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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 98
by William Cowper - 1817
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 231 pages
...THE WOODMA N. FORTH goes the woodman, kaving unconcwn'J The cheerful haunts of man ; to wield the ax< And drive the wedge, in yonder forest drear, From...Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears And tail cropp'd short, half lurcher and half cur— His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now creeps ke...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1802
...own unbalanc'd weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd The cheerful haunts of man ; to wield the axe And drive the wedge, in yonder forest...Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears And tail cropp'd short, half lurcher and half cur— His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now creeps he...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...unbalanc'd weight. 45 Forth goes the woodman, leaving, unconcern 'd, The cheerful haunts of man ; to wield the axe And drive the wedge, in yonder forest...task. Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears, 45 And tail cropp'd short, half lurcher and half cur — His dog attends him. Close behind his heel...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 13

1801
...appearance in poetry — • Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd Tlie cheerful haunts of men ; to wield the axe And drive the wedge in yonder forest...and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears, And tail cropt short, half lurcher and half cur, His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Kow creeps he slow,...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...its own unbalanced weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcerned The cheerful haunts of man, to wield the axe And drive the wedge in yonder forest...half lurcher and half cur, His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now creeps he slow j and now, with many a frisk Wide-scampering, snatches up the drifted...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 193 pages
...own unbalanc'd weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd The cheerful haunts of man ; to wield the axe And drive the wedge, in yonder forest...Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears And tail cropp'd short, half lurcher and half cur.... His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now creeps...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners : with Strictures ..., Volume 12

1801
...the woodman and his dog. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd The cheerful haunts of man, to wield the axe. And drive the wedge in yonder forest...and lean, and shrewd with pointed ears „ And tail crop'd short, half lurcher and half cur— • His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now creeps...
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The Task: A Poem in Six Books

William Cowper - Electronic books - 1811 - 212 pages
...own unbalanc'd weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd The cheerful haunts of man ; to wield the axe And drive the wedge, in yonder forest drear, From morn to eve his solitary task. Shaggv, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears * id tail cropp'd short, half lurcher aad half cur—...
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Poems by William Cowper ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1814 - 480 pages
...own nubalanc'd weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving nnconcern'd The cheerfnl hannts of man ; to wield the axe, And drive the wedge, in yonder forest...and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears, And tail cropp'd short, half lnrcher and half cnr, His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Kow creeps he...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1815
...own unbalanc'd weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd The cheerful haunts of man ; to wield the axe, And drive the wedge, in yonder forest...and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears, And tail cropp'd short, half lurcher and half cur, His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now ereeps he...
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