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" Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy sports are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn ; Amidst thy bowers the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens all thy green: One only master grasps the whole domain, And half a tillage stints thy... "
Poetical Works - Page 28
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...These round thy bowers their cheerful influence shed, These were thy charms— But all these charms are fled. Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn,...; No more thy glassy brook reflects the day, But, chok'd with sedges, works its weedy way ; Along thy glades, a solitary guest, The hollow-sou u ding...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...round thy bow'rs their cheerful influence | shed, These were thy charms — but all these cbarms are fled. Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy sports are fled, and all thy charms will*drawn, Amidst thy how'rs the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation suddens all thy green : One...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...thy bow'rs their cheerful influence shed, [are fled. These were thy charms — but all these charms mberless escapes In ruin end . and now their proud succf« But plants alljthy charms withdrawn, Amidst thy bow'rs the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens all thy...
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Essays, Poems and Plays: With a Preface

Oliver Goldsmith - 1810 - 399 pages
...ronnd thy bowers their cheerfnl inflnence shed , These were thy charms— Bnt all these charms are fled. Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn...thy green : One only master grasps the whole domain, Andhalfa tillage stints thy smiling plain; No more thy glassy brook reflects the day, Bnt, choak'd...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 782 pages
...round thy bow'rs their cheerful influence shed, These were thy charms — but all these charms are Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy...are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn; Amidst thy bow'rs the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens all thy green : One only master grasps the...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...Amidst thy bow'rs the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens all thy green : « IJH i , nly master grasps the whole domain, And half a tillage stints thy smiling plain : No more thy glassy bruok reflects the day, But chok'd with sedges works its weary way ; Along thy glades, a solitary guest,...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...hill,. The hawthorn bush with seats beneath the shade, For talking age and whisp'ring lovers made. Sweet smiling village loveliest of the lawn, Thy sports are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn - f Amidst thy bow'rs, the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens all thy green: One only master...
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An Account of a Voyage to New South Wales, Volume 1

George Barrington - Convict ships - 1810 - 472 pages
...or other ; and the stone walls which were their principal fences, are broken down and in ruins : " Amidst thy bowers, the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens all the green." Some of the officers having obtained leave from the agent of transports- to visit the town...
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The British Review, and London Critical Journal

English literature - 1811
...Lusitanian villages, and with much greater justice than of those for which the complaint was written, " Amidst thy bowers the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens all thy green ; Amidst thy desert walks the lapwing flies, And tires their echoes with unvary'd cries; And trembling,...
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Observations on a Tour Through the Highlands and Part of the Western Isles ...

Thomas Garnett - Clyde, Firth of (Scotland) - 1811 - 275 pages
...enemy, and gain glory to their country, an opulent tacksman, with a solitary herd, occupy the lands. One only master grasps the whole domain, And half a tillage stints the smiling plain.* WHILE reflecting on these circumstances, we arrived at Fbrt William, which is situated...
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