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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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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 216 pages
...harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. JSear yonder copse, where oace the garden smiled; And still where many a garden flower grows wild; There,...country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year; Bf'mote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change his place ; Unskilful...
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1822 - 154 pages
...harmless tram, The sad historian of the pensive plain. Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And still where many a garden flower grows wild, There,...Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wish'd to change his place ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...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, There,...Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wish'd to change his Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, [place; By doctrines fashion'd...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 30

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...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...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...
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The Bardiad: A Poem in Two Cantos

Charles Burton - 1823
...never will thy lay." Never, never, can that lay perish, which contains such lines as the following. " 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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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...CLERGYMAN. .N EAR yonder copse, where once the garden smil'ii, And still where many a garden flow'r 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 ; Unpractis'd he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour ;...
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The Evangelical rambler [by T. East]., Volume 1

1824
...THE RECTORY. " Near yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, And stUl where many a. garden-flower grows wild; There, where a few torn shrubs the place...race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change, his place : . Unpractis'd he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrinei fashion"d to the varying hour:...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...till morn; She only left of all the harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. Nearyonder lished by William C. Hall a-year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd norwish'd to change hisplace;...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...where once t he garden tmil'd, And still where many a garden-flower grows wild ; There, where a tew torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's...the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a-year, Aemote from towns he ran his godly race, [place ; Nor e'er had chang't), nor wish'd to change,...
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1825 - 154 pages
...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 Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, [place ; By doetrines fashion'd to the varying hour ;...
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