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" There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. "
The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections and ... - Page 382
by William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, Mr. Theobald (Lewis), Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens - 1821
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The plays of William Shakspeare: In fifteen volumes. With the corrections ...

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1793
...Mad World my Maftcrs : " While the broad arrow with the forked head " Mifles," &c. STEEVENS. * as he lay along Under an oak, &c.] " There at the...foot of yonder nodding beech " That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, " His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, " And pore upon the brook...
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray LL.B., late professor of modern languages ...

Thomas Gray - Literary Criticism - 1799 - 186 pages
...peep of dawn " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn [4]. " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. f 4] Variation : On the high brow of yonder hanging lawn. After which, in his first manuscript,...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...peep of dawn " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn [44], " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. [44] Variation:On the high brow of yonder hanging lwn. After which, in the first manuscript, followed...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...peep of dawn, " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, " To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. " There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That...stretch, " And pore upon the .brook that babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, " Mutt'ringhiswaywardfancies, he wouldrove; " Now drooping,...
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1800
...the glade, Beside some water's rushy brink, With me the Muse shall sit, and think ' At ease reclin'd There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes...stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Many passages which powerfully appeal to the heart, and which may, indeed, be esteemed very striking...
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...the high brow of yonder hanging lawn. After which, in the first manuscript, followed this stanza : " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That...so high, " His listless length at noontide would he stretchi " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, "...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...the dews away, ' To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. 'There at the foot of yonder nodding beeclr, 'That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, 'His...noon-tide would he stretch, 'And pore upon the brook th.t babbles by. 'Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies, he would...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...away To meet the sun upon the upland lawn. Thepe at the foot of yonder nodding beech , That wreaths its old fantastic roots so high , His listless length...noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that bubbles by. Hard by yon wood , now smiling , as in scorn, Mutt'ringh is wayward fancies he would rove;...
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The plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the corrections and ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1805
...forked heads ] ie with arrows, the points of which were barbed. So, in A mad World my Masters : " While the broad arrow with the forked head " Misses,"...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by." Much marked of the melancholy .Tuques, Stood on the extremest verge of the swift brook, Augmenting...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...peep of dawn, " Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, * To meet the sun upon the upland lawn" There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, " That...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Hark ' how the sacred calm, tbat breathes around, Bids every fierce tumultuous passion cease. In atill...
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