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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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The Poetical Works, and Essays, of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 253 pages
...home at last. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline> Retreat from cares, that never must he mine. How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these,...where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to comhat, learns to fly ! For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the...
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - Book ornamentation - 1817 - 166 pages
...first she Sew, 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...care, that never must be mine, How blest is he who crowois, in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong...
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A Bibliographical Account of the Principal Works Relating to ..., Volume 3

William Upcott - England - 1818
...pages. LXIV. WENSLEYDALE: or Rural Contemplations- a Poem. By T. MAUDE, Esq. The FOURTH EDITION. " 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....
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 254 pages
...she 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 from care that never must be mine! How happy he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease; Who quits a world...
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The Deserted Village, Traveller, and Miscellaneous Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1819 - 108 pages
...return — and die at home at last. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreat from cares, that never must be mine, How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labor with an age of ease; IVho quits a world when0 strong temptations ttfl And, since, 'tis hard to...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Universal Register, Volume 6

English literature - 1816
...exclaiming in the genuine language of poetic fervor : How blest is he who crowns in shades like these Л youth of labour with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations "У. And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly '• Onward he moves, to meet his latter end, Angels...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...she 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...quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 't is hard to combat, learns to fly ! For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821
...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 from care, that never must be mine* How btest is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease ; Who quits a world...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - Conduct of life - 1822 - 764 pages
...the voyage o'er, Glad we look back, and bless the friendly shore. TICKEL. Thus Dr. Goldsmith :— O ! blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care that never must be mine , How happy he, who crowns in shades like these, A youth of labour, with an age of ease ; Who quits a world...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...flew, I still had hopes, my long vexations pass'd, 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 ease; Who quits a...
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