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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 Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 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...no more. His best companions, innocence and health ; Aiid his best riches, ignorance of wealth. But times are alter'd; trade's unfeeling train Usurp the...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...has made: 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 labor spread her wholesome store, Just gave what lite rcquir'd, but...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807
...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...labour spread her wholesome store; Just gave what life required, but gave no more : His best companions, innocence and health, And his best riches, ignorance...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807
...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...its man ; For him light labour spread her wholesome storey Just gave what life required, but gave no more : His best companions, innocence and health,...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...be supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry rood of ground maintain'd his man; For him light labour spread her wholesome store,...: 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 Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B: With the Life of the Author ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809 - 93 pages
...has made; But a bold peafantry, their country's pride, When once deflroy'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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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...has made : 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 labor spread her wholesome store, Just gave what life requir'd,...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...llať4nadc : But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'^, can never be supplied. So humble, lie has knock'd at Tiiald's door, inaintain'd its man; For him lignt labor spread her wholesome store ; Just gave what life rcquir'd,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 782 pages
...never be supply'd. A time there was, ere Kngland's griefs began, Whenev'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 beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...has made: 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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