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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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The Treatment of Nature in English Poetry Between Pope and Wordsworth: By ...

Myra Reynolds - English poetry - 1896 - 290 pages
...there are such in heaven." 2 See Task, 1:764; 4:254-258. The best lines on the moon are in Task, 4:3, " the wintry flood, in which the moon Sees her unwrinkled face reflected bright." 3 Task, 1:520; 6:495. 1 Truth, 238. s Task, 4:322. 6 Illustrative similitudes are those drawn from...
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Selections from the Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1898 - 243 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, 5 With spattered boots, strapped waist, and frozen locks, News from all nations lumbering...
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Standard English Poems: Spenser to Tennyson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English poetry - 1899 - 749 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, 5 He comes, the herald of a noisy world, With spattered boots, strapped waist, and frozen locks, News...
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Kirkbie-Kendall. Fragments Collected Relating to Its Ancient Streets and ...

John Flavel Curwen - Historic buildings - 1900 - 455 pages
...Hark I '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 task, and minor poems [ed.] by E. Lee

William Cowper - 1900
...! '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, 5 With spattered boots, strapped waist, and frozen locks, News from all nations lumbering...
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The English Poets

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1901
...yonder bridge, That with its wearisome but needful length Bestrides the wintry flood, in which the inooa 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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English Literature: From the age of Johnson to the age of Tennyson, by ...

Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1903
...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, strapp'd waist, and frozen locks ; News from all nations lumbering...
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From the age of Johnson to the age of Tennyson

Richard Garnett - English literature - 1903
...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 I—- He comes, the herald of a noisy world, With spatterM boots, strapp'd waist, and frozen locks...
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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt: Fugitive writings

William Hazlitt - English essays - 1904
...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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English Literature An Illustrated record in Eight Volumes Volume IV-Part 1 ...

Edmund Gosse - 1904
...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 spatter'd boots, strapp'd waist, and frozen locks ; News from all nations lumbering...
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