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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. "
Pieces selected from the Italian poets, by A. Isola, and tr. into Engl ... - Page 16
edited by - 1784
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1758
...nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftick roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide wou'd he ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcora, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove ; ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn,...
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The Union: Or, Select Scots and English Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Warton - Dialect poetry, Scottish - 1759 - 152 pages
...nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide woii'd he ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'i ing MS wayward fancies he would rove, ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, ' Or craz'd...
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Poems

Robert Lloyd - English poetry - 1762 - 277 pages
...properabat faepius ortum, Summaque tendebat per juga laetus iter. Sa,pe " There at the foot of younder nodding beech " That wreathes its old fantaftic roots...babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, " Mutt' ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove ; " Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, " Or...
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A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes, Volume 4

English poetry - 1765
...away * To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. * There at the foot of yonder nodding beech * That rears its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length...ftretch, * And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Hard ' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove ; * Now...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...away, To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wriths its old fantaftic roots fo high, His liftlefs length...ftretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Hrud by yon wood, now fmiling, as in fcorn, Mutt'ring his wayward fancies, he wou'd rove ; Now Now...
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - 1768 - 187 pages
...dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away, " To meet the Sun upon the upland lawn. 26. • *' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech " That wreathes...And pore upon the brook that babbles by. < Hard \ •7 " S*pe iftam affuetus prope fylvam errare, fuperbum • 11 Ridens nefcio quid; nunc multa...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 4

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1770
...lines their artlefs tale relate ; , If chance, by lonely Contemplation led, Some kindred Spirit mall inquire thy fate, Haply fome hoary-headed fwain may...ftretch, • And pore upon the brook that babbles by. A 3 < Hard * Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove...
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Elegia inglese ... sopra un cimitero di campagna, trasportata in verso ital ...

Thomas Gray - 1772
...There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fohigh, His liillefs length at noontide Would he ftretch, And pore upon...by yon wood now fmiling as in fcorn , Mutt'ring his w ay ward fancies he would rove > Now drooping, woeful wan , like one forlorn , Or craz'd vvith care...
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

English literature - 1773 - 376 pages
...fun upon the upland lawn. There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantallic roots fo high, His liftlefs length at noon-tide would...babbles by. Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, Muu'ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove ; Now drooping, woeful wan, like one forlorn, Or craz'd...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 52

Books - 1775
...yonder nodding beach, That wreathes its old fantadic roots fo high, His lilHels length at noon tide would he ftretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, Muttering his wayward fancies, he would rove. Ivlr. Gray had great excellence in'Latin poetry, as a...
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