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" 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 upon the brook that babbles by. "
THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM COLINS, THOMAS GRAY AND OLIVER GOLDSMITH - Page 61
by EPES SARGENT - 1860
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The Union: Or Select Scots and English Poems..

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1753 - 144 pages
...That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide wou'd he ftretch, ' And pore upon the 'brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he wcu'd rove, ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Thomas Warton - Poetry - 1753 - 144 pages
...That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. • Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove, ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - English poetry - 1755
...That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, ' His liftlefs length at noon-tide wou'd he ftretch, * And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove; ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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The Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - English poetry - 1762
...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, ' Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would tove, ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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Poems

Robert Lloyd - English poetry - 1762 - 277 pages
...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, " Mutt' ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove ; " Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765
...c That rears its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length at noontide would he ftretch, c And pore upon the brook that babbles by. ' Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, " Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove ; ' Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - 1770 - 120 pages
...That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fo high, * His liftlefs length at noontide would he flretch, ' And pore upon the brook that babbles by. * Hard by yon wood, now fmiling as in fcorn, * Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he would rove, * Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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Elegia inglese ... sopra un cimitero di campagna, trasportata in verso ital ...

Thomas Gray - 1772
...beech That wreathes its old fantaftic roots fohigh, His liillefs length at noontide Would he ftretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by . Hard by yon wood now fmiling as in fcorn , Mutt'ring his w ay ward fancies he would rove > Now drooping, woeful wan , like...
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

English literature - 1773 - 376 pages
...That wreathes its old fantallic 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, Muu'ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove ; Now drooping, woeful wan, like one...
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Poetical Works: To which is Prefixed an Account of the Life and ..., Volume 2

Robert Lloyd - 1774
...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, " Mutt'ring his wayward fancies he wou'd rove ; " Now drooping, woeful wan, like...
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