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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 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 t of true Lutheran beer (in which chiefly my friend...reconciles me to the rationalities of a purer faith; cars 45 And tail cropped short, half lurcher1 and half cur, His dog attends him. Close behind his heel...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 24

American fiction - 1916
...unseen, now shine Conspicuous and in bright apparel clad, And, fledged with icy feathers, nod superb. Shaggy and lean and shrewd, with pointed ears, And...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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Early days; or, The Wesleyan scholar's guide

1870
...leaving unconcern'd The cheerful haunts of man, to wield the axe, And drive the wedge, in yonder forest From 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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English Study and English Writing

Henry Adelbert White - English language - 1922 - 336 pages
...their simple bell, and marks o'er all Thy dewy fingers draw The gradual dusky veil. — COLLINS. k. Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears And...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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A History of English Literature

John Buchan - English literature - 1923 - 675 pages
...one of them secondhanded," Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcerned The cheerful haunts of man, to wield the axe And drive the wedge in yonder forest drear, From mom to eve his solitary task. Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears, And tail cropped short,...
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Gainsborough's Vision

Amal Asfour, Dr Paul Williamson, Paul Williamson - Art - 1999 - 325 pages
...Cowper's The Task (11.41-4): Forth goes the woodman leaving unconcern'd The cheerfull haunts of man, to wield the axe And drive the wedge in yonder forest drear, From morn to eve his solitary task. Despite the story of Gainsborough's 'poor smith', The Task is a religious poem, and Cowper's woodman,...
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William Cowper: Selected Poems

William Cowper - Poetry - 2003 - 119 pages
...unbalanc'd weight. 40 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 Dog in British Poetry

R. Maynard Leonard - Poetry - 2005 - 380 pages
...CLXIII A FROLIC IN THE SNOW 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. OLD FRIENDS 241 Shaggy and lean and shrewd, with pointed ears And tail cropped short, half lurcher...
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Blank Verse: A Guide to Its History and Use

Robert Burns Shaw - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 305 pages
...woodman's dog, out with his master on a winter day, have even more liveliness and conversational ease: Shaggy and lean and shrew'd, with pointed ears And...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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