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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 Prose and Poetry of Europe and America: Consisting of Literary Gems and ...

English literature - 1845 - 600 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 ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 't is hard to...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1845 - 235 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 happy he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labor with an age of ease ; Who quits a world...
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The American Mechanic and Working-man, Volume 2

James Waddel Alexander - Labor - 1847
...observed or neglected the Lord's-day. 23* XLIII. THE WORKING-MAN RETIRED FROM BUSINESS. " 0 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." GOLDSMITH. AN elderly...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1847 - 288 pages
...first she flew I still had hopes, my long vexations past, Here to return — and die at home at last. How blest is he, who crowns, in shades like these A youth of labor with an age of case ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis , d to...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...she flew, 1 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 Beauties of the British Poets: With a Few Introductory Observations...

George Croly - English poetry - 1849 - 395 pages
...O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreat from care, that never must be mine. How happy he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour...combat, learns to fly ! For him no wretches, born te work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dangerous deep ; No surly porter stands in guilty...
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Oliver Gold- smith

Washington Irving - Astoria (Or.) - 1849
...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...hard to combat, learns to fly ! For him no wretches, bor n to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dangerous deep ; Nor surly porter stands, in...
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Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography

Washington Irving - Authors, English - 1849 - 382 pages
...metropolis, had ever been cheating itself with a dream of rural quiet and seclusion • Oh bless'd retirement ! friend to life's decline, Retreats from...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 happy family

Thomas Wallace - 1849
...families 105 CHAPTER I. THE KESIDENCE OF THE FAMILY. " O blest Retirement, friend to life's decline; How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease ! " GOLDSMITH. MANY years have winged their noiseless but rapid flight, since we were acquainted with...
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Works, Volume 7

Washington Irving - 1849
...must be mine, How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labor with an age of case ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly 1 For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dangerous deep ; Nor surly...
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