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" Britannia's genius bends to earth, And mourns the fatal day : While stain'd with blood he strives to tear Unseemly from his sea-green hair The wreaths of cheerful May: The thoughts which musing Pity pays, And fond Remembrance loves to raise, Your faithful... "
The Poetical Works of William Collins: With Memoirs of the Author; and ... - Page 67
by William Collins - 1781 - 184 pages
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A Collection of Poems in Four Volumes, Volume 1

Robert Dodsley - 1755 - 356 pages
...Death of Col. CHARLES Ross, in the A&ion at Fonteney. Written May 1745. [By Mr. W. COLIINS.] I. WHILE, loft to all his former mirth, BRITANNIA'S genius bends...from his fea-green hair The wreaths of cheerful May ; X 4 II. The ' [ 328 ] II. The thoughts which mufing pity pays, And fond remembrance loves to raife,...
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A Collection of Poems

1758 - 352 pages
...Death of Col. 'CHARLES Ross, in the Aftion at Fontenoy. Written May 1745. By Mr. W. COLLINS. I. WHILE, loft to all his former mirth, BRITANNIA'S genius bends...from his fea-green hair The wreaths of cheerful May; VOL. I. X II. The J II. The thoughts which muftng pity pays, And fond remembrance loves to raife, Your...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - 1758 - 384 pages
...Death of Col. CHARLES Ross, in the A6Uon at Fontenoy. Written May 1745. By Mr. W. COLLINS. I. WHILE, loft to all his former mirth, BRITANNIA'S genius bends...tear Unfeemly from his fea-green hair The wreaths of chearful May i VOL. I. X II. The II. The thoughts which mufing pity pays* And fond remembrance loves...
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The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins: With Memoirs of the Author; and ...

William Collins, John Langhorne - 1765 - 200 pages
...LADY, 0« THE DEATH QF COLONIt CHARLES ROSS IN THE ACTION AT FONTENOV. WRITTEN MAY MDCCXLV. "tTTHilej loft to all his former mirth, Britannia's genius bends...hair The wreaths of cheerful May : The thoughts which mufingpity pay?, And fond remembrance loves to raife, Your faithful hours attend : Still Fancy, to...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands, Volume 1

Robert Dodsley - 1765 - 392 pages
...CHARLES Ross, in the Adion at Fontenoy. Written May 1745. By Mr. W. COLLINS. *• .- '.: - . WHIL E, loft to all his former mirth, BRITANNIA'S genius bends...from his fea-green hair The wreaths of cheerful May j HThe thoughts which mufing pity pays, And fond remembrance loves to raiie, Your faithful hours attend...
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The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins: With Memoirs of the Author; and ...

William Collins, John Langhorne - 1765 - 210 pages
...LADY, ON THE DEATH OF COLONEL CHARLES ROSS IN THE ACTION AT FONTENOY. WRITTEN MAY MDCCXLV. XT 7Hile, loft to all his former mirth, Britannia's genius bends...day : While ftain'd with blood he ftrives to tear Unfccmly from his fea-green hair The wreaths of cheerful May : The thoughts which mufing pity pays,...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1766 - 356 pages
...Death of Col. CHARLES Ross, in the A&ion at Fontenoy. Written May 1745. By Mr. W. CoLLINS. I. WHILE, loft to all his former mirth, BRITANNIA'S genius bends to earth, And mourns the fatal day ; While, flain'd with blood, he ftrives to tear Unfeemly from his fea-green hair The wreaths of cheerful May...
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The Works of the English Poets: Thomson; Hammond; Collins

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 340 pages
...Lady, on the Death of Colonel Charles Rofs, in the Action at Fontenoy. Written May, i74;. "TTTHILE, loft to all his former mirth, * * Britannia's genius...tear Unfeemly from his fea-green hair The wreaths of thearful May : The thoughts which mufing pity pays, And fond remembrance loves to raife, Your faithful...
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The Works of the English Poets: Thomson, Hammond and Collins

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 348 pages
...Lady, on the Death of Colonel Charles Rofs, in the Aftion at Fontenoy. Written May, 1745. "TTTHILE, loft to all his former mirth, ** Britannia's genius...day : While ftain'd with blood he ftrives to tear Unfcemly from his fea-green hair The wreaths of chearful May : The thoughts which mufmg pity pays,...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 49

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 380 pages
...Written May, 1745. TYTHILE, loft to all his former mirth, • • Britannia's genius bends to earth, Ar.d mourns the fatal day : While ftain'd with blood he...tear Unfeemly from his fea-green hair The wreaths of chearful May : The thoughts which mufmg pity pays, And fond remembrance loves to raife, Your faithful...
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