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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. "
A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. - Page 5
by Collection - 1755
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - 1758 - 384 pages
...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...ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. AS ' Hard ' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove...
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The Union: Or, Select Scots and English Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Warton - 1759 - 168 pages
...nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide woii'd he ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'i ing MS wayward fancies he would rove, ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, ' Or craz'd...
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Poems

Robert Lloyd - 1762 - 308 pages
...nodding beech " 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 one forlorn, " Or...
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Elegia inglese ... sopra un cimitero di campagna, trasportata in verso ital ...

Thomas Gray - 1772 - 60 pages
...yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fohigh, His liillefs length at noontide Would he ftretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by...by yon wood now fmiling as in fcorn , Mutt'ring his w ay ward fancies he would rove > Now drooping, woeful wan , like one forlorn , Or craz'd vvith care...
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

1773 - 394 pages
...nodding beech That wreathes its old fantallic 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, Muu'ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove ; Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, Or craz'd...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 52

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - 1775 - 664 pages
...nodding beach, That wreathes its old fantadic roots fo high, His lilHels length at noon tide would he ftretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove. Ivlr. Gray had great excellence in'Latin poetry, as a...
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A collection of poems on divine and moral subjects, selected from various ...

William Giles (didactic writer) - 1775 - 336 pages
...nodding beech * That wreaths its old fantaftic roots fo high, * Hjs.liftlisfs length at noontide would he ftretch, * And pore upon the brook that babbles by, * Hard by yon wood, now fmiljng as in fcorn, 'Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he. would rove; ' Now drooping, woful wan, like...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 4

Robert Dodsley - 1782 - 410 pages
...nodding beech, ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His lifllefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now fmil/ng as in fcorn, * Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove : ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands: With Notes

1782 - 500 pages
...nodding beech, * That wreathes its old fantaftic roots lo high, * His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now fmil/ng as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove : ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - 1785 - 544 pages
...nodding beech, ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo ' high, * His liftlefs length at noontide would he « ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles...by.' ' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, c Muttering his wayward fancies he would ' rove ; * Now drooping, woeful, wan, like one for' lorn,...
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