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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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Essays, Poems and Plays: With a Preface

Oliver Goldsmith - 1810 - 399 pages
...has made: Bnt a bold peasantry, their conntry's pride. When once destroy 'it, can never be snpplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of gronnd maintain'd its man ; For him light Labonr spread her wholesome store, Jnst gave what life reqnir'd,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812
...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 required, but gave no more: His best companions, innocence and health ; And his best riches, ignorance...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith ...: To which is Prefixed an Account ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1813 - 107 pages
...breath 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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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 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 maintain'd its man ; Tor him light labor spread her wholesome store, Just gave what life requir'd,...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...thy green : One only master grasps the whole domain, And half a tillage stints thy smiling plain. _ A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground inaintain'd its man ; For him light Labour spread her wholesome store, Just gsve what life requir'd,...
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The Poetical Works, Complete, of Oliver Goldsmith ... with Some Account of ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1816 - 149 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 land,...
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A Discourse on the Agriculture of the State of Connecticut, and the Means of ...

David Humphreys - Agriculture - 1816 - 44 pages
...more hear my voice. Perhaps its faint echo, re•sounding from these venerable walls, may yet be re* " A time there was, ere England's griefs began, " When every rood of ground maintained its man.*1 t GOLDSMITH. Tliis most estimable Author, whose talents for description have rarely been excelled,...
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Sequel to the English Reader, Or Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Authors - 1816 - 286 pages
...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 flore ; Jilft gave what life requir'd,...
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - Book ornamentation - 1817 - 166 pages
...never be supplv'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 land,...
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany, Volume 4

Asia - 1817
...every principle of sound political economy, and in every thing commendable, except as above admitted. " A time there was, 'ere England's griefs began, When...its man ; For him light labour spread her wholesome storef Just give what life required, and gave no more; His best companions, innocence and health) And...
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