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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
edited by - 1828 - 251 pages
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1825
...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 ;...the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a-year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wish'd to change his place...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Elocution - 1825 - 299 pages
...garden flow'r grows wild, There where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village .preacher'^ modest mansion rose. A man he was, to all the country...passing rich, with forty pounds a year ; / Remote from town's he ran his godly rac«, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change, his plact, Unskilful he...
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1826
...pensive plain. Near yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden flow'r grows wild, There, where a few torn shrubs the place...towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor vvish'd to change his place ; Unpractis'd he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd to...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...singer. LESSON XLI. The Country Clergyman.—GOLDSMITH. 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 wished to change, his pi ,ce ; Unpractised he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines...
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The Sacred Lyre, Comprising Poems, Devotional, Moral and Preceptive ...

Christian poetry, English - 1828 - 360 pages
...where many a garden flow'r grows wild ; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The Tillage preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all...godly race. Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change his pla<v. Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour ; Far...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 pages
...LESSON XLI. The Country Clergyman. — GOLDSMITH. — 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 wished to change, his plice : Unpractised he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 13, Part 2

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...circle made, And manylangvaged nations has surveyed. /./. Near yonder copse, where once a garden smiled, And still where many a garden flower grows wild ;...disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. Goldsmith. Thus many a sad to-morrow came and went, Till, all my stock of infant sorrow spent, I learned...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...only left of all the harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. 15 THE VILLAGE PASTOR. 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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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...pensive plain. Near yonder copse, where once the garden amilM, And still 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 doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour :...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...filled each pause the nightingale had made. . . . Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled. of any other heaven but you, May I he struck this moment blind, and lose Your blessed sight, bis godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to'change his place; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek...
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