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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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Practical English composition

Richard Hiley - 1852
...No. 242. 247. THE WOODMAN. 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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Kidd's Own Journal, Volume 3

Arts - 1853
...its own unbalanced weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving nnconcern'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 Class Book of Poetry

Class-book - Poetry - 1852 - 144 pages
...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 drear, From morn to eve his solitary task. A WINTER-MORNING WALK. 99 Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears, And tail cropp'd short,...
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Rambles of an Evangelist

James Kendall - Great Britain - 1853 - 185 pages
...before may read it now: — " Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcerned The cheerful haunts of men, to wield the axe And drive the wedge in yonder forest...lurcher, and half cur, His dog attends him. Close behind his heel Now creeps he slow, and now with many a freak Wide scampering, snatches np the drifted...
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Poems, by William Cowper, Esq: Together with His Posthumous Poetry, and a ...

William Cowper - 1853 - 785 pages
...weight. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd Tile cheerful haunts of man ; to wield the axo, And drive the wedge, in yonder forest drear, •\From...solitary task. Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed cars And tail cropp'd short, half lurcher and half cur — attends him./ Close behind his heel creeps...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1853
...40 Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconccrn'd The cheerful haunts of man ; to wield the axo, Arid drive the wedge, in yonder forest drear, From morn...solitary task. Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed cars 45 And tail cropp'd short, half lurcher and half cur — His dog attends him. Close behind his...
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The poetical works of William Cowper, with life ..., Page 100, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1854
...own unbalanced 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...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, BY WILLIAM COWPER, ESQ

JOHN JOHNSON - 1854
...unbalanc'd weight. 40 Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd Tiie 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...
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The Works of William Cowper: Comprising His Poems, Correspondence ..., Volume 6

William Cowper, Robert Southey - 1854
...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 Bungalow and the Tent; Or, a Visit to Ceylon

Sir Edward Robert Sullivan - Sri Lanka - 1854 - 311 pages
...; but on going up to it, he found, to his intense annoyance, it was one of the Pariah dogs, that " Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears, And tail cropped short, half lurcher and half cur," frequent in numbers the native villages. Next morning, as we were enjoying the matutinal cheroot, and...
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