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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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Rights of God, Written for the Benefit of Man: Or, the Impartiality of ...

Thomas Branagan - Bibliography - 1812 - 360 pages
...HY 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 wreaths its old fantastic roots so high, ' His listless length at noontide would he stretch, ' And pore upon the brook...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 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 noontide would he stretch, " And...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...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 noontide would he stretch, " And...
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Sequel to the English Reader, Or Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Authors - 1816 - 286 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 iantaftic roots fo high, His liftlefs length at noon.tide would he ilretch, And pour...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
..." 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 listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore...
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The Actor's Budget of Wit and Merriment: Consisting of Monologues, Prologues ...

William Oxberry - Actors - 1820 - 346 pages
...Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn, ' Brushing with hasty steps the dew away, ' To meet the sun upon the upland lawn : ' There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, ' That wreathes its old fantastic root so high, ' His listless length at noontide would he stretch, ' And...
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Poems and Letters of Thomas Gray: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings

Thomas Gray, William Mason - English literature - 1820 - 527 pages
..." 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 listless length at noontide would he stretch. And pore...
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The Wreath: A Collection of Poems from Celebrated English Authors

English poetry - 1821 - 259 pages
...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 listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 8

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
..." 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 listless length at noontide would he stretch, And...
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The Poems of Thomas Gray: Embellished with Engravings from the Designs of ...

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1821 - 134 pages
..." Oft have we seen him at the peep of dawn Crushing 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 noontide would he streteh, And pore...
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