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" Now sinks at last, or feebly mans the soul; While low delights, succeeding fast behind, In happier meanness occupy the mind : As in those domes, where Caesars once bore sway, Defaced by time and tottering in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead,... "
Poetical Works - Page 17
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1800 - 129 pages
...meanness occupy the mind; As in those domes, where Cesars once bore sway, Defac'd by time, and tott'ring in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed; And, wond'ring man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. My soul, turn...
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The Poetical Works of Dr. Oliver Goldsmith: Containing His Deserted Village ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1802 - 96 pages
...There in the ruui, heedlefs of the 3ead, The fhelter-feekins; peafant builds his fhed, And, wond'ring man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a fmile. My foul turn from them, turn we to furvey Where rougher climes a nobler race difplay, Where...
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Annual Register, Volume 7

History - 1802
...Amidfi the ruin, heedlefs of the dead, The ftielter-feeking peafant builds his (bed, And,-wond'ring man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a fmilê'. a 4 My My foul turn from them, turn we to furvey Where rougher climes a nobler race difplay,...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1803 - 148 pages
...meanness occupy the mind : As in those domes, where Caesars once bore sway, Defac'd by time, and tott'ring in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead,...The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed ; And, wond'ring man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. My soul, turn...
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A Tour Throughout South Wales and Monmouthshire: Comprehending a General ...

J. T. Barber - Gwent (Wales) - 1803 - 359 pages
...this ruin, which Is very inconsiderable, and chiefly converted into a small farming habitation : " There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, " The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed; • ," And, wond'ring man could want the larger pile, " Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. Thus having...
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 68 pages
...meanness occupy the mind. As in those domes, where Caesars once bore sway, Defaced by time, and tottering in decay, There, in the ruin, heedless of the dead,...Where rougher climes a nobler race display, Where the bleak Swiss their stormy mansions tread, And force a churlish soil for scanty bread ; No product here...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 48

1804
...tottering in decay, There in the ruin, heedlels of the dead, The (bclter.feeking pealant builds his flied, And, wondering man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a fmile." t Thofe of Athens by le Roy are pictnrefque and romantic, they exhibit Itrong traits of the...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1805 - 148 pages
...meanness occupy the mind : As in those domes, where Caesars once bore sway, Defac'd by time, and tott'ring in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead....The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed ; And, wond'ring man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. My soul turn from...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 48

1805
...tottering in decay, There in the ruin, heedlefs of the dead, Tht flwlter-feeking peafant builds his (bed, And, wondering man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a fmile." t Thofe of Athrrs by le Roy are pictnrefV¡ue and romantic, they exhibit ftrong traits ot ihe...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...meanness occupy the mind: As in those domes, where Csesars. once bore sway, Defac'd by time, and tott'ring in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead,...Where rougher climes a nobler race display. Where the bleak Swiss their stormy mansion tread, And force a churlish soil for scanty bread; No product here...
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