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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
by Thomas Warton - 1753 - 144 pages
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The Union: Or Select Scots and English Poems..

Thomas Warton - 1753 - 164 pages
...nodding beech r * That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide wou'd he ftretch, ' And pore upon the 'brook that babbles...fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he wcu'd rove, ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, ' Or craz'd with care, or crofs'd in hcpeleis...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 1755 - 378 pages
...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 that babbles...rove; ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, ' Or craz'd with care, or crofs'd in hopelefs love. c . / One morn I mifs'd him on the cuftom'd hill,...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - 1758 - 384 pages
...liftlefs length at noon-tide wou'd he ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. AS ' Hard ' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring...rove ; * Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, ' Or craz'd with care, or crofs'd in hopelefs love. * One morn I mifs'd him on the cuftom'd hill, '...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 1758 - 394 pages
...nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftick 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 as in fcora, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove ; ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn,...
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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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The Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - 1762 - 292 pages
...chance, by lonely contemplation led, Some kindred fpirit fhall inquire thy fate. Haply, fome hdary-headed fwain may fay, ' Oft have we feen him at the peep...fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would tove, ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, ' Or craz'd with care, or crofs'd in hopel&fs...
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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...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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The art of poetry on a new plan, illustrated with a great variety of ...

Art - 1762 - 290 pages
...high, i His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, i And pore upon the brook that babbles by. i Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, • Mutt'ring his wayward fancies'he would rove, ' One morn I mifs'd him on th' accuftom'd hill, i Along the heath, and near...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765 - 418 pages
...c That rears its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, c And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by...fmiling as in fcorn, " Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove ; ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, * Or craz'd with care, or crofs'd in hopelefs...
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A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes, Volume 4

1765 - 414 pages
...His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, * And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Hard ' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove ; * Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, ' Or craz'd with care, or crofs'd in hopelefs...
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