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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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AN ENGLISH PROSE MISCELLANY

JOHN MASEFIELD - 1907 - 550 pages
...There were hills which garnished their proud heights with stately trees ; humble valleys whose base estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver...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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Poems by William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1907 - 192 pages
...172-176. Then sing... play. With these lines may be compared Sir Philip Sidney's description of Arcadia: "Meadows enamelled with all sorts of eye-pleasing...witnessed so too, by the cheerful disposition of many well tuned birds ; each pasture stored with sheep, feeding with sober security, while the pretty lambs...
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University of Nevada Studies

1908 - 468 pages
...There were hills which garnished their proud heights with stately trees; humble valleys whose base estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver...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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English Prose (1137-1890)

John Matthews Manly - 1909 - 570 pages
...garnished their proud heights with stately trees; humble valleys whose base estate seemed comforted with refreshing of silver rivers; meadows enamelled with...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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A Renegade Poet: And Other Essays

Francis Thompson - 1910 - 356 pages
...se: " There were hills which garnished their proud heights with trees ; humble valleys, whose bare estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver...with most pleasant shade, were witnessed so, too, by a cheerful disposition of many welltuned birds; each pasture stored with sheep, feeding with sober...
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A Renegade Poet: And Other Essays

Francis Thompson - 1910 - 372 pages
...se: " There were hills which garnished their proud heights with trees ; humble valleys, whose bare estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver...with most pleasant shade, were witnessed so, too, by a cheerful disposition of many welltuned birds ; each pasture stored with sheep, feeding with sober...
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Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer, Alice Ebba Andrews - 1910 - 756 pages
...There were hills which garnished their proud heights with stately trees; humble valleys whose base ht confines, whence, with neighboring arms And opportune...unvisited of Heaven's fair light, Secure, and at the bri to, by the cheerful disposition of many well-timed birds; each pasture stored with sheep, feeding with...
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Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - 1910 - 776 pages
...There were hills which garnished their proud heights with stately trees; humble valleys whose base ling of my spirits: sit down, and rest. Even here I will put off my hope, and keep i ail sorts of eye-pleasing flowers; thickets which, being lined with most pleasant shade, were witnessed...
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The Pageant of English Prose: Being Five Hundred Passages by Three Hundred ...

Robert Maynard Leonard - 1912 - 788 pages
...garnished their proud heights with stately trees ; humble valleys whose base estate seemed comforted with refreshing of silver rivers ; meadows enamelled with...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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The Windsor Magazine, Volume 36

1912
...heights with stately trees," where there were " humble valleys, whose base estate seemed comforted with refreshing of silver rivers, meadows enamelled with...lined with most pleasant shade, were witnessed so to by the cheerful deposition of so many well-tuned birds, each pasture stored with sheep feeding with...
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