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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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The Task

William Cowper - 1825 - 220 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...And coarser grass, upspearing o'er the rest, Of late unsighthj./tntl unseen, now shine Conspicuous,jmd, in bright apparel clad, And fledged with icy feathers,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1826
...approach The cottage, walk along the plaster'd wall, Prepost'rous sight ! the legs without the man. 20 The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath...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, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1826
...approach The cottage, walk along the plaster'd wall, Prepost'rous sight ! the legs without the man. 20 The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath...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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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 pages
...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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Temporis calendarium; or An almanack

William Rogerson - 1828 - 1848 pages
...western horizon, about an hour after sun-set. METEOROLOGICAL, ZOOLOGICAL, AND BOTANICAL PHENOMENA. "THE verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath...dazzling deluge ; and the bents And coarser grass, uprearing o'er the rest. Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous, and in bright apparel...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1830
...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 uusupplied ; but silent, meek,...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - 1830 - 240 pages
...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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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1830 - 480 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...now shine Conspicuous, and in bright apparel clad, Ard fledged with icy feathers, nod superb. The cattle mourn in corners where the fence Screens them,...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 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...bright apparel clad, And, fledged with icy feathers, not superb. The cattle mourn in corners, where the fence Screens them, and seem half petrified to sleep...
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The Task, and Other Poems

William Cowper - 1831 - 179 pages
...approach The cottage, walk along the plaster'd wall, Prepost'rous sight! the legs without the man. 20 The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath...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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