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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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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...meanness occupy the mind : As in those domes, where Ceesars once bore swny, Defaced by time, and tottering in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead,...Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. My soul, turn frem them — turn we to survey Where rougher climes a nobler race display ; Where the bleak Swiss...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...mind : As in those domes, where Caesars once bore sway, Defac'd by time and tottering in decay, Amidst 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. Yet still, e'en...
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Child's Magazine, Volume 2

1816
...Defac'd by time, and tott'ring in decay, P There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter seeking peasant builds his shed ; And, wondering man could...larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. 28 My soul, turn from them — turn we to survey Where rougher climes a nobler race display ; Where...
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The Poetical Works, Complete, of Oliver Goldsmith ... with Some Account of ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1816 - 149 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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Sequel to the English Reader, Or Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Authors - 1816 - 286 pages
...There in the ruin, heedlefs of the dead, The fhelter.feeking peafant builds his fhed ; And, wond'ring man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a 1'mile. SECTION VI. The Traveller continued. My foul, turn from them—turn we to furvey Where rougheft...
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Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

Decoration and ornament - 1819
...ev'u nature warm ; The pregnant quarry tuem'd with humau form."— And also the time when, " Amidst the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed." This panorama is not only perfect in the delineation of the view of the most beautiful part of the...
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The Poetical Works, and Essays, of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 253 pages
...mind ; A* in those domed where Caesars once bore sway, Defac'd by time, and tott'ring id decay, Amidst the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking...builds his shed ; And, wondering man could want the target pile, Exults, and owns hie cottage with a smile. * My soul, turn from them, turn we to survey...
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - Book ornamentation - 1817 - 166 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 poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 254 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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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...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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