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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

William Cowper - 1842 - 150 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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The Book of the Months: And Circle of the Seasons

1844 - 214 pages
...for their chief subsistence they must depend upon the hay and other provisions of the farm-yard The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath...corners, where the fence Screens them, and seem half petrify'd to sleep In unrecumbent sadness. There they wait Their wonted fodder, not like hung'ring...
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The Task: And Other Poems

William Cowper - 1845 - 324 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...bents And coarser grass up-spearing o'er the rest, 119 Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous, and in bright apparel clad, And, fledged with...
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 19

Encyclopaedia - 1845
...fully grown, Nurse the younglings as their own. Fawhei. The Odei of Anacreon, ode 33. Thr Swallow. The bents, And coarser grass, upspearing o'er the...now shine Conspicuous, and in bright apparel clad, bndfflfdg'd with icy feathers, nod superb. Cowper. The Tatk, book v. FLEE, v. ~\ AS fle-an, (see to...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq., with a New Memoir: Compiled from Johnson ...

William Cowper - 1846 - 284 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...dazzling deluge ; and the bents, And coarser grass, upspeating o'er the rest, Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous, and in bright apparel...
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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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