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" Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich man's joys increase, the poor's decay, 'Tis yours to judge, how wide the limits stand Between a splendid and a happy land. "
The Poetical Works - Page 39
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1836 - 118 pages
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1822 - 194 pages
...pain ; And, e'en while fashion's brightest arts decoy, The heart distrusting asks, if this be joy? Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen, who survey The...shouting Folly hails them from her shore ; Hoards e'en beyond the miser's wish abound, And rich men flock from all the world around. Yet count our gains....
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 296 pages
...pain ; And, e'en while fashion's brightest arts decoy, The heart distrusting asks, if this be joy? Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen, who survey The...judge how wide the limits stand Between a splendid and a'happy land. Proud swells the tide with loads of freighted ore, And shouting Folly hails them from...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 30

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - 1822 - 428 pages
...pain ; And, ev'n while fashion's brightest arts decoy, The heart distrusting asks, if this be joy? Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen, who survey The...decay, 'Tis yours to judge how wide the limits stand lietwcen a splendid and a happy land. Proud swells the tide with loads of freighted ore. And shouting...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 290 pages
...Tis yours to judge how^ide the limits stand Between a sptendidwtfl a happy land. Proud swellsuRTtfile with loads of freighted ore, And shouting Folly hails them from her shore; Hoards e'en beyond the miser's wish abound, And rich men flock from all the world around. Yet count our gains....
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The Investigator (or, Quarterly magazine) [ed. by W.B. Collyer, T ..., Volume 8

William Bengo' Collyer - 1824 - 534 pages
...friends to truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich man's joy increase, the poor's decay ; 'Tis your's to judge, how wide the limits stand Between a splendid...ore, And shouting folly hails them from her shore — Yet count our gains — this wealth is but a name, That leaves our useful products still the same."...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 510 pages
...; And, civil wlTÎïe fashion's brightest ertsr decoy. The heart distrusting asks, if this he joy ? Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich man's joys increase, the poor's decay, "I is yours to judge, how wide the limits stand between a splendid and a happy land. Proud swells the...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...pain ; And, even while fashion's brightest arts decoy, The heart distrusting asks, if this be joy? litt( 'Tie yours to judge, how wide the limits stand Between a splendid and an happy land. Proud swells the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825 - 476 pages
...into pain : And e'en while fashion's brightest arts decoy, The heart distrusting asks, if this be joy? Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich...shouting folly hails them from her shore ; Hoards e'en beyond the miser's wish abound, And rich men flock from all the world around. Yet count our gains....
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 600 pages
...joy ? Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen who survey The rieh man's joys inerease, the poor's deeay, ay, if thou do so. Take thou of roe smooth pillows,...a weary head. And if these things, as being thine rieh men floek from all the world around. Yet eount our gains. This wealth is but a name, That leaves...
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Narrative of the condition of the manufacturing population; and the ...

Alexander Bailey Richmond - 1825 - 208 pages
...lived to the present period, would have seen them realized to an extent he could not contemplate. " Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich...limits stand, Between a splendid and a happy land." THE END. LONDON: Printed bj James Swan, 76, Fleet-street. 198 c*, .' ...
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