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" tis hard to combat, learns to fly! For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dangerous deep; No surly porter stands in guilty state, To spurn imploring famine from the gate... "
Poetical Works - Page 29
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...work and wrep, Explore the mine, or tempt thedangYuus deep; No surly porter stands in guilty stale, To spurn imploring famine from the gate ; : But on he moves to meet his latter end, Angles around; befriending virtue's friend; , Sinks io the grave with unperceiv'd decay, • While...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B: With the Life of the Author ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809 - 93 pages
...eafe; Who quits a world where ftrong temptations try, And, fince 'tis hard to combat, learns to fty ! For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dang'rous deep; No furly porter ftands in guilty ftate, To fpurn imploring famine from the gate ; But...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...Who quits a world whereslrong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! l-'or u daug'rous deep ; N'o surly porter stands in guilty state, To spurn imploring famine from the gate ;...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 782 pages
...learns to fly I For him no wretches, born to work and weep. Explore the mine, or tempt the clans' rous deep; No surly porter stands, in guilty state, To...befriending virtue's friend ; Sinks to the grave with unperceivM decay, While resignation gently slopes the way; And, all his prospects bright'ning to the...
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Essays, Poems and Plays: With a Preface

Oliver Goldsmith - 1810 - 399 pages
...with an age of ease ; "Who qnits a world where strong temptations try. And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For him no wretches, born to work and weep. Explore the mine, or tempt the dang'rons deep; No snrly porter stands in gnilty state, To spnrn imploring famine from the gate ; Bnt...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly I For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dang'rous deep ; No surly porter stands, in guilty state, To spurn imploring famine from the gate ;...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810
...Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly. I'or him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dang'raus deep; No surly porter stands in guilty state, To spurn imploring famine from his gate: But...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...learns to fly. For him no wretches bor n to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dang'rous deep; No surly porter stands in guilty state, To spurn imploring famine from his gate ; But on he moves to meet his latter end, Angels around befriending virtue's friend : Sinks...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith ...: To which is Prefixed an Account ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1813 - 107 pages
...with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptation^ try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For him no wretches, born to work...weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dangerous deep; Nor surly porter stands in guilty state, To spurn imploring famine from the gate ; But on he moves...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For him no wretches, born to work...befriending virtue's friend ; Sinks to the grave with unperceived decay. While resignation gently slopes the way ; And, all his prospects brightening to...
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