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" Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And still where many a garden flower grows wild ; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with... "
Exercises in Reading and Recitation - Page 154
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The Poetical Works, and Essays, of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 253 pages
...There, where a few torn shrnbs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A roaa he was, to all the country dear, And passing rich...race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change, Ms place ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour; T'ar...
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 254 pages
...harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. Near yonder copse where once the garden smiled, And still where many a garden flower grows wild—...Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change his place. Unpractised he to fawn or seek for power, By doctrines fashioned...
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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...and weep till morn ; She only left of all the harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. Near yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, And...godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change his place; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour ; Far...
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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...morn ; She only left of all the harmless train, • '. The sad historian of the pensive plain. , • Near yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, And...preacher's modest mansion rose, A man he was to all the country dear, ' . ' '. Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying...
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Walks Through Bath: Describing Every Thing Worthy of Interest, Including ...

Pierce Egan - Bath (England) - 1819 - 329 pages
...the Beau Monde, would not only prove too much of the Gothic, but romantic in the extreme : — A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich,...race, Nor. e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change his place ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour. Far...
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Miscellaneous poems. Dramatic poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1820
...pensive plain. Near yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden-flower grows wild ; There, where a few torn shrubs the place...godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change his place; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour ; Far...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820
...his powers of nrjting, jie adorned ev-ery subject which he touched.] N6ar yonder copse, where 6nce the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden flower...The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man Tie was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year ; Remote from towns he ran...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - Hymns, English - 1821 - 468 pages
...loud Eternity's triumphant song ! GOLDSMITH. THE VILLAGE PREACHER. — Deserted Village. NEARyonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, And still where...a year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Pv7or e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change his place. Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821
...and weep till morn ; She only left of all the harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. Near yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, And...the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a-year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd,nor wish'd to- change his place...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...pensive plain. Near yonder copse, where once the garden smilM, And still where many a garden flow'r grows wild, There, where a few torn shrubs the place...Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chapg'd, nor wish'd to change his place; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd...
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