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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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Poems and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 218 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 ; For him light labour spread her wholesome store, Just gave what life required,...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1840
...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 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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...supplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry rood of ground maintain'd its man ; C2 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

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 118 pages
...began, When every rood of ground maintain' d its man ; For him light Laboufspread her wholesomestore, Just gave what life requir'd, but gave no 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 Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 527 pages
...has made ; Eut a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd, can never be supplied. ster, and avenge iur cause. But thanks be to Him that direct.s all .hin niaintain'd its man ; For him light labour spread her wholesome store, Just gave what life required,...
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Goldsmith's Miscellaneous Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 127 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 ; For him light Labour spread her wholesome store, ęTust gave what life required,...
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The Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 429 pages
...never be supplied. 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...: 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 Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 429 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; For him light labour spread her wholesome store, Just gave what life required,...
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Fleet Papers, Volume 3

1843
...time there was, ere England's grief began. For him light labour spread her vjholeiome tlore — Jusl gave what life requir'd, but gave no more : His best companions, innocence and health; And his best riches, ignorance of wealth. But limes are alter'd — trade's unfeeling train _, Usurp the...
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An essay on farms of industry, and an essay on cottage allotments, or field ...

John Nowell - 1844
...GARDENING. The substance of a Paper read before the West-Riding Geological and Polytechnic Society. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When...more ; His best companions, innocence and health, And his best riches, ignorance of wealth.—GOLDSMITH. WHOEVER is in the habit of reading " The Labourers'...
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