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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 Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...those domes, were Caesars once bore sway, Defac'd by time and tott'ring in decay, There in the rum, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant...wondering man could want the larger pile, Exults, andowr.r his cottage with a smile. My soul turn from them, turn we to survey Where rougher climes a...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...occupy the mind: As in those domes where Cicsars once Lore sway, Defdc'il by lime, nnd tott'rine ">' decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The...shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed; And, wondering man conld want the Urgtr pile, Exults, and ewu« his cottage with a smile. My soul, turn from them —...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B: With the Life of the Author ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809 - 93 pages
...decay, " There in the ruin, heedlefs of the dead, " The ftielter-feeking peafant builds his fhed, «' And, wondering man could want the larger pile, " Exults, and owns his. cottage with a fmile." Traveller, p. SS. THE DESERTED VILLAGE. A POEM. FIRST PRINTED IN MDCCLXIX. ** How often have...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...once bore sway, IWac'd by time, and tott'riug in decay, There in the ruin, hieJless of the dead, Tiu; ll feeling of futurity benumb'd ! All relish of realties expir'd : Renounc'd all correspo Kxults, and owns his cottage with a smile. My soul, turn from them — turn we to survey Where rougher...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 782 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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Poetical selections, consisting of the most approved pieces of our best ...

Poetical selections - 1811
...As in those domes, where Ctesars once bore sway", Defac'd by time, and tott'ring in decay, Therein the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking...black Swiss their stormy mansion tread, And force a churl^h soil for scanty bread; No product here the barren hills afford, But mHn and steel, the soldier...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812
...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,...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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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1813 - 509 pages
...Contraft. Thus, after defcribing the effeminate and debated -Romans, the Poet proceeds to the Swifs : My soul, turn from them — turn we to survey Where rougher climes a nobler race display. And, after painting fome defects in the manners of this gallant but unrefined people, his thoughts...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith ...: To which is Prefixed an Account ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1813 - 107 pages
...The shelter seeking peasant builds his shed; And, wondering man could want the larger pite? Kxults, and owns his cottage with a smile. My soul turn from them, turn we to survey t Where rougher climes a tloblei' rar? display ; Where the bleak Swiss their stormy mansion tread,...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1813 - 509 pages
...after defcribing the effeminate and debafed Romans, the Poet proceeds to the Swifs : My soul, tuna from them- — turn we to survey Where rougher climes a nobler race display. And, after painting fome defects in the manners of this gallant but unrefined people, his thoughts...
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