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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 Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1851 - 537 pages
...the man. The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Bt-rseath the dazzling deluge; and the bents, Arsd coarser grass, upspearing o'er the rest, Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Ooriepicuous, and in bright apparel clod, Arid, fledged with icy feathers, not superb. The cattle mourn...
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The Class Book of Poetry

Class-book - 1852 - 144 pages
...his own rosy hue, From every herb and every spiry blade Stretches a length of shadow o'er the field. 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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Scholarship examinations of 1846/47 (-1853/54).

Bengal council of educ - 1852
...with his own. Give very shortly, the particulars of the deaths of these great men respectively. 2. 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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Kidd's Own Journal, Volume 3

1853
...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, upspcaring o'er the rest, Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous, and in bright apparel...
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Poems: With a Biographical and Critical Introduction, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1852 - 447 pages
...unseen, now shine Conspicuous, and in hright apparel clad, And tiedg'd with icy feathers, nod superh. The cattle mourn in corners where the fence Screens them, and seem half-petrifled to sleep In unrecumhent sadness. There they wait Their wonted fodder; not like hung'ring...
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Poems, by William Cowper, Esq: Together with His Posthumous Poetry, and a ...

William Cowper - 1853 - 785 pages
...approach The cottage, walk along the plaster'd wall, I'repost'rous sight ! the legs without the man. 20 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 tliem,...
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The poetical works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1853
...approach The cottage, walk along the plafter'd 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 grais, upfpearing o'er the reft, Of late unfightly and unfeen, now mine Confpicuous, and in...
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The Works of William Cowper: Comprising His Poems, Correspondence ..., Volume 6

William Cowper, Robert Southey - 1854
...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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POEMS, BY WILLIAM COWPER, ESQ

JOHN JOHNSON - 1854
...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 COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM COWPER

REV. H. STEBBING - 1854
...approach The cottage, walk along the plaster'd wall, Preposterous sight 1 the legs without the man. The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath...dazzling deluge ; and the bents, And coarser grass, upspearmg o'er the rest, Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous, and in bright apparel...
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