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" The swain in barren deserts with surprise Sees lilies spring, and sudden verdure rise ; And starts, amidst the thirsty wilds to hear New falls of water murmuring in his ear. On rifted rocks, the dragon's late abodes, The green reed trembles, and the bulrush... "
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...barren deserts with surprize Sees lilies spring, and sudden verdure rise; And starts, amidst the thirsty wilds to hear New falls of water murm'ring in his ear. On rifted.rocks, the dragon's late abodes, The green reed trembles, and the bulrush nods. Waste sandy...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...barren deserts with surprise Sees lilies spring, and sudden verdure rise; And starts amidst the thirsty wilds to hear New falls of water murm'ring in his...dragon's late abodes, The green reed trembles and the bulrush nods. Wast* sandy valleys, 6nce perplex'd with thorn, The spiry fir, and shapely box adorn;...
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The Spectator, Volume 6

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...and sijdden verdure rise, And starts amidst the thirsty wilds to hear New falls of water murmuring in his ear : On rifted rocks, the dragon's late abodes, The green reed trembles, and the bulrush nods. lu. xli. 19, Waste sandy valleys, once perplex'd with thorn, and Iv. 13. The spiry fur...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections, Additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1812
...verdure rise ; And starts amidst the thirsty wilds to hear New falls of water murm'ring in his ear. 70 On rifted rocks, the dragon's late abodes, The green reed trembles, and the bulrush nods. Waste sandy vallies, once perplex'd with thorn, The spiry fir and shapely box adorn !...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1812
...verdure rise ; And start, amidst the thirsty wilds to hear New falls of water raurm'ring in his ear. 70 On rifted rocks, the dragon's late abodes, The green reed trembles, and the bulrush nods. Waste sandy valleys, once perplex'd with thorn, The spiry fir and shapely box adorn...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ..., Volume 27

New Church gen. confer
...spring, and sudden verdure rise, And starts amid the thirsty wilds to hear New falls of water murmuring in his ear. On rifted rocks, the dragon's late abodes, The green reed trembles, and the bulrush nods. Waste sandy valleys, once perplexed with thorn, Isa. Ix. 18. li. 7. xxxii. 16, 17. xxxiii....
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...and sudden verdure rise ; And starts, amidst the thirsty wilds to hear New falls of water murmuring in his ear. On rifted rocks, the dragon's late abodes, The green reed trembles, and the bulrush nods. Waste sandy vallies, once- perplex'd with thorn. The spiry fir and shapely box adorn...
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ...

English poetry - 1817
...and sudden verdure rise ; And starts, amidst the thirsty wilds to hear New falls of water murmuring in his ear. On rifted rocks, the dragon's late abodes, The green reed trembles, and the bulrush nods. Waste sandy valleys, once perplex'd with thorn, The spiry fir and shapely box adorn ;...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...and sudden verdure rise ; And starts amidst the thirsty wilds to hear New falls of water murmuring in his ear. On rifted rocks, the dragon's late abodes, The green reed trembles, and the bulrush nods ; Waste sandy valleys, once perplex'd with thorn, The spiry fir and shapely box adorn...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - English essays - 1819
...spring, and sudden verdure rise, And starts amidst the thirsty wilds to hear New falls of water murmuring in his ear : On rifted rocks, the dragon's late abodes, The green reed trembles, and the bulrush nods. xli.19.aml Waste sandy valleys, once perplex'd with thorn, Iv. 13. The spiry fir and...
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