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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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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1775 - 136 pages
...may fay, ' Oft have we feen him, at the peep of dawn, ' Brufliing wilh hafly fteps the dews away 1 To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. ' There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, ' That wreathes its old funtaftic roots fo high, ' His liillefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, ' And...
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A collection of poems on divine and moral subjects, selected from various ...

William Giles (didactic writer) - 1775
...Brufbing with hafty fteps the dews away c To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. * There at theifoot of yonder nodding beech * That wreaths its old fantaftic roots fo high, * Hjs.liftlisfs length at noontide would he ftretch, * And pore upon the brook that babbles by, * Hard...
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Poems

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1778 - 158 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 root fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he flretch, * And...
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original ..., Volume 9

John Wesley - Biography - 1786
...hoary-headed fwain may fay, " Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn Brufhing with hafty flcps the dews away, To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. There at the foot of yonder nodding beecli, That wreathes its old fantaflic roots fo high, His lifllefs length at noontide would he flretch,...
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Poems on Various Subjects; Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue: And ...

Children's poetry, English - 1780 - 204 pages
...fay, " Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn " Erufhing with hafty fteps the dews away, " To met the fun upon the upland lawn. " There, at the foot of yonder nodding beach • " That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, "- Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in (corn,...
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Love and Madness: A Story Too True. In a Series of Letters Between Parties ...

Sir Herbert Croft - Chatterton, Thomas, 1752-1770 - 1780 - 296 pages
...of Time. j^. ... All's well that ends well. Tbert it the foot of yonder nodding heach, That wreathes its old f'antaftic roots fo high, His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, , And pore upon the brook that babbles by. •;i' ' '•" •••• - ' Gray. Elegy; •*...
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The Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or, Beauties of British Poetry

English periodicals - 1781
...hoary-headed fwain may fay, ' Oft have we feen him, at the peep of dawn, ' Brufhing with hafly fteps the dews away, ' To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. •...There, at the foot of yonder nodding beech, • That wreathes it's old fantaftick roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, '...
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A Criticism on the Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard: Being a ...

John Young - 1783 - 90 pages
...meet the Sun upon the upland lawn. XXVI. " 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 pore upon the brook that babbles by. * Even in our ajhes live their wonted fires. "\...
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Pieces selected from the Italian poets, by A. Isola, and tr. into Engl ...

Agostino Isola - 1784
...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 pore...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse Intended as a Specimen of the Types: At the ...

John Walter - 1785 - 225 pages
...hoary-headed fvvain may fay, 4 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...high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook that bubbles by. 4 Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, '...
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