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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... "
Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ... - Page 9
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...ver. 1. 7. And start, amidst the thirsty wilds, to hear New falls of water murmuring 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 British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...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's sandy valleys, once perplex'd with thorn, The spiry fir and shapely box adorn...
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The Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 524 pages
...verdure rise; And starts, amidst the thirsty wilds to hear New falls of water murmuring in his ear. 70 On rifted rocks, the dragon's late abodes, The green reed trembles, and the bulrush nods. Waste, sandy valleys4 once perplex'd with thorn, The spiry fir and shapely box adorn:...
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The American Preceptor Improved: Being a New Selection of Lessons for ...

African Americans - 1826 - 228 pages
...verdure rise. And start f amidst the thirsty wilds, to hear New falls of water.murmuring in his ear. 13. 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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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...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. Waste sandy valleys (n), once perplex'd with thorn, The spiry fir and shapely box adorn...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1828
...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 Sacred Lyre, Comprising Poems, Devotional, Moral and Preceptive ...

Christian poetry, English - 1828 - 360 pages
...xl. ver. U. (J) Ch. Ix. ver (*) Ch. iL ver. *. (/) Ch. Ixv. ver. Sil, . (m) Ch. xxxv. ver. I, 7. On rifted rocks, the dragon's late abodes, The green reed trembles, and the bulrush node. Waste sandy valleys (n), once perplex'd with thorn. The spiry fir arid shapely box adorn...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1831
...Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir-tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle.tree.' On rifted rocks, the dragon's late abodes, The green reed trembles, and the bulrush nods. Wasted sandy valleys, once perplex'd with thorn, The spiry fir and shapely box adorn...
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The Poetic Reader: Containing Selections from the Most Approved Authors ...

Joseph Emerson - Elocution - 1832 - 95 pages
...verdure rise ; And starts, amidst the thirsty wilds, to hear New falls of water murmuring 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 To leafeless shrubs the flowery palme succeed,...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...sudden verdure rise'; Andb 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', andb the bulrush nods'. Waste sandy valleys', once perplexed with thorn', The spiry fir and shapely...
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