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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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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 56

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...at the foot of yonder nodding beech " That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, " His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, " And pore upon...babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, " Mattering his wayward fancies he would rove, " Now drooping woeful wan, like one forlorn, " Or craz'd...
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Love and Madness: A Story Too True. In a Series of Letters Between Parties ...

Sir Herbert Croft - Chatterton, Thomas, 1752-1770 - 1780 - 296 pages
...Tbert it the foot of yonder nodding heach, That wreathes its old f'antaftic roots fo high, His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, , And pore upon the brook that babbles by. •;i' ' '•" •••• - ' Gray. Elegy; •* He lay along . : . irr.der an oak, whole antique...
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The Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or, Beauties of British Poetry

English periodicals - 1781
...the foot of yonder nodding beech, • That wreathes it's old fantaftick roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. r Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove : f Now...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands: With Notes

1782
...at the'foot of yonder nodding beech, * That wreathes its old fantaftic roots lo high, * His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, ' And pore upon...the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now fmil/ng as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove : ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 4

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1782
...at the'foot of yonder nodding beech, ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His lifllefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, ' And pore upon...the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now fmil/ng as in fcorn, * Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove : ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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A Criticism on the Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard: Being a ...

John Young - 1783 - 90 pages
...at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, " His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. * Even in our ajhes live their wonted fires. "\ Ch'i veggio nel penfier, cHce mio fuoco, Fredda una...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion. A Collection of Poems: By Lord Carlisle. Lord ...

1785 - 289 pages
...at the foot of yonder nodding beach ' 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 ke would rove ; 4 Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, ' Or craz'd with care, or crofs'd in...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide would he Jtretcb, ( And pore upon the brook that bubbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would roye; • Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, ' Or craz'd with care, or crofs'd in hopelefs...
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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785
...at the Foot of yonder nodding Beech, ' That wreaths 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 Scorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward Fancies he would rove ; ' Now...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion: A Collection of Poems

English poetry - 1785 - 289 pages
...There at the foot of yonder nodding beach 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. ' One morn I mifs'd him on the cuftom'd hill, ' Along the heath and near his fav rite tree : • Another...
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