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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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A Study of English and American Poets: A Laboratory Method

John Scott Clark - 1900 - 859 pages
...wreath that cannot fade, of flowers that blow With most success when all besides decay." The Task. " 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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Studies in English and American Literature

Goodloe Harper Bell - 1900 - 599 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...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 task, and minor poems [ed.] by E. Lee

William Cowper - 1900
...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...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 Works of George Eliot: Essays. Theophrastus Such

George Eliot - 1900
...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 sadnett " in the little squirrel, that, surprised by him in his woodland walk, "At once, swift as a...
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The Works of George Eliot, Volume 20

George Eliot - 1900
...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 unrer.mnbent sadness " in the little squirrel, that, surprised by him in his woodland walk, "At once,...
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English Men of Letters: Milton, by Mark Pattison, 1900; Goldsmith, by ...

1900
...translation of them before him. Here again is a little picture of rural life from the Winter Morning Walk. The cattle mourn 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 Task: And Other Poems

William Cowper - 1901 - 192 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...mourn in corners, where the fence Screens them, and seein, half petrified, to sleep In unrecumbent sadness. There they wait Their wonted fodder, not, like...
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Revue des cours et conférences

1901
...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, upspearingo 'er the rest, Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous, and in bright apparel...
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Miscellaneous Essays: Impressions of Theophhch; The Veil Lifted ..., Volume 11

George Eliot - 1901 - 510 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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Impressions of Theophrastus Such: Essays and Leaves from a Note-book

George Eliot - 1901
...amidst his harem sleeps In ttnatupecting 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 aadnew ; " in the little squirrel, that, surprised by him in his woodland walk, " At once, swift as...
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