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Page 177 - His tufted cottage rising through the snow, He meets the roughness of the middle waste, Far from the track and bless'd abode of man! While round him night resistless closes fast, And every tempest, howling o'er his head, Benders the savage wilderness more wild. Then throng the busy shapes into his mind, Of
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