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" tis the twanging horn o'er yonder bridge, That with its wearisome but needful length Bestrides the wintry flood, in which the moon Sees her unwrinkled face reflected bright... "
Poems - Page 137
by William Cowper - 1788
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All the Year Round, Volume 36

1885
...'tis the twanging horn ! o'or yonder bridge, That with its wearisome but needful length, Bestrides the wintry flood ; in which the moon Sees her unwrinkled face reflected bright ; He comes the herald of a noisy world. Now, this is Olney Bridge as it used to be in Cowper's time. The bridge has been renewed,...
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Red-letter Poems by English Men and Women

Thomas Young Crowell - English poetry - 1885 - 648 pages
...! 'tis the twanging horn ! O'er yonder bridge, That with its wearisome but needful length Bestrides the wintry flood, in which the moon Sees her unwrinkled face reflected bright, He comes, the herald of a noisy world, With spattered boots, strapped waist, and frozen locks, News from all nations lumbering...
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Chambers's graduated readers, Book 6

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1885
...horn o'er yonder bridge, That with its wearisome but needful length Bestrides the wintry flood, on which the moon Sees her unwrinkled face reflected bright : He comes, the herald of a noisy world, With spattered boots, strapped waist, and frozen locks, News from all nations lumbering...
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Red-letter Poems by English Men and Women

Thomas Young Crowell - English poetry - 1885 - 648 pages
...horn ! O'er yonder bridge, That with its wearisome but needful length Bestrides the wintry flood, m which the moon Sees her unwrinkled face reflected bright, He comes, the herald of a noisy world, With spattered Ixiots, strapped waist, and frozen locks, News from all nations lumbering...
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A biographical history of English literature

John Daniel Morell - 1885
...Hark ! 'tis the twanging horn o'er yonder bridge, that with its wearisome but needful length bestrides the wintry flood, in which the moon sees her unwrinkled face reflected bright. (c) Years change thee not. Upon yon hill the tall old maples, verdant still, yet tell, in grandeur...
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A Drill Book in the Elements of the English Language

Edward Conant - English language - 1887 - 156 pages
...Hark ! 'tis the twanging horn o'er yonder bridge, That with its wearisome but needful length Bestrides the wintry flood, in which the moon Sees her unwrinkled...face reflected bright ; He comes, the herald of a noisy world, With spattered boots, strapped waist, and frozen News from all nations lumbering at his...
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The Poetical Works

William Cowper - 1889 - 536 pages
...bod;corporate— The love of rural objects natural to all, and never to be totally extinguished. Bestrides the wintry flood, in which the moon Sees her unwrinkled face reflected bright, He comes, the herald of a noisy world, With spattered boots, strapped waist, and frozen locUs, News from all nations lumbering...
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Harper's First [ -sixth] Reader, Book 6

Orville T. Bright, James Baldwin - Readers - 1890
...! 'tis the twanging horn! O'er yonder bridge, That with its wearisome but needful length Bestrides the wintry flood, in which the moon Sees her unwrinkled face reflected bright, He comes, the herald of a noisy world, With spattered boots, strapped waist, and frozen locks, News from all nations lumbering...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 276

Early English newspapers - 1894
...Hark ! 'tis the twanging horn o'er yonder bridge That with its wearisome but needful length Bestrides the wintry flood, in which the moon Sees her unwrinkled face reflected bright. He comes, the herald of a noisy world, With spattered boots, strapped waist, and frozen locks, News from all nations lumbering...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions, Volume 3

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1895
...! 'tis the twanging horn ! O'er yonder bridge, That with its wearisome but needful length Bestrides the wintry flood, in which the moon Sees her unwrinkled face reflected bright, He comes, the herald of a noisy world, With spattered boots, strapped waist, and frozen locks, News from all nations lumbering...
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