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" MINE be a cot beside the hill, A bee-hive's hum shall soothe my ear ; A willowy brook, that turns a mill, With many a fall, shall linger near. The swallow, oft, beneath my thatch Shall twitter from her clay-built nest ; Oft shall the pilgrim lift the... "
The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ... - Page 96
by Samuel Rogers - 1829 - 497 pages
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Sharpe's London Magazine, Volume 4

1847
...LONDON MAGAZINE. THE COTTAGE HOME.' MUTE be a eot beside a hill, A bee-hive's hum shall soothe mine ear; A willowy brook that turns a mill, With many...fall, shall linger near. The swallow oft, beneath my thateh, Shall twitter from the elay-built nest ; Oft shall the pilgrim lift the lateh, And share my...
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Rural Repository, Volumes 24-25

1848
...MIKE be a cot beside the hill ; A bee-hive's hum shall sooth my ear ; A willowy brook, that turns the mill, With many a fall shall linger near. The swallow...latch, And share my meal a welcome guest Around my ivied porch shall spring, Each fragrant flower that drinks the dew ; And Lucy, at her wheel shall sing,...
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Narrative of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 2

John Gibson Lockhart - 1848
...could not be fancied. He repeated some verses of Rogers' " Wish," which paint the spot : — " Mine be a cot beside the hill — A bee-hive's hum shall...that turns a mill, With many a fall shall linger near :" &c. But when he came to the stanza — " And Lucy at her wheel shall sing, In russet-gown and apron...
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Guy's learner's poetic task book, a selection from the modern British poets

Joseph Guy - 1849
...loves me too : I start, and when the vision's flown, I weep that I am all alone. THE WISH. ROGERS. MINE be a cot beside the hill; A bee-hive's hum shall soothe...latch, And share my meal, a welcome guest. Around my ivied porch shall spring And Lucy, at her wheel, shall sing In russet gown and apron blue. Each fragrant...
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The Beauties of the British Poets: With a Few Introductory Observations...

George Croly - 1849 - 395 pages
...there, Fastened her down for ever I THE WISH. Mine be a cot beside the hill ; A bee-hive's hum slnll soothe my ear; A willowy brook, that turns a mill,...latch, And share my meal, a welcome guest. Around my ivied porch snalJ sprmg, Each fragrant flower that drinks the dew ; And Lucy at her peals shall sing,...
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Notes and Queries

1887
...still for more ! Too faithful mirror ! how dost thou reflect The melancholy face of human life ! Mine be a cot beside the hill ; A bee-hive's hum shall...turns a mill, With many a fall, shall linger near. Samuel Rogers, ' A Wish.' Your love in a cottage is hungry. Your vine is a nest for flies— Your milkmaid...
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Lessons for writing from dictation

William Ewart - 1849 - 72 pages
...every wind ; A hope for times that are unkind And every season. 124. THE WlSH. [SAMUEL KOGERS.] 1. Mine be a cot beside the hill ; A bee-hive's hum shall...turns a mill, With many a fall shall linger near. 2. The swallow oft, beneath my thatch, Shall twitter from her clay -built nest ; Oft shall the Pilgrim...
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Notes and Queries

1887
...The melancholy face of human life ! Young, ' Night Thoughts.1 Country life : — Mine be a cot beeide the hill; A bee-hive's hum shall soothe my ear ; A...turns a mill, With many a fall, shall linger near. Samuel Rogers, ' A Wish.' Your love in a cottage in hungry. Your vine is a nest for flies — Your...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - 1850 - 395 pages
...there, Fastened her down for ever I THE WISH. Mine be a cot beside the hill ; A bee-hive's hum shill soothe my ear; A willowy brook, that turns a mill,...latch, And share my meal, a welcome guest. Around my ivied porch snaIl sprmg, Each fragrant flower that drinks the dew ; And Lucy at her peals shall sing,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - 1850 - 760 pages
...verso which she had written on in elder sister, t Inscrit«d "n an urn in the flower-garden at HaJbd. The swallow, oft, beneath my thatch Shall twitter...latch, And share my meal, a welcome guest. Around my ivied porch shall spring Each fragrant flower that drinks the dew; And Lucy, at her wheel, shall sing...
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