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" While many a pastime circled in the shade, The young contending as the old surveyed; And many a gambol frolicked o'er the ground, And sleights of art and feats of strength went round... "
The Panorama, a look all round at passing events - Page 93
1863
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...pastime eireled in the shade, The young eontending aa the old survey'd ; And many a gambol froliek'd e ; And still as eaeh repeated pleasure tir'd. Sueeeeding sports the mirthful band inspir'd. The daneing...
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1825 - 144 pages
...pastime circled in the shade, The young contending as the old survey'd : And many a gambol froliek'd o'er the ground, And sleights of art and feats of strength went round. And still, as each repeated pleasure tir'd, Succeeding sports the mirthful band inspir'd ; The dancing...
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Don Esteban: Or, Memoirs of a Spaniard, Volume 1

Valentín Llanos Gutiérrez - Spain - 1825 - 292 pages
...pastime circled in the shade, The young contending as the old surveyed ; And many a gambol frolick'd o'er the ground. And sleights of art and feats of strength went round. The Deserted Village.— Goldtmtth. OUR excursion to Isabella's Island was followed by another to a...
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1826
...pastime circled in the shade, The young contending as the old survey'd ; And many a gambol frolick'd o'er the ground, And sleights of art and feats of strength went round. And still, as each repeated pleasure tir'd, Succeeding sports the mirthful band inspir'd ; The dancing...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...beneath the shade, For talking age and whispering lovers made ! How often have I blessed the coining day, When toil remitting lent its turn to play ; And...ground, And sleights of art and feats of strength went ronud. And stilj. as each repeated pleasure tired, Succeeding sports the mirthful band inspired ; The...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...pastime circled in the shade, The young contending as the old survey'd.'; And many a gambol frblicM o'er the ground, And sleights of art and feats of strength went round ; And still, as each repeated pleasure tlr*d, Succeeding sports the mirthful band inspired. The dancing...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 527 pages
...pastime circled in the shade, The young contending as the old survey'd; And many a gambol frolick'd the work-house put me to business as soon as I was able to handle a m And still as each repeated pleasure tired, Succeeding sports the mirthful band inspired; The dancing...
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The Melange: A Variety of Original Pieces in Prose and Verse : Comprising ...

Egerton Smith - English literature - 1831 - 634 pages
...pastime circled in the shade, The young contending as the old surveyed ; And many a gambol frolick'd o'er the ground, And sleights of art, and feats of strength, went round.' Goldsmith. " Man sana in corpore tano." TO THE EDITOR. SIR, — I have long had it in contemplation...
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The Second Reader, Or Juvenile Companion

John Lauris Blake - Readers - 1833 - 260 pages
...the coming day, When toil, remitting, lent its turn to play, And all the village train, from labor free, Led up their sports beneath the spreading tree!...sleights of art and feats of strength went round; And still, as each repeated pleasure tired, Succeeding sports the mirthful band inspired: The dancing...
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Flowers of fiction

1837
...universal delight of old and young, and the dancing commences round it with great glee. VOL. i. (l9.) "And all the village train from labour free, Led up...sleights of art and feats of strength went round." It was a delightful spring, that of l7 — , and a softer sky never before smiled upon the village-green...
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