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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 English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ...

William Chauncey Fowler - 1851 - 1502 pages
...begun, And half the business of destruction done ; Even now, methinka, as pondering here I stand, / tee the rural virtues leave the land. Down where yon anchoring...melancholy band, Pass from the shore, and darken all the land ; Contented toil, and hospitable care, And kind connubial tenderness are there. — GOLDSMITH....
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Poems, Plays and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851 - 476 pages
...devastation is begun, And half the business of destruction done ; E'en now, methinks, as pondering here l stand, I see the rural Virtues leave the land. Down...vessel spreads the sail That idly waiting flaps with cvc ry gale, Downward they move, a melancholy band, Pass from the shore, and darken all the strand....
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852 - 458 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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Studies from the English Poets

George Frederick Graham - 1852 - 570 pages
...devastation is begun, 395 And half the business of destruction done ; Even now, methinks, as pondering here I stand, I see the rural virtues leave the land....the sail, That, idly waiting, flaps with every gale, 400 Downward they move, a melancholy band, Pass from the shore, and darken all the strand. Contented...
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American Agriculture: An Address Delivered Before the Bristol County ...

Robert Charles Winthrop - 1853 - 36 pages
...land : — " E'en now, methinks, as pondering here I stand, I see the rural virtues leave the land. Contented toil, and hospitable care, And kind, connubial tenderness, are there ; And piety with wishes placed above, And steady loyalty, and faithful love." But the farmer ought to have something more than...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver ...

William Collins - 1854 - 430 pages
...devastation is begun, And half the business of destruction done ; Even 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. 52 GOLDSMITH'S POEMS. Dear charming nymph, neglected...
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The Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introductory Observations

George Croly - 1854 - 426 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 book of celebrated poems

Book - 1854 - 496 pages
...begun, And half the business of destruction done ; E'en now, methinks, as pond'ring here I stand, 1 see the rural Virtues leave the land. Down where yon...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: Including a Variety ..., Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith, Sir James Prior - 1854 - 560 pages
...E'en now, methinks. as pondering here I stand, I see the rural virtues leave the land. Down where you anchoring vessel spreads the sail, That idly waiting...melancholy band, Pass from the shore and darken all the si rand. Contented toil, and hospitable care, And kind connubial tenderness, are there; And piety with...
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The works of Oliver Goldsmith, ed. by P. Cunningham, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854 - 524 pages
...the devastation is begun, And half the business of destruction done; Even now, methinks, as pondering here I stand, I see the rural Virtues leave the land....the sail, That idly waiting flaps with every gale, "And left a lover's for her father's arms." First, second, and third editiont. " In all the decent...
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