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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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Our Poetical Favorites, Second Series: A Selection from the Best ..., Volume 2

1876 - 564 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 Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1875 - 160 pages
...in decay, 160 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 Traveller: Or, A Prospect of Society

Oliver Goldsmith - 1876 - 86 pages
...adopted the 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 165 Where rougher climes a nobler race display, Where...
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The Deserted Village and The Traveller

Oliver Goldsmith - 1876 - 110 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. Where the bleak Swiss their stormy mansion tread, And force a churlish soil for scanty bread:...
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith, with the addition of The vicar of ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1877 - 526 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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Macmillan's Reading Books

1878 - 446 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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Traveller ...: With Introduction, Life of the Author, Argument, & Notes

Oliver Goldsmith - 1879 - 184 pages
...in decay, 160 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 165 Where rougher climes a nobler race display, Where...
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Acme Library of Standard Biography: Third Series

1880 - 556 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." Then notice the blaze of patriotic idealism that bursts forth when he comes to talk of England....
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Gems of Goldsmith: The Traveller, the Deserted Village, the Hermit. With ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1880 - 84 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 Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - 1881 - 1138 pages
...tottering in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed ; a track upon the deep, And a path across the sea ; But the weary ne'er return To t smile. My soul, turn from them I turn me to survey, Where rougher climes a nobler race display, Where...
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