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" Dost in these lines their artless tale relate; If chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred Spirit shall inquire thy fate, Haply some hoary-headed Swain may say, "Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn Brushing with hasty steps the dews away... "
The Works of Thomas Gray; Containing His Poems, and Correspondence with ... - Page 64
by Thomas Gray - 1807 - 316 pages
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Thomas Warton - Poetry - 1753 - 144 pages
...have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away, ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook...
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Scots poems - 1753
...That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide wou'd he ftretch, ' And pore upon the 'brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he wcu'd rove, ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 1755
...have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide wou'd he ftretch, * And pore upon the brook...
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Ajax His Speech to the Grecian Knabbs, from Ovid's Metam. Lib.XIII ...

Ovid - 1755 - 51 pages
...nigh, lested by the agents filthy stench, He'd pore on books with many a piteous sigh. yonder hall, now smiling as in scorn, Mutt'ring his wayward fancies, he would rove ; )w drooping, woeful, wan, like one forlorn, Or eraz'd with care, or eross'd in hopeless love. ic...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 1758
...peep of dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away To meet the fun upon the upland land. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftick roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide wou'd he ftretch, ' And pore upon the...
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A collection of poems ...

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1758
...the peep of dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away ' To meet the fun upon the upland land. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftick roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide wou'd he ftretch, ' And pore upon the...
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Scots poems - 1759
...' Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Bruflung with hafty dews away, ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide woii'd he ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook...
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The art of poetry on a new plan: illustrated with a great variety ..., Volume 1

John Newbery - Literary Criticism - 1762
...have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away, < To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' 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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Poems

Robert Lloyd - English poetry - 1762 - 277 pages
...That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, " His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, " Mutt' ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove ; " Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 27

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1763
...polHhed and harmonious Gray has been Co ftrangely impolite, as to draw the following picture of himfelf. There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wreathes its old fantallic roots fo high, Ilis liftlcfs length at noon-tide would he llretch. And pore upon the brook...
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