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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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Goldsmith's The Traveller and The Deserted Village: And Gray's Elegy in a ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1909 - 88 pages
...mind : As in those domes where Caesars once bore sway, Defaced by time and tottering in decay, 160 There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking...smile. My soul, turn from them, turn we to survey 165 Where rougher climes a nobler race display, Where the bleak Swiss their stormy mansion tread, And...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 41, Page 2

Literature - 1910
...meanness occupy the mind : As in those domes, where Caesars once bore sway, Defac'd by time and tottering 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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Goldsmith's The Traveller and The Deserted Village

Oliver Goldsmith - Readers - 1910 - 96 pages
...the mind: As in those domes where Caesars once bore sway, Defaced by time and tottering in decay, 160 There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking...smile. My soul, turn from them, turn we to survey 165 Where rougher climes a nobler race display, Where the bleak Swiss their stormy mansion tread, And...
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English Poetry: With Introductions, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 41

English poetry - 1910 - 1422 pages
...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...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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English Poetry: Volume 2

English poetry - 1910
...meanness occupy the mind : As in those domes, where Caesars once bore sway, Defac'd by time and tottering 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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English Poetry..: With Introduction, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 2

English poetry - 1910
...meanness occupy the mind: ' As in those domes, where Caesars once bore sway, Defac'd by time and tottering 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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About Algeria: Algiers, Tlemçen, Constantine, Biskra, Timgad

Charles Thomas-Stanford - Algeria - 1912 - 305 pages
...Roman tradition. "As in those realms where Caesars once bore sway, Defaced by time and tottering to decay, There in the ruin heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed." GOLDSMITH. EAST and west of Batna lay the Roman frontier line during the first two centuries of the...
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Die leiden des jungen Werthers

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1914 - 294 pages
...of Goldsmith's work: As in those domes where Caesars once bore sway, Defac'd by time and tottering in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead,...larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. Though poor the peasant's hut, his feasts though small, He sees his little lot the lot of all; Cheerful...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning: Ed., with Introduction ...

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...mind: As in those domes, where Csesars once bore sway, Defaced by time, and tottering in decay, ¡(a se green stones That, fleeced with moss, under the...trees, Lay round me, scattered like a flock of sheep bleak Swiss their stormy mansioiis tread, And force a churlish soil for scanty bread; No product here...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...mind: As in those domes, where Ciesars once bore sway, Defaced bv time, and tottering in decar, 160 g z 6 ?| z c y ϛ > p ;l| = ߺt aw/ y g bӑ 7 ' ֽ ... _ 1 7 ~ ; ; n .]> p Ƕ ᙋ : O^ G u O uv gn{ turu from them, turn we to survey Where rougher climes a nobler race display, Where the bleak Swiss...
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