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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 Union: Or, Select Scots and English Poems - Page 68
edited by - 1759 - 152 pages
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A Collection of Poems in Four Volumes, Volume 4

Robert Dodsley - 1755 - 378 pages
...hoary-headed Swain may fay, ' Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn....fantaftic roots fo high, • His liftlefs length at noon -tide wou'd he ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - 1758 - 384 pages
...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 fantaflick 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, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 1758 - 394 pages
...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 art of poetry on a new plan, illustrated with a great variety of ...

Art - 1762 - 290 pages
...hoary-headed fwain may fay, ' Oft 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 i That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, i His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch,...
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Poems

Robert Lloyd - 1762 - 308 pages
...properabat faepius ortum, Summaque tendebat per juga laetus iter. Sa,pe " There at the foot of younder 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...
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Poems

Robert Lloyd - 1762 - 312 pages
...properabat faepius ortum, Summaque tendebat per juga laetus her. Saepe " There at the foot of younder 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. tc 41 Hard by yon wood, now...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 27

1763 - 556 pages
...polilhed and harmonious Gray has been fo ftrangcly impolite^ as to draw the following picture of himfelf. There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wreathes its old famaflic roots fo high, His liftlcfs length at noon-tide would he llretch, And pore upon the brook...
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A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes, Volume 4

1765 - 414 pages
...hoary-headed fwain may fay, ' Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn c Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away * To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. * There at the foot of yonder nodding beech * That rears its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, * And pore...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765 - 418 pages
...hoary-headed fwain may fay, * Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn * Brufhing with Jiafty fteps the dews away * To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. * There at the foot of yonder nodding beech c That rears its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, c...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 4

Robert Dodsley - 1765 - 412 pages
...fwain may fay, * Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn * Brulhing with hafty fteps the dews away 1 To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. * There at the foot of yonder nodding beech * That rears its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, * And pore...
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