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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 Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1825 - 144 pages
...Here to return — and die at home at last. 0 blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Tletreats from care, that never must be mine, How blest is he who crowns, in shades like thes'c, A youth of labour with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And,...
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Schriften, Volume 6

Friedrich von Matthisson - 1825
...einem CatmonífíCcn 3onfalíe ftyfiefen. xxvi. fig ft * U te * ЯН «е ( fe 1805. How blest is be , who crowns in shades like these , A youth of labour with an age of ease ! • GOLDSMITH. S(uf ote 9lad)tt<$t »ont ипдЮЛКфеп ЙЗетбшфг bed gútfien von JDeffou,...
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Going Too Far. A Tale for All Ages

Going - 1825
...be least inclined to do it ; in the mean time, is it not far better V * • • • • . , To quit a world where strong temptations try ; And since 'tis hard to combat, learn to fly ? " t " Who but a coward would fly when he might remain and overcome ? " said Percy Seyton,...
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1826
...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 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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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

A general reader - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1827 - 188 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...try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! — Goldsmith, CLING NOT TO EARTH. Cling not to earth — there's nothing there, However loved —...
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The village pastor, by the author of The retrospect, Volume 1

Richard Marks - 1827
...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 Poetical Melange

English poetry - 1828
...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...try, And since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! Goldsmith. DIRGE. The summer winds sing lullaby O'er Mary's little grave ; And the summer flowers...
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Reasons for Not Taking the Test: For Not Conforming to the Established ...

John Talbot Earl of Shrewsbury - Anglican Communion - 1828 - 790 pages
...from the bustle and temptation of the world, to adore their God in solitude and in silence: " Who quit a world where strong temptations try, " And since 'tis hard to combat, learn to fly." Without taking into consideration the preference which the Almighty has generally been...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...flew, 1 still had hopes, my long vexations past, Here to return — and die at home at last. Oblc-t retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from...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: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 527 pages
...he flew, ! still had hopes, my long vexations past, riere to return — and die at home at last. О . I take it that this continual smoking is what gives...moisture; while the woman, deprived of this amuse wprld where strong temptations try. And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly Т For him no wretches,...
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