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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 Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1845 - 235 pages
...Who quits a world where strong temptations try — And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly. 102 For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore...latter end, Angels around befriending virtue's friend — Bends to the grave with unperceiv'd decay, While resignation gently slopes the way — no And,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1845 - 527 pages
...fly ? For him no wretches, bom to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dang'rous deep; Nor surly porter stands in guilty state, To spurn imploring...Angels around befriending virtue's friend ; Sinks ..: the grave with unperceived decay, While resignation gently slopes the way ; And, all his prospects...
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The Reader's Guide: Containing a Notice of the Elementary Sounds in the ...

John Hall - Elocution - 1845 - 320 pages
...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 ; To spurn imploring famine from the gatd • But on he moves to meet his latter end', Angels around...
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Tancredus

Kenelm Henry Digby - Chivalry - 1846
...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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The Broad Stone of Honour Or the True Sense and Practice of ..., Volume 1

Kenelm Henry Digby - Chivalry - 1846 - 394 pages
...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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The Country and the City

Raymond Williams - Literary Criticism - 1975 - 335 pages
...village, but the independence of the poet, who had hoped to retire there, where (odd echo of Carew) No surly porter stands in guilty state, To spurn imploring famine from the gate. It is not only the frustration of that understandable hope — my long vexations past, Here to return...
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Oliver Goldsmith: The Critical Heritage

G. S. Rousseau - Reference - 1995 - 385 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...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 Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...where strong temptations try And, since 'tis hard to combat, leams to fly. For him no wretches, bom to work and weep, Explore the mine or tempt the dangerous deep; No surly porter stands in guilty state To spum imploring famine from the gate; But on he moves to meet his latter end, Angels around befriending...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 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...gate; But on he moves to meet his latter end, Angels round befriending Virtue's friend; Bends to the grave with unperceived decay, While Resignation gently...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century and Charity and Humour

William Makepeace Thackeray - Literary Collections - 2007 - 283 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...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; 2 their...
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