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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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The Poetical Works of George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1914 - 600 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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The Poetical Works of George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1914 - 600 pages
...upon the fen ; Before him swallows, 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 sickly sun ; All these were sad in nature, or they took Sadness from him, the likeness...
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Addison to Blake

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1921
...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...him swallows gathering for the sea, Took their short nights and twittered on the lea ; And near the bean-sheaf stood, the harvest done, And slowly blackened...
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Tales 1812 and Selected Poems

Crabbe - 1967 - 484 pages
...when the old, Lost to the tie, grow negligent and cold — Far to the left he saw the huts of men, 422 Half hid in mist, that hung upon the fen ; Before...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

H. C. Beeching - 2019 - 60 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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Poems

...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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