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The Literary Magnet of the Belles Lettres, Science, and the Fine Arts - Page 363
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1800 - 438 pages
...fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as they fall Upon loose pebbles, lose themselves at length In matted grass, that with...livelier green Betrays the secret of their silent course. Nature inanimate employs sweet sounds, But animated nature sweeter still, To sooth and satisfy the...
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 280 pages
...slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as they full Upon loose pebbles, lose themselves at length 1 In matted grass, that with a livelier green Betrays the secret of their silent course. No tree in all the grove but has its charms, Though each its hue peculiar; paler some, And of a wannish...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1802 - 350 pages
...fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as they fall Upon loose pebbles, lose themselves at length In matted grass, that with...livelier green Betrays the secret of their silent course. Nature inanimate employs sweet sounds, But animated nature sweeter still, To sooth and satisfy the...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Health - 1802 - 302 pages
...fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft rock, and chiming as they fall Upon loose pebbles, lose themselves at length In matted grass, that with a livelier green 195 Betrays the secret of their silent course. Nature inanimate, employs sweet sounds, But animated...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806 - 234 pages
...fountains, or of hills that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as they fall Upon loose pebbles, lose themselves at length In matted grass, that with...livelier green Betrays the secret of their silent course. Nature inanimate employs sweet sounds, But animated nature sweeter still, To sooth and satisfy the...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806 - 300 pages
...fountain, or of rilh that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as they Łall Upon loose pebbles, lose themselves at length In matted grass, that .with a livelier green. Bttrays the secret of their silent course. Nature inanimate employs sweet sounds, But animated nature...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809 - 526 pages
...fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as they fall Upon loose pebbles, lose themselves at length In matted grass, that with...livelier green Betrays the secret of their silent course. Nature inanimate employs sweet sounds, But animated nature sweeter still, To soothe and satisfy the...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 212 pages
...fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as they fall Upon loose pebbles, lose themselves at length In matted grass, that with...livelier green Betrays the secret of their silent course. Nature inanimate employs sweet sounds, But animated nature sweeter still, To sooth and satisfy the...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1810 - 262 pages
...fountain ; or of rills that slip Through the cleft rock, and, chiming as they fall Upon loose pebbles, lose themselves at length In matted grass, that, with...green, Betrays the secret of their silent course. Nature inanimate employs sweet sounds, But animated nature sweeter still, To soothe and satisfy the...
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The Task: A Poem in Six Books

William Cowper - 1811 - 228 pages
...fountain, or of rills that slip Through the cleft rock, and chiming as they fall Upon loose pebbles, lose themselves at length In matted grass, that with...livelier green Betrays the secret of their silent course. Nature inanimate employs sweet sounds, But animated nature sweeter still, To sooth and satisfy the...
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