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" Thus, though abroad perchance I might appear Harsh and austere, To those who on my leisure would intrude Reserved and rude, Gentle at home amid my friends I'd be, Like the high leaves upon the holly tree. "
Metrical Tales and Other Poems - Page 173
by Robert Southey - 1805 - 201 pages
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Monthly Review; Or Literary Journal Enlarged

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1800 - 570 pages
...wound, But as they grow where nothing is to fear, Smooth and unarm'd the pointless leaves appear. ' I love to view these things with curious eyes And...youth, as youth is apt I know, Some harshness show, All vein asperities I day by day Till the smooth temper of my age should be Like the high leaves upon the...
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The Annual Anthology, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1799 - 320 pages
...emblems see Wherewith perchance to make a pleasant rhyme, Such as may profit in the after-time. rv. So, tho' abroad perchance I might appear Harsh and...friends I'd be Like the high leaves upon the Holly Tree. V. And should my youth, as youth is apt I know, Some harshness show, All vain asperities I day by day...
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The Annual Anthology, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1800 - 318 pages
...emblems see Wherewith perchance to make a pleasant rhyme, Such as may profit in the after-time. IV. So, tho' abroad perchance I might Appear Harsh and...leisure would intrude Reserved and rude, Gentle at home arrtid tify friends I'd be Like the high leaves upon the Holly Tree. V. And should my youth, as youth...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 28

Tobias Smollett - 1800 - 612 pages
...IV. 1 S-.i, .I..., abroad perchance- 1 might appear Hi> i)i and auftere, To thofe who on my leifure would intrude Reserved and -rude, Gentle at home amid...friends I'd be Like the high leaves upon the holly tree. G a V. ' And ftiould my youth, as youth is apt I Some ii.ii flint:!:, (how, All vain afperities 1 day...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 3

664 pages
...wound ; But, as they grow where nothing is to fear, Smooth aiid uuann'd the pointless leaves appear. I love to view these things with curious eyes, And...austere, To those who on my leisure would intrude, Reserv'd and rude, Gentle at home amid my friends I'd be, Like the high leaves upon the Holly Tree....
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 3

1821 - 702 pages
...in the wisdom of the Holly Tree, Can emblems see Wherewith perchance to make a pleasant rhyme, Snch as may profit in the after-time. So, tho' abroad perchance...austere, To those who on my leisure would intrude, Reserv'd and rude, Gentle at home amid my friends I'd be, Like the high leaves upon the Holly Tree....
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Sylvan sketches; or, A companion to the park and the shrubbery, by the ...

Elizabeth Kent (botanist.) - 1825 - 466 pages
...Wherewith perchance to make a pleasant rhyme, One which may profit in the after-time. Thus, though abroad perchance I might appear Harsh and austere,...amid my friends I'd be, Like the high leaves upon the holly-tree. And should my youth, as youth is apt I know, Some harshness show, All vain asperities I...
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The National magazine and general review

James Lyon (of Fairhaven, Vermont) - 486 pages
...But as they grow where nothing is to fear, Smooth and unarmed the pointless leaves appear. So, though abroad perchance I might appear Harsh and austere,...youth, as youth is apt I know, Some harshness show, AH vain asperities I day by day Would wear away, Till the smooth temper of my age should be Like the...
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 6

1831 - 502 pages
...Wherewith perchance to make a pleasant rhyme, One which may profit in the after-time. " Thus, though abroad perchance I might appear Harsh and austere,...asperities I day by day , ,, • Would wear away, Till die smooth temper of my age should be Like the high leaves upon the Holly Tree. " And a* when all the...
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A Flora of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Volume 2

George Johnston - 1829 - 636 pages
...Wherewith perchance to make a pleasant rhyme, One which may profit hi the after-tune. Thus, though abroad perchance I might appear Harsh and austere,...I'd be Like the high leaves upon the Holly tree." Bird-lime is made from the mucilaginous bark ; and the wood, white, hard, and close-grained, is used...
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