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" Even now, methinks, as pondering here I stand, I see the rural virtues leave the land. Down where yon anchoring vessel spreads the sail, That idly waiting flaps with every gale, Downward they move, a melancholy band, Pass from the shore, and darken all... "
The Poetical Works - Page 44
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1836 - 118 pages
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The Dublin University Magazine, Volume 1

1833 - 784 pages
...at once, the effects of conciliation, and a fruitful source of the miseries of Ireland ; for there See the rural virtues leave the land. Down where yon...spreads the sail, That idly waiting? flaps with every {rule. Downward they move, a melancholy band. PRXS from the snore, and darken all tie strand. Contented...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 1

1833 - 796 pages
...at once, the effects of conciliation, and a fruitful source of the miseries of Ireland ; for there See the rural virtues leave the land. Down where yon anchoring vessel spreads the noil. That idly waiting flaps with every inle, Downward they move, n melancholy band. Pass from the...
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The miscellaneous works of Oliver Goldsmith, with an account of ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1837 - 472 pages
...the devastation is begun, And half the business of destruction done; E'en now, methinks, as pondering here I stand, I see the rural virtues leave the land....connubial tenderness, are there; And piety with wishes placed above, And steady loyalty, and faithful love. And thou, sweet Poetry, thou loveliest maid, Still...
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Poems. Dramas. Criticism relating to poetry and the belles-lettres

Oliver Goldsmith - 1837 - 582 pages
...devastation is begun, And half the business of destruction done ; E'en now, methinks, as pondering here I stand, I see the rural virtues leave the land....connubial tenderness, are there ; And piety with wishes placed above, And steady loyalty, and faithful love. And thou, sweet Poetry, thou loveliest maid, Still...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1838 - 544 pages
...devastation is begun, And half the business of destruction done ; E'en now, methinks, as pondering falsehoods. My son George never left the kingdom, nor ever was married. — T vessels spreads the sail, That idly waiting flaps with every gale, Downward they move, a melancholy...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: Poems. Dramas. Criticism ...

Oliver Goldsmith, Sir James Prior - 1837 - 538 pages
...devastation is begun, And half the business of destruction done ; E'en now, methinks, as pondering here I stand, I see the rural virtues leave the land. Down where von anchoring vessel spreads the sail, That idly waiting flaps with every gale, Downward they move,...
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Poems and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 242 pages
...devastation is begun, And half the business of destruction done ; E'en now, methinks, as pondering here I stand, I see the rural virtues leave the land....connubial tenderness, are there ; And piety with wishes placed above, And steady loyalty, and faithful love. And thou, sweet Poetry, thou loveliest maid, Still...
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Revolt of the Bees

John Minter Morgan - 1839 - 228 pages
...repeatiugthe lines of Goldsmith, as they descended Hungerford Stairs : "Even now, methinks, as pondering here I stand, I see the rural Virtues leave the land....band, Pass from the shore, and darken all the strand." I will send you an account of any plans we may hear of that are likely to be of practical utility ;...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 550 pages
...devastation is begun, And half the business of destruction done; E'en now, methinks, as ponderinff e duteous son, the sire decay'd, The modest matron, and the blushing maid, For vessels spreads the sail, That idly waiting flaps with every gale, Downward they move, a melancholy...
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The Miscellaneous Works of O.G.: To which is Prefixed Some Account of His ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1840 - 504 pages
...begun, And half the business of destruction done ; E'en now, methinks, as pondering here I stai«'> I see the rural virtues leave the land. Down where...connubial tenderness, are there; And piety, with wishes placed above, And steady loyalty, and faithful love. And thou, sweet Poetry, thou loveliest maid. Still...
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