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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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Dogs

George Frederick Pardon - 1857 - 324 pages
...intently to the well-known tale. CHAPTER XI. THE POODLE, THE BARBET, AND THE CUR. Forth goes the woodman Shaggy and lean and shrewd, with pointed ears, And...short, half lurcher and half cur, His dog attends him. COWPER. HESE three dogs shall not detain my young readers very long. They are neither of them very...
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The class book, for the use of schools

John Guy (schoolmaster.) - 1858
...lightnings of thine eye. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd The cheerful haunts of men, to wield the axe, And drive the wedge in yonder forest drear, From morn till eve his solitary task. Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ear?, And tail cropp'd short,...
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Poetry of the Year: Passages from the Poets Descriptive of the Seasons

American poetry - 1859 - 128 pages
...feet. THOMSON. THE WOODMAN. FORTH goes the woodman, leaving unconcerned The cheerful haunts of man ; to wield the axe And drive the wedge, in yonder forest...Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd ; with pointed ears, 122 A WINTER WALK. And tail cropped short, half lurcher and half cur, His dog attends him. Close behind...
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the poetical works of william cowper in three volumes

1859
...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 morn4o eve his solitary task. Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears And tail cropp'd short,...
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The Poems of William Cowper ...

William Cowper - 1860 - 491 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...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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REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION, BOMBAY, FOR THE YEAR 1858-59.

EDUCATION SOCIETY'S PRESS, CULLA - 1860
...gulps the windy diet. 3. Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcerned The cheerful haunts of men : to wield the axe, And drive the wedge, in yonder forest drear, From morn to eve his solitary task. 4. No frost can bind it (the water) there; its utmost force Can but arrest the light and smoky mist,...
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Poetry for School and Home, from the best authors. Edited by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861
...THE WOODMAN AND HIS DOG. FOBTH goes the woodman, leaving unconcerned The cheerful haunts of man, to wield the axe, And drive the wedge in yonder forest drear, — From morn till eve his solitary task. Shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with pointed ears And tail cropped short,...
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Companion to English Grammar ...

Jacob Lowres - 1862
...haunts of men, goes forth to wield the axe, and drive the wedge in yonder forest drear. 15. His dog, shaggy, and lean, and shrewd, with : pointed ears,...and tail cropped short, half lurcher and half cur, attends him. EXAMPLES. 16. The covering of different animals displays in a striking manner the wisdom...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 41

William Cowper - 1863 - 378 pages
...minute and elaborate picture of the woodman, " Leaving unconcern'd The cheerful haunts of men ; to wield the axe And drive the wedge in yonder forest drear From morn to eve his solitary task," — and he will at once admit the truth of our observation. There is a total absence of those fine...
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The Months: Illustrated by Pen and Pencil

Months - Months - 1864 - 224 pages
...A WINTER MORNING WALK. 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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