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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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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - Elocution - 1849 - 432 pages
...retirement ! friend to life's decline, How blessed 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 combat, learns to fly ! 5 For him no wretches, bom to work and weep, Explore the mine,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Including a Variety ..., Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith, Sir James Prior - 1850
...he flew, I still had hopes, my long vexations past, tf Here to return — and die at home at last. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats...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 Works of Washington Irving: Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - American literature - 1851
...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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Works, Volume 11

Washington Irving - 1851
...the 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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Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography

Washington Irving - Authors, English - 1851 - 382 pages
...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...try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! ' OLIVER GOLDSMITH. For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dangerous...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...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...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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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 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,...like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease ; 100 Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly...
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La Thēbaïde en Amérique, ou Apologie de la vie solitaire et contemplative

Adrien Rouquette - Monasticism and religious orders - 1852 - 144 pages
...the crushing crowd, doom'd to inflict [or bear ? (BYRON. Childe Harold? s pilgrimage.l How happy he, Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! (GOLDSMITH.) For safety cautious flight alone remained. (MRSTIGHE.) Outre ces motifs décisifs, il...
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The History of English Literature: With an Outline of the Origin and Growth ...

William Spalding - English literature - 1853 - 413 pages
...Here to return — and die at home at last ! Oh blest retirement ! friend to life's decline ! Retreat from care, that never must be mine ! How blest is...since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For him no wretch is born to work and weep, Explore the mine or tempt the dangerous deep : No surly porter stands...
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A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...unfrequented place to find some ease. — Milton. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreat from care, that never must be mine: How blest is he...youth of labour with an age of ease; Who quits a world when strong temptations try, And, smce 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly! Goldsmith. Let me often...
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