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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 Works of Washington Irving: Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - American literature - 1851
...train, from labor free, Led up their sports beneath the spreading tree : THE CLUB AT BALLYMAHON. 43 And many a gambol frolicked o'er the ground, And sleights of art and feats of strength went round." A boon companion in all his rural amusements, -was his cousin and college crony, Robert Bryan ton,...
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Works, Volume 11

Washington Irving - 1851
...train, from labor free, Led up their sports beneath the spreading tree : THE CLUB AT BALLYMAHON. 43 And many a gambol frolicked o'er the ground, And sleights of art and feats of strength went round." A boon companion in all his rural amusements, was his cousin and college crony, Eobert Bryanton, with...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851 - 134 pages
...— While many a pastime circled in the shade, GOLDSMITHS POETICAL WORKS. 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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Poems, Plays and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - Irish literature - 1851 - 384 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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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with illustr. by J. Absolon [and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851
...beneath the spreading tree — While many a pastime circled in the shade, 32 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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Practical English composition

Richard Hiley - 1852
...with seats beneath the shade, For talking age and whispering lovers made ! How often have I blessed the coming day, When toil remitting lent its turn...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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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 pages
...spreading tree ! While many a pastime circled in the shade, The young contending as the old surveyed ; 20 And many a gambol frolicked 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 Class Book of Poetry

Class-book - Poetry - 1852 - 144 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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LIFE SCENES SKETCHED IN LIGHT AND SHADOW FROM THE WORLD AROUND US.

FRANCIS A. DURIVAGE - 1853
...scene presented is like that described by Goldsmith, — " Where all the "village train, from labor free, Led up their sports beneath the spreading tree...sleights of art and feats of strength went round." It was a delightful spring, that of 17 — , and a softer sky never before smiled upon the village...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver ...

William Collins - English poetry - 1854 - 166 pages
...blessed 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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