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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 Country Month by Month

Jean Allan Owen, George Simonds Boulger - 1902 - 492 pages
...own rosy hue, From erery herb and every spiry blade Stretches a length of shadow o'er the field. " The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath...clad, And fledged with icy feathers, nod superb. " THE PLANT- WORLD IN JANUARY IN A WINTER GARDEN THE season may be inclement ; but, if everything be not...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - 1904
...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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The Masters of English Literature

Stephen Lucius Gwynn - 1904 - 423 pages
...diction," and describes minutely and precisely what he sees, as here in the Winter Mornings Walk : 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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Poems, Essays, and Leaves from a Note Book

George Eliot - 1904 - 573 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 hird,...
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The Masters of English Literature

Stephen Lucius Gwynn - 1904 - 423 pages
...diction," and describes minutely and precisely what he sees, as here in the Winter Morning's 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 Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1905 - 741 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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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1905 - 672 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...shine Conspicuous, and, in bright apparel clad And fledg'd with icy feathers, nod superb. The cattle mourn in corners where the fence Screens them, and...
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The British classical authors: with biographical notices. On the basis of a ...

Ludwig Herrig - 1906 - 752 pages
...my side Take step for step; and, as I near approach 20 Preposterous sight! the legs without the man. The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath the dazzling deluge, and the bents Ajid coarser grass upspearing o'er the rest, Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine 25 Conspicuous,...
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English Poetry (1170-1892).

John Matthews Manly - 1907 - 580 pages
...approach The cottage, walk along the plastered wall, Preposterous sight ! the legs without the man. ao The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath...now shine Conspicuous, and in bright apparel clad, as And fledged with icy feathers, nod superb. The cattle mourn in corners where the fence Screens them,...
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English Poetry (1170-1892)

John Matthews Manly - 1907 - 580 pages
...o'er the rest, Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous, and in bright apparel clad, ¡5 And fledged with icy feathers, nod superb. The cattle...mourn in corners where the fence "Screens them, and seern half-petrified to sleep In unrecumbent sadness. There they wait Their wonted fodder, not like...
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