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 271841Full view
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T. R. Barnes - 1964 - 324 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...seem half petrified to sleep In unrecumbent sadness. There they wait Their wonted fodder; not like hungering man, Fretful if unsupplied; but silent, meek,...