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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 1

William Cowper - 1821
...approach The cottage, walk along the plastered wall, Preposterous sight ! the legs without the man. The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath...bents, And coarser grass, upspearing o'er the rest, VOL. II. J' Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous, and in bright apparel clad, And fledged...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1821
...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 benUt And coarser grass, upspearing o'er the rest, Ofjate unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous,...
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The task. [Followed by] Tirocinium: or, A review of schools

William Cowper - 1822
...approach The cottage, walk along the plaster'd wall, Preposterous sight! the legs without the man. The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath...late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous, am), in bright apparel clad, And fledged with icy feathers, nod superb. The cattle mourn in corners,...
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The English Reading Book in Verse: Adapted to Domestic and to School Education

William Jillard Hort - 1822 - 212 pages
...the snowy vale, And tinging all with his own rosy hue, Stretches a length of shadow o'er the field ; The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath the dazzling deluge. The cattle mourn in corners, where the fence Screens them ; and seem, half petrified, to sleep In unrecumbent...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 2

New elegant extracts - 1823
...approach The cottage, walk along the plaster'd 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 misapplied ; but silent, meek,...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection from the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1823
...approach The cottage, walk along the plaster'd 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

William Cowper - 1824
...approach The cottage, walk along the plaster'd 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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The poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

William Cowper - 1824
...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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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...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 hents, And coarser grass,' upspeanng o'er the rest, Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous,...
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The Task

William Cowper - 1825 - 217 pages
...approach The cottage, walk along the plaster'd 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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