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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. "
Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ... - Page 58
by James Roach - 1792
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Poems and Letters of Thomas Gray: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings

Thomas Gray, William Mason - 1820 - 548 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, Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove ; Now drooping, woeful wan, like one...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 422 pages
...beach, 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, Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove ; Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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The Wreath: A Collection of Poems from Celebrated English Authors

1821 - 270 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, Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove : N ow drooping, woful wan, like...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 284 pages
...beech, That wreaths 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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The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With Lord Byron's English ...

William Collins, Thomas Gray, James Beattie, George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1824 - 478 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, Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove ; Now drooping, woeful wan, like one...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...beech, That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, es dight, While the plowman near at hand Whistles o'er the furro srailing as in scorn. Muttering his wayward fancies he would rove, Now drooping woful wan, like one...
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œuvres de M. J. Chénier ...: précédés d'une notice sur Chénier, Volume 3

Marie-Joseph Chénier - 1824 - 460 pages
...wreathes 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, v Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove; « Now drooping , woeful-wan ,...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 600 pages
...beeeh, That wreathes its old fantastie roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he streteh, mongst rude burs and thistles ? Perhaps some eold bank is her bo smiling as in seorn, Muttering his wayward faneies he would rove, Now drooping woful wan, like one...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1825 - 346 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, 105 Muttering his wayward fancies he would rove; Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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The Works of Thomas Gray, Esq

Thomas Gray, William Mason - 1827 - 468 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, M utt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove ; Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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