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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, with a memoir of the author

William Cowper - 1847
...Preposterous sight ! the legs without the man. The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath the daazling deluge; and the bents, And coarser grass, upspearing...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 gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...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...dazzling deluge ; and the bents And coarser grass, unspearing o'er the rest, Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous, and in bright apparel...
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Sketches of rural affairs

Sketches - 1848
...cutting of a CUTTING AND TRUSSING HAY. 10O hay-rick to supply the wants of hungering animals in winter. " The cattle mourn in corners, where the fence Screens them, and seem half petrified to sleep In unrecumbeDt sadness. There they wait Their wonted fodder ; not like hungering man, Fretful, if unsupplied...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper ...: Including the Copyright ...

William Cowper - 1849 - 672 pages
...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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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1849 - 491 pages
...lies buried deep the da 7/1 ing deluge: and the bents. THE TASK. 255 And coarser grass, unspearing o'er the rest, Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine...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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Poems

William Cowper - 1850 - 514 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...dazzling deluge : and the bents, And coarser grass, unspearing o'er the rest, Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous, and in bright apparel...
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Fourth Reader: For Common Schools and Academies

Henry Mandeville - 1851 - 264 pages
...approach The cottage, walk along the plastered wall, Prepost'rous sight ! the legs without the man. 6 The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath...bright apparel clad, And, fledged with icy feathers, most superb. 1 The cattle mourn in corners, where the fence Screens them, and seem half petrified to...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1851 - 537 pages
...approach The cottage, walk along the plastered wall, IVp-lsterous sight! the legs without the man. The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath...bents, And coarser grass, upspearing o'er the rest, '-:f lite unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous, and in bright apparel clad, Ami, fledged with...
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Sketches of rural affairs

Sketches - 1851
...Cowper well describes the cutting of a hay-rick to supply the wants of hungering animals in winter. " The cattle mourn in corners, where the fence Screens...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 Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1851 - 537 pages
...and unseen, now shine Conspicuous, and in bright apparel clad, And, fledged with icy feathers, not sentence at the flames of Hell. Hard lot of man ...the reward Of virtue, and yet lose it! Wherefore h Badness. There they wait "Where, diligent to catch the first faint gleam Of smiling day, they gosiip'd...
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