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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 Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 416 pages
...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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 51

1842 - 1552 pages
...largely upon the pages of Maga. We will, therefore content ourselves with noticing a few. Plate V: ¥ " The bashful virgin's sidelong looks of love, The matron's glance that would those looks reprove," &c. This is a very pleasing homely scene, etched by HJ Townsend. The lines are well charactered —...
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The Englishman's magazine [ed. by W. H. T.].

1843
...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 aide-long looks of love, The matron's glance that would those looks reprove. These were thy charms,...
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The North of England Magazine, Volume 1

1842 - 608 pages
...mistrustless of his smutted face, \Vhile secret laughter tittered round the place ; The bashful virgins' sidelong looks of love ; The matron's glance that would those looks reprove. In all the joyousness, the tenderness, and almost the vitality of nature, they are here. Look at Tayler's...
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Perennial Flowers

1843 - 184 pages
...tire each other down ; The swain, mistrustless of his smutted face, While secret laughter tittered round the place ; The bashful virgin's sidelong looks...! sports like these, With sweet succession, taught e'en toil to please. Sweet was the sound when oft, at evening's close, Up yonder hill the village murmur...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844 - 110 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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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 746 pages
...mistrustless of his smutted face, While secret laughter tittered round the place; The bashful Tirgin'e sidelong looks of love, The matron's glance that would...! sports like these, With sweet succession, taught e'eii toil to please. Sweet was the sound, when oft, at evening's close, I'p younder hill the village...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 738 pages
...face, While secret laughter tittered round the place ; The bashful virgin's sidelong looks of lore, one on e'en toil to please. Sweet was the sound, when oft, at evening's close, Up youndcr hill the village...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1845 - 550 pages
...tire each other down ; The swain mistrust less of his smutted face, While secret laughter titter' d round the place; The bashful virgin's sidelong looks...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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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845 - 490 pages
...tire each other down ; The swain, mistrustless of his smutted face, While secret laughter tittered round the place ; The bashful virgin's sidelong looks...village! sports like these, With sweet succession, taught e'en toil to please. Sweet was the sound, when oft, at evening's close, Up yonder hill the village...
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