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" FAR in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the crystal well: Remote from man, with God he pass'd the days Prayer all his business, all his... "
Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ... - Page 19
by Select lessons - 1785
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Saturday Night: Comprising a Review of New Publications, Biography ..., Volume 1

1824
...thought when, in the opening lines of his Hermit, be describes the place of the recluae'm dwelling — " Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a rer'rend hermit grew ; The moss his bed — the cave his humble cell, Hrs food the fruits, his drink...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Diccion - 1825 - 372 pages
...Hermit. FAR in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age, a rev'rond hermit grew. + The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the crystal well , Remote from man, with God he pass'd the days ; Prayer all his bus'ness, all his pleasure...
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Tales of the crusaders. By the author of 'Waverley'.

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1825
...warriors, worn by toil .and trav.el, were .soon fast asleep, each on his separate pallet. CHAPTER IV. Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 7

1827
...and he determined to leave his solitary abode, and to see whether these things were so. The Hermit. Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age, a reverend hermit grew, The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...Hermit. Far in a wild, ncknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend Hermit grew ; The moss ͪgo-ȟ~ crystal well ; Remote from men, with God he passed his day», Prayer all his business, all his pleasure...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 2

1832
...can read Parnell's beautiful description without feeling something like an approach to reverence. " Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend her>nit grew ; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink...
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The Lady of the Manor: Being a Series of Conversations on the ..., Volume 2

Mary Martha Sherwood - Conduct of life - 1831
...used to call him the Hermit of the Dale, and not seldom applied to him the words of the poet — ' Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew.' But while we thought that my father was unreasonably ennobling a poor peasant...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 30

Scotland - 1831
...last note of the organ, to fold his thin transparent ivory fingers, ana say, " Let us pray I" NORTH. " Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Parnell

Thomas Parnell - 1833 - 185 pages
...or your vain extremes ; And find a life of equal bliss, Or own the next begun in this. THE HERMIT. FAR in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew ; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the...
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The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His ..., Volume 3

Walter Scott - English literature - 1833
...preferment did the wily Norman aspire) hastened to receive the orders of the future sovereign. CHAPTER XVI. Far in a wild, unknown to public view. From youth to age a reverend hermit grew ; The moan his boo, the cave lii» humble celt. His food the fruit*, In- drink...
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