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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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Jane Austen and Her Times

Geraldine Edith Mitton - England - 1905 - 334 pages
...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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Jane Austen and Her Times

Geraldine Edith Mitton - England - 1905 - 334 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 locks, News from all nations lumbering...
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Jane Austen and Her Times

Geraldine Edith Mitton - England - 1905 - 334 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 locks, News from all nations lumbering...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1905 - 741 pages
...! 'tis the twanging horn o'er yonder bridge, That with its wearisome but needless length Bestrides the wintry flood, in which the moon Sees her unwrinkled face reflected bright, — He comes," etc. But the first edition is certainly right, as usual. It is the postman, not the horn, who comes...
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908
...Hark! 't is 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 lumb'ring...
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908
...'t is the twanging horn I 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 lumb'ring...
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English Essays: Materials & Models for Composition from the Great Essayists

John Henry Fowler - 1908 - 106 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, 20 With spattered boots, strapped waist, and frozen locks ; News from all nations lumbering...
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My Cranford: A Phase of the Quiet Life

Arthur Gilman - Country life - 1909 - 232 pages
...yonder bridge That with its wearisome but needful length [118] THE POST OFFICE IN MACY'S 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 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. 4 Truth, 238. 5 Task, 4:322. 6 Illustrative similitudes are those drawn from...
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The Howe Readers: A fifth reader

Will David Howe, Myron Thomas Pritchard, Elizabeth Virginia Brown - Basal reading instruction - 1909
...! '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, lie comes, the herald of a noisy world, With spattered boots, strapped waist, and frozen locks, News...
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