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" But me, not destined such delights to share, My prime of life in wandering spent and care ; Impell'd, with steps unceasing, to pursue Some fleeting good, that mocks me with the view ; That, like the circle bounding earth and skies, Allures from far, yet,... "
The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with the life of the author ... - Page 14
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1794
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: Now First ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1780 - 204 pages
...Some fleeting good, that mocks me with the view ; That, like the circle bounding earth and Ikies., Allures from far, yet, as I follow, flies ; My fortune...fpot of all the world my own. Ev'n now, where Alpine fofitudes afcend, I fit me down a penfive hour to fpehd ; And,'plac'd on high above the florin's career,...
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 2

1781 - 512 pages
...view ; That, like the circle, bounding earth and fkies, Allures from far, yet, as I follow, flics; My fortune leads to traverfe realms alone, And find no fpot of all the world my own. E'en now, where Alpine folitudes afcend, I fit me down a pe;ifive hour to fpefld ; And plac'd on high,...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion: A Collection of Poems

1785 - 316 pages
...purfue Some fleeting good, that mocks me with the view; That, like the circle bounding earth and fkies ; Allures from far, yet, as I follow, flies ; My fortune...Alpine folitudes afcend, I fit me down a penfive hour to^fpend ; And, plac'd on high above the ftorm's career, Look downward where an hundred realms appear...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion: A Collection of Poems

1785 - 320 pages
...purfue Some fleeting good, that mocks me with the view; Thst, like the circle bounding earth and fkies ; Allures from far, yet, as I follow, flies ; My fortune leads to traverfe realms alone, And find no fppt of all the world my own. Ev'n now, where Alpine folitudes afcend, I fit me down a penfive hour...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion. A Collection of Poems: By Lord Carlisle. Lord ...

1785 - 304 pages
...Some fleeting good, that mocks me with the view ; That, like the circle bounding earth and fkies ; Allures from far, yet, as I follow, flies ; My fortune leads to travtrfe realms alone, And find no fpot of all the world my own. Ev'n now, where Alpine folitudes afcend,...
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The English Parnassus: Being a New Selection of Didactic, Descriptive ...

John Adams - 1789 - 376 pages
...circle bounding earth and fkies, Allures from far, yet as I follow, flies ; » The Author's brother. My fortune leads to traverfe realms alone, And find no fpot of all the world my own. DR. GOLDSMITH. SECT. LXIII. ON THE ITALIANS AND DUTCH. Nature's bounty fatisfy the breaft, The fons...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 3-4

John Bell - 1789 - 416 pages
...pursue Some fleeting good, that mocks me with the view 5 That, like the circle bounding earth and skies, Allures from far, yet, as I follow, flies; My fortune leads to traverse realms alone, . And find no spot of all the world my own. Even now, where Alpine solitudes...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - 1791 - 510 pages
...purfuc Some fleeting good that mocks me with the view ; That, like the circle, bounding earth and Ikies, Allures from far, yet as I follow, flies ; My fortune leads to traverfe realms alone, And find ro fpot of all the world my own. Ev'n now, where Alpine folitudes afccnd, I fit me down a pcnfive hour...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - 1791 - 966 pages
...purfue Some fleeting good that mocks me with the view ; That, like the circle bounding earth and Cues, ftime circle in the fhaiir, The young contending as the old f traverfc realms alone, And find no fpot of all the world my own. E'en now, where Alpine folitudcs afccnd,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Dr. Goldsmith: Containing All His Essays and Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1792 - 308 pages
...the view; That, like the circle bounding earth and fldes, Allures from far, yet as I follow ffies : My fortune leads to traverfe realms alone, And find...high above the ftorm's career, Look downward where a hundred realms -appeal' ; Lakes, forefts, cities, plains extended wide, The pomp of kings, the fhepherd's...
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