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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ... - Page 22
1814 - 300 pages
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1829 - 407 pages
...had he; full well the busy whisper, circling round, ttonvey'd the dismal tidings when Tie frown'dj. Yet he was kind ; or, if severe in aught, The love...could write and cypher too ; Lands he could measure, times and tides presage ; And e'en the story ran that he could guage. Tn arguing too the parson own'd...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...many a joke had he ; Full well the busy whisper, circling round, Convey'd the dismal tidings when he frown'd. Yet he was kind, or if severe in aught, The...how much he knew: 'Twas certain he could write, and cipher too ; Lands he could measure, terms and tides presage, And ev'n the story ran that he could...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...circling round, Convey'd the dismal tidings when he frown'd ; Yet he was kind, or if severe in ought, The love he bore to learning was in fault ; The village all declar'd how much he knew ; 'Twos certain he could write, and cypher too ; Lands he could measure, terms and tides presage, And...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...busy whisper circling round, Conveyed the dismal tidings when he frowned ; Yet he луав kind ; orT if severe in aught, The love he bore to learning was in fault ; The village all declared how much he knew ; 'Twas certain he could ЛУП te, and cipher too ; Land? he could measure,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: Poems. Dramas. Criticism ...

Oliver Goldsmith, Sir James Prior - 1837
...had he ; Full well the busy whisper circling round, Convey 'd the dismal tidings when he frowu'd : Yet he was kind, or if severe in aught, The love he...Lands he could measure, terms and tides presage, And e'en the story ran — that he could guage : In arguing too, the parson own'd his skill, For e'en though...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: Including a ..., Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1837
...many a joke had he ; Full well the busy whisper circling round, Convey 'd the dismal tidings when he frown'd : Yet he was kind, or if severe in aught,...he bore to learning was in fault ; The village all declared how much he knew, 'Twas certain he could write, and cypher too ; Lands he could measure, terms...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1837
...many a joke had he; Full well the busy whisper circling round, Convey'd the dismal tidings when he frown'd : Yet he was kind, or, if severe in aught,...he bore to learning was in fault; The village all declared how much he knew, 'Twas certain he could write, and cipher too; Lands he could measure, terms...
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A Third Book for Reading and Spelling: With Simple Rules and Instructions ...

Samuel Worcester - 1837
...he ; Full well the busy whisper, circling round, Conveyed the dismal tidings when he frowned. 1 * 8. Yet he was kind, or if severe in aught, The love he bore to learning was in fault. The village all declared how much he knew, 'Twas certain he could write and cipher too ; Lands he could measure, times...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1838 - 527 pages
...had he ; Full well the busy whisper circling round, Convey'd the dismal tidings when he frown'dYet { | } 8<50 declared how much he knew, 'Twas certain he could write, and cipher too; Lands he could measure, terms...
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: From a Variety of Original Sources

Sir James Prior - Authors, English - 1837
...we be permitted to advert to one instance where sketching the village schoolmaster we are told — " Yet he was kind, or if severe in aught, The love he bore to learning was in fault.'' But this may have been merely a remnant of that provincialism which occasionally clung to him in manner,...
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