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" When now the young are rear'd, and when the old, Lost to the tie, grow negligent and cold — Far to the left he saw the huts of men, Half hid in mist, that hung upon the fen ; Before him swallows, gathering for the sea, Took their short flights, and... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 39
1903
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1873 - 762 pages
...to the tie, grow negligent and cold. Far to the left he saw the huts of men, Half hid in mist, ihnt hung upon the fen ; Before him swallows, gathering for the sea, Took their short flights, nnd twitier'd on the 'c; And near, the bean-sheaf stood, ihe harvest cone, And slowly blauken'd in...
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Readings in Crabbe: Tales of the Hall

George Crabbe - 1882 - 242 pages
...down the dale. On the right side the youth a wood survey'd, "With all its dark intensity of shade ; Far to the left he saw the huts of men, Half hid in...gathering for the sea, Took their short flights, and twitter'd on the lea ; And near, the bean-sheaf stood, the harvest done, And slowly blacken'd in the...
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University Studies

University of Nebraska (Lincoln campus) - 1907
...old, Lost to the tie, grow negligent and cold — Far to the left he saw the haunts of men, Half-hid in mist, that hung upon the fen; Before him swallows,...gathering for the sea, Took their short flights and gathered on the lea; And near the bean-sheaf stood, the harvest done, And slowly blackened in the sickly...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 60

1889
...of love When now the young are reared, and when the old, Lost to the tie, grow negligent and cold]: Far to the left he saw the huts of men, Half hid in...for the sea, Took their short flights and twittered o'er the lea ; And near the bean-sheaf stood, the harvest done, And slowly blackened in the sickly...
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Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860

George Saintsbury - 1890 - 451 pages
...of love When now the young are reared, and when the old, Lost to the tie, grow negligent and cold : Far to the left he saw the huts of men, Half hid in...for the sea, Took their short flights and twittered o'er the lea ; And near the bean-sheaf stood, the harvest done, And slowly blackened in the sickly...
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Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860

George Saintsbury - 1890 - 451 pages
...of love When now the young are reared, and when the old, Lost to the tie, grow negligent and cold : Far to the left he saw the huts of men, Half hid in...for the sea, Took their short flights and twittered o'er the lea ; And near the bean-sheaf stood, the harvest done, And slowly blackened in the sickly...
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Words and Days: A Table-book of Prose and Verse

1895 - 383 pages
...blow, And the cold stream curled onward as the gale From the pine-hill blew harshly down the dale ; Far to the left he saw the huts of men Half hid in...harvest done, And slowly blackened in the sickly sun. 272 SEPTEMBER I 8 God shield I should disturb devotion ! ROMEO AND JULIET IV. I. BEFORE leaving the...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions, Volume 3

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1895
...love, When now the young are reared, and when the olflg Lost to the tie grow negligent and cold — Far to the left he saw the huts of men, Half hid in...the lea ? And near the bean-sheaf stood, the harvest donc; And slowly blackened in the sickly sun ; All these were sad in nature, or they took Sadness from...
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Poems

George Crabbe - 1899 - 405 pages
...love, When now the young are rear'd, and when the old, Lost to the tie, grow negligent and cold — • Far to the left he saw the huts of men, Half hid in...gathering for the sea, Took their short flights, and twitter'd on the lea ; And near the bean-sheaf stood, the harvest done, And slowly blacken'd in the...
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Two Lectures Introductory to the Study of Poetry

Henry Charles Beeching - 1901 - 57 pages
...Autumn, that by Crabbe, at the end of Delay has Danger: — " He saw the wind upon the water blow ; Far to the left he saw the huts of men, Half hid in...harvest done, And slowly blackened in the sickly sun." There is only one epithet there which very definitely fixes the key of the passage, the epithet "sickly";...
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