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" Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade ; A breath can make them as a breath has made ; But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied. A time there was, ere England's... "
Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ... - Page 120
by Ancient learning - 1812
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the english anthology

T AGERTON - 1794
...has made; But a bold peafantry, their country's pride, 55 When once deftroyed, can never be fupplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When...of ground maintained its man ; For him light labour fpread her wholefome ftore, Juftgave what life required, but gave no more: 50 His beft companions,...
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with the life of the author ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1794
...has made; But a bold peafantry, their country's pride, When once deftroy'd, can never be fupply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintain'd its man; For him light labour fpread her wholefome ftore, Juft gave what life requir'd,...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...has made : But a bold peafantry, their country's pride, \Vhen once deftroy'd, can never be (applied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began. When every rood of ground maintain'd its man; For him light labour fpread her wholefomc (lore ; Juft gave what life retjuir'd,...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...never be supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry rood of ground maintain'd its man ; For him light labour spread her wholesome...more. His best companions, innocence and health; And his best riches, ignorance of wealth. But times are alter'd; trade's unfeeling train Usurp the 4and...
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1800 - 129 pages
...never be supplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry rood of ground maintain'd its man; For him light labour spread her wholesome...more: His best companions, innocence and health ; And his best riches, ignorance of wealth. But times are alter'd ; trade's unfeeling train Usurp the land...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 106

1857
...foolish consequences than that to which Goldsmith gave new wings when he sent forth the assertion — ' A time there was ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintained its man.' [Because the cultivation of land is certainly the most primitive, and is imagined, especially by those...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1803 - 148 pages
...has made : K But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd, can never be supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintain'd its man ; For him light Labour spread her wholesome store, Just gave what life requir'd,...
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Select works of Oliver Goldsmith, Containing i. The vicar of Wakefield, ii ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1803
...has made : But a bold peafantry, their country s pride, When once deftroy'd, can never be fupply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintain'd its man; For him light labour fpread her wholefome ftore, luft gave what life requir'd,...
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 68 pages
...has made ; But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy 'd, can never be supplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground mainlain'd its man; For him light labour spread her wholesome store, Just gave what life required,...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1805 - 148 pages
...never be supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry rood of ground maintain'd its man ; For him light labour spread her wholesome...: His best companions, innocence and health ; And his best riches, ignorance of wealth. But times are alter'd ; trade's unfeeling train Usurp the laud,...
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