon-tide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, with notes original and ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1826
...Torriano's Diet. 4 Barbed arrows. 5 Gray, in his Elegy, has availed himself of this passage :— ' 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 Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Merchant of Venice. As you like ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...Torriano's Diet. * Barbed arrows. 5 Gray, in his Elegy, has availed himself of this passage : — ' 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

Thomas Gray - Presses, Issues of - 1826 - 134 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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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 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 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 its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook...
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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,...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

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 its old, fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the hrook...
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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 its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And -pore upon the brook...
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