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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, 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 Works of William Cowper, Volume 6

William Cowper - 1853
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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 Sunday at Home, Volume 47

1899
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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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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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