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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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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...nnbalanc'd weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving nnconcern'd The cheerful haunts of man; to wield the axct And drive the wedge, in yonder forest drear. From...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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A Practical Treatise on the History, Medical Properties, and Cultivation of ...

James Jennings - Smoking - 1830 - 159 pages
...Winter's Morning Walk. " Forth goes the woodman, leaving, unconcern'd, The cheerful haunts of man ; to wield the axe And drive the wedge in yonder forest...solitary task. Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ear, And tail cropp'd short, half lurcher and half cur, His dog attends him. Close behind his heel...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...its own unbalanced weight. 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 earsAnd tail cropped short, half lurcher and half curr His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...own unbalanced weight. 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 solitsry task. Shaggy, and lean, and ahwwd.Tvith pointed ears, Arid tail cropped short,...
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Transatlantic Sketches: Comprising Visits to the Most Interesting ..., Volume 1

Sir James Edward Alexander - British Guiana Description and travel - 1833 - 378 pages
...how to find your way. " Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd The cheerful haunts of man — to wield the axe And drive the wedge, in yonder forest drear — From morn to eve liis solitary task !" I bade adieu to my kind entertainer, and again embarked on the Ottawa, sailed...
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Penruddock, by the author of 'Waltzburg'.

Penruddock - 1835
...Lambeih. PENRUDDOCK. CHAPTER I. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcerned The cheerful haunts of man, to wield the axe And drive the wedge in yonder forest drear— From moru to ere his solitary task. THE day was far advanced when Walter Rayland passed through the park...
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The Life and Works of William Cowper: Now First Completed by the ..., Volume 7

William Cowper - 1835
...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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Translation from Madame de La Mothe-Guion. The task. Tirocinium. John Gilpin ...

William Cowper - 1836
...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...task. Shaggy and lean and shrewd, with pointed ears 45 And tail cropp'd short, half lurcher and half cur His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now...
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The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems ..., Volume 9

William Cowper - 1836
...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...task. Shaggy and lean and shrewd, with pointed ears 45 And tail cropp'd short, half lurcher and half cur His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now...
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The Task: In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1836 - 172 pages
...own unbnlanc'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 drear, From morn to eve Lie solidary task. Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ear* And tail cropp'd short, half lurcher...
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