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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 Broad Stone of Honour: The True Sense and Practice of Chivalry : Second ...

Kenelm Henry Digby - Chivalry - 1828
...1'ausmosne de sa main." The castles of chivalry had no forbidding or terrible aspect to the poor: " No surly porter stands in guilty state To spurn imploring famine from the gate ; And haply, too, some pilgrim thither led, With many a tale repays the nightly bed." Thibaud, count...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...with ;m 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...guilty state, To spurn imploring famine from the gate; Bat on he moves to meet his latter end, Angels aronnd befriending virtue's friend ; Bends to the grave...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 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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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 527 pages
...; Who quits a wprld where strong temptations try. And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly Т 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 Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1830
...wretch is born to work and weep, Explore the mine or tempt the dang'rous deep ; Bnt on he moves towards 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 tbe...
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Anti-slavery Monthly Reporter, Volume 3

Zachary Macaulay - Antislavery movements - 1831
...is born to work and weep, Explore the mine or tempt the dang'rous deep ; i'.ut on he moves towards 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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Anti-slavery Monthly Reporter, Volume 3

Zachary Macaulay - Antislavery movements - 1831
...is born to work and weep, Explore the mine or tempt the dang'rous deep ; But on he moves towards Ms 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 Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1832 - 882 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...stands in guilty state, To spurn imploring famine from tingate ; But on he moves to meet his latter end, Angels around befriending virtue's friend; Sinks...
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Poems. Dramas. Criticism relating to poetry and the belles-lettres

Oliver Goldsmith - 1837
...fly ! For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dangerous deep ; Nor surly porter stands in guilty state, To spurn imploring...unperceiv'd decay, While resignation gently slopes the way ; (1) [The same phrase occurs in Collins's second eclogue : — " Ve mute companions of my toils, that...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1837
...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: But...
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