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" Where the thin harvest waves its wither'd ears; Rank weeds, that every art and care defy, Reign o'er the land and rob the blighted rye : There thistles stretch their prickly arms afar, And to the ragged infant threaten war... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 42
1903
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The British Magazine and Review: Or, Universaal Miscellany of Arts ..., Volume 3

1783
...in the neighbourhood of Mr. Crabbe's village is beautifully defcribed. ' Lo ! where the heath,with withering brake grown o'er, Lends the light turf that...neighbouring poor: From thence a length of burning fand appears, Where the thin harveft waves it's wither d ears. Rank weeds, that every art and care...
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The British Magazine and Review, Or, Universal Miscellany, Volume 1

1783
...in the neighbourhood of Mr. Crabbe's village is beautifully defcribed. ' I/o ! where the heath,with withering brake grown o'er, Lends the light turf that...neighbouring poor: From thence a length of burning fand appears, Where the thin harveit waves it's wither'd cars. Rank weeds, that every art and care...
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Wild flowers of the year [by A. Pratt].

Anne Pratt - 1799 - 284 pages
...the sterile corn-fields near the sea, gives to the bugloss a prominent place : — " Rank weeds which every art and care defy Reign o'er the land, and rob the blighted rye ; Here thistles stretch their prickly arms afar, And to the ragged infant threaten war ; — Here poppies,...
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Poems

George Crabbe - 1808 - 258 pages
...? Can their light tales your weighty griefs q'erpower, Or glad with airy mirth the toilsome hour ? Lo! where the heath, with withering brake grown o'er,...burning sand appears, Where the thin harvest waves its wither'd ears ; Rank weeds, that every art and care defy, Reign o'er the land and rob the blighted...
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Poems, Volume 1

George Crabbe - 1812
...? Can their light tales your weighty griefs o'erpower, Or glad with airy mirth the toilsome hour ? Lo ! where the heath, with withering brake grown o'er,...burning sand appears, Where the thin harvest waves its wither'd ears ; Rank weeds, that every art and care defy. Reign o'er the land and rob the blighted...
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The works of George Crabbe, Volume 1

George Crabbe - 1816
...shed ? Can their light tales your weighty griefs o'erpower, Or glad with airy mirth the toilsome hour? Lo ! where the heath, with withering brake grown o'er Lends the light turf that warms the neighbouring puor ; From thence a length of burning sand appears, Where the thin harvest waves its wither'd ears;...
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The Suffolk Garland: Or, a Collection of Poems, Songs, Tales, Ballads ...

James Ford - 1818 - 404 pages
...? Can their light tales your weighty griefs o'erpower, Or glad with airy mirth the toilsome hour ? Lo ! where the heath, with withering brake grown o'er,...burning sand appears. Where the thin harvest waves its wither'd ears ; Rank weeds, that every art and care defy, Reign o'er the land and rob the blighted...
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The works of ... George Crabbe, Volume 1

George Crabbe - 1820
...'. Can their light tales your weighty griefs o'erpower, Or glad with airy mirth the toilsome hour? Lo ! where the heath, with withering brake grown o'er...burning sand appears, Where the thin harvest waves its wither'd ears; Rank weeds, that every art and care defy, Reign o'er the land and rob the blighted rye...
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Poems

George Crabbe - 1820
...shed ? Can their light tales your weighty griefs o'erpower, Or glad with airy mirth the toilsome hour? Lo ! where the heath, with withering brake grown o'er...burning sand appears, Where the thin harvest waves its wither'd ears; Rank weeds, that every art and care defy, Reign o'er the land and rob the blighted rye...
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The London Magazine, Volume 3

1821
...Repulsive objects (or those which are painted so) do not conciliate affection, or soften the heart. bo ! r pride. As an instance of the cnriosa.felicitas wannę the neighbouring poor : From thence a length of burning sand appears, Where the thin harvest...
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