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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, a poem, illustr. by B. Foster

William Cowper - 1855
...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...in corners, where the fence Screens them, and seem half-petrified to sleep In unrecumbent sadness. There they wait Their wonted fodder; not like hungering...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper: With Life, and Critical ...

William Cowper - 1855 - 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...feathers, nod superb. The cattle mourn in corners, whore the fence Screens them, and seem halfpetrified to sleep In unrecumbent sadness. There they wait...
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Heroes of Literature: English Poets. A Book for Young Readers

John Dennis - 1883 - 406 pages
...pages. It will serve as a companion picture to the winter piece already extracted from the " Seasons." " 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 Essays of "George Eliot."

George Eliot - 1883 - 288 pages
...amidst his harem sleeps In unsuspecting pomp ;" in the patient cattle, that on the winter's morning " Mourn in corners where the fence Screens them, and...seem half petrified to sleep In unrecumbent sadness;" in the little squirrel, that, surprised by him in his woodland walk, " At once, swift as a bird. Ascends...
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The Essays of "George Eliot."

George Eliot - 1883 - 288 pages
...amidst his harem sleeps In unsuspecting pomp ;" in the patient cattle, that on the winter's morning " Mourn in corners where the fence Screens them, and seem half petrified to sleep In unrecumbcnt sadness;" in the little squirrel, that, surprised by him in his woodland walk, " At once,...
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Essays and Leaves from a Note-book

George Eliot - 1884 - 382 pages
...amidst his harem sleeps In unsuspecting pomp ; " in the patient cattle, that on the winter's morning " Mourn in corners where the fence Screens them, and...seem half petrified to sleep In unrecumbent sadness ; " in the little squirrel, that, surprised by him in his woodland walk, "At once, swift as a bird,...
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The poetical works of William Cowper [ed.] with prefatory notice by E. Hope

William Cowper - 1885
...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...clad, And fledged with icy feathers, nod superb. The streams are lost amid the splendid blank, O'erwhelming all distinction. On the flood Indurated and...
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The Works of George Eliot: Essays and Leaves from a note book

George Eliot - 1885
...amidst his harem sleeps In unsuspecting pomp ; " in the patient cattle, that on the winter's morning " Mourn in corners where the fence Screens them, and...seem half petrified to sleep In unrecumbent sadness ; " in the little squirrel, that, surprised by him in his woodland walk, " At once, swift as a bird,...
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The Royal Gallery of Poetry and Art: An Illustrated Book of the Favorite ...

Nathan David Thompson - 1886 - 19 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 cattJe mourn in corners, where the fence Screens them, and seem half petrified to sleep...
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The Poetical Works

William Cowper - 1889 - 536 pages
...approach The cottage, walk along the plastered wall, Preposterous sight ! the legs without the man. 20 The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath...in corners where the fence Screens them, and seem half-petrified to sleep In unrecumbent sadness. There they wait Their wonted fodder, not like hungering...
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