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Page 296 - Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature ; and his top was among the thick boughs.
Page 32 - The open field, and where the unpierced shade Imbrown'd the noontide bowers ; thus was this place A happy rural seat of various view...
Page 29 - I, for my part, do not like images cut out in juniper or other garden stuff; they be for children.
Page 85 - Consult the genius of the place in all: That tells the waters or to rise or fall; Or helps the ambitious hill the heavens to scale, Or scoops in circling theatres the vale ; Calls in the country, catches opening glades, Joins willing woods, and varies shades from shades; Now breaks, or now directs, the intending lines; Paints, as you plant, and, as you work, designs.
Page 30 - The Tower of Babel not yet finished. St. George in Box ; his arm scarce long enough, but will be in a condition to stick the Dragon by next April.
Page 32 - With mazy error under pendent shades Ran nectar, visiting each plant, and fed Flowers worthy of Paradise, which not nice Art In beds and curious knots, but Nature boon Pour'd forth profuse on hill, and dale, and plain...
Page 312 - I know a bank whereon the wild thyme blows, Where ox-lips and the nodding violet grows, Quite over-canopied with lush woodbine, With sweet musk roses, and with eglantine: There sleeps Titania sometime of the night, Lulled in these flowers with dances and delight...
Page 160 - The quivering glimmer of sun and rill With a sudden flash on the eye is thrown, Like the ray that streams from the...