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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 Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1822
...friend to life's decline, Still cheer this household with thy peace divine; For blest are they who crown in shades like these A youth of labour with an age of ease; Who quit a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learn to fly. On may ye...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 30

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...flew, I still 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 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 Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith, Richard Westall - 1822 - 154 pages
...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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The Methodist Magazine, Volume 6

Methodist Church - 1823
...yourself, and with him exclaim, "0 blest retirement! friend to life's decline, Retreats from vice * How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease." Beware of Pope. He enchants you with his flowing numbers, while he poisons you with his pernicious...
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The steam-boat companion, from Queenhithe to Richmond, and on to Hampton ...

Steam boat companion - 1824 - 197 pages
...whole is amply supplied with water; but it has necessarily been obtained at the depth of 350 feet. " O blest retirement! friend to life's decline, Retreats...try, And since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly." And this beautiful description of Dr. Gold smith's, is fully exemplified in the above described retreat,...
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A Philosophical Inquiry Into the Source of the Pleasures Derived from Tragic ...

Martin M'Dermot - Acting - 1824 - 405 pages
...in love with retirement, after perusing the following passage in Goldsmith's " Deserted Village." O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats...mine, ' How blest is he, who crowns, in shades like the A youth of labour with an age of ease ; Who quits a world when strong temptations try, And since...
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A Philosophical Inquiry Into the Source of the Pleasures Derived from Tragic ...

Martin M'Dermot - Acting - 1824 - 405 pages
...in love with retirement, after perusing the following passage in Goldsmith's " Deserted Village." O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine, How blest 1s 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 American Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

1824
...sure is bliss, if bliss on earth there he, And once the lot of Ahelard and me ! Elaia la ,1Mar,i. O blest retirement ! friend to life's decline, Retreats from care that never must he mine, How blest is he who crowns in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease, Who...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Elocution - 1825 - 299 pages
...retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreat from care, tliat never roust be mine How blest is be, who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour...temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to &y ! For him op wretches, born to work and wep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dang'rous deep ; No...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...! friend to life's deeline, Retreats from eare that never must be mine, How blest is he who erowns, 'rist Dennis will eonfess Foe to his pride, but friend...distress : So humble, he has knoek'd at TibbahPs doo sinee 'tis hard to eombat, learns to fly ! For him no wretehes, born to work and weep, Explore the...
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