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" The female fays shall haunt the green, And dress thy grave with pearly dew. The redbreast oft at evening hours Shall kindly lend his little aid, With hoary moss, and gather'd flowers, To deck the ground where thou art laid. "
The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins: With Memoirs of the Author; and ... - Page 96
by William Collins, John Langhorne - 1765 - 166 pages
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 1755 - 378 pages
...fays fhall haunt the green, And drefs thy grave with pearly dew! IV. The red-breaft oft at ev'ning hours Shall kindly lend his little aid; With hoary mofs, and gather'd flow'rs, To deck the ground where thou art laid. V. When howling winds, and beating rain, In tempefts...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - 1758 - 384 pages
...fays fhall haunt the green, And drcfs thy grave with pearly dewl IV. A The red-breaft oft at ev'ning hours Shall kindly lend his little aid : With hoary mofs, and gather'd flow'rs, To deck the ground where thou art laid. V. When howling winds, and beating rain, In tempefts...
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A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes, Volume 4

1765 - 414 pages
...fays fhall haunt the green, And drefs thy grave with pearly dew ! IV. The red-breaft oft at ev'ning hours Shall kindly lend his little aid : With hoary mofs, and gather'd flow'rs, To deck the ground where thou art laid. V. ' When howling winds, and beating rain, In tempefts...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 48-49

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 628 pages
...their nightly crew; TRhe female fays fliall haunt the green, And drefs thy grave with pearly dew ; The red-breaft oft at evening hours Shall kindly lend...art laid. When howling winds, and beating rain, In tempefts fliake thy fylvan cell 5 Or 'midft the chace on every plain, The tender thought on thee fliall...
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The Works of the English Poets: Thomson, Hammond and Collins

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 348 pages
...their nightly crew; Tfhe female fays fliall haunt the green, And drcfs thy grave with pearly dew ; The red-breaft oft at evening hours Shall kindly lend...gather'd flowers, To deck the ground where thou art laid. ' ••• Wh«n When howling winds, and beating rain, In tempefts fhake thy fylvan cell ; Or 'midft...
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The Works of the English Poets: Thomson; Hammond; Collins

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 340 pages
...their nightly crew; Tfhe female fays mail haunt the green, And drefs thy grave with pearly dew; The red-breaft oft at evening hours Shall kindly lend...mofs, and gather'd flowers, To deck the ground where them art laid. When When howling winds, and beating rain, In tempefts fliake thy fylvan cell ; Or 'midft...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins: With Memoirs of the Author; and ...

William Collins - 1781 - 200 pages
...their nightly crew ; The female fays fhall haunt the green, And drcfs thy grave with pearly dew; The red-breaft oft at evening hours Shall kindly lend...art laid. When howling winds, and beating rain, In tempefts fhake the fylvan cell ; Or 'midft the enact- on every plain, The tender thought on thee fhall...
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Drinking songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

1783 - 360 pages
...crew ; The female Fays fhall haunt the green. And drefs thy grave with pearly dew ! The The rcd-brcaft oft at evening hours Shall kindly lend his little...art laid. When howling winds, and beating rain, In tempefts fhake the fylvan cell ; Or 'raidft the chace on every plain, The tender thought on thee fha.ll...
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Select Beauties of Ancient English Poetry, Volume 2

Henry Headley - 1787 - 232 pages
...The little Red-breaji teacheth charity. Collins in his Dirge : The Rrd-lrtafl oft :.t evening l:ours Shall kindly lend his little aid With hoary mofs and gather'd flowers, To deck the ground where thuu arc laid. But above all others on this fubject, Thomfon is intitled to fwperlative praife: - one...
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Select Beauties of Ancient English Poetry

Henry Headley - 1787 - 212 pages
...teacheth charity. Collins in his Dirge : The Red-triafl oft at evening hours Shall kindly lend his liule aid "With hoary mofs and gather'd flowers, To deck the ground where thou art laid. But above all others on this fubject, Thomfon is intitled to fuperlative pruife : — one alone, The...
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