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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 universal anthology, a collection of the best literature ..., Volume 18

Richard Garnett - 1899 - 432 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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Gems of Genius in Poetry and Art: From the Kings and Queens of Thought : and ...

Frederick Saunders, Minnie K. Davis - 1899 - 768 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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First Steps with American and British Authors

Albert Franklin Blaisdell - 1899 - 460 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, 165 Where rougher climes a nobler race display ;...
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English Men of Letters: Milton, by Mark Pattison, 1900; Goldsmith, by ...

1900 - 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." Then notice the blaze of patriotic idealism that bursts forth when he comes to talk of England....
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The Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1901 - 458 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 Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 18

Richard Garnett, Léon Vallée, Alois Brandl - 1890 - 450 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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A Prospect of Society

Oliver Goldsmith - 1902 - 96 pages
...Amidst the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed, 160 And, wond'ring man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. soul turn from them, turn we to survey Where rougher climes a nobler race display, Where the...
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Breslauer beiträge zur Literaturgeschichte, Issue 8

1906 - 278 pages
...tottering in decay, there in the suin, 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." Hier möchte auch noch Shaftesburys Naturhymnus angeführt werden, der wenigstens die glühende...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1906 - 362 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 165 Where rougher climes a nobler race display,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 208

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1908 - 650 pages
...as to his successor in Goldsmith's poem ; his was the same cheerful acceptance of poverty which, ' wondering man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile ' ; the same childish delight in shows which had developed the ritual of the Church — ' The...
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