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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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Proceedings, Volume 38

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1884
...yonder bridge, That with its wearisome but needful length Bestrides the wintry flood, in which the morn 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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Poems of William Cowper, Esq., with a New Memoir: Compiled from Johnson ...

William Cowper - 1846 - 284 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 spatter'd boots, strapp'd waist, and froze locks, News from all nations lumb'ring...
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Poems, with a memoir of the author

William Cowper - 1847
...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; Xews from all nations lumbering...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper ...: Including the Copyright ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1849 - 672 pages
...! '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 spatter'd boots, strapp'd waist, and frozen locks, News from all nations lumbering...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1849 - 491 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 conies, the herald of a noisy world, With spattered boots, strapped waist, and frozen locks; News from...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 1

Questions and answers - 1850
...'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," &c. In modern editions, I believe universally, we find the following corruption of the...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 395 pages
...o'er yonder bridge, That with its wearisome but needful length Bestrides the wintry flood, in whieh 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 Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1851 - 537 pages
...HARK ! 'tis the twanging horn o'er yonder bridge, That with its wearisome but needful length Bestrides tis nought to me : Since God is ever present, ever...In the void waste as in the city full; And where He noisy world, With spattered boots, strapped waist, and frozen locks; News from all nations lumbering...
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Rambles in Europe: In a Series of Familiar Letters

Mark Trafton - Electronic book - 1852 - 377 pages
...— • " the twanging horn o'er youder bridge, That with its wearisome hut 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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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...! '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, With spatter'd boots, strapp'd waist, and frozen locks, News from all nations lumbering...
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