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" There were hills which garnished their proud heights with stately trees : humble valleys whose base estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver rivers ; meadows enamelled with all sorts of eye-pleasing flowers ; thickets, which being lined with... "
Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 147
by George Burnett - 1813
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The English Novel: Being a Short Sketch of Its History from the Earliest ...

Walter Raleigh - 1894 - 322 pages
...There were hills which garnished their proud heights with stately trees; humble valleys, whose base estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver...the cheerful disposition of many well-tuned birds; . . . here a shepherd's boy piping as though he should never be old; there a young shepherdess knitting,...
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Words and Days: A Table-book of Prose and Verse

1895 - 416 pages
...heights with stately trees : humble valleys, whose base estate seemed comforted with the refreshment of silver rivers ; meadows enamelled with all sorts of eye-pleasing flowers : thickets, which beiug lined with most pleasant shade were intressed so too by the cheerful disposition'of many well-tuned...
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Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern, Volume 34

Charles Dudley Warner - 1896 - 498 pages
...valleys, whose base estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver rivers; meadows enameled with all sorts of eye-pleasing flowers; thickets,...were witnessed so too by the cheerful disposition of so many well-tuned birds; each pasture stored with sheep, feeding with sober security, while the pretty...
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Library of the World's Best Literature: A-Z

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H. Warner, Edward Cornelius Towne - 1897 - 684 pages
...valleys, whose base estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver rivers; meadows enameled with all sorts of eye-pleasing flowers; thickets,...were witnessed so too by the cheerful disposition of so many well-tuned birds; each pasture stored with sheep, feeding with sober security, while the pretty...
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Quellen und Forschungen zur Sprach- und Kulturgeschichte der ..., Volumes 81-83

1897 - 756 pages
..."There were hills which garnished their proud heights with stately trees ; humble valleys whose base estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver rivers; meadows enamelled with all sorts of eye -pleasing flowers; thickets which, being lined with most pleasant shade, were witnessed so to,...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 21

John Clark Ridpath - 1898 - 616 pages
...There were hills which garnished their proud heights with stately trees ; humble valleys whose base estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver...well-tuned birds ; each pasture stored with sheep, breeding with sober security, while the pretty lambs, with bleating oratory, craved the dam's comfort....
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 18

1901 - 692 pages
...THERE were hills which garnished their proud heights with stately trees ; humble valleys whose base estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver...well-tuned birds ; each pasture stored with sheep, breeding with sober security, while the pretty lambs, with bleating oratory, craved the dam's comfort....
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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt: Lectures on the English poets and on ...

William Hazlitt - 1902 - 438 pages
...There were hills which garnished their proud heights with stately trees : humble valleys whose base estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver...being lined with most pleasant shade were witnessed so to, by the cheerful disposition of many well-tuned birds; each pasture stored with sheep feeding with...
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In Shakespere's England

Mrs. F. S. Boas - 1903 - 296 pages
...there were hills which garnished their proud heights with stately trees : humble vallies, whose bare estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver...meadows enamelled with all sorts of eye-pleasing flowers ; . . . each pasture stored with sheep, . . . here a shepherd's boy piping, as though he should never...
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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt, Volume 5

William Hazlitt - 1902 - 442 pages
...There were hills which garnished their proud heights with stately trees : humble vaJleys whose base estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver...meadows enamelled with all sorts of eye-pleasing flowers j thickets, which being lined with most pleasant shade were witnessed so to, by the cheerful disposition...
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