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" But small the bliss that sense alone bestows, And sensual bliss is all the nation knows. In florid beauty groves and fields appear, Man seems the only growth that dwindles here. Contrasted faults through all his manners reign; Though poor, luxurious;... "
Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ... - Page 34
1814 - 300 pages
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: Now First ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1780
...fragrance round the fmiling land. But fmall the blifs that fenfe alette btftows, And fenfual blifs is all the nation knows. In florid beauty groves and fields appear, Man feeifts the only growth that dwindles her*. Contrafted faults through all his manners reign: Though...
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 2

English poetry - 1781
...fragrance round the fmiling land, ,^, But final! the blifs that fenfe alone beftows, And fenfual blifs is all the nation knows. .,, In florid beauty groves and fields appear, Man feems the only growth that dwindles Contrafted faults through all his manners reign : ,,-, Though poor,...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion: A Collection of Poems

English poetry - 1785 - 289 pages
...here. Contrafted faults through all his manners reign, Though poor, luxurious, though fubraiffive, vain, Though grave, yet trifling, zealous, yet untrue, And ev'n in penance planning fins anew, All evils here contaminate the mind, That opulence departed leaves behind ; For wealth was...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 3-4

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...: _, Ifio While sea-born gales their gelid wings expand To winnow fragrance round the smiling land. But small the bliss that sense alone bestows, And...grave, yet trifling, zealous, yet untrue, And ev'n in pennance planning sins anew. j3t All evils here contaminate the mind, That opulence departed leaves...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry ...

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...planter's toil ; While sea-born gales their gelid wings expand To winnow fragrance round the smiling land. But small the bliss that sense alone bestows, And...reign, Though poor, luxurious, though submissive, vnin, Though grave, yet trifling, zealous, yet untrue, And ev'n in pennance planning sins anew. All...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 3-4

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...planter's toil : While sea-born gales their gelid wings expand To winnow fragrance round the smiling land. But small the bliss that sense alone bestows, And...knows. In florid beauty groves and fields appear, Man teems the only growth that dwindles here. Contrasted faults through all his manners reign, Though poor,...
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Beauties of literature, selected from various authors by H. Waylett

Beauties - 1791
...here. Contrafted faults through all his manners reign ; Though poor, luxurious; though fubmiffive, vain ; Though grave, yet trifling; zealous, yet untrue ; And ev'n in penance planning fins anew. All evils here contaminate the mind, That opulence departed leaves behind ; For wealth was...
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1791
...winnow fragrance round the fmiling land. But fmall the blifs that fenfe alone beftows, And fenfual blifs is all the nation knows. In florid beauty groves and fields appear, Man feems the only growth that dwindles here. Contrafted faults through all his manners reign : Though...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...fragrance round the fmiling land. But fmall the blifs that fcnfe alone bellows, And fenfual bill's 'd he h'.s wifdom up in churlilh * ev'ry gen'rous youth his praif Alan feems the only growth that dwindles here. Contraftcd faults through all his manners reign : Though...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1792
...winnow fragrance round the fmiling land. But fmall the blifs that fenfe alone beflows, And fenfual blifs is all the nation knows. In florid beauty groves and fields appear, Man feems the only growth that dwindles here. Contrafled faults through all his manners reign : Though...
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