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" Graze in his shadow, and his eye obey. The fens and marshes are his cool retreat, His noontide shelter from the burning heat ; Their sedgy bosoms his wide couch are made, And groves of willows give him all their shade. His eye drinks Jordan up, when,... "
The Eclectic Review - Page 534
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts: In Three Volumes, Volume 1

Edward Young - 1802 - 383 pages
...couch are made, And groves of willows give him all their shade. His eye drinks Jordan up, when fir'd with drought, He trusts to turn its current down his throat ; In lessen'd waves it creeps along the plain : * He sinks a river, and he thirsts again. j- Go to the Nile,...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young: With the Life of ..., Volume 4

Edward Young - 1805
...drinks Jordan up, when, fir'd with drought, He trusts to tarn its carrent down his throat ; In lessen'd waves it creeps along the plain; He sinks a river, and he thirsts again. Go to the Nile, and, from its fruitful side, Cast forth thy line into the swelling tide; With slender...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young: With the Life of ..., Volume 4

Edward Young - 1805
...couch are made, And groves of willows give him all their shade. His eye drinks Jordan up, when, fir'd with drought, He trusts to turn its current down his throat ; In lessen'd waves it creeps along the plain ; He sinks a river, and he thirsts again. Go to the Nile,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Watts, A. Philips ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...Jordan up, when fii 'd with drought He trusts to turn its current down his throat; 320 In lessen'd waves it creeps along the plain : He sinks a river, and he thirsts again. Go to the Nile, and, from its fruitful side, Cast forth thy line into the swelling tide : Willi slender...
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The Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young, Volume 1

Edward Young - 1811
...couch are made, And groves of willows give him all their shade. His eye drinks Jordan up, when fir'd with drought, He trusts to turn its current down his throat ; In lessen'd waves it creeps along the plain : * He sinks a river, and he thirsts again. f Go to the Nile,...
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Night thoughts, and A paraphrase on part of the book of Job. With the life ...

Edward Young - 1812
...throat; among their five hundred names for the lion, which signtltf the hunter by moon-shine. In lessen'd waves it creeps along the plain; He sinks a river*, and he thirsts again. ' Go to the Nile, and, from its fruitful side, Cast forth thy line into the swelling tide; With slender...
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The complaint; or, Night thoughts, on life, death, and immortality ...

Edward Young - 1815 - 312 pages
...couch are made, And groves of willows give him all their shade. His eye drinks Jordan up, when, fir'd with drought, He trusts to turn its current down his throat; In lessen'd waves it creeps along the plain : He sinks a river, and he thirsts again. . . Go to the Nile,...
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Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1816 - 268 pages
...heat ; Their sedgy bosoms his wide couch are made, And groves of willows give him all their shade. His eye drinks Jordan up, when, fired with drought,...He trusts to turn its current down his throat; In lessen'd waves it creeps along the plain : He sinks a river, and he thirsts again* Go to the Nile,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 7

John Aikin - 1821 - 807 pages
...couch are made, And groves of willows give him all their shade. " His eye drinks Jordan up, when fir'd with drought He trusts to turn its current down his throat ; In Icssen'd waves it creeps along the plain : He sinks a river, and he thirsts again. " Go to the Nile,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...burning heat; Their sedgy bosoms his wide couch are made, And groves of willows give him all their shade. His eye drinks Jordan up, when, fired with drought,...He trusts to turn its current down his throat; In lessen'd waves it creeps along the plain; He sinks a river i4 , and he thirsts again. i4 Cephesi glaciate...
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