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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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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...hoary-headed fwain may fay, " Oft have we fcen him at the peep of dawnk Brulhing with lully ftcps, the dews away, To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That wreathes its old fantallic roots fo high. His liftlcfs length at noon-tide would he ftretch, And pore...
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Poems, Moral, Elegant and Pathetic: Vis. Essay on Man

1796 - 220 pages
...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 beach, " That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, '' His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he...
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The Children's Miscellany: In which is Included The History of Little Jack ...

Children's stories - 1797 - 325 pages
...fwain may fay,. '! Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn.. " Brufliing with hafty fteps the dews away, " To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. " There...high, " His liftlefs length at noon-tide would he ft retch, " And pore upon the brook that bubbles by. K 5 Hard " Hard by yon wood, now (milling as...
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The British poetical miscellany

British poetical miscellany - 1805
...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 noontide would he ftretch, " And...
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Young. Churchill. Lloyd. Falconer. Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...hoary-headed f\vain may fay, Oft luve we feen him at the peep of hwn rAmg withhafty ftcps the dews away To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. * There at the foot of ynnder nodding beech " That wreathes its old f.muitic roots fo high, " His lilllefs length at noon-tide...
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The Works of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...Oft have we feen him at the peep'of <Lwn ' ruhmg with hafty fteps the dews away ' To mjei the iun upon the upland lawn. ' There at the foo.t of yonder nodding beech ' That wrcathcs its old fantaftic routs fo high, ' His liftlcl's length at noontide would he ftrctch, ' And...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...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 listless length at noon-tide would he stretch, " And...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 7

Great Britain - 1804
...hoary-headed Swain may fay, " Oft have we feen him atthepecpof d:iwn " Brufhing with haily fteps the dews away " To meet the fun upon the upland lawn. " There at the foot of yonder nodding beech " That wreathes its old lanuftic roots fo high, " His lidiis length at noontide would lie (treten, " Ad...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 8

Great Britain - 1804
...To meet the l'un upon the upland lawn. ' There at thef.wt of yonder nodding beech " Th. 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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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1805 - 394 pages
...fate, Haply fome hoary-headed fwain may fay, • Oft have we feen him at the peep of dawn, ' Brufhing with hafty fteps the dew away, • To meet the fun...upland lawn. There at the foot of yonder nodding beedi, • That wreathes its old fancaftic roots fo high, His liftlefs length at noontide would...
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