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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; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1835
...verdure rise ; And starts, amidst the thirsty wilds, to hear New falls of water murmuring in his ear : 7* On rifted rocks, the dragon's late abodes, The green reed trembles, and the bulrush nods : Waste sandy valleys,i4 once perplex'd with thorn, The spiry fir and shapely box adorn...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: With a Memoir of the Author, Notes, and ...

Alexander Pope, George Croly - 1835
...21, 22. 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,14 once perplex'd with thorn, The spiry fir and shapely box adorn...
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The Young Lady's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the ...

Author of The young man's own book - American poetry - 1836 - 320 pages
...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, once perplex'd with thorn, The spiry fir and shapely box adorn :...
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The Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836 - 442 pages
...and sudden verdure rise ; And starts, amidst the thirsty wilds to hear New falls of water murmuring ; (At least to feign was never hard to you !) ' Farewell, my Leshian love,' you might hav bulrush nods. Waste sandy valleys,8 once perplex'd with thorn, The spiry fir and shapely box adorn...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq., to which is Prefixed ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836
...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,5 once perplex'd with thorn, The spiry fir and shapely box adorn...
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The spirit of the woods, by the author of 'The moral of flowers'.

Rebecca Hey - 1837
...auspicious symbol. As such, Pope introduces it very beautifully in his poem of the Messiah : — " 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 Primitive Methodist Magazine, Volume 8

1838
...and sudden verdure rise, And starts amidst the thirsty wilds to hear New falls of water murmuring on 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; To...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...and sudden verdure rise1' ; And start, amidst the thirsty wilds to hear New falls of water murmuring ft is Silia ! fearful to bulrush nods. Waste sandy17 valleys, once perplex'd with thorn, The spiry fir and shapely box adorn...
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An Essay on Elocution, Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1842 - 357 pages
...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 perplexed with thorn'. The spiry fir and shapely box adorn':...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...and sudden verdure rise; And starts, amidst the thirsty wilds, to hear New falls of water murmuring aster's hand in modulated air, Bids the loud organ breathe, and all the powen Of music bulrush nods. Waste sandy valleys, once perplex'd wilh thorn, The spiry fir and shapely box adorn :...
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