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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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Principia: A Series of Essays on the Principles of Evil Manifesting ...

Samuel Richard Bosanquet - 1843 - 452 pages
...band ; And while he sinks, without one arm to save, The country blooms — a garden, and a grave. " Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich man's joys increase, the poor's decay, Tis your's to judge how wide the limits stand, Between a splendid and a happy land." Deserted Village....
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Principia: A Series of Essays on the Principles of Evil Manifesting ...

Samuel Richard Bosanquet - 1843 - 452 pages
...band ; And while he sinks, without one arm to save, The country blooms — a garden, and a grave. " Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich man's joys increase, the poor's decay, "fis your's to judge how wide the limits stand, Between a splendid and a happy land." Deserted Village....
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Democrat

1886 - 372 pages
...the murderers of those who die every day for want of it." — Pope Greyoiy the Great (St. Gregory.) Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich...limits stand Between a splendid and a happy land. — Goldsmith. The oppononts of reform are tho p.irents of revolution. It is tho continuous increase...
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Effect of Federal Programs on Rural America: Hearings Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture - 1967 - 902 pages
...very position of world leadership. As so aptly phrased in Oliver Goldsmith's The Deserted Village: "Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen, who survey The...limits stand Between a splendid and a happy land." I MUM INCOME ESTIMATES. UNITED STATES. I960, 1965, AND 1966 « '• • « •» Ifcl, 44ilngl. .'...
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Effect of Federal Programs on Rural America: Hearings, Ninetieth Congress ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Rural Development - 1967 - 900 pages
...very position of world leadership. As so aptly phrased in Oliver Goldsmith's The Deserted Village: "Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen, who survey The...limits stand Between a splendid and a happy land." TABLE l.-FARM INCOME ESTIMATES, UNITED STATES, 1960, 1965, AND 1966' 1 This table is taken from Farm...
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Essays on English and American Literature, and a Sheaf of Poems: Offered to ...

Jan Bakker, J. A. Verleun, J. v. d Vriesenaerde - 1987 - 248 pages
...Oliver Goldsmith's 'Deserted Village' will suffice to bring out the terms of comparison and contrast: Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen, who survey The...judge how wide the limits stand Between a splendid and happy land. Yet count our gains. This wealth is but a name That leaves our useful products still the...
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Oliver Goldsmith: The Critical Heritage

G. S. Rousseau - 1995 - 420 pages
...d' with 'freaks.' The Poet now proceeds to the causes which produced the desertion of his village: Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen, who survey The...limits stand Between a splendid and a happy land. . . Goldsmith undoubtedly was serious in the foregoing apostrophe, 'Ye friends to truth, &c.' but his...
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Celticism

Terence Brown - 1996 - 318 pages
...significant that the passage contains the only use of the first person possessive plural in the poem: Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen, who survey The...judge how wide the limits stand Between a splendid and an happy land Proud swells the tide with loads of freighted ore. And shouting Folly hails them from...
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The Ideals of Empire: Political and Economic Thought, 1903 - 1913

Ewen Green - 1998 - 968 pages
...at any rate, will be bright and great enough for them, so they think. Were you to ask one of them ' how wide the limits stand between a splendid and a happy land,' he might reply, ' As wide as the breadth of the Tasman Sea.' The same insular, self-contained temper...
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Documents of the Industrial Revolution 1750-1850: Select Economic And Social ...

Richard L. Tames - 2005 - 232 pages
...scanty blade, Those fenceless fields the sons of wealth divide, And e'en the bare-worn common is denied. Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich...judge how wide the limits stand Between a splendid and happy land . . . Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay;...
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