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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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Peter Parley's Annual: A Christmas and New Year's Present for Young People..

William Martin - 1852
...admiration. The very weeds which we are accustomed to pass unnoticed or to tread beneath our feet " Now shine Conspicuous and in bright apparel clad, And fledged with icy feathers, nod superb." All these effects are produced by the transient morning dew of summer, and are now exhibited still...
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The Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ...

William Cowper - 1835
...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 Life and Works of William Cowper: Now First Completed by the ..., Volume 7

William Cowper - 1835
...Preposterous sight ! the legs without the man. The verdure of the plain lies buried deep VOL. vn. F Beneath the dazzling deluge ; and the bents, And coarser...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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Translation from Madame de La Mothe-Guion. The task. Tirocinium. John Gilpin ...

William Cowper - 1836
...20 1 The glow-worm shews the matin to be near, And 'gins to pale his uneffectual five. Hamlet, i. 5. The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath...now shine Conspicuous, and in bright apparel clad 25 And fledged with icy feathers, nod superb. The cattle mourn in corners where the fence Screens them,...
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The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems ..., Volume 9

William Cowper - 1836
...approach The cottage, walk along the plaster'd wall, Preposterous 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 fledged with icy feathers, nod superb. The cattle mourn in corners where the fence Screens them,...
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Translation from Madame de La Mothe-Guion. The task. Tirocinium. John Gilpin ...

William Cowper - 1836
...man. 20 1 The glow-worm shews the matin to be near, And 'gins to pale his uneffectual fire. Hamlet, io The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath the dazzling deluge ; and the hents And coarser grass upspearing o'er the rest, Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous,...
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The Task: In Six Books

William Cowper - 1836 - 172 pages
...The cottage, walk along the plaster'd wall, Prepost'rous sight! the legs without the man. The veidure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath the dazzling deluge ; and the hents, And coarser grass, upspearing o'er the rest, Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous,...
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Poems ... To which is prefixed a memoir of the author, by John M'Diarmid ...

William Cowper - 1837 - 514 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 comers, where the fence Screens them, and...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1839 - 516 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 the dazzling deluge ; and tin bents And coarser grass upspearing o'er the rest, Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous,...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 16

1840
...admiration. The very weeds which we are accustomed to pass unnoticed, or to tread beneath our feet, Now shine Conspicuous, and in bright apparel clad, And fledged with icy feathers, nod superb. All those effects which are produced by the transient morning dew of summer, are now exhibited, and...
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