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" Haply some hoary-headed swain may say, "Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn Brushing with hasty steps the dews away, To meet the sun upon the upland lawn; "There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His... "
The rudiments of English grammar - Page 56
by T. Bowen - 1799
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The Union: Or Select Scots and English Poems ...

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1753 - 144 pages
...hoary-headed fwain may fay, ' Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away, ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, ' And...
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1753 - 144 pages
...hoary-headed fwain may fay, ' Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Brufhing with haity fteps the dews away, ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech r * That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide wou'd he ftretch,...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - English poetry - 1755
...hoary-headed Swain may fay, • Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide wou'd he ftretch, * And...
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The Union: Or, Select Scots and English Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Warton - Dialect poetry, Scottish - 1759 - 152 pages
...fome hoary-headed fwain may fay, ' Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Bruflung with hafty dews away, ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech ' That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide woii'd he ftretch, ' And...
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The Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - English poetry - 1762 - 252 pages
...hdary-headed fwain may fay, ' Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away, < To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech < That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, < And...
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The art of poetry on a new plan, illustrated with a great variety of ...

Art - 1762
...hoary-headed fwain may fay, ' Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn < Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews away, ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech i That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, i His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch,...
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Poems

Robert Lloyd - English poetry - 1762 - 277 pages
...Summaque tendebat per juga laetus iter. Sa,pe " There at the foot of younder nodding beech " That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, " His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, " And pore upon the brook that babbles by. " Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, "...
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A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes, Volume 4

English poetry - 1765
...hoary-headed fwain may fay, ' Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn c Brufhing with hafty fteps the dews 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 at noon-tide would he ftretch, * And pore...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765
...hoary-headed fwain may fay, * Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn * Brufhing with Jiafty fteps the dews away * To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. * There at the foot of yonder nodding beech c That rears its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, c...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 4

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1765
...fwain may fay, * Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn * Brulhing with hafty fteps the dews away 1 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 at noon-tide would he ftretch, * And pore...
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