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" Joying to hear the birds' sweet harmony, Which, therein shrouded from the tempest dread, Seemed in their song to scorn the cruel sky. Much can they praise the trees so straight and high, The sailing pine ; the cedar proud and tall; The vine-prop elm ;... "
Report of the Examinations Conducted by the Council of Higher Education ... - Page 64
by Newfoundland Council of Higher Education - 1912
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The Iliad, tr. by mr. Pope. [With notes partly by W. Broome. Preceded by] An ...

Homerus - 1721 - 324 pages
...Circling around the place, where times to come Shall view Patroclus' and Achilles' tomb. The failing pine, the cedar proud and tall, The vine-prop elm, the poplar never dry> The builder oak, file ting of firefls ali, Tlic afpine food for faiies, the tjprefs fmerat. The laurel,...
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The Fairy Queen, Volume 1

Edmund Spenser - 1758 - 574 pages
...their fong to fcorn the cruel fky. Much 'gan they praife the trees fo ftraight and high, The failing Pine, the Cedar proud and tall, The vine-prop Elm, the Poplar never dry, The builder Oak, fole King of forrefts all, The Afpine, good for ftaves, the Cyprefs funeral. The Laurel,...
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The Thebaid of Statius, Volume 1

Publius Papinius Statius - Seven against Thebes (Greek mythology) - 1767 - 352 pages
...Forefls, is thought by Mr. Pope the belt in our Author, and copied by Spencer and Taffb. ,, The failing Pine, the Cedar proud and tall, The Vine-prop Elm, the Poplar never dry, The Builder Oak, fole King of Forefts all, The Afpin good for Staves, the Cyprefs Funeral. The Laurel,...
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The Thebaid of Statius, Volume 1

Publius Papinius Statius - Seven against Thebes (Greek mythology) - 1767 - 696 pages
...Forefls, is thought by Mr. Pope the heft in our Author, and copied by Spencer and TaJ/b. The failing Pine, the Cedar proud and tall, The Vine-prop Elm, the Poplar never dry, The Builder Oak, fole King of Forefts all, The Afpin good for Staves, the Cyprefs Funeral. The Laurel,...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 52

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - Books - 1775 - 664 pages
...this work is executed : SPENSER. Much 'gan they praife the trees fo ftraight and high, The failing pine, the cedar proud and tall, The vine-prop elm, the poplar never dry, The builder oak, fole king of foreib all, The afpine good for Haves, the cyprefs funeral. The laurel, mead...
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Select British Classics, Volume 17

English literature - 1803 - 408 pages
...epithets of the trees in the forest where the Red-Cross Kight lost truth, B. 1. Cant. I.Stan. 8, 9. The sailing pine, the cedar proud and tall, The vine-prop elm, the poplar never dry. The builder-oak, sole king of forests all, The aspine good for staves, the cypress funeral. 9. The laurel,...
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The British Essayists, Volume 14

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808 - 494 pages
...epithets of the trees in the forest, where the Redcross Knight lost Truth. B. i. Cant. i. Stan. 8, 9. " The sailing pine, the cedar proud and tall, The vine-prop elm, the poplar never dry. The builder-oak, sole kiny of forests all, The aspine good for staves, the cypress funeral. 9. " The l.iurcl,...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - English literature - 1816 - 414 pages
...harmony, Which, shrowded io that grove from tempests dread, Seein'd in their song to scorn the cruel sky. Much can they praise the trees so straight and high....Pine ; the Cedar, proud and tall ; The vine-prop Elm j the Poplar, never dry ; The builder Oak, sole king of forests all ; The Aspin, good for staves :...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - English essays - 1819 - 274 pages
...epithets of the trees in the forest, where the Redcross Knight lost Truth. B. i. Cant. i. Stan. 8; 9. " The sailing pine, the cedar proud and tall, The vine-prop elm, the poplar never dry. The builder-oak, sole king of forests all. The aspine good for staves, the cypress funeral. 9. And poets...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 11-12

British essayists - 1823 - 924 pages
...of the trees in the forest, where the Redcross Knight lost Truth. Book. i. Canto i. Stan, vni, Ix. The sailing pine, the cedar proud and tall, The vine-prop elm, the poplar never dry, The builder-oak, sole king of forests all, The aspine, good for staves, . the cypress funeral. Ix. The...
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