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" As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the bald top of an eminence ; Wonder to all who do the same espy, By what means it could thither come, and whence; So that it seems a thing endued with sense : Like a sea-beast crawled forth, that on... "
Poems - Page 30
by William Wordsworth - 1815
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Select pieces from the poems of William Wordsworth

William [poetical works Wordsworth (selections]) - 1843 - 233 pages
...of heaven, I saw a man before me unawares ; The oldest man he seemed that ever wore grey hairs. As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the bald top of an eminence ; Wonder to all that do the same espy, By what means it could thither come and whence, So that it seems a thing endued...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth, D.C.L., Poet Laureate, Etc. Etc

William Wordsworth - Authors' presentation copies - 1845 - 619 pages
...pieture compared with that produced by their being thus conneeted with, and opposed to, each other ! 1 As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the...could thither come, and whence, So that it seems a tbing endued with sense, Like a eoa-beast crawled forth, which on s shelf Of rock or sand rcposeth,...
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Rudiments of Geology

David Page - Geography - 1845 - 222 pages
...been so placed. Wordsworth refers to, and has well described them in the following lines :— " As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the bald top of an eminence, Wonder to all that do the same espy, By what means it could hither come, and whence, So that it seems a thing endued...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth ...

William Wordsworth - Authors' presentation copies - 1845 - 619 pages
...compared with that produced by their being thus connected with, and opposed to, each other ! * Ля a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the bald top of an eminence, Wunder to all who do the same espy By what means it could thither come, and whence. So that It seems...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 4

Half hours - 1847
...of heaven I saw a man before me unawares : The oldest man he seemed that ever wore grey hairs . As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie, Couched on...endued with sense : Like a sea-beast crawled forth, that on a shelf Of rock or sand reposeth, there to sun itself. Such seemed this man, not all alive...
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Sharpe's London Magazine of Entertainment and Instruction, for ..., Volume 3

1847
...Dissolving View of London in the Olden Time." (To be concluded in the next.j GLACIERS. " As a large stone is sometimes seen to lie, Couched on the bald top of an eminence ; Wonder to all who do tlie name espy, Б; what means it could hither соше, or whence ; bo that it teem» a thing endued...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volumes 3-4

Anna Maria Hall - 1847
...Dissolving View of London in the Olden Time." (To be concluded m the next.) GLACIERS. "Asa large atone ia sometimes seen to lie, Couched on the bald top of. an eminence, Wonder to all who do Uie name espy, J;\ what means it could hither coute, or whence; So that it aeeina a thing eudued with...
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Poetry, sacred and profane

John Wright - 1851 - 342 pages
...WORDSWORTH, page 290. ( l ) The strange 'phenomenon would seem Analogous to some " huge stone." As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the...endued with sense : Like a sea-beast crawled forth, that on a shelf Of rock or sand reposeth, there to sun itself f Such seemed this Man, not all alive...
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Twelve Lectures on the Connexion Between Science and Revealed Religion, Volume 1

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - Religion and science - 1851
...an eminence, Wonder to all who do the same espy, -) By what means it could hither come, or whence j So that it seems a thing endued with sense, Like a sea-beast crawled forth, that on a shelf Of rock or sand reposeth, there to sun itself." WOKDSWOBTH. De la Beche has paid particular...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Late Poet Laureate

William Wordsworth - 1851 - 727 pages
...eye of Heaven I saw a Man before me unawares : The oldest Man he seemed that ever wore gray hairs. As a huge Stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the bald lop of an eminence ; Wonder to all who do the same espy, By what means it could thither come, and whence...
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