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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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  • 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.'

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