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" The bashful virgin's sidelong looks of love, The matron's glance that would those looks reprove — These were thy charms, sweet village ! sports like these With sweet succession taught e'en toil to please ; These round thy bowers their cheerful influence... "
Poetical Works - Page 27
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with illustr. by J. Absolon [and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851 - 160 pages
...to tire each other down, The swain mistrnstless of his smutted face, While secret laughter titter'd round the place, The bashful virgin's sidelong looks...! sports like these, With sweet succession, taught even toil to please ; These round thy bowers their cheerful influence shed ; These were thy charms...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851 - 162 pages
...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...! sports like these, With sweet succession, taught even toil to please ; These round thy bowers their cheerful influence shed ; Sweet smiling village,...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1851 - 616 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...
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Poems, Plays and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851 - 476 pages
...hawthorn bush has been converted Into •nun~boxe*. and now adorns the obi nets of poetlcal virtuosi. c The bashful virgin's sidelong looks of love, The matron's...looks reprove: These were thy charms, sweet village! spurts like these, With sweet succession, taught e'en toil to please ; These round thy bowers their...
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The Country and the City

Raymond Williams - 1975 - 356 pages
...labour free Led up their sports beneath the spreading tree: Still, as in Thomson, under that hawthorn ! These were thy charms, sweet village! sports like these, With sweet succession, taught e'en toil to please. But the sweet succession is in fact a series of literary reminiscences: a dissolving...
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Preromanticism

Marshall Brown - 1991 - 516 pages
...to tire each other down, The swain mistrustless of his smutted face, While secret laughter tittered round the place, The bashful virgin's side-long looks...that would those looks reprove. These were thy charms . . . (lines 9-31) We notice first the continual syntactic expansion. Goldsmith begins with two items...
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Oliver Goldsmith: The Critical Heritage

G. S. Rousseau - 1995 - 420 pages
...face, While secret laughter titter'd round the place; The bashful virgin's side-long looks oflove, The matron's glance, that would those looks reprove;...village; sports like these With sweet succession taught e'en toil to please; These round thy bowers thy chearful influence shed, These were thy charms —...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 1995 - 936 pages
...to tire each other down; The swain mistrustless of his smutted face, While secret laughter tittered round the place; The bashful virgin's sidelong looks...The matron's glance that would those looks reprove. 30 These were thy charms, sweet village; sports like these, With sweet succession, taught even toil...
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Verse in English from Eighteenth-century Ireland

Andrew Carpenter - 1998 - 662 pages
...The bashful virgin's side-long looks of love, The matron's glance that would those looks reprove! 30 These were thy charms, sweet village; sports like these, With sweet succession taught even toil to please; These round thy bowers their chearful influence shed, These were thy charms —...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch, Michael Ravitch - 2006 - 512 pages
...his smutted face, While secret laughter tittered round the place; The bashful virgin's sidelong look of love, The matron's glance that would those looks...village; sports like these, With sweet succession, taught even toil to please; These round thy bowers their cheerful influence shed, These were thy charms —...
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