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" Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy sports are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn ; Amidst thy bowers the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens all thy green: One only master grasps the whole domain, And half a tillage stints thy...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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The Lady's Magazine and Museum, Volume 10

English literature - 1837
...blood — and even to Oh ! I shall not meet Cazotte again with pleasure !'' CHAP. II. The Breakfcut. " Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy...hand is seen, And desolation saddens all thy green." Deserted Village. Marie Antoinette, who, simple and we might add unprecedented in her tastes, had become...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...thy bowers their cheerful influence shed, [fled. These were thy charms — But all these charms are William Hazlitt( chok'd with sedges, works its weedy way ; Along thy glades, a solitary guest, The hollow-sounding bittern...
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The Etonian, Volume 3

1824
...could not help observing was pronounced by my companion with peculiar feeling and emphasis : — " Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy...domain, And half a tillage stints thy smiling plain." Mr. Willis noticed my surprise. " I suspect," said he, " you are not aware of the classical neighbourhood...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...charmi — But all these charnu are fled. Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy sporte are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn ; .Amidst thy...seen* And Desolation saddens all thy green : One only muter grasps the whole domain. And half a tillage stints thy smiling plain ; No more thy glassy brook...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1825
...round thy bowers their cheerful influence shed, These were thy charms — but all these charms are fled. Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn,...plain ; No more thy glassy brook reflects the day, But choked with sedges, works its weedy way; Along thy glades, a solitary guest, The hollow-sounding bittern...
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1825 - 144 pages
...village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy sports are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn : Amidst thy bow'rs the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens...stints thy smiling plain ; No more thy glassy brook refleets the day, But chok'd with sedges works its weedy way ; Along thy glades, a solitary guest,...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Elocution - 1825 - 299 pages
...round thy bow'rs their cheerful influence shed ; These were thy charms, — but all these charms are fled. Sweet smiling village ! loveliest of the lawn,...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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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...round thy bowers their eheerful influenee shed, These were thy eharms — But all these eharms are Wakes thee now ? though he inherit Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, That the Theban eharms withdrawn ; Amidst thy bowers the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens all thy green...
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1826
...round thy bow'rs their cheerful influence shed, These were thy charms — but all these charms arefled. Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy...are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn ; Amidst thy bow'rs thy tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens all thy green : One only master grasps the...
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The Lion [ed. by R. Carlile]., Volume 2

...Village'1 written nearly sixty years ago, already saw, what has been seen in ten-fold horrors since : — " One only master grasps the whole domain, And half a tillage stints [the] smiling plain ..... The man of wealth and pride Tafós up a space that many poor «applied ;...
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