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" On Leven's banks, while free to rove, And tune the rural pipe to love, I envied not the happiest swain That ever trod the Arcadian plain. Pure stream ! in whose transparent wave My youthful limbs I wont to lave... "
Rural Sports - Page 173
by William Barker Daniel - 1812
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The Works of Michael Bruce

Michael Bruce - 1865 - 334 pages
...and by which name it has been celebrated by Smollett, in the famous Ode beginning — ' On Lcven's banks, while free to rove, And tune the rural pipe to love.' The word Leven is held to be of Saxon origin, and by some it is understood to mean elear, by others...
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The Works of Michael Bruce

Michael Bruce - 1865 - 292 pages
...and by which name it has been celebrated by Smollett, in the famous Ode beginning — ' On I,evcn's banks, while free to rove, And tune the rural pipe to love.' The word Leven is held to be of Saxon origin, and by some it is understood to mean clear, by others...
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Poetry of the Fields: Passages from the Poets Descriptive of Pastoral Scenes ...

1866 - 132 pages
...hills the fragrant harvest grows, And spreads along the field in equal rows. GAY. ODE TO LEVEN WATEK. ON Leven's banks, while free to rove? And tune the...love, I envied not the happiest swain That ever trod the Arcadian plainPure stream, in whose transparent wave My youthful limbs I wont to lave ; No torrents...
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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - 1866 - 574 pages
...C. Hopkins, -u. Nicholls' Col. Po^tr.s, ii. p. 207. £obtas Smollctt. ODE TO LEVEN- WATER. N Lcvcn's banks, while free to rove, And tune the rural pipe...love, I envied not the happiest swain That ever trod the Arcadian plain. Pure stream, in whose transparent wave My youthful limbs I wont to lave; No torrents...
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Poetry of the Fields: Passages from the Poets Descriptive of Pastoral Scenes ...

1867 - 148 pages
...rake ; In rising hills the fragrant harvest grows, And spreads along the field in equal rows. GAT. ODE TO LEVEN WATER. ON Leven's banks, while free to...love, I envied not the happiest swain That ever trod the Arcadian plain. Pure stream, in whose transparent wave My youthful limbs I wont to lave ; No torrents...
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Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1870 - 644 pages
...Nor wonder, if you find that none Prefers your eyesight to his own." TOBIAS G. SMOLLETT. (1721-1771.) ODE TO LEVEN WATER. ON Leven's banks, while free to...love, I envied not the happiest swain That ever trod the Arcadian plain. Pure stream, in whose transparent wave My youthful limbs I wont to lave ; No torrents...
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The beauties of modern British poetry, systematically arranged by ..., Issue 240

David Grant (of Aberdeen) - 1871 - 478 pages
...undisturbed ; But Egypt would turn pale, Were her still Nile's o'erflowing bounty curbed ! THE LEVEN. f N Leven's banks, while free to rove, And tune the rural...love, I envied not the happiest swain That ever trod the Arcadian plain. Pure stream ! in whose transparent wave My youthful limbs I wont to lave, No torrents...
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Angling; Or, How to Angle, and where to Go

Robert Blakey - 1871 - 244 pages
...is justly considered one of the finest in our language. " On Leven's banks, while free to rove, Aud tune the rural pipe to love, I envied not the happiest swain That ever trod the Arcadian plain. Pure stream ! in whose transparent wave My youthful limbs I wont to lave ; No tonents...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1872 - 786 pages
...Mourn, hapless Caledonia, mourn Thy Imnish'd peace, ihy laurels Kirn." ODE TO LEVEN-WATER. On Lcven's banks, while free to rove, And tune the rural pipe...Pure stream, in whose transparent wave My youthful lirnbs I wont to lave; No torrents stain thy limpid source, No rocks impede thy dimpling course, That...
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Golden leaves from the works of poets and painters, ed. by R. Bell

Robert Bell - 1872 - 420 pages
...woods," shall he say, "In yonder grave your Druid lies!" THE THAMES NEAR RICHMOND. TOBIAS SMOLLETT. ODE TO LEVEN WATER. ON Leven's banks, while free to...love; I envied not the happiest swain That ever trod the Arcadian plain. Pure stream, in whose transparent wave My youthful limbs I wont to lave; No torrents...
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