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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. "
The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B. - Page 61
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1791
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The Deserted Village, a Poem

Oliver Goldsmith - Private presses - 1770 - 22 pages
...fhapelefs ruin all, And the long grafs o'ertops the mouldering wall, And And trembling, flirinking from the fpoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to haftening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ; Princes and lords may flourifh, or...
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1774
...the long grafs o'ertops the mouldering wall j And And trembling, fhrinking from the fpoiler's hands, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to haftening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes and lords may flourim, or...
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...in fhapelefs ruin all, And the long grafs o'er tops the mould'ring wall, And trembling, fluinking, from the fpoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. The paflage already examined, and this, have both the fame chara&er of verbofity. There is a repetition...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion: A Collection of Poems

English poetry - 1785 - 289 pages
...in fhapelefs rtin all, And the long graf« o'ertops the mould'ring wall, And, trembling, fhrinkiug from the fpoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. ' . - . v. ..... Princes and lords may flcurifl', or may fade ; A breath can make them as a breath...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...long grals o'ertops the mould'ring wall ; And trembling, flirinking from the (poiler's hand, Far, fiir gments lie ! . Let wreaths of triumph now my temples...twine,. The Viftor cried ; the glorious prize is mine ! pcalantry, their country's pride, When once deftroy'd, can never be fupplicd. A time there was, ere...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - Conduct of life - 1791
...all. And the long, grafs o'ertop^ the mould 'ring wall. And, trembling, fhrinkmg from the fpoilsr's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill...haft'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates and men dtcav : Princes and Lords may fiouriih, or may tadc; A breath can make them, as a breath has made...
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Poems Selected and Printed by a Small Party of English, who Made this ...

1792 - 91 pages
...in shapelefs ruin all , And the long grafs o'ertops the mould'ring wall , And trembling, shrinking from the fpoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children...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 peafantry, their country's...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Dr. Goldsmith: Containing All His Essays and Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - Essays - 1792 - 286 pages
...bowers in fhapelefs ruin all, And the long grafs o'ertops the mould'ring wall ; And trembling, fblinking from the fpoiler's hand, Far, far away, thy children...accumulates, and men decay. .\ Princes and lords may flourifti, or may fade ; .; A breath can make thtrri, as a breath has made! But a bold peafantry, their...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1792
...long grafs o'er-tops the mould'ring wall ; And, trembling, flirinking from the fpoilet's hand, Par, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to haA'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay: Princes and lords may flourifh, or may...
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with the life of the author ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1794
...in fliapelefs ruin all, And the long grafs o'ertops the mould'ring wall ; And, trembling, flu inking from the fpoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children...accumulates, and men decay: Princes and lords may fiourifli, or may fade— A breath can make them, as a breath has made; But a bold peafantry, their...
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