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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: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 527 pages
...harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plai . Near yonder copse, where once the arden simTd, , while you got an< you gave ! How did Grub-street...wherever it flies, To act as an angel and mix with the a-year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'dt change his place;...
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841 - 139 pages
...CCountrj parson. 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...with forty pounds a year ; Remote from towns he ran Nor e'er had chane'd, nor wisk'd t < Unskilful he to fawn, or seek 1 By doctrines fashion'd to the...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 118 pages
...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...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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The Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 429 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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The Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 429 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 ,...village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to alNhe country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a-year; Remote from towns he ran his godly race,...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1843
...Bleep-fetter'd pillow restore Our day -sport, distorted but pleasing, once more. THE COUNTRY CLERGYMAN. N K.Ait yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, And still...towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd nor wished to change his place : Unpractical he to fawn or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the...
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The Country Parson

Leslie J. Francis - Clergy - 1989 - 237 pages
...than a matter of finding things. There's wood to be cut. Come along.' HOWARD SPRING (1889—1965) 52. There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose,...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 fashioned to the varying hour; Far...
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Giving: Charity and Philanthropy in History

Robert H. Bremner - Social Science - 1996 - 241 pages
...resemblance to Chaucer's Parson in The Canterbury Tales. 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 place; Unpractised he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashioned...
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Oliver Goldsmith: The Critical Heritage

G. S. Rousseau - Reference - 1995 - 385 pages
...above [Scott's note]. necessary; but probably few readers will think the following extracts tedious. Near yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, And...disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. This is a fine natural stroke — We see the 'copse,' the 'torn shrubs,' and the ' scatter' d flowers.'...
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Verse in English from Eighteenth-century Ireland

Andrew Carpenter - Poetry - 1998 - 623 pages
...weep till morn; She only left of all the harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. 80 Near yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd. And...a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's'4 modest mansion rose. nie the loud laugh of the village simpleton. 12. In eighteenth-century...
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