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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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Poems, Plays and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1861 - 570 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 Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With a Life

Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1862 - 328 pages
...wretchedness: their former opulence only rendered them more impotent.' — Cit. of the World, i. 98. 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 Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 117

1863 - 624 pages
...in the walls of some vast edifice of old which saves him half the trouble of constructing a house, 'And, wondering man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile/ He is but the type of a feeling widely spread, and extending to more educated and more thoughtful...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863 - 788 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. FRANCE. TluTmetit. To kinder skies, where gentler manners reign, I turn; and France displays...
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Class Book of Prose and Poetry: Consisting of Selection from the Best ...

Truman Rickard - 1863 - 152 pages
...in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, 55 The shelter-seeking peiisant builds his shed ; And, wondering man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. EXERCISE XVII. Character of the Swiss. — GOLDSMITH. My soul, turn from them, turn we to survey...
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The Poetical Works of James Beattie, and the Poems and Plays of Oliver Goldsmith

James Beattie, Oliver Goldsmith - 1864 - 540 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 works of Oliver Goldsmith: Vicar of Wakefield, select poems ..., Volume 3

Oliver Goldsmith - 1864 - 436 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 poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with a memoir by W. Spalding, Volume 44

Oliver Goldsmith - 1864 - 182 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 casquet of literature, a selection in poetry and prose, ed ..., Volumes 3-4

Casket - 1873 - 912 pages
...tott'ring in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seek ing peasant builds hie 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 Wheru rougher climes a nobler race display, Where...
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Encyclopaedia of English and American Poetry: From Caedmon and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1873 - 782 pages
...There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed ; And, wond'ring ere, on this delightful day, I cannot choose but think How oft, a v smile. My soul, turn from them, turn we to survey Where rougher climes a nobler race display, Where...
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