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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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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - 1878 - 28 pages
...of heaven I saw a man before me unawares — The oldest man he seemed that ever W gray hairs. XX. As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the...to all who do the same espy By what means it could hither come, a* whence ; So that it seems a thing endued with sen*" Like a sea-beast crawled forth,...
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Mountain and Moor

John Ellor Taylor - Botany - 1879 - 256 pages
...produced mainly by the powerful icetools in operation during the period we have referred to, — " 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." The amount of wear-and-tear due...
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Poems, chosen and ed. by M. Arnold

William [poetical works Wordsworth (selections]) - 1879
...eye 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...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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The poetical works of William Wordsworth, ed. with a critical memoir by W.M ...

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1880
...their being thus connected with, and opposed to, each other ! "As a huge stone is sometimes seen to He Couched on the bald top of an eminence, Wonder to...forth, which on a shelf Of rock or sand reposeth, thereto sun himself. Such seemed this Man ; not all alive or dead Nor all asleep, in his extreme old...
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Poems of Wordsworth, Volume 1

William Wordsworth - 1880
...low desires : A man who without self-control Would seek what the degraded soul Unworthily admires. 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; .Such seemed this man, not all alive...
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The poetical works of Wordsworth, with memoir, notes etc

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1880
...eye of heaven 1 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...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 alivenordead,...
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The works of Charles Kingsley, Volume 19

Charles Kingsley - 1880
...boulders are, let a great poet testify ; for the fact has not escaped the delicate eye of Wordsworth : 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. To the civilised poet, the fancy becomes...
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Poems, selected from the best eds, Volume 1

William [poetical works Wordsworth (selections]) - 1880
...man he seemed that ever wore gray hairs. As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the hald top of an eminence ; Wonder to all who do the same...So that it seems a thing endued with sense : Like a sea-heast crawled forth, that on a shelf Of rock or sand reposeth, there to sun itself; Such seemed...
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The Poetical Works of Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1881 - 707 pages
...heaven I saw a Man before me unawares . The oldest man he seemed that ever wore gray hairs. IX. 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 ; x. Such seemed this Man, not all alive...
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Health and Education

Charles Kingsley - Education - 1882 - 411 pages
...are, let a great poet testify ; for the fact has not escaped the delicate eye of Wordsworth : " 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." To the civilised poet, the fancy becomes...
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