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" The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath the dazzling deluge; and the bents, And coarser grass, upspearing o'er the rest, Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous, and in bright apparel clad, And fledged with icy feathers, nod superb.... "
The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian - Page 27
1841
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1802
...approach The cottage, walk along the plaster'd wall, Prepost'rous sight ! the legs without the man. The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath...shine Conspicuous, and, in bright apparel clad And fledg'd with icy feathers, nod superb. The cattle mourn in corners where the fence Screens them, and...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

1802 - 288 pages
...the legs without the man. 20 The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath the dazzling ueluge ; and the bents, And coarser grass, upspearing o'er...now shine Conspicuous, and, in bright apparel clad, 25 And fledg'd with icy feathers, nod superb. The cattle mourn in corners, where the fence Screens...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1802 - 428 pages
...approach The cottage, walk along the plaftered wall, Prepoftcrous fight! the legs without the man. The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath the dazzling deluge ; and the bents, And coarfer grafs, upfpearing o'er the reft, Of late unfightly and unfeen, now fhine Confpicuous, and in...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1803 - 348 pages
...approach The cottage, walk' along the plafter'd'wall, Prepoft'rous fight ! the legs without the man. The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath the dazzling deluge ^and the bents, And coarfer grafs, upfpearing o'er the reft^ Of !ate unfightly and unfeert, now fhine Confpicuous, and,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1805
...approach The cottage, walk along the plaftered wall, Prepofterous fight! the legs without the man. The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath the dazzling deluge ; and the bents, And coarfer grafs, upfpearing o'er the reft, Of late unfightly and unfeen, now fhine Confpicuous, and in...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...approach The cottage, walk along the plastered wall. Preposterous sight ! the legs without the man. The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath...seem half petrified to sleep In unrecumbent sadness. There they wait Their wonted fodder ; not like hungering man, Fretful if unsupplied ; but silent, meek,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...approach .. The cottage, walk along the plastered wall, Preposterous sight! the legs without, the man. The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath the dazzling deluge; and the bents, And coarser gra's, upspearing o'er the rest,. Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous, and in bright...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1808
...lies huried deep ,, Beneath the dazzling deluge ; and the hents, ,-jj And coarser grass, upspearjng o'er the rest, ^ Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous, and in hright apparel clad, ( ^ And, fledg'd with icy feathers, nod superh., rt )ug The cattle mourn in corners,...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - 1810 - 193 pages
...approach The cottage, walk along the phister'd wall, Prepost'rous sight ! the legs without the man. The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath...shine Conspicuous, and, in bright apparel clad, And fledg'd with icy feathers, nod superb. The cattle mourn in corners, where the fence Screens them, and...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810
...rest, Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous, and in bright apparel clad, And, fledg'd with icy feathers, nod superb. The cattle mourn in...seem half petrified to sleep In unrecumbent sadness. There they n ait Their wonted fodder; not like hung'ring man, Fretful if unsupplied ; but silent, meek,...
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