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" While low delights, succeeding fast behind, In happier meanness occupy the mind: As in those domes, where... "
Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ... - Page 38
by James Roach - 1792
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1822 - 194 pages
...tottering in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed ; And, wondering man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. My soul, turn from them, turn we to survey Where rougher climes a nobler race display, Where...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 296 pages
...tottering in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed; And, wondering man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. My soul, turn from them, turn we to survey Where rougher climes a nobler race display, Where...
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Sketches of the Earth and Its Inhabitants: With One Hundred Engravings, Volume 2

Joseph Emerson Worcester - 1823 - 512 pages
...There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed ; And, wond'ring man could want the larger pile, Exults and owns his cottage with a smile." GOLDSUITET'. Constantinople Mecca TURKEY IN EUROPE. The countries included in European Turkey...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...tott'ring in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed; ars, Rather than fail. But, O my fears ! It cannot die so. smile. My soul turn from them, turn we to survey Where rougher climes a nobler race display, Where...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 510 pages
...tott'ring in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, Tbfc shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed; And, wondering man could want the larger pile. Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. My soul, turn from them, turn we to survey Where rougher climes a nobler race display ; Where...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 310 pages
...There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed ; And, wond'ring man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. SECTION VIII. The Traveller, continued. MY soul, turn from them — turn we to survey Where...
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Elegant Extracts: Consisting of larger poems

1826 - 300 pages
...tottering in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed ; And, wondering man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. My soul turn from them, turn we to survey Where rougher climes a nobler race display, Where...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - 1830 - 256 pages
...lott'ring in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed; And, wondering man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. My soul turn from them, turn we to survey ' Where rougher climes a nobler race display, Where...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1830 - 516 pages
...in decay, , There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed ; And, wondering man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. CHARACTER OF THE SWISS. Mr soul turn from them, turn we to survey Where rougher climes a nobler...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 544 pages
...tottering in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed ; nifies smile. My soul, turn from them; turn we to survey Where rougher climes a nobler race display, Where...
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