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" Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy sports are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn ; Amidst thy bowers the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens all thy green: One only master grasps the whole domain, And half a tillage stints thy...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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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852 - 458 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 weary way ; Along thy glades, a solitary guest, The hollow-sounding-bittern...
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Studies from the English Poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 570 pages
...were thy charms — but all these charms are fled. Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, 35 Thy sports are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn...domain,. And half a tillage stints thy smiling plain : 40 No more thy glassy brook reflects the day, But choked with sedges, works its weedy way ; Along...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1853 - 380 pages
...fled. These-were thy charms, — but all these charms -.*• Sweet smiling village, lovelie'st of {.he lawn ! Thy sports' are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn...saddens all thy green : One only master grasps the whole domain,And half a tillage stints thy smiling plain ; No more thy glassy brook reflects the day, But,...
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School elocution : or The young academical orator

William Herbert - 1853 - 234 pages
...eyes, sans taste, sans everything. — Shakspeare. DESERTED VILLAGE. Sweet smiling village, lov'liest of the lawn ; Thy sports are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn ; Amidst thy bow'rs the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens all thy green : One only master grasps the...
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The Boy's Second Help to Reading: A Selection of Choice Passages from ...

Theodore Alors W. Buckley - Children's literature, English - 1854 - 332 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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The Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introductory Observations

George Croly - English poetry - 1854 - 426 pages
...please ; These round thy bowers their cheerful influence shed, These were thy charms — but 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 bittern...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver ...

William Collins - English poetry - 1854 - 430 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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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With a Life and Notes, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - Irish Literature (in English) - 1854 - 348 pages
.../These round thy bowers their cheerful influence shed, rViVThese were thy charms — but all these charms are fled. Sweet smiling village, loveliest...a tillage stints thy smiling plain. ^. No more thy grassy .bjook reflects the day, But, choked with sedges, works its weedy way; Along thy glades, a solitary...
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The Poetical Works of Goldsmith, Collins, and T. Warton: With Lives ...

Oliver Goldsmith, William Collins, George Gilfillan, Thomas Warton - English literature - 1854 - 354 pages
...please ; These round thy bowers their cheerful influence shed, These were thy charms — but all these charms are fled. Sweet smiling village, loveliest...domain, And half a tillage stints thy smiling plain ; 40 No more thy glassy brook reflects the day, But, choked with sedges, works its weedy way ; Along...
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The book of celebrated poems

Book - 1854 - 496 pages
...thy charms — But all these charms are fled. Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy ports are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn ; Amidst thy...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...
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