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Sir John Denham

(1615 - 1669 / Ireland)

Cooper's Hill (excerpts)


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My eye, descending from the hill, surveys
Where Thames amongst the wanton valleys strays;
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  • Rookie - 16 Points William F. Dougherty (12/3/2006 11:18:00 PM)

    John Denham's 'Cooper's Hill, ' beyond being a touchstone of 'smooth numbers' in metrical verse, served as the immediate paradigm for Alexander Pope's 'Windsor Forest.' (Report) Reply

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