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" Yet something seems like knowledge, but the change Confuses me, and all in him is strange. That bronzed old Sailor, with his wig awry — Sure he will know me ! No, he passes by. They seem like me in doubt ; but they can call Their friends around them... "
The Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe: With His Letters and Journals ... - Page 126
by George Crabbe - 1834
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 52

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1834 - 594 pages
...was inserted by his son in the Biographical Memoir — ' Yes ! — twenty years have pass'd, and I The streets are narrow, and the buildings mean ; Did...or Fancy, leave them broad and clean ? The ancient church,in which I felt a pride, On as I move, some curious looks I read ; As struck by magic, is but...
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Posthumous Poems of the Rev. George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1835 - 318 pages
...features, and the name. Yet something seems like knowledge, but the change The very place is altered. What I left Seems of its space and dignity bereft:...to tell; The market dwindles, every shop and stall Sink in my view ; there's littleness in all. Mine is the error ; prepossessed I see ; And all the change...
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The Poetical Works of Crabbe, Heber, and Pollok: Complete in One Volume

George Crabbe - 1845 - 558 pages
...call Their friend» around them ! I am lost to all. The very place is alter'd. What I left i'.'cms of its space and dignity bereft: The streets are narrow, and the buildings mean ; Did I, or Fa— cy, leave them broad and clean ? I The ancient church, in which I felt a pride. As struck by...
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Elinor Wyllys. Ed. by J.F. Cooper

Susan Fenimore Cooper - 1845 - 954 pages
...the same description in Europe, I do not scruple to say they do. When I landed, I said to myself, ' The streets are narrow and the buildings mean ; Did I, or fancy, leave them broad and clean ?' " " I feared so !" and the doctor looked much as a pious Mahometan might be supposed to do, if he...
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Handicapped

Marion Harland - 1881 - 420 pages
...laughed Cabcll. " I have been rubbing my eyes all the morning, and muttering the old couplet — " The streets are narrow and the buildings mean. Did I, or Fancy, leave them broad and clean ? " " We have passed through many and grievous storms since you left us." The sensitive mouth quivered...
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Poems, Volume 3

George Crabbe - 1907 - 602 pages
...proceed. They're like what once I saw, but not the same ; j I lose the air, the features, and the name. 70 Yet something seems like knowledge, but the change...mean ; Did I, or Fancy, leave them broad and clean ? 80 The ancient church, in which I felt a pride, As struck by magic, is but half as wide ; The tower...
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Marion Harland's Autobiography: The Story of a Long Life

Marion Harland - 1910 - 518 pages
...saying over mentally the unpatriotic doggerel I used to declare was unworthy of any true American: "The streets are narrow and the buildings mean — Did I, or fancy, leave them broad and clean?" Then, the fields and roads past which the train (yclept "an accommodation") bumped and swung, were...
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Poems

596 pages
...proceed. They're like what once I saw, but not the same ; I lose the air, the features, and the name. 70 Yet something seems like knowledge, but the change...mean ; Did I, or Fancy, leave them broad and clean ? 80 The ancient church, in which I felt a pride, As struck by magic, is but half as wide ; The tower...
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