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" Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way, With blossom'd furze unprofitably gay, There, in his noisy mansion, skilled to rule, The village master taught his little school. A man severe he was, and stern to view ; I knew him well, and every truant... "
The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine - Page 55
1863
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...blossom'd furze unprofitably gay, Th pro in his noisy mansion, skiU'd to rule, The village-master taught his little school ; A man severe he was, and stern...tremblers learn'd to trace The day's disasters in his morning face ; Full well ihey laugh'd with counterfeited glee At all his jokes, for. many a joke had...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 304 pages
...blossom'd furze, unprofitably gay; There, in his noisy mansion skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little school : A man severe he was, and stern...tremblers learn'd to trace The day's disasters in his morning race ; Full well they laugh'd with counterfeited glee, At all his jokes, for many a joke had...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...blossom'd furze unprofitably gay, There, in his noisy mansion, skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little school ; A man severe he was, and stern...tremblers learn'd to trace; The day's disasters in his morning face ; Full well they laugh'd with counterfeited glee At all his jokes, for many a joke had...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...blossom'd furze, unprofitably gay, There, in his noisy mansion, skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little school; A man severe he was, and stern...tremblers learn'd to trace The day's disasters in his morning face ; Full well they laugh'd with counterfeited glee, At all his jokes, for many a joke had...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...With blossom'd furae unprofitably gay, There in his noisy mansion, skill'd to rale, The village-master tanght his little school ; A man severe he was, and...truant knew ; Well had the boding tremblers learn'd to trac« The day's disasters in his morning face ; Full well they langh'd with counterfeited glee At...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...furze nn profit a lily gay, There, in his noisy mansion skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little school ; A man severe he was, and stern...and every truant knew. Well had the boding tremblers Icarn'd tu trace The day's disasters in his morning face; Full well they laii'^h'd with cnunterfi-iUd...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...blossom fiir/.c unjjrofitnblv gay, fhcfe in his noisy mansion skill'd to rule, Tie village master taught lps himself as timely as he can, When able. But if...there is an hereafter, And that there is, conscien \Vell had the boding tremblers learn'd to trace The day's disasters in his moxniug face : Full well...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B: With the Life of the Author ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809 - 93 pages
...manfion, fkill'd to rule, The village mafter taught his little fchool : A man fevere he was, and ftern to view — I knew him well, and every truant knew;...had the boding tremblers learn'd to trace The day's difafters in his morning face ; full well they laugh'd, with counterfeited glee, At all his jokes —...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1809 - 363 pages
...furze, unprofitably gay, " There in his noisy mansion, skill' j to rule, ' Tiic village master taught his little school : ' A man severe he was, and stern to view, ' 1 knew him well, and everv truant knew ; ' Well had the boding tremblers learn'd to trace ' The day's...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...blossom'd furze, unprofitably gay; There, in his noisy mansion skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little school: A man severe he was and stern to...tremblers learn'd to trace The day's disasters in his morning face ; Full well they laugh'd with counterfeited glee, At all his jokes, for many a joke had...
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