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Poetical Works - Page 29
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith, Richard Westall - 1822 - 154 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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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 30

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...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...latter end, Angels around befriending virtue's friend ; Bends to the grave with unperceiv'd decay, While resigna ion gently slopes the way; And, all his...
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The English Reading Book in Verse: Adapted to Domestic and to School Education

William Jillard Hort - English literature - 1822 - 212 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 dangerous duep ; No surly porter stands in haughty state To spurn imploring famine from the gate ; But on he...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 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...latter end, Angels around befriending virtue's friend j Sinxs to the grave with unperceiv'd decay While resignation gently slopes the way ; And, all his...
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A Philosophical Inquiry Into the Source of the Pleasures Derived from Tragic ...

Martin M'Dermot - Acting - 1824 - 405 pages
...with an age of ease ; Who quits a world when strong temptations try, And since 'tis bard to combat, learns to fly. For him no wretches, born to work and...Explore the mine, or tempt the dangerous deep ; No sarly porter stands in guilty state, To spurn imploring famine from the gate j But on he moves to meet...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, l dang'rous deep; No surly porter stands in guilty state, To spurn imploring famine from the gate; But...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

1824
...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 and tempt the dangerous deep . No surly porter stands in guilty state, To spurn imploring-famine from...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dang'rous deep ; No surly porter stands in guilty state, To spum imploring famine from the gate ; But on he moves to...befriending virtue's friend ; Sinks to the grave with unpereeiv'd deeay, While resignation gently slopes the way ; And, all his prospeets bright'ning to...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1825
...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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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1826
...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...latter end, Angels around befriending virtue's friend ; Bends to-the grave with unperceiv'd decay, While resignation gently slopes the way ; And, all his...
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