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" Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade ; A breath can make them, as a breath has made ;w But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can... "
Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society - Page 70
by Wisconsin State Agricultural Society - 1880
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Poems Selected and Printed by a Small Party of English, who Made this ...

1792 - 91 pages
...fpoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land , to haft'ning ills a prey ; , Where wealth accumulates , and men decay...breath can make them, as a breath has made: But a bold peafantry, their country's pride, When once deftroy'd , can never be fupply'd. A time there was , ere...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1803 - 148 pages
...spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. / 111 fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade ; A breath can make them, as a breath has made : K But a bold peasantry, their country's pride,...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1805 - 148 pages
...spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ; Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade ; A breath can make them, as a breath has madp : But a bold peasantry, their country's pride,...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...spoiler's hand. Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill feres the land, to hast'ning ills a a throne, He gain his 1'rince's ear, or lose his own. Yet soft by nature, more a dup fade ; A breath can make them as a breath llať4nadc : But a bold peasantry, their country's pride,...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade ; A breath can muke them, as a breath has made ; But a bold peasantry, their country's pride,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 782 pages
...spoiler's hand, Tar, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ; Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade; A breath can make them, as a breath has made: I'M) a bold peasantry, their country's pride. When...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...innocence and health ; And his best riches, ignorance of weaIth. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. Princes...breath can make. them, as a breath has made : But a holil peasa. fry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd, can never be supply'd. Bui times are...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 10

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1817
...encourage them to abandon their native soil. Alas I • • "III fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, - . Where wealth accumulates, and men decay....them, as a breath has made; But a bold peasantry, a country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied." In these verses, Sir, is much of sound...
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The Poetical Works, and Essays, of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 253 pages
...spoilei's hand Far, far away, thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade; A breath can make them, at a breath has made : But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, "V.'lit'H...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 57

England - 1845
...says Sismondi, " in the well-known lines of Goldsmith — < 1ll fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates and men decay ! Princes and lords may flourish or may fade — A breath may make them as a breath has made ; Bat a bold peasantry, their country's pride,...
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