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" The cheerful haunts of man, to wield the axe And drive the wedge in yonder forest drear, From morn to eve his solitary task. "
Poems, - Page 98
by William Cowper - 1817
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Electronic book - 1816 - 392 pages
...the woodman, leaving unconcern'd The cheerful haunts of man, to wield the axe And drive the wedge ill yonder forest drear, From morn to eve his solitary...and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears -And tail cropp'd short, half lurcher and half cur, Mis dog attends him. Close behind his heel JHow creeps he...
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The Task

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817 - 188 pages
...The cheerful,haunts of man ; to wield the axe, , And drive the wedge, in yonder forest drear, Prom morn to eve his solitary task. Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears And tail cropp'd short, half lurcher and half cur, His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now creeps he...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1821
...it's own balanced weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcerned The cheerful haunts of man ; to wield the axe And drive the wedge in yonder forest...half lurcher and half cur, His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now creeps he slow ; and now, with many a frisk Wide scampering, snatches up the drifted...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 10

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...own unbalanc'd weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd The cheerful haunts of man ; to wield the axe, And drive the wedge, in yonder forest...and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears, And tail cropp'd short, half lurcher and half cur, His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now creeps he...
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The English Reading Book in Verse: Adapted to Domestic and to School Education

William Jillard Hort - English literature - 1822 - 212 pages
...slow pac'd swain's delay, Forth gaes the woodman, leaving, unconcern'di The cheerful haunts of man, to wield the axe, And drive the wedge in yonder forest...and lean, and shrew'd, with pointed ears, And tail cropt short, half lurcher, and half cur, His dog attends him. Close behind his heel, Now creeps he...
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Miss Linwood's gallery of pictures in worsted, Leicester square

Mary Linwood - 1822
...No. 46. WOODMAN. Barker, FORTH goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd The cheerful haunts of man: to wield the axe, And drive the wedge in yonder forest...and lean, and shrew'd with pointed ears, And tail cropp'd short, half lurcher and half cur, His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now creeps he...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 80

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...own unbalanced weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd The cheerful haunts of man ; to wield the axe, And drive the wedge, in yonder forest...Shaggy and lean and shrewd, with pointed ears And tail cropp'd short, half lurcher and half cur, His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now creeps he...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection from the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1823
...its own unbalanced weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd The cheerful haunts of man, to wield the axe And drive the wedge, in yonder forest...Shaggy and lean and shrewd, with pointed ears And tail cropp'd short, half lurcher and half cur, His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now creeps he...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 2

New elegant extracts - 1823
...its own unbalanced weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd The cheerful haunts of man, to wield the axe And drive the wedge, in yonder forest...Shaggy and lean and shrewd, with pointed ears And tail cropp'd short, half lurcher and half cur, His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now creeps he...
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The poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

William Cowper - 1824
...own unbalanc'd weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd The cheerful haunts of man ; to wield the axe, And drive the wedge, in yonder forest...and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears, And tail cropp'd short, half lurcher and half cur, His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now creeps he...
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