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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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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785
...Oft have we ieen him at the Peep of Dawn ' Bruftiing with haity Steps the Dews away ' To meet the SUN upon the Upland Lawn. ' There at the Foot of yonder...high, ' His liftlefs Length at Noon-tide would he ftretch, ' And pore upon the Brook that babbles by. •Hard ' Hard by yon Wood, now fmiling as in Scorn,...
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...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 wreathes its old fantaftic roots (b ' high, * His liftlefs length at noontide would he ' ftretch, *...
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts. Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1785 - 276 pages
...fome;hoary-headed fwain may fay, " Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn *' Bruftiing 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 Muse's Pocket Companion: A Collection of Poems

English poetry - 1785 - 289 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 beach * That wreathes its old fantaftic root* fo high, ' Hialiftlefs length at noon-tide would he ftretch....
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...craz'd with care, or crofs'd in hopelefs love. There, at the foot of yonder nodding heach, That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high ; His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by. One morn I mifs'd him on the cuftonfd hilly Along...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion. A Collection of Poems: By Lord Carlisle. Lord ...

1785 - 289 pages
...* To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. * There at the foot of yonder nodding beach ' 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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Poems

Thomas Gray - 1786 - 178 pages
...• ' • , - . '.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, « •...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...may fay — * Oft have. we feen him, at the peep of dawn, '•Drafting, 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 lilllefs length at noontide would he ftretch, And pore...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften, Volume 4

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - Literature - 1789
...have we feen him at the peep of dawn „Bruf hing with hafty ftep the dews away „To meet the lun upon the upland lawn. „-There at the foot of yonder nodding beech „That wreathe« its old fantaftic roots fo high, „His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, „And...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 68

English poets - 1790
...hoary-headed fwain may fay, " Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn * Brofhing 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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