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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. "
A book of English poetry; ed. by T. Shorter - Page 188
edited by - 1861
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray LL.B., late professor of modern languages ...

Thomas Gray - Literary Criticism - 1799 - 186 pages
...peep of dawn " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn [4]. " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That...noontide would he stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. f 4] Variation : — On the high brow of yonder hanging lawn. After which, in his first...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...their artless tale relate ; If chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall enquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, "...would he stretch, " And pore upon the .brook that babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, " Mutt'ringhiswaywardfancies, he wouldrove;...
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1800
...the glade, Beside some water's rushy brink, With me the Muse shall sit, and think ' At ease reclin'd There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes...noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Many passages which powerfully appeal to the heart, and which may, indeed, be esteemed...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...peep of dawn " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn [44], " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That...noontide would he stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. [44] Variation:—On the high brow of yonder hanging l»wn. After which, in the first manuscript,...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...away To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. Thepe at the foot of yonder nodding beech , That wreaths its old fantastic roots so high , His listless length...by. Hard by yon wood , now smiling , as in scorn, Mutt'ringh is wayward fancies he would rove; Now drooping , woeful wan , like one forlorn , Or craz'd...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...peep of dawn, * Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, * 1 o meet the sun upon the upland lawn. 4 'There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, « That...noon-tide would he stretch, 'And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now smiling as In scorn, 'Mutt'ring his wayward fancies, he would rove;...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1805
...broad arrow with the forked head " Misses," &c. Steevens. 7 — — as he lay along Under an oak, &c. " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech " That wreathes...noon-tide would he stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by." Much marked of the melancholy .Tuques, Stood on the extremest verge of the swift brook,...
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Poétique anglaise, Volume 2

M.. Hennet - 1806 - 464 pages
...the voice of nature cries , Ev'n in our ashes live their wonted fires. For thee, who, mindful of th' unhonour'd dead, Dost in these lines their artless...by. » Hard by yon wood , now smiling as in scorn , » Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove ; y> Now drooping woeful wan , like one forlorn ,...
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Poétique anglaise

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...the voice of nature cries , Ev'n in our ashes live their wonted fires. For thee, who, mindful of th' unhonour'd dead, Dost in these lines their artless...stretch, » And pore upon the brook that bubbles by. v >, Hard by yon wood , now smiling as in scorn, » Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove ; y>...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...the voice of nature cries, E'en in our ashes* live their wonted fires. For thce, who mindful of th* unhonour'd dead, Dost in these lines their artless...noon-tide would he stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Hark ' how the sacred calm, tbat breathes around, Bids every fierce tumultuous passion...
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