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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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The Deserted Village, Traveller, and Miscellaneous Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1819 - 108 pages
...fly-! For him no wretches, torn to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dang'rous deep ; ]So surly porter stands in guilty state, . To spurn imploring...on he moves to meet his latter end, Angels around belrieoding virtue's friend ; Sinks to the grave with uuperceiv'd decay, While resignation gently slopes...
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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...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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Miscellaneous poems. Dramatic poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1820
...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 ; Nor surly porter stands in guilty state, To spurn imploring famine from the gate :...
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The Works of the Rev. Thomas Zouch ... With a Memoir of His Life ..., Volume 2

Thomas Zouch, Francis Wrangham - Theology - 1820
...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 his prospects brightening to the...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Universal Register, Volume 6

English literature - 1816
...quits a world where strong temptations "У. And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly '• Onward he moves, to meet his latter end, Angels around befriending virtue's friend ; Sinks ш the grave with unperceiv'd decay, While resignation gently slopes the way ; And, all his prospects...
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 216 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 the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821
...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...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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...with an age of ease; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 't is 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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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - Hymns, English - 1821 - 468 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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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...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...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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