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" Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay: Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade ; A breath can make them, as a breath has made: But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never... "
The Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introductory Observations - Page 163
by George Croly - 1854 - 395 pages
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An essay on farms of industry, and an essay on cottage allotments, or field ...

John Nowell - 1844 - 106 pages
...GARDENING. The substance of a Paper read before the West-Riding Geological and Polytechnic Society. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When...labour spread her wholesome store, Just gave what life requir'd, but gave no more ; His best companions, innocence and health, And his best riches, ignorance...
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The Prose and Poetry of Europe and America: Consisting of Literary Gems and ...

1845 - 614 pages
...spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a con never be supplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintained...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1845 - 550 pages
...the spoiler's hand Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes...But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd, can never be supplied. A time there was. ere England's griefs began, When every root!...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57

1845 - 816 pages
...Goldsmith — ' 111 fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, •Where wealth accumulates and тол decay ! — Princes and lords may flourish or may...But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd, can петег Ъ* supplied.' " The Cln-ematiels always represent an increase of national...
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Evelyn Stuart, or, Right versus might, by Adrian

Anne Kent - 1846 - 942 pages
...strive to promote the welfare of his fellow-men. CHAPTER XIV. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes...pride, When once destroyed can never be supplied. DESERTED VILLAGE. AFTER Arbridge had quitted the labourer's wretched dwelling, the poor woman remained,...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1847 - 290 pages
...the spoilers hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. Princes...began, When every rood of ground maintained its man 5 For him light labor spread her wholesome store, Just gave what life required, but gave no more ;...
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The Emigrant: A Tale of Australia

W. H. Leigh - 1847 - 244 pages
...soil is left in his squalidness, his helplessness, his want. " 111 fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates and men decay. Princes...But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once neglected, ne'er can be supplied." Let the sigh that the expatriated tiller of the soil heaved...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848 - 468 pages
...spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ; Princes...But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd, can never be supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began. When every rood...
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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - 1849 - 466 pages
...spoiler's hand, 40 Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ; Princes...began, When every rood of ground maintained its man ; 5 For him light labor spread her wholesome store, Just gave what life required, but gave no more...
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The Calcutta Review, Volume 11

1849 - 634 pages
...Raj is a paternal and ' fostering Raj for the poor ryots !" ' 111 fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, ' Where wealth accumulates, and men decay; '...pride, ' When once destroyed, can never be supplied." In several chapters our hero describes, in an historical manner, the survey, and other operations in...
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