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" There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. "
A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. - Page 5
by Collection - 1755
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - 1851 - 472 pages
...beech, That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling, as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove ; Now drooping, woful wan, like...
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The Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - 1851 - 422 pages
...beech, That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove; Now drooping, woful-wan, like one...
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First collection of instructive extracts

Scottish school-book assoc - 1852 - 248 pages
...That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, ' His listless length at noontide would he stretch, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, ' Muttering his wayward fancies he would rove ; ' Now drooping, woful wan, like...
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The Class Book of Poetry

Class-book - 1852 - 152 pages
...beech, That wreathes its old fantastic root so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn. Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove ; Now drooping, woful, wan, like...
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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

1853 - 560 pages
...That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, " His listless length at noontide would he stretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling, as in scorn, " Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove, " Now drooping, woful-wan, like...
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The book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853 - 552 pages
...beech, That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove, Sow drooping, woeful wan, like one...
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The Boy's Second Help to Reading: A Selection of Choice Passages from ...

Theodore Alors W. Buckley - 1854 - 332 pages
...beech, That wreaths its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noon-tide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook, that babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Mutt'rinjj liia wayward fancies, would he rove ; Now drooping, woml-wan, like...
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The Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introductory Observations

George Croly - 1854 - 426 pages
...That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, If is listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies he would rove, Now drooping woful wan, like one...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

1854 - 456 pages
...beech, That wreathes its old, fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now smiling, as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove ; Now drooping, woful-wan, like...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - 1854 - 440 pages
...beech, That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove ; Now drooping, woful, wan, like...
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