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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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A Grammar of the English Language: (1846)

William Harvey Wells - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 214 pages
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The Illustrated Wordsworth's Guide to the Lakes

William Wordsworth - Cumbria (England) - 1984 - 208 pages
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The Art of Oliver Goldsmith

Andrew Swarbrick - Art - 1984 - 200 pages
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The Oxford Book of Travel Verse

Kevin Crossley-Holland - English poetry - 1986 - 423 pages
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Oliver Goldsmith

Harold Bloom - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1987 - 183 pages
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Selected Writings

Oliver Goldsmith - Poetry in English, 1745-1800 - Texts - 1988 - 180 pages
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The Search for the Picturesque: Landscape Aesthetics and Tourism in Britain ...

Malcolm Andrews - History - 1989 - 269 pages
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Moralized Song: The Character of Augustan Lyricism

Richard Feingold - Classicism - 1989 - 223 pages
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The Batsford Book of English Poetry: Chaucer to Arnold

Barbara Lloyd Evans - English poetry - 1989 - 1200 pages
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Preromanticism

Marshall Brown - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 500 pages
...the traveler ends his description of Italy with the impoverished modern peasantry, again thinking: 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. (lines 161-64)...
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