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" IN yonder grave a Druid lies, Where slowly winds the stealing wave ! The year's best sweets shall duteous rise, To deck its poet's sylvan grave ! In yon deep bed of whispering reeds His airy harp ' shall now be laid ; That he whose heart in sorrow bleeds... "
The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins - Page 104
by William Collins - 1802 - 124 pages
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 17

Richard Garnett, Léon Vallée, Alois Brandl - 1899 - 432 pages
...[The scene of these stanzas is supposed to lie on the Thames, near Richmond.] In yonder grave a dniid lies, Where slowly winds the stealing wave ; The year's...shall duteous rise To deck its poet's sylvan grave. In yon deep bed of whispering reeds His airy harp shall now be laid, That he, whose heart in sorrow...
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The Reminiscences of a Very Old Man, 1808-1897

John Sartain - 1899 - 372 pages
...Tyre, and The Grave of Thomson. This last, a most beautiful view, illustrated the lines by Collins, In yonder grave a Druid lies, Where slowly winds the stealing wave, The year's best sweet? shall duteous rise To deck its poet's sylvan grave" Besides these water-colours, there was on...
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English Elegies

John Cann Bailey - 1900 - 330 pages
...stanzas is supposed to lie on the Thames, near Richmond." — Original Advertisement by Collins. In yonder grave a druid lies, Where slowly winds the...shall duteous rise To deck its poet's sylvan grave. In yon deep bed of whispering reeds His airy harp* shall now be laid, That he, whose heart in sorrow...
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The English Poets

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1901 - 654 pages
...Return in all thy simple state! Confirm the tales her sons relate l ODE ON THE DEATH OF MR. THOMSON.* In yonder grave a druid lies, Where slowly winds the...shall duteous rise To deck its poet's sylvan grave. In yon deep bed of whispering reeds His airy harp shall now be laid, That he, whose heart in sorrow...
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The Fireside Encyclopedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - 1901 - 1080 pages
...tried, No chance could sever, nor the grave divide. THOMAS TICKBLL. ODE ox THE DEATH OF MR. THOMSON. Ix wn ; The thunder erash'd across the heaven, The fatal hour was come ; Yet aye broke ! In yon deep bed of whispering reeds His airy harp shall now lie laid. That he whose heart in sorrow...
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A History of English Literature

E. J. Mathew - 1901 - 556 pages
...in his memory. The scene of the poem was laid at Richmond, where Thomson had lived for many years. "In yon deep bed of whisp'ring reeds His airy harp...laid, That he, whose heart in sorrow bleeds, May love through life the soothing shade. "Then maids and youths shall linger here, And while its sounds at...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1902 - 860 pages
...Pity's self be dead. Ode on the Death of Mr Thomson. [The scene it on the Thames, near Richmond.] In h gleaming steel be covered o'er, The brazen trumpets...lances into scythes shall bend, And the broad falchi In yon deep bed of whispering reeds His airy harp shall now be laid, That he, whose heart in sorrow...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1902 - 864 pages
...Pity's self be dead. Ode on the Death of Mr Thomson. [The scene is on the Thames, near Richmond.] In view. Nor are the banks destitute of beauties which...side they display a sweet variety of woodland, cornf In yon deep bed of whispering reeds His airy harp shall now be laid, That he, whose heart in sorrow...
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Every Day in the Year: A Poetical Epitome of the World's History

James Lauren Ford, Mary K. Ford - 1902 - 470 pages
...Palmer. ODE ON THE DEATH OF THOMSON. James Thomson, author of "The Seasons," died August 37, 1748. In yonder grave a Druid lies, Where slowly winds the...shall duteous rise, To deck its poet's sylvan grave. In yon deep bed of whispering reeds His airy harp shall now be laid, That he whose heart in sorrow...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles G. D. Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - 1904 - 930 pages
...cared to repeat. Stanza introduced into Thomson's " Castle of Indolence." Canto I. LORD LYTTELTON. In yonder grave a Druid lies. Where slowly winds the...shall duteous rise To deck its poet's sylvan grave. Ode on the Death of Thomson. w. COLLINS. WILLIAM HOGARTH. The hand of him here torpid lies That drew...
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