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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. "
Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ... - Page 58
by James Roach - 1792
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The Union: Or Select Scots and English Poems

Thomas Warton - 1753 - 164 pages
...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, ' 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..

Thomas Warton - 1753 - 164 pages
...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 one forlorn,...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 1755 - 378 pages
...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 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,...
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The Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - 1762 - 292 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 would tove, ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn,...
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Poems

Robert Lloyd - 1762 - 308 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 one...
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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 yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, " Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove ; ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn,...
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Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1768 - 142 pages
...That wreathes its old fantafUc roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftreteh» ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove, ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn,...
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - 1768 - 140 pages
...at the foot of yonder nodding beech * That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length at noontide would he flretch, * And pore upon the brook that babbles by. 1 Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, * Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove, * Now drooping,...
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - 1770 - 134 pages
...at the foot of yonder nodding beech * That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length at noontide would he flretch, ' And pore upon...brook that babbles by. * Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, * Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove, * Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn,...
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Poems

Thomas Gray - 1770 - 136 pages
...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, * Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove, ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn,...
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