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" Where wealth, accumulates, and men decay: Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade ; A breath can make them, as a breath has made ; But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied. "
The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: With an Account ... - Page 61
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1791
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Elegant Extracts: Consisting of larger poems

1826 - 300 pages
...all, And the long grass o'ertops the mouldering wall ; And, trembling, shrinking from the spoiler's hand. Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ; Princes and lords may flourish, or...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1830 - 516 pages
...all, And the long grass o'ertops the mould'ring wall ; And, trembling, shrinking from the spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ; Princes and lords may flourish, or...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 544 pages
...all, And the long grass o'ertops the mould'ring wall ; And, trembling, shrinking from the spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes and lords may flourish or...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - 1830 - 256 pages
...all, And the long grass overtops the mouldering wall; And, trembling, shrinking from the spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ; Princei and lords may flourish, or...
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The Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1836 - 150 pages
...And the long grass o'ertops the mould'ring wall, And, trcmbling, shrinking from the epoiler'shand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. Princes and lords may flourish, or...
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Poems and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 242 pages
...all, And the long grass o'ertops the mouldering wall ; And, trembling, shrinking from the spoiler's hand, Far, far away, thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes and lords may flourish, or...
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The Miscellaneous Works of O.G.: To which is Prefixed Some Account of His ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1840 - 504 pages
...all, And the long grass o'ertops the mouldering wall ; And, trembling, shrinking from the spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes and lords may flourish, or...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

1840 - 378 pages
...all, And the long grass o'ertops the mould'ring wall ; And, trembling, shrinking from the spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ; Princes and lords may flourish or...
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Goldsmith's Miscellaneous Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 398 pages
...all, And the loug grass o'ertops the mouldering wall ; And, trembling, shrinking from the spoiler's hand, Far, far away, thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes and lords may flourish, or...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 292 pages
...all, And the long grass o'ertops the mould'ring wall, And, trembling, shriiikingfromthespoiler'skand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, 'Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. Princes and lords may flourish, or...
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