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" Even now, methinks, as pondering here I stand, I see the rural virtues leave the land. Down where yon anchoring vessel spreads the sail, That idly waiting flaps with every gale, Downward they move, a melancholy band, Pass from the shore, and darken all... "
The Poetical Works - Page 44
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1836 - 118 pages
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The Deserted Village: A Poem

Oliver Goldsmith - 1770 - 44 pages
...I (land, I fee the rural virtues leave the land. Down where yon anchoring veflel fpreads the fail. That idly waiting flaps with every gale, Downward they move a melancholy band, Pafs from the fhore, and darken all the ftrand. Contented toil, and hofpitable care, And kind connubial...
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1774 - 70 pages
...I ftand, I fee the rural virtues leave the land: Down where yon anchoring veffel fpreads the fail, That idly waiting flaps with every gale, Downward they move, a melancholy band, Pafs from the fLore, and darken all the ftrand. Contented toil, and hofpitablc care, And kind connubial...
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - 1785 - 544 pages
...I ftand, I fee the rural virtues leave the land. Down where yon anchoring veflel fpreads the fail, That idly waiting, flaps with every gale ; Downward they move, a melancholy band, Pafs from the fhore, and darken all the ftrand. Contented toil, and hofpitable care, And kind connubial...
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The English Parnassus: Being a New Selection of Didactic, Descriptive ...

John Adams - 1789 - 376 pages
...here I Sand, I fee the rural virtues leave the land : Down where yon anchoring veflel fpreads the fail That idly waiting flaps with every gale, Downward they move, a melancholy band, Pafs from the more, and darken all the ftrand. Contented Toil, and hofpitable Care, And kind Connubial...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - 1791 - 966 pages
...ftand, |I fee the rural virtues leave the land. Down where yon anch 'ring vefiel fpreads the fail, c6- Pafs from the fhore, and darken all the ftrand. Contented toil, and hofpitable care, And kind connubial...
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Poems Selected and Printed by a Small Party of English, who Made this ...

1792 - 112 pages
...I ftand , I fee the rural virtues leave the land. Down where yon anch'ring veflel fpreads the fail That idly waiting flaps with every gale, Downward they move, a melancholy band, Pafs from the shore, and darken all the ftrand. Contented toil, and hofpitable care, And kind connubial...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

James Roach - 1792 - 284 pages
...here I fland, 1 fee the rural virtues leave the land. Down where yon anch'ring veflel fpreads the fail That idly waiting flaps with every gale ; Downward they move, a melancholy band, Pafs from the lhorr, and darken all the flrand, Contented toil, and hofphable care, And kind connubial...
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with the life of the author ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1794 - 124 pages
...here I fland, I fee the rural virtues leave the landi Down where yon anchoring veflel fpreads the fail That idly waiting flaps with every gale — Downward they move, a melancholy band, Pafs from the more; and darken all the ftrand ; Contented toil, and hofpitable care, And kind connubial...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

1800 - 322 pages
...the devastation is begun, And half the bus'ness of destruction done: Fv'n now, methinks, as pond'ring here I stand, I see the rural virtues leave the land. Down where yon anch'ring vessels spread the sail, That idly waiting flaps with every gale, Downward they move, a melancholy...
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1800 - 192 pages
...the devastation is begun, And half the bus'ness ot destruction done; E'en now, methinks, as pond'ring here I stand, I see the rural virtues leave the land. Down where yon anch'ring vessel spreads the sail, That idly waiting flaps with ev'ry gale, Downward they move, a melancholy...
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