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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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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 4

William Wordsworth - 1883 - 414 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...So that it seems a thing endued with sense, Like a sea- beast crawled forth, which on a shelf Of rock or sand reposeth, there to sun himself. ' Such seemed...
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The poetical works of William Wordsworth, Volume 1

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1882 - 560 pages
...unawares: The oldest man he seemed that ever wore gray hairs. As a huge stone is sometimes seen to He Couched on the bald top of an eminence ; Wonder to...Like a sea-beast crawled forth, which on a shelf Of sickness felt by him in times long past, A more than human weight upon his frame had cast. Himself...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - 1882 - 420 pages
...heaven 8 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...an eminence ; Wonder to all who do the same espy, 1 1815. perished in its pride ; 1807 2 1820. Behind his plough, upon the mountain-side : isor 3 1820....
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The poetical works of William Wordsworth, ed. with a critical memoir by W.M ...

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1882 - 642 pages
...seemed that ever wore grey hairs. IX. As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the hald hrook, or Lady of the Mere, Sole-sitting hy the shores ii seems a thing endued with sense : Like a sea-heast crawled forth, that on a shelf Of rock or sand...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 4

William Wordsworth - 1883 - 406 pages
...by their being thus connected with, and opposed to, each other ! ' Aa a huge atone is sometimea aeen to lie Couched on the bald top of an eminence, Wonder to all who do the same espy By what meana it could thither come, and whence, So that it aeema a thing endued with sense, Like a sea-beaat...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - 1882 - 404 pages
...eye of heaven I saw a Man before me unawares : The oldest man he seemed that ever wore grey hairs. As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the bald top of fin eminence ; Wonder to all who do the same espy, Bv what means it could thither come, and whence;...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - 1882 - 422 pages
...come, and whence ; So that it seems a thing endued with sense : Like a sea-beast crawled forth, that on a shelf Of rock or sand reposeth, there to sun itself ; X. Such seemed this Man, not all alive nor dead, Nor all asleep — in his extreme old age : His...
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Papers of the Manchester Literary Club, Volume 10

Manchester Literary Club - 1884 - 536 pages
...and outline, resembling many others in West Yorkshire, and reminding one of Wordsworth's simile : As a huge stone is sometimes seen to lie Couched on the...it could thither come and whence ; So that it seems n thing endued with sense : Like a sea-beast crawled forth, that on a shelf Of rock, or sand, reposcth...
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The poetical works of William Wordsworth [selected] with a prefatory notice ...

William [poetical works Wordsworth (selections]) - 1885 - 300 pages
...eye of heaven I saw a Man before me unawares : The oldest man he seemed that ever wore grey 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 ; x. Such seemed this Man, not all alive...
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Essays Chiefly on Poetry, Volume 1

Aubrey De Vere - 1887 - 434 pages
...before him — a living man — he seems to the poet as something seen "in Visions of the Lord." 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 alive...
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