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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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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...an age of ease ; K 2 Who rjuits a world where strong temptations try, And since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For him no wretches, born to work...state, To spurn imploring famine from the gate ; But on be moves to meet bis latter end, Angels around befriending virtue's friend ; Sinks to the grave with...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1874
...the benevolent heart that in the " Deserted Village " foreshadowed these gtnuine "latter days :" " But on he moves to meet his latter end, Angels around...befriending virtue's friend ; Sinks to the grave with unperceived demy, While resignation gently slopes the way ; 1 Isaiah xlL 19. And all his prospects...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ..., Volume 27

New Church gen. confer
...autumn, show each year the consolations that compose and satisfy a quiet, faithful, sweet old age. " For on he moves to meet his latter end, Angels around...befriending Virtue's friend ; Sinks to the grave with unperceived decay, While Resignation gently slopes the way ; And all his prospects brightening to the...
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Sequel to the English Reader, Or Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Authors - 1816 - 286 pages
...with an age of eafe ; Who quits a world where ftrong temptations try, And, lince 'tis bard to combat, learns to fly ! For him no wretches, born to work and weep., Explore the mine, or tempt the dang'rous deep ; • No furly porter flands in guilty ftate, To fpurn imploring famine from the gate...
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The Poetical Works, Complete, of Oliver Goldsmith ... with Some Account of ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1816 - 149 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 and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dang'roua deep; No surly porter stands, in guilty state, To spurn imploring famine from the gate ;...
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The Poetical Works, and Essays, of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 253 pages
...with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to comhat, learns to fly ! For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dang'rous deep ; Ko surly porter stands in guilty state, To spurn Imploring famine from the gate ;...
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - Book ornamentation - 1817 - 166 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 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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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., Volume 1

John Nichols - Authors, English - 1817
...life's flame from wasting by repose. Thus, to proceed in the language of the Poet, he prepares himself to meet his latter end, Angels around befriending Virtue's friend, Sinks to the grave with unperceived decay, While resignation gently slopes the way, And all bis prospects brightening to the...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 51

England - 1842
...comfort, and the wife and children. And what a contrast in the subject underneath, by CW Cope, the " Surly porter stands in guilty state, To spurn imploring famine from the gate." We remember Mr Coze's " Union House," exhibited last year, and acknowledge his hand here. It is a surly...
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 254 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 and...end, Angels around befriending virtue's friend— Bends to the grave with unperceived decay, While resignation gently slopes the way; And all his prospects...
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