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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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A Text-book on English Literature: With Copious Extracts from the Leading ...

Brainerd Kellogg - English literature - 1882 - 446 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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Development of English Literature and Language

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1882
...is his memorable description of the post coming in: With spatter" d boots, strapp'd waist and fro/en locks, News from all nations lumb'ring at his back. True to his charge, the close-pack'd load behind, Yet careless what he brings, his one concern Is to conduct it to the destin'd...
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Chambers's historical readers. [With] Home lesson book i(-iv.).

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1883
...! 'tis the twanging horn ! O'er yondur 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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Selections from Cowper's Poems

William Cowper - 1883 - 234 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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A Hand-book of English and American Literature

Esther J. Trimble Lippincott - American literature - 1884 - 518 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, With spattered boots, strapped waist, and frozen locks, News from all nations lumbering...
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Papers of the Manchester Literary Club, Volume 10

Manchester Literary Club - English literature - 1884
...! '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, strapp'd waist and frozen locks, News...
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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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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Issue 38

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - Humanities - 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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British Classical Authors. Select Specimens of the National Literature of ...

Ludwig Herrig - 1885 - 708 pages
...Hark! 'tis the twanging horn o'er yonder bridge That with its wearisome but needful length Bestrides once more And looked far forth, yet little saw I...viewed the ocean green, Of what had else been seen— noisy world, 5 With spatter'd boots, strapp'd waist, and frozen locks; News from all nations lumbering...
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The poetical works of William Cowper [ed.] with prefatory notice by E. Hope

William Cowper - 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 ; — He comes, the herald of a noisy world, With spatter'd boots, strapp'd waist, and frozen locks, News from all nations lumVring...
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