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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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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...There, at the foot of yonder nodding beach, That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high ; His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. One morn I mifs'd him on the cufloni'd bill, Along the copjt, and near h\s fai/ourite tret; There came...
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts. Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1785 - 276 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 bubbles by. •' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, " Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he 'would...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse Intended as a Specimen of the Types: At the ...

John Walter - 1785 - 225 pages
...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 bubbles by. 4 Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ringhis wayward fancies he would rove...
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The muse's pocket companion. A collection of poems. By lord Carlisle [and ...

Muse - 1785
...at the foot of yonder nodding beach * That wreathes its old fantaftic root* fo high, ' Hialiftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch. ' And pore upon the brook that babble* by. ; • * . ' One morn I miCs'd him on the cuftom'J hill, • Another came ; nor yet befido...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften, Volume 4

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - Literature - 1789
...the foot of yonder nodding beech „That wreathe« its old fantaftic roots fo high, „His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, „And pore upon...the brook that babbles by. „Hard by yon wood, now imiling as in fcorn, „Muttring his wayward fancies he would rove; „Now drooping, woeful, wan, like...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...^There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, His lilllefs length at noontide would he ftretch, And pore upon the brook that babbies by. 'Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, •Muttering his wayward fancies, he wmild...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 68

English poets - 1790
...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 ; n Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, " Or craz'd with care, or crofs'd in hopelefs...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 64

English poets - 1790
...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 bubbles by. •' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, " Muttering his wayward fancies he would...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, lis liftlefs e! and confefs, one" comfort ftill muft rife; bubbles by. -lard by yon wood, now fmiling, as in (corn, Mutt'rmg his wayward fancies, he would rove}...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...There,ab»hc foot of yonder nodding beech, Tlxat writhes its old fantaftic roots fo high, His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, And pore upon the brook that bubblcs by. Hard by yon wood, now fmiling, as in fcorn, ÍMutt'ring his wayward fancies, he would rove...
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