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" As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the bald top of an eminence ; Wonder to all who do the same espy, By what means it could thither come, and whence; So that it seems a thing endued with sense : Like a sea-beast crawled forth, that on... "
Poems - Page 30
by William Wordsworth - 1815
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Poems, selected and ed. by R.A. Willmott. Illustr

William [poetical works Wordsworth (selections]) - 1866 - 406 pages
...motionless : To the pool's farther margin then I drew, He being all the while before me full in view. As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the...to all who do the same espy, By what means it could thithor come, and whence, So that it seems a thing endued with sense : Like a sea-beast crawled forth,...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volume 2

1866 - 492 pages
...me on ?" Talfourd't " Ion," iv., 1. " As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the bold top of an eminence; Wonder to all who do the same espy, By what means it could hither come, and whence ; So that it seems a thing endued with sense: Like a sea-beast crawled forth,...
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Transactions of the Geological Society of Glasgow, Volume 1

Geological Society of Glasgow - 1868 - 290 pages
...quartzose rock is seen resting near the summit of the conical hill of Dunglass, in an isolated position. "Like a sea-beast crawled forth, which on a shelf Of rock or sand reposeth, there to sun itself." It has probably been dropped by some iceberg that struck upon this sunken rock, as it was borne along...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1869 - 752 pages
...their being thus connected with, and opposed to, each other ! • Ať a huge stone ti tometimet Mm to lie Couched on the bald top of an eminence, Wonder to all who do the same espy By what meani It conld thither come, and whence, Bo that It aeemi A thing endued with aenie, Like a tea-beast...
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The poetical works of William Wordsworth. New and ..., Issue 620, Volume 6

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1870 - 474 pages
...picture compared with that produced by their being thus connected with, and opposed to, each other ! ' As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the...same espy By what means it could thither come, and whenoc, So that it seems a thing endued with sense, Like a sea-beast crawled forth, which on a shelf...
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The poetical works of William Wordsworth, ed. with a critical memoir by W.M ...

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1871 - 644 pages
...seemed that ever wore grey hairs. DC. As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the hald top of an eminence; Wonder to all who do the same...So that it seems a thing endued with sense : Like a sea.heast erawled forth, that on a shelf Of rock or sand reposcth, there to sun itself; x. Such seemed...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 1

William Wordsworth - 1871 - 630 pages
...heaven I saw a Man before me unawares : The oldest man he seemed that ever wore grey hairs, IX. As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the bald top of an eminence; Wonder lo nil who do the same espy, By what means it could thither come, and whence ; So that it seems a thing...
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The poetical works of Wordsworth. Repr. of the 1827 ed., with ..., Issue 476

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1872 - 584 pages
...eye of heaven I saw a man before me unawares : The oldest man he seemed that ever wore gray hairs. As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the...endued with sense : Like a sea-beast crawled forth, that on a shelf Of rock or sand reposeth, there to sun itself ; Such seemed this man, not all alivenordead,...
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Town Geology

Charles Kingsley - 1873 - 306 pages
...lines about these mysterious wanderers, of which he had seen many a one about his native hills:— " As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the...endued with sense : Like a sea-beast crawled forth, that on a shelf Of rock or sand reposeth, there to sun itself." Yes; but the next time you see such...
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Town Geology

Charles Kingsley - 1873 - 312 pages
...about these mysterious wanderers, of which he had seen many a one about his native hills : — "Asa huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the...endued with sense : Like a sea-beast crawled forth, that on a shelf Of rock or sand reposeth, there to sun itself." Yes ; but the next time you see such...
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