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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 103
by George Burnett - 1807
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 144

1876
...There were hills which garnished their prond heights with stately trees ; humble villages whose base estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver rivers ; meadows enamelled with all sorts of eye- pleasing flowers, and thickets which being lined with most pleasant shade were witnessed so too...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 2

1820
...seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver rivers : medowes, enamelled with all sorts of eiepleasing flowers : thickets, which being lined with most pleasant shade were witnessed so too, by the cheerfull disposition of many well-tuned birds: each pasture stored with sheep, feeding with sober...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 2

Henry Southern - 1820
...seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver rivers : medowes, enamelled with all sorts of eiepleasing flowers : thickets, which being lined with most pleasant shade were witnessed so too, by the cheerfull disposition of many well-tuned birds ; each pasture stored with sheep, feeding with sober...
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Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth ...

William Hazlitt - 1821 - 218 pages
...There were hills which garnished their proud heights with stately trees : humble valleys whose base estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver...being lined with most pleasant shade were witnessed so to, by the cheerful disposition of many well-tuned birds ; each pasture stored with sheep feeding with...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - 1821 - 356 pages
...There were hills which garnished their proud heights with stately trees : humble valleys whose base estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver...being lined with most pleasant shade were witnessed so to, by the cheerful disposition of many well-tuned birds ; each pasture stored with sheep feeding with...
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The retrospective review, Volume 2

1820
...seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver rivers : medowes, enamelled with all sorts of eiepleasing flowers: thickets, which being lined with most pleasant shade were witnessed so too, by the cheerfull disposition of many well-tuned birds: -each pasture stored with sheep, feeding with sober...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 17

1849
...rural charms which olden writers have ascribed to it. " There were humble valleys, whose base-estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver rivers...meadows, enamelled with all sorts of eye-pleasing flowers ; and thickets, wherein the bristly boar or the wild stag had made their harbour, and which proved...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1837 - 292 pages
...There were hills which garnished their proud heights with stately trees ; bumble vallies, whose low estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver...flowers ; thickets, which being lined with most pleasant shades were witnessed so too, by the cheerful disposition of many well-tuned birds ; each pasture stored...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volume 21

John William Carleton - 1849
...rural charms which olden writers have ascribed to it. " There were humble valleys, whose base-estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver rivers...meadows, enamelled with all sorts of eye-pleasing flowers ; and thickets, wherein the bristly boar or the wild stag had made their harbour, and which proved...
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The Living Age, Volume 199

1893
...THERE were hills which garnished their proud heights with stately trees ; humble valleys whose base estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver...eyepleasing flowers ; thickets which, being lined with the most pleasant shade, were velussed by the cheerful disposition of many well-tuned birds ; each...
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