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" Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way, With blossom'd furze unprofitably gay, There, in his noisy mansion, skilled to rule, The village master taught his little school. A man severe he was, and stern to view ; I knew him well, and every truant... "
The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: With an Account ... - Page 66
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1791
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1851 - 616 pages
...mansion skilled to rule, The village master taught his little school ; A man severe he was, and stern to view ; I knew him well, and every truant knew. Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace The day's disasters iu his morning's face; Full well they laughed with counterfeited...
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with illustr. by J. Absolon [and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851 - 160 pages
...rule, The village master taught his little school A man severe he was, and stern to view I knew bim well, and every truant knew : Well had the boding tremblers learn'd to trace The day's disasters in his morning face Full well they laugh'd with counterfeited glee At all...
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The Class Book of Poetry

Class-book - 1852 - 152 pages
...mansion, skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little school ; A man severe he was, and stern to view, — I knew him well, and every truant knew. Well had the boding tremblers learn'd to trace The day's disasters in his morning's face ; Full well they laugh'd with counterfeited glee At...
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Studies from the English Poets

George Frederick Graham - 1852 - 570 pages
...mansion, skilled to rule, 195 The village master taught his little school : A man severe he was, and stern to view, I knew him well, and every truant knew. Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning face ; 200 Full well they laughed with counterfeited...
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A History of the earth and animated nature v.2, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1852 - 674 pages
...mansion skill'd to rule. The village master taught his little school ; A man severe he was, and stern to view, I knew him well, and every truant knew ; Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning face ; Fall well they laugh Vi with counterfeited...
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Papers and Records - Lennox and Addington Historical Society, Volumes 1-6

1909 - 490 pages
...never appealing to any motive for obedience but the fear of punishment. "A man severe he was and stern to view, I knew him well, and every truant knew, Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning face ; Full well the busy whisper circling round...
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Call it North Country: The Story of Upper Michigan

John Bartlow Martin - 1986 - 364 pages
...maintment. II n'est pas tres froir in tres chaud. Goldsmith's Pedagogue. A man severe he was and stern to view I knew him well and every truant knew: Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace no The days disasters in his morning face; Full well they laughed with counterfeited...
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Oliver Goldsmith: The Critical Heritage

G. S. Rousseau - 1995 - 420 pages
...mansion, skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little school ; A man severe he was, and stern to view, I knew him well, and every truant knew; Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning face; Full well they laugh'd with counterfeited...
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Thornes Classic Poetry: A Practical Guide for Key Stage 3

John Foster, Gordon Dennis - 1995 - 136 pages
...skilled to rule, The village master taught his little school; A man severe he was, and stern to view; 5 I knew him well, and every truant knew; Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning face; Full well they laughed, with counterfeited...
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The Elements of Teaching

James M. Banner, Harold C. Cannon - 1997 - 160 pages
...In "The Deserted Village," Oliver Goldsmith depicted one such teacher as "a man severe . . . stern to view." I knew him well, and every truant knew; Well had the boding tremblers learn'd to trace The day's disasters in his morning face. Few are now likely to be Goldsmith's "man severe." Today's...
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