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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 Poetical Works of Goldsmith, Collins, and T. Warton: With Lives ...

Oliver Goldsmith, William Collins, George Gilfillan, Thomas Warton - 1854 - 354 pages
...; Even now, methinks, as pondering here I stand, I see the rural Virtues leave the land. •'TJbwn where yon anchoring vessel spreads 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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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854 - 500 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. Down where you anchoring vessel spreads the sail, That idly waiting flaps with every gale, " And left plover's...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Including a Variety ..., Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith, Sir James Prior - 1854 - 564 pages
...devastation is boguu, And half the business of destruetion done ; E'en now, methinks. as pondering here I stand, I see the rural virtues leave the land. Down where you anehoring vessel spreads the sail, That idly waiting flaps with every gale. Downward they move,...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With a Life and Notes, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854 - 348 pages
...now. methinks._as pondering here I stand, " &Lsee tne JUjgj^virtues leave the land. J^JDown where yj>a anchoring vessel spreads the sail That idly waiting flaps with every gale, ft Downward they move, a melancholy-band, Pass from the shore, and darken all the strand : tf. Contented...
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Poems, Plays and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1855 - 582 pages
...And half the business of destruction done ; E'en now, methinks, as pondering here I stand, I see th% rural Virtues leave the land. Down where yon anchoring...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 National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 7

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1855 - 586 pages
...E'en now, methinks, as pondering here I stand, I see the rural virtue» leave the land. Down where you anchoring vessel spreads the sail. That idly waiting...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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English Grammar: The English Language in Its Elements and Forms. With a ...

William Chauncey Fowler - 1855 - 786 pages
...begun, And half the business of destruction done ; Even now, methiuks, as pondering here I stand, / see the rural virtues leave the land, Down where yon...melancholy band, Pass from the shore, and darken all the land ; Contented toil, and hospitable care, And kind connubial tenderness arc there. — GOLDSMITH....
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The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ...

William Chauncey Fowler - 1855 - 768 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,...flaps with every gale, Downward they move a melancholy hand, Pass from the shore, and darken all the land ; Contented toil, and hospitable care, And kind...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1855 - 612 pages
...vessel spreads the sail, That idly waiting flaps with ev'ry gale, Downward they move, a melaneholy band, Pass from the shore and darken all the strand. Contented toil, and hospitable eare, And kind eonnubial tenderness, are there ; And piety with wishes plae'd above, And steady loyalty,...
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - 1856 - 596 pages
...on board the ships that carry them to a more hospitable country : " Even now, methinks, as pondering here I stand, I see the rural virtues leave the land....with every gale, Downward they move, a melancholy baud, Pass from the shore, and darken all the straud. Contented toil, and hospitable care, And kind,...
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