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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 134
by Thomas Gray - 1775 - 136 pages
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands, Volume 4

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1765
...There at the foot of yonder nodding beech * That rears its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, * And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Hard * Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, * Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove ; ' Now...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wriths its old fantaftic roots fo high, His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Hrud by yon wood, now fmiling, as in fcorn, Mutt'ring his wayward fancies, he wou'd rove ; Now Now...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ltretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Hard l,y yon wood, now fmiling, as in fcorn, Mutt'ring his wayward fancies, he wou'd rove ; Now I Jfow drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, Or craz'd with care, or crofVd in hopelefs...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1770
...at the foot of yonder nodding beech * That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, • And pore upon the brook that babbles by. A 3 < Hard * Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove...
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Elegia inglese ... sopra un cimitero di campagna, trasportata in verso ital ...

Thomas Gray - 1772
...upland lawn There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fohigh, His liillefs length at noontide Would he ftretch,...by yon wood now fmiling as in fcorn , Mutt'ring his w ay ward fancies he would rove > Now drooping, woeful wan , like one forlorn , Or craz'd vvith care...
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

English literature - 1773 - 376 pages
...There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantallic roots fo high, His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch,. And pore upon...babbles by. Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, Muu'ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove ; Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, Or craz'd...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Lloyd, A. M.: To which is Prefixed an ..., Volume 2

Robert Lloyd - 1774
...There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, And pore upon...fmiling as in fcorn, " Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove ; " Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, " Or craz'd with care, or crofs'd in hopelefs...
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Poetical Works: To which is Prefixed an Account of the Life and ..., Volume 2

Robert Lloyd - 1774
...at the foot of yonder nodding beech " That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, " His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, " And pore upon...fmiling as in fcorn, " Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove ; " Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, " Or craz'd with care, or crofs'd in hopelefs...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 52

Books - 1775
...yonder nodding beach, That wreathes its old fantadic roots fo high, His lilHels length at noon tide would he ftretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove. Ivlr. Gray had great excellence in'Latin poetry, as a...
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A collection of poems on divine and moral subjects, selected from various ...

William Giles (didactic writer) - 1775
...at theifoot of yonder nodding beech * That wreaths its old fantaftic roots fo high, * Hjs.liftlisfs length at noontide would he ftretch, * And pore upon...the brook that babbles by, * Hard by yon wood, now fmiljng as in fcorn, 'Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he. would rove; ' Now drooping, woful wan, like...
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