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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 Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1837
...The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rieh with forty pounds a year ; Remote from towns he ran...godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change his plaee ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By doetrines fashion'd to the varying hour; Far...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...gallant like young Lochinvar ? THE COUNTRY CLERGYMAN. 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 ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashioned...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - Poetry - 1839 - 156 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 place ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour ; Far...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith (the Poet.) - 1839
...The nightingale's pausing song would be the proper epithet for this bird's music.' An. Nat. ip 329. 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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Poems and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 218 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 ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1839 - 527 pages
...the harmless train. The sad historian of the pensive plai . Near yonder copse, where once the arden bridegroom, whether he chooses this virgin for his bride 1 country dnir, And passing rich with forty pounds a-ycar ; Remote from towns he run his godly race,...
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The Guardian Genius of the Federal Union, Or, Patriotic Admonitions on the ...

Thomas Branagan - Charity organization - 1839 - 104 pages
...present, and of the primitive ministers of religion ; or even the poet's " Village preacher :" " A man he was to all the country dear ; And passing rich,...towns, he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'a to change hie place. For other aims his heart had learn'd to prize, More skill'd to raise the...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...pensive plain. Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, 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 changed, nor wish'd to change his Unskilful he to fawn or seek for ppw'r, [place ; By doctrines fashion'd...
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The Miscellaneous Works of O.G.: To which is Prefixed Some Account of His ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1840 - 458 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; There,'...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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Goldsmith's Miscellaneous Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 127 pages
...harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. [smiled, Near yonder copse, where once the garden And still where many a garden flower grows wild ;...a year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, [place ; Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change, his Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By...
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