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" The dancing pair that simply sought renown, By holding out, to tire each other down ; The swain mistrustless of his smutted face, While secret laughter titter'd round the place ; The bashful virgin's sidelong looks of love, The matron's glance, that would... "
The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith - Page 40
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1822 - 194 pages
...pair that simply sought renown, By holding out to tire each other down ; The swain mistrustiess of his smutted face, While secret laughter titter'd round...! sports like these, With sweet succession, taught e'en toil to please ; These round thy bowers their cheerful influence shed, These were thy charms —...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - 1823 - 396 pages
...pair, that simply sought renown, By holding out%> tire each other down ; The swain, mistrustless of his smutted face, While secret laughter titter'd round...The matron's glance, that would those looks reprove. Sweet was the sound, when oft at evening's close, Up yonder hill the village murmur rose. There as...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 510 pages
...sought r hand inspir-d. By holding out to tire each other down : The swain, mistrustless of his smutted face, While secret laughter titter'd round...! sports like these, With sweet succession, taught e'en toil to please ; These round thy bowers their cheerful influence shed, These veré thy charmi...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...that simply sought renown, By holding out, to tire each other down ; The swain mistrustlese of his 䂀 삀 삀 1 ꀀ ... ߹倀 ] 삀 - ț 삀 o ͝傀 thatwould those looks reprove — ¡'in-.-!' were thy charms, sweet village ! sports like these, With...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825 - 476 pages
...pair that simply sought renown, By holding out to tire each other down ; The swain mistrustless of his smutted face, While secret laughter titter'd round...! sports like these, With sweet succession, taught e'en toil to please ; These round thy bowers their cheerful influence shed, These were thy charms —...
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The Juvenile Mentor; Or, Select Readings ...

Albert Picket - 1825 - 272 pages
...that simply sought renown, By holding out, to tire each other down ; The swain, mistrustless nf hi? smutted face, While secret laughter titter'd round...The matron's glance, that would those looks reprove. Sweet was the sound, when oft, at evening's close, Up vonder hill the village murmur rose. There, as...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 25

1825 - 546 pages
...of his smutty face, While secret laughter titter'd round the place; The bashful virgin's side long looks of love, • : The matron's glance that would...village, sports like these, With sweet succession, taught e'en toil to please; These round thy bowers their cheerful influence shed, These were thy charms —...
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825 - 160 pages
...that simply sought renown, By holding out to tire each other clown ; The swain mistrustless of his smutted face, While secret laughter titter'd round...; . The bashful virgin's side-long looks of love, Tlje matron's glance that would those looks reprove. These were thy charms, sweet village! sports like...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 25

Abraham John Valpy - 1825 - 544 pages
...of his smutty face, While secret laughter titter'd round the place; The bashful virgin's side long looks of love, The matron's glance that would those looks reprove. , These were thy charm", sweet village, sports like these, With sweet succession, taught e'en toil to please ; These...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 310 pages
...And many a gambol frolick'd o'er the ground, And sleights of art and feats of strength went round. These were thy charms, sweet village ! sports like these, With sweet succession, taught e'en toil to please ;. These round thy bow'rs their cheerful influence shed ; These were thy charms,...
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