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" Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. "
Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ... - Page 86
1814 - 300 pages
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, : : And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gaves Await alike th' inevitable hour, The paths...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...their sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke: How jocund did they drive their team afield] How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke!...smile, The short and simple annals of the poor. The 'vast of heraldy, the pomp of power, .and all that beauty, all that wealth e!er gave, Await alike th'...
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Poëmes ou morceaux détachés de differens auteurs anglais, traduits en vers ...

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...sickle yield , Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke: How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy...wealth e'er gave. Await alike th' inevitable hour : ' .M The paths of glory lead but to the grava. Nor you, ye proud, impute to these the fault, If meoi'ry...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn E»k>be has broke; How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys and destiny obscure; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...useful toil, Their homely joys, and desliny ohscure; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th'inevitable hour; The paths of...
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Poétique anglaise, Volume 3

Albin Joseph U. Hennet - 1806
...'yield", Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke: How jocund did they drive their team afiekl! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not ambition mock their useful rtoil , Their homely joys , and destiny obscure ; Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile , The short...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...usual toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor grandeur hear, with a disdainful smile, . The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp Cf pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, ' Await alike th' inevitable hour, The paths...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...their lowly bed. For them no more the blazing earth shall bum, Or busy housewife ply her evening care ; f good ! seducing cheat! Can man, weak man, thy pow'r...the name behind; Gold sow'd the world with ev'ry ill Their homely joys and destiny obscure i Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile. The short and simple...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...their sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke; How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await ajrle th' inevitable hour, The paths of...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Mallet, Akenside ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that weal. h e'er gave, .wait alike th' inevitable hour, The paths...
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