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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 Philomathic journal, Volume 2

Philomathic institution - 1825 - 518 pages
...that true and exquisite poet, who exclaimed, — " flow wide the limits stand, Between a splendid ami a happy land ! Proud swells the tide with loads of...ore, And shouting folly hails them from her shore; Yet count our gains, this wealth is but a nuinc. That leaves our useful products still the same." U...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 310 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 rich man's joys increase, the poor's decay, "Vis yours to judge how wide the limits stand, Between a splendid and a happy land. Proud swells the...
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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 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." THE END. 1OXDON:...
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ..., Volume 6

1826 - 300 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 Revolt of the Bees ...

John Minter Morgan - 1826 - 294 pages
...general felicity were two inseparable matters." — Chatelur on Public Happiness, vol. i. p. 41. " Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich...limits stand Between a splendid and a happy land." Goldsmith's Deserted Village. c2 obliged to submit to the terms of their directors, they began to think...
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical & Critical. Printed ...

1827 - 368 pages
...accumulates and men decay : And he then asked a question, which has never yet received an answer. " Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen who survey ; The...limits stand Between a splendid and a happy land." Vortex' is likely to find quite as many prototypes in London as iu India. Extravagance is always selfish...
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical and Critical, Volume 16

George Daniel, John Cumberland - 1827 - 364 pages
...has never yet received an answer. • Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich man'» joys increase, the poor's decay, 'Tis yours to judge,...limits stand Between a splendid and a happy land." Vortex is likely to find quite as many prototypes in London as in India. Extravagance is always selfish...
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The Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature and Art, Volume 24

1827 - 532 pages
...economy, are applicable to the wise and beuevoleut statesmen of all times — Tis theirs to judpe, how wide the limits stand Between a splendid and a happy land. On the Modern Ornaments of Architecture, Sfc. IN no age since the Augustan era of Rome, perhaps, has...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 23

1828 - 962 pages
...contemplate their effects on that important part of the community, the labouring class, without perceiving " How wide the limits stand Between a splendid and a happy land ;" and without wishing that the other course had been pursued, even though we had been somewhat less...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830 - 844 pages
...p .in : And e'en while fashion's brightest arts decoy, The heart distrusting asks, if this he joy? Swp ) oI n s w ta S N? X N rg Sda-= v 7 xY3 EE1u %[O Uθq < / m N\ 'Tie yours to jmlg<% how wide the limits stand Between a spk'iKlid and a happy hind. Proud swells the...
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