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" The cheerful haunts of man, to wield the axe And drive the wedge in yonder forest drear, From morn to eve his solitary task. "
Poems - Page 145
by William Cowper - 1802 - 428 pages
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 60

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1785
...pile Deciduous, or its own unbalanced weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcerned The chearful haunts of man, to wield the axe And drive the wedge...morn to eve his folitary tafk. Shaggy and lean and flirew'd, with pointed ears And tail cropp'd ftiort, half lurcher and half cur His dog attends him....
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 2

Books and bookselling - 1793
...Ta/k ; the lines defcriptive of the fubjeft are thefe : " Forth goes the Woodman, leaving unconcera'd The cheerful haunts of man ; to wield the axe, And...foreft drear, From morn to eve his folitary tafk. Snaggy, and SIMM, and (hrewd, with pointed ears And tail cropp'd, half lurcher and half cur, His dog...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 60

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1785
...Deciduous, or its own unbalanced weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcerned! The chearful haunts of man, to wield the axe And drive the wedge in yonder foreft drear, Prom morn to eve his folitary taflc. Shaggy and lean and Ihrew'd, with pointed ears And tail cropp'd...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...ftands', With fuch undeviating and even force He fevers it away. No needlefs care, , ... . .j ^ , . Left ftorms fhould overfet the leaning pile Deciduous,...foreft drear, From morn to eve his folitary tafk. Staggy and lean and fhrewd, with pointed ears And tail cropp'd fhort, half lurcher and half cur His...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1787
...leaning pile Deciduous,, or its own unhalanc'd weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd The cheerful haunts of man, to wield the axe And drive...morn to eve his folitary tafk. Shaggy, and lean, and fhrcwd, with pointed ears And tail cropp'd fhort, half lurcher and half cur, His dog attends him. Qofe...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books. To which is Added, Tirocinium: Or, A Review ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1787 - 186 pages
...leaning pile Deciduous, or its own unbalanc'd weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'-d, The cheerful haunts of man, to wield the axe, And...wedge in yonder foreft drear, . From morn to eve, his foli-fary talk. - Shaggy, and lean, and fhrewd, with pointed ears, And tail-cropt mort, half lurcher,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1788
...leaning pile Deciduous, or its own unbalanc'd weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd , The cheerful haunts of man, to wield the axe And drive...Shaggy, and lean, and fhrewd, with pointed ears And tail cropp'd fhort, half lurcher and half cur,] His dog attends him. Clofe behind his heel !Now creeps he...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1790 - 298 pages
...away ; no needlefs care Left ftorms fhould otrerfet the leaning pile Deciduous, or its own unbalanc'd weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcerned...Shaggy, and lean, and fhrewd, with pointed ears And tail cropp'd fhort, half lurcher and half cur, His dog attends him. Clofe behind his heel Now creeps he...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...leaning pile Deciduous, or its oXvn unbalanc'd weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern 'd The cheerful haunts of man ; to wield the axe And...morn to eve his folitary tafk. Shaggy, and lean, and mrewd, with pointed ears And tail cropp'd fhort, half lurcher and half cur— His dog attends him....
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Poems: By William Cowper, ... In Two Volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1795
...the leaning pile Deciduous, or its own unbalanc'd weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd The cheerful haunts of man; to wield the axe And drive...Shaggy, and lean, and fhrewd, with pointed ears And tail cropp'd fhort, half lurcher and half cur— His dog attends him. Clofe behind his heel Now creeps he...
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