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" Where many a time he triumph'd, is forgot. Near yonder thorn that lifts its head on high, Where once the sign-post caught the passing eye, Low lies that house where nut-brown draughts inspired, Where grey-beard mirth and smiling toil retired. "
The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B. - Page 67
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1791
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The Deserted Village, a Poem

Oliver Goldsmith - Private presses - 1770 - 22 pages
...Amazed the gazing ruftics ranged around, And ftill they gazed, and ftill the wonder grew, That one fmall head could carry all he knew. But paft is all his fame. The very fpot Where many a time he triumphed, is forgot. Near yonder thorn, that lifts its head on high, Where once the fign-poft caught...
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Annual Register, Volume 13

Edmund Burke - History - 1771
...head could carry all he knew. But pad is all his fame. The very i pot Where many a time he triumphed, is forgot. Near yonder thorn, that lifts its head on high, Where once the fign-poft caught the pafling eye. Low lies that houfe where nut-brown draughts inspired, Where grey-beard mirth and fmiling...
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1774
...the gazing ruftics ranged around ; And ftill they gazed, and ftill the wonder grew, That one fmall head could carry all he knew. But paft is all his fame. The very fpot Where many a time he triumphed, is forgot. Near yonder thorn, that lifts its head on high, Where once the fign-poft caught...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion: A Collection of Poems

English poetry - 1785 - 289 pages
...Air.sz'd the gazing rufties rang'd around, And ftill they gaz'd, and ftill the wonder grew, Jhat onefmall head could carry all he knew. • But paft is all...very fpot Where many a time he triumph'd, is forgot. N f ar yonder thorn that lifts its head on high, 'Here once the fign-poft caught the paffing eye, Low...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion. A Collection of Poems: By Lord Carlisle. Lord ...

1785 - 289 pages
...could carry all he knew. But paft it all hie fame. The .very fpot Where many a time he triumpli'd, is forgot. Near yonder thorn that lifts its head on high, Where once the fign-poft caught the paffing eye, Low lies that houfe where nut-brown draughts infpir'd, Where grey-beard mirth and fmiling...
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...its ' objecr, and paints it diftindtly.' The fame may be faid with equal juftice of the following : Near yonder thorn, that . lifts its head on high, Where once the fign-poft caught the paffing eye; Low lies that houfe, where nut-brown draught? infpir'd, Where grey-beard mirth, and fmiling...
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The Devil [by C. Dibdin].

...prigs, and kiddies rang'd around : And ftill they gap'd, and ftill the wonder grew, That one droll head, could carry all he knew; But paft is all his fame, the Rofe and Crown, Where he fo oft got tipfy— is burnt down. Near to the wardrobe ftairs, one ftory...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...fpite, One truth is clear, — WHATEvER is, is RIGHT. IIT. DrferiptitH c;fa Country Ak-hsuf(. "NT EAR. yonder thorn, that lifts its head on high, Where once the fign-poft caught the paffing eye;.•• "Low lies that,Jioufe, where nut-btown draughts iriTpir'd;: \Vliere gra*beard mirth,...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - Conduct of life - 1791
...found, Imaz'd the gazing rudics rang'd around. Lnd ftill they gaz'd, and ftill the wonder grew, ~hat one (mall head could carry all he knew. But paft is all his fame. The very (pot, Vherc many a time he triumph'd, is forgot. • ear yonder thorn that lifts its head on high,...
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Poems Selected and Printed by a Small Party of English, who Made this ...

1792 - 91 pages
...Amaz'd the gazing ruftics rang'd around, And ftill they gaz'd, and ftill the wonder grew, That one fmall head could carry all he knew. BUT paft is all his...head on high, Where once the fign-poft caught the pafling eye, Low lies that houfe where nut-brown draughts infpir'dj Where grey-beard mirth, and Irniling...
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