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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 North American Review, Volume 35

1832 - 614 pages
...is erected. There in the ruins, 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. A work, conceived and executed in a tone like that of M. de Chateaubriand's Abencerrages, would...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1838 - 544 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 miscellaneous works of Oliver Goldsmith, with an account of ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1837 - 472 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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Poems and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 242 pages
...tott'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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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 360 pages
...cavalcades, Abbes turn shepherds ; and shepherdesses without sheep indulge their innocent divertimenti.' 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 Miscellaneous Works of O.G.: To which is Prefixed Some Account of His ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1840 - 504 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 surrey Where rougher climes a nobler race display, G 2...
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The Village Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools

George Merriam - 1841 - 308 pages
...and«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. No vernal blooms their torpid rocks array, But winter, lingering, chills the lap of May; No...
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Goldsmith's Miscellaneous Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 398 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 Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 416 pages
...tott'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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The Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 446 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. My soul, turn from them! turn we to survey Where rougher climes a nobler race display, Where...
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