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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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The spirit of the woods, by the author of 'The moral of flowers'.

Rebecca Hey - 1837
...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." Formerly, on May-day and at Whitsuntide, as well as at Christmas, houses, and even churches, were profusely...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: Poems. Dramas. Criticism ...

Oliver Goldsmith, Sir James Prior - 1837
...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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Poems and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 218 pages
...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 tired, Succeeding sports the mirthful band inspired ; The dancing...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1840
...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 tired, Succeeding sports the mirthful band inspired : The dancing...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 118 pages
...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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The Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 429 pages
...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 j And still as each repeated pleasure tired, Succeeding sports the mirthful band inspired ; The dancing...
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Perennial Flowers

Children's poetry - 1843 - 172 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...And 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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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...with scats beneath the shade, For talking age, and whispering lovers made ! How often have I blessed And still, as cnch repeated pleasure tired, Succeeding »ports the mirthful hand inspired : The dancing...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...coming day, When toil remitting lent its turn to play ; And all the village train, from labour free, bed ffled guest. The shores of Caernarvonshire, opposite...rocks of Snowdon, which from thence (as some think) wcut round. And still, as each repeated pleasure tired, Succeeding sports the mirthful band inspired...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...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 tired, Succeeding sports the mirthful band inspired ; The dancing...
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