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" And should my youth, as youth is apt, I know, Some harshness show, All vain asperities, I, day by day, Would wear away ; Till the smooth temper of my age should be Like the high leaves upon the holly tree. "
Metrical Tales and Other Poems - Page 174
by Robert Southey - 1805 - 201 pages
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Monthly Review; Or Literary Journal Enlarged

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1800 - 570 pages
...Till the smooth temper of my age should be Like the high leaves upon the Holy Tree. Would wear away, ' And as when all the summer trees are seen So bright...green, The Holly leaves their fadeless hues display But when the bare and wintry woods we see What then sa chearful as the Holly Tree ? Less bright than...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 338 pages
...Would wear away, Till the smooth temper of my age should be Like the high leaves upon the Holly Tree. And as when all the summer trees are seen So bright...fadeless hues display Less bright than they, But when the hare and wintry woods we see, What then so cheerful as the Holly Tree? mechanical and irresistible...
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 3

1821 - 702 pages
...Would wear away ; Till smooth the temper of my age should be, Like the high leaves upon the Holly Tree. And, as when all the summer trees are seen So bright and green, The holly leaves their faded hues display, Less bright than they ; But when the bare and wintry woods we see, What then so...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 3

664 pages
...Would wear away ; Till smooth the temper of my age should be, Like the high leaves upon the Holly Tree. And, as when all the summer trees are seen So bright and green, The holly leaves their faded hues display, Less bright than they ; But when the bare and wintry woods we see, What then so...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian

1830 - 492 pages
...Would wear away, Till the smooth temper of my age should be Like the high leaves upon the Holly-Tree. And as when all the summer trees are seen So bright and green, The holly-leaves a sober hue display Less bright than they ; But when the bare and wintry woods we see,...
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Sylvan sketches; or, A companion to the park and the shrubbery, by the ...

Elizabeth Kent (botanist.) - 1825 - 466 pages
...Would wear away, Till the smooth temper of my age should be Like the high leaves upon the holly-tree. And as when all the summer trees are seen So bright...when the bare and wintry woods we see, What then so cheerful as the holly-tree ? So serious should my youth appear among The thoughtless throng ; So would...
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The National magazine and general review

James Lyon (of Fairhaven, Vermont) - 486 pages
...Would wear away, Till the smooth temper of my age should be Like the high leaves upon the Holly Tree ! And as when all the summer trees are seen So bright...when the bare and wintry woods we see, What then so cheerful as the Holly Tree? So serious should my youth appear among The thoughtless throng, So would...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827 - 596 pages
...Would wear away, Till the smooth temper of my age should be Like the high leaves upon the Holly Tree. And as, when all the summer trees are seen So bright...green, The Holly leaves their fadeless hues display But when the bare and wintry woods we see, '^at then so cheerful as the Holly Tree ? Less bright than...
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 6

1831 - 502 pages
...away, Till die smooth temper of my age should be Like the high leaves upon the Holly Tree. " And a* when all the summer trees are seen So bright and green,...when the bare and wintry woods we see, What then so cheerful as the Holly Tree ? " So serious .should my youth appear among The thoughtless throng ; S»...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1830 - 516 pages
...Would wear away, Till the smooth temper of my age should be Like the high leaves upon the Holly Tree. And as when all the summer trees are seen So bright...when the bare and wintry woods we see, What then so cheerful as the Holly Tree ? So serious should my youth appear among The thoughtless throng, So would...
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