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" Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy sports are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn ; Amidst thy bowers the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens all thy green: One only master grasps the whole domain, And half a tillage stints thy... "
The Popular Poets and Poetry of Ireland: And Choice Selections in Prose from ... - Page 265
1887 - 720 pages
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: Poems. Dramas. Criticism ...

Oliver Goldsmith, Sir James Prior - 1837 - 538 pages
...please ; These round thy bowers their cheerful influence shed, These were thy charms — but all these charms are fled. Sweet smiling village, loveliest...withdrawn ; Amidst thy bowers the tyrant's hand is seen/2' And desolation saddens all thy green : One only master grasps the whole domain, And half a...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1838 - 544 pages
...please ; These round thy bowers their cheerful influence shed, These were thy charms — but all these nally formed to enjoy." No, my friend, to attempt...the sricnces into a nation of wandering barbarian j Amidst thy bowers the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens all thy green: One only master...
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Illustrations of Human Life, Volume 2

Robert Plumer Ward - 1837 - 338 pages
...lot of mere labourers. " How feelingly did poor Goldsmith, seventy years ago, portray this ! — •" One only master grasps the whole domain, And half a tillage stints thy smiling plain. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates and men decay." " But I will...
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Damascus and Palmyra: a journey to the East, with a sketch of the ..., Volume 1

Charles Greenstreet Addison - Damascus - 1838 - 492 pages
...Turkish barbarity; Scio of all perhaps presents the most melancholy, the most saddening example. " Amidst thy bowers the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens all thy green ; *»•*** No more thy glassy brook reflects the day, But choked with sedges works its weedy way ;...
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Poems and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 242 pages
...please ; These round thy bowers their cheerful influence shed, These were thy charms — hut all these charms are fled. Sweet smiling village, loveliest...; 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...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1839 - 550 pages
...charms — but all these charms are fled. Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy «ports y fancy themselves walking forward to immortality,...behind them to look on. The crowd takes them at th : Ow only master grasps the whole domain, And half a tillage stints thy smiling plain ; No more thy...
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The Miscellaneous Works of O.G.: To which is Prefixed Some Account of His ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1840 - 504 pages
...please ; These round thy bowers their cheerful influence shed, These were thy charms — but all these charms are fled. Sweet smiling village, loveliest...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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1840 - 378 pages
...village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy sports are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn ; Amid thy bow'rs the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens...: 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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1840 - 368 pages
...please ; These round thy bow'rs their cheerful influence shed, These were thy charms — but all these charms are fled. Sweet smiling village, loveliest...Thy sports are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn ; Amid thy bow'rs the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens all thy green : One only master...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 548 pages
...please ; These round thy bowers their cheerful influence shed, These were thy charm« — but all these charms are fled. Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy sports are fled, and all thy charnu withdrawn) Amidst thy bowers the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens all thy green:...
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