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The Bench and Bar of Wisconsin: History and Biography, with Portrait ... - Page 90
by Parker McCobb Reed - 1882 - 542 pages
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A Topographical Survey of the Great Road from London to Bath and ..., Volume 1

Archibald Robertson - England - 1792
...possessor, the following detached beautiful lines of a celebrated poet, come to our recollection. " How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these, " A youth of labour with an age of ease; " And all his prospects bright'ning to the last, " His heaven commences...
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1800 - 129 pages
...at last. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine, How blest is he who crowns in shades like these A youth of labour with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...at last. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine! How blest is he who crowns in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of peace! Who quits a, world where strong temptations try, And since 'tis hard to...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1803 - 148 pages
...at last. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine, How blest is he who crowns in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to...
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A Tour Throughout South Wales and Monmouthshire: Comprehending a General ...

J. T. Barber - Gwent (Wales) - 1803 - 359 pages
...: " O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, " Retreat from care, that never must be mine : " How blest is he, who crowns, in shades like these, " A youth of labour wiil) an age of ease !" About four miles above Tintern the rural little village of LANDAGO saluted...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 2

Charles Brockden Brown - 1804
...T, 1804r POETRY ORIGINAL. for the Literary Magazine. THE INVITATION. ADDRESSED TO MR. С SO ....R. How blest is he who crowns in shades like these A youth of labour with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And since he cannot conquer,...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1805 - 148 pages
...at last. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine, How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...last. O blest retirement ! friend to life's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine ; How blest is he who crowns in shades like these, A youth of labor with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to cambat, learns to fly ! For...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 304 pages
...at last. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine ! How blest is he who crowns in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of peace ! \Vlio quits a world where strong temptations try, And since 'tis hard...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...at last. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreat from care, that never must be mine, How blest is he who crowns in shades like these, A youth of labor with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For...
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