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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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English Poetry (1170-1892).

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1907 - 580 pages
...own unbalanced weight. 40 Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcerned The cheerful haunts of man, to wield the axe And drive the wedge in yonder forest drear, From morn to eve his solitary task. 44 Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears And tail cropped short, half lurcher and half cur,...
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English Poetry (1170-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1907 - 580 pages
...drear, From morn to eve his solitary task. 4* Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears And/Ail cropped short, half lurcher and half cur His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now creeps he slow; and now with many a fi Wide scampering, snatches up the drifted...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1908 - 536 pages
...unbalanced weight. 40 f ^Fbrth 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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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908
...own unbalanced weight. 2O Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcerned The cheerful haunts of man, to wield the axe And drive the wedge in yonder forest...task. Shaggy and lean and shrewd, with pointed ears 25 And tail cropped short, half lurcher and half cur, His dog attends him: close behind his heel Now...
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908
...forest drear, From morn to eve his solitary task. Shaggy and lean and shrewd, with pointed ears 25 And tail cropped short, half lurcher and half cur, His dog attends him : close behind his heel Now creeps he slow; and now, with many a frisk Wide scamp'ring, snatches up the drifted...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn, Anna Lydia Ward - Quotations - 1911 - 761 pages
...Act iii. Sc. 1. WOODMAN. 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. 5835 Cowper: Task. Bk. v. Line 41 WOOING...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...unbalanced weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcerned .) 1 The cheerful haunts of man, to . behind his heel Now creeps he slow; and now with many a frisk Wide scampering, snatches up the drifted...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning: Ed., with Introduction ...

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...own unbalanced weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcerned 41 The cheerful haunts of man, to . Then I thy soverayne prayses loud wil sing, That all the woods shal answ bis solitary task. Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears And tail cropped short, half lurcher...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892).

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...own unbalanced weight. 40 Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcerned The cheerful haunts of man, to hn Matthews 45 And tail cropped short, half lurcher1 and half cur, His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...own unbalanced weight. 40 Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcerned The cheerful haunts of man, to il P / 45 And tail cropped short, half lurcher 1 and half cur, His dog attends him. Close behind his heel...
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