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" Frost, and the breath of frosty wind, had snapped The last autumnal crocus, 'twas my joy With store of springes o'er my shoulder hung To range the open heights where woodcocks run Along the smooth green turf. Through half the night, Scudding away from... "
The British Quarterly Review - Page 542
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The Prelude, Or Growth Of A Poet's Mind: An Autobiographical Poem

William Wordsworth - 1850 - 374 pages
...beloved Vale to which erelong We were transplanted—there were we let loose For sports of wider range. Ere I had told Ten birth-days, when among the mountain...smooth green turf. Through half the night, Scudding away from snare to snare, I plied That anxious visitation ;—moon and stars Were shining o'er my head....
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Late Poet Laureate

William Wordsworth - 1851 - 727 pages
...vale to which ere long We were transplanted — there were we let looee For sports of wider range. <'$A 6B_ Y Y away from snare to snare, I plied That anxious visitation; — moon and stars Were shining o'er rny...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth ...

William Wordsworth - 1851 - 703 pages
...— there were we let loose For sports of wider range. Ere I had told Ten birth-days, when among tie mountain slopes Frost, and the breath of frosty wind,...smooth green turf. Through half the night, Scudding away from snare to snare, I plied That anxious visitation ; — moon and stars Were shining o'er my...
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The American Whig Review, Volumes 13-14

1851
...to sport. A naked savage, in the thunder shower." Ere he had "told ten birth-days," it was his joy " To range the open heights where woodcocks run Along the smooth green turf." One does not readily think that woodcocks are the most poetical objects at which " the young idea"...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 7

William Wordsworth - 1854
...Vale to which erelong We were transplanted, — there were we let loose For sports of wider range. Ere I had told Ten birthdays, when among the mountain...frosty wind, had snapped The last autumnal crocus, 't was my joy, With store of springes o'er my shoulder hung, To range the open heights where woodcocks...
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Winged Words on Chantrey's Woodcocks

James Patrick Muirhead - Sports - 1857 - 120 pages
...Teu birth-days, when among the mountain-slopes " Frost, and the breath of frosty wind, had snapp'd " The last autumnal crocus, 'twas my joy " With store...smooth green turf. Through half the night, " Scudding away from snare to snare, I plied " That anxious visitation ; — moon and stars " Were shining o'er...
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Winged Words on Chantrey's Woodcocks

James Patrick Muirhead - Sports - 1857 - 120 pages
...Ten birth-days, when among the mountain-slopes " Frost, and the breath of frosty wind, had snapp'd " The last autumnal crocus, 'twas my joy " With store...woodcocks run " Along the smooth green turf. Through balf the night, <: Scudding away from snare to snare, I plied '• That anxious visitation; — moon...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth ...

William Wordsworth - 1859
...mountain slopes Frost, and the breath of frosty wind, had snapped The last autumnal crocus, 't was my joy, With store of springes o'er my shoulder hung, To range the open heights where woodcocks rup Along the smooth green turf. Through half the night, Scudding away from snare to snare, I plied...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1869 - 704 pages
...beloved Vale to which erelong We were transplanted—there were we let loose For sports of wider range. Ere I had told Ten birth-days, when among the mountain...The last autumnal crocus, 'twas my joy With store of springe* o'er my shoulder hung To range the open heights where woodcocks run Along the smooth green...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth ...

William Wordsworth - 1870 - 568 pages
...Vale to which erelong "We were transplanted ; — there were we let loose For sports of wider range. Ere I had told Ten birth-days, when among the mountain...smooth green turf. Through half the night, Scudding away from snare to snare, I plied That anxious visitation ; — moon and stars "Were shining o'er my...
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