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" tis hard to combat, learns to fly! For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dangerous deep... "
Kottabos: College Miscellany - Page 72
1873
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...long vexations past, Here to return — and die at home at last. O blest retirement, friend to lire's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine,...try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly I For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dang'rous deep ; No surly...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 782 pages
...she fie*, I still bad hopes, my long vexations past, Here to return — and die at home at last. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats...these, A youth of labour with an age of ease ; Who quite a world where strong temptation? try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly I For him...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...down; I stilJ had hopes, my long vexations past, Here to return and die at home at last. O bless'd retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine! How bless'd is he who crowns in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of peace! Who quits a...
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Essays, Poems and Plays: With a Preface

Oliver Goldsmith - 1810 - 399 pages
...at home at last. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreat from cares, that never mnst be mine, How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these, A yonth of labonr with an age of ease ; "Who qnits a world where strong temptations try. And, since 'tis...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith ...: To which is Prefixed an Account ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1813 - 107 pages
...first he flew, I still had hopes, my long vexations past, Here to return. ...and die at home at last. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats...How blest is he, who crowns in shades like these, \ youth of labour with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptation^ try, And, since...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...past, Here to return—and die at home at last. O blest retirement ! friend to life's decline, Retreat from care that never must be mine. How blest is he...like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease ; K 2 Who rjuits a world where strong temptations try, And since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...past, Here to return — and die at home at last. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreat from care that never must be mine ! How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labor with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Universal Register, Volume 6

English literature - 1816
...to avoid hea»ing a sigh, and exclaiming in the genuine language of poetic fervor : How blest is be who crowns in shades like these A youth of labour with an age of case ; Who quits a world where strong temptation* <ry, - , And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to...
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Erinnerungen, Volume 5

Friedrich von Matthisson - 1815
....fperbrtes/ alé eine ber lieMkljftfu fereé tyatttt аи5^е1фпеп barf. * v xvm. Butter. i 8 о 5. How blest is he, who crowns in shades like these A youth of labour with an age of ease ! GOLDSMITH, 1. •v»uf bie 97ad&cic^t com ипд1исШфеп ЗЗешбгифе bei gíuiten »on...
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Wensleydale: Or, Rural Contemplations : a Poem

Thomas Maude - Bolton Castle (England) - 1816 - 122 pages
...excludes avarice, vanity, pride, and every more turbulent passion. WENSLEYDALE; RURAL CONTEMPLATIONS. How blest is he who crowns in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease; Sinks to the grave with unperceiv'd decay, While resignation gently slopes the way. GOLDSMITH. WENSLEYDALE;...
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