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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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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1908
...not inebriate, wait on each, 40 So let us welcome peaceful ev'ning in. WINTER SCENES IN THE COUNTRY 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 hung'ring...
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1908
...not inebriate, wait on each, 40 So let us welcome peaceful ev'ning in. WINTER SCENES IN THE COUNTRY The verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath...now shine Conspicuous, and, in bright apparel clad 5 And fledged with icy feathers, nod superb. The cattle mourn in corners where the fence In unrecumbent...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1908 - 536 pages
...cottage, walk along the plastered waI£T~ "Prepqsterous_sigJiLl the legs without ihe-nwn. 20 r-~"aTBe verdure of the plain lies buried deep Beneath the...shine — Conspicuous, and in bright apparel clad, ^ _And fledged with icy feathers, nod superb. •— The cattle mourn in corners where the fence Screens...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning: Ed., with Introduction ...

Lucius Hudson Holt - 1915 - 918 pages
...approach The cottage, walk along the plastered wall, Preposterous sight 1 the legs without the man. 20 \ ; :F &d ? 6 Te : `p 7+S# ĊR-a\... { @ 9(3 2 ` Űb #a Là nb b %p^f Z|ș upspeariug o'er the rest, Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous, and iu bright apparel...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning

Lucius Hudson Holt - 1915 - 918 pages
...approach The cottage, walk along the plastered wall, Preposterous sight ! the legs without the man. 20 sand 悀 _ ꄍ "M 1915 Houghton Mifflin company"+ Ho bants Aud coarser grass, upspeariug o'er the rest, Of late unsightly and unseen, now shine Conspicuous,...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 24

1916
...its 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...clad, And, fledged with icy feathers, nod superb. Shaggy and lean and shrewd, with pointed ears, And tail cropped short, half lurcher and half cur, His...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892).

John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 792 pages
...plastered wall, Preposterous sight ! the legs without the man. The verdure of the plain lies buried deep 21 he Chief 25 And fledged with icy feathers, nod superb. •The cattle mourn in corners where the fence Screens...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 792 pages
...the man. The verdure of the plain lies buried deep 21 Beneath the dazzling deluge; and the bents 1 25 And fledged with icy feathers, nod superb. The cattle mourn in corners where the fence Screens them,...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 792 pages
...the man. The verdure of the plain lies buried deep 21 Beneath the dazzling deluge ; and the bents 1 And coarser grass, upspearing o'er the rest, Of late...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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English Literature

Thomas Ernest Rankin, Wilford Merton Aikin - 1917 - 427 pages
...such faithful realistic description, not easy to parallel elsewhere, as we find in the following : 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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