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" The joys of earth and air are thine entire, That with thy feet and wings dost hop and fly; And when thy poppy works, thou dost retire To thy carved acorn-bed to lie. Up with the day, the sun thou welcom'st then, Sport'st in the gilt plaits of his beams;... "
The Bachelor's Wife: A Selection of Curious and Interesting Extracts, with ... - Page 149
by John Galt - 1824 - 444 pages
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English Poetry (1170-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1907 - 580 pages
...oaten beard, Drunk every night with a delicious tear 3 Dropt thee from heaven, where thou wert rear"d. The joys of earth and air are thine entire, That with...works, thou dost retire To thy carved acorn-bed to lie. 8 Up with the day, the sun thou welcom'st then, Sport' st in the gilt plaits of his beams, And all...
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English Poetry (1170-1892).

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1907 - 580 pages
...wings dost hop and fly ; And when thy poppy works, thou dost retire To thy carved acorn-bed to lie. 8 Up with the day, the sun thou welcom'st then, Sport'st in the gilt plaits of his beams, And all these merry days mak'st merry, men, Thyself, and melancholy streams....
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The English Poets: Selections, Volume 2

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1910
...oaten beard, Drunk every night with a delicious tear, Dropt thee from heaven, where thou wert reared ; The joys of earth and air are thine entire, That with...carved acorn-bed to lie. Up with the day, the Sun thou welcomest then, Sport'st in the gilt plaits of his beams, And all these merry days mak'st merry men,...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn, Anna Lydia Ward - Quotations - 1911 - 761 pages
...beard, — Drunk every night with a delicious tear T)ropp'd thee from heaven, where thou wast rear'd! The joys of earth and air are thine entire, That with...works, thou dost retire To thy carved acorn-bed to lie. 1996 Richard Lovelace : The Grasshopper BRATITUDE. Ah ; vainest of all things Is the gratitude of kings...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...oaten beard, Drunk every night with a delicious tear Dropt thee from heaven, where thou wert rear'd. 4 ilings alone, Adopting his portraits, arc t Up with the day, the sun thou welcom'st then, Sport'st in the gilt plaits of his beams, And all these...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...with a delicious tear Dropt thee from heaven, where thou wert rear'd. 4 The joys of earth and air arc . There she stands 8 Up with the day, the sun thou welcom'st then, Sport'st in the gilt plaits of his beams, And all these...
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Life and Literature

Lafcadio Hearn - English literature - 1917 - 393 pages
...oaten beard, Drunk every night with a delicious tear Dropt thee from heaven, where now th'art rear'd ! The joys of earth and air are thine entire, That with...day, the Sun thou welcom'st then, Sport'st in the gilt plaits of his beams, And all these merry days mak'st merry men Thyself, and melancholy streams....
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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1918 - 1084 pages
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Books and Habits

Lafcadio Hearn - English literature - 1921 - 328 pages
...oaten beard, Drunk every night with a delicious tear Dropt thee from heaven, where now th'art rear'd! The joys of earth and air are thine entire, That with...day, the Sun thou welcom'st then, Sport'st in the gilt plaits of his beams, And all these merry days mak'st merry men Thyself, and melancholy streams....
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Books and Habits, from the Lectures of Lafcadio Hearn, Selected and Edited ...

Lafcadio Hearn - English literature - 1921 - 328 pages
...oaten beard, Drunk every night with a delicious tear Dropt thee from heaven, where now th'art rear'd! The joys of earth and air are thine entire, That with...day, the Sun thou welcom'st then, Sport'st in the gilt plaits of his beams, And all these merry days mak'st merry men Thyself, and melancholy streams....
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