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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 Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language - Page 143
1867 - 332 pages
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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 Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...their artless tale relate ; If chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall enquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, "...babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, " Mutt'ringhiswaywardfancies, he wouldrove; " Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, "...
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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 l»wn. After which, in the first manuscript, followed...
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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 grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...peep of dawn, * Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, * 1 o meet the sun upon the upland lawn. 4 'There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, « That...babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now smiling as In scorn, 'Mutt'ring his wayward fancies, he would rove; 4 Now drooping, woeful wan ! like one forlorn,...
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The plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the corrections and ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1805
...broad arrow with the forked head " Misses," &c. Steevens. 7 — — as he lay along Under an oak, &c. " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech " That wreathes...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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Poétique anglaise, Volume 2

M.. Hennet - 1806 - 464 pages
..., Some pioiis drops the closing eye requires ; Ev'n from the tomb the voice of nature cries , Ev'n in our ashes live their wonted fires. For thee, who,...would he stretch, » And pore upon the brook that bubbles by. » Hard by yon wood , now smiling as in scorn , » Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...E'en from the tomb the voice of nature cries, E'en in our ashes* live their wonted fires. For thce, who mindful of th* unhonour'd dead, Dost in these...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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The beauties of the poets: being a collection of moral and sacred poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 304 pages
...their artless tale relate ; If chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred spirit shall enquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, "...stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. 146 " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, " Mutt'ring his wayward fancies, he would rove ; "...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...their artless tale relate, If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred Spirit shall enquire thy fate; Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, "Oft...His listless length at noontide would he stretch, AMI! pore upon the brook that habbles by. *' Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Mutt'ring his...
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